Vieux Farka Toure’s Spring Tour 2011 will begin on May 13th in Colorado (USA). He will be promoting his third and most accomplished studio album, ‘The Secret’ (Six Degrees Records), which will be released May 24, 2011. The album produced by guitarist Eric Krasno (of Soulive fame) also features Dave Matthews, Derek Trucks, John Scofield, Ivan Neville and Vieux’s final collaboration with his legendary father, Ali Farka Toure.
Given his recent collaborations and accomplishments-including a performance in front of a billion people during the 2010 World Cup-Vieux’s time to break through to larger audiences has arrived.
Fri. May 13, 2011 Blues Summit Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO
Sat. May 14, 2011 Joshua Tree Music Festival Joshua Tree Lake Campground, CA
Sun. May 15, 2011 The Independent San Francisco, CA
Mon. May 16, 2011 Master Class with Vieux Farka Toure St. Cyprian’s Church, San Francisco, CA
Tue. May 17, 2011 Mystic Theater Petaluma, CA
Wed. May 18, 2011 The Center for the Arts Grass Valley, CA
Thu. May 19, 2011 The Satellite Los Angeles, CA
Fri. May 20, 2011 The Living Traditions Festival Salt Lake City, UT
Sun. June 5, 2011 la Poudrière Belfort, France
Mon. June 6, 2011 La Dynamo Pantin, France
Tues. June 7, 2011 Printemps des comédiens Montpellier, France
Fri. June 10, 2011 Sakifo Festival Reunion Island
Sun. June 12, 2011 Afro Pfingsten Winterthur, Switzerland