Bassekou Kouyate and Ngno Ba Tour
A native of Segou in Mali, the internationally acclaimed Grammy nominated superstar, Bassekou Kouyate has taken the ngoni – the four stringed African lute and ancestor of the banjo – and exuberantly hurled it into the 21st century.
“Music that comes at you like water gushing forth from a burst dam”
***** The Independent on Sunday
Performing with his band Ngoni-ba (recently described by the Independent as the best rock’n’roll band in the world), Kouyate combines a total mastery of traditional playing techniques with an intoxicating mix of jazz, blues and rock to create high energy, jaw-dropping live shows that have to be seen to be believed. An extraordinary artist at the very top of his game – tickets on sale now.
“A true innovator”