Vieux Farka Touré to Inaugurate Desert Blues Concert Series in New York City

Vieux Farka Touré
Vieux Farka Touré

Malian guitar maestro Vieux Farka Touré is set to perform Saturday, October 1, 2016 at (Le) Poisson Rouge. This concert will mark the beginning of the World Music Institute’s Desert Blues concert series.

Vieux Farka Touré is the son of legendary Malian guitarist Ali Farka Touré, the artist mainly responsible for introducing Africa’s desert blues tradition to audiences around the world.

His recordings include Live: Vieux Farka Toure, Mon Pays, Touristes, Vieux Farka Toure, Fondo, The Secret and The Tel Aviv Session.

20:00 (8:00 p.m.)
(Le) Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street, New York City
www.worldmusicinstitute.org

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.

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