Paris, France – If you’re in the UK this month you can feast your ears on two leading French world music groups. Lo’Jo and DuOud will be touring together, supported by the French Music Export Office.
Tour info:Friday April 4th, Queens Theatre, Edinburgh.
Saturday April 5th, Lakeside, Nottingham – Lo’Jo only.
Sunday April 6th, Roadmender, Northampton.
Wednesday April 9th, Fiddlers, Bristol.
Thursday April 10th, Ocean, London – with guest Talvin Singh.
Friday April 11th, Southport Arts Centre.
Saturday April 12th, Tolbooth, Stirling.
Sunday April 13th, The Arches, Glasgow.
Monday April 14th, The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen.
Both groups have recently released albums…
Lo’Jo released “L’une des siens” in March 2002 with international releases following according to tour dates. The album is distributed in the UK by Discovery Records. The album was released last summer in the United States under the title “Au cabaret sauvage” (World Village/Harmonia Mundi).
DuOud released their debut album “Wild Serenade” in November, the acoustic/electronic mix of classic Arab tracks and new compositions features guest artists Pierre Fruchard, Nedim and the members of Bum Cello.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.