Salif Keita Cancels North American Tour

Salif Keita - Moffou
Salif Keita – Moffou
Boston, USA – Malian star Salif Keita has cancelled his 2003 summer tour of the United States and Canada. There are few details as to the reasons behind the decision, although an unconfirmed source mentioned that the booking agent was not able to secure enough dates.

A master of West African rhythms and credited as one of the founders of the Afro-pop genre, Salif Keita is world renowned for his unforgettable live performances, soaring vocals and his emotionally-fueled songs.

Keita’s tour was scheduled to begin July 26 in Brooklyn. Other locations included
New York, Albany (NY), Montreal (Canada), Santa Mónica (CA), Los Angeles (CA), and San Francisco (CA).

His latest album is Moffou on Universal Music, released in 2002.