North American Acoustic Africa Toured Planned

Habib Koite
Habib Koite

The IMN agency, in association with Putumayo World Music, has announced the Acoustic Africa tour. Acoustic Africa includes Habib Koité, the
Malian superstar whose vibrant concerts have endeared him to audiences
worldwide; Vusi Mahlasela , a powerful singer-songwriter who spins tales of struggle and hope in South Africa; and newcomer Dobet Gnahoré, a stunning performer from the Ivory Coast who has thrilled crowds across Africa and Europe.

The tour will coincide with the Putumayo World Music release of a new Acoustic Africa CD featuring these and other African artists. The tour is scheduled to begin October 12, 2006.