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Vieux Farka Touré is a Malian singer and guitarist, and son of one of the African continent's most internationally renowned musicians Ali Farka Touré.

Since his childhood, Vieux Farka Touré has been deeply inspired by the music of his father, Ali Farka Touré. Growing up in Mali's capital, Bamako, as well as in his father's hometown of Niafunké in the Sahara desert - both teeming with rich musical life - Vieux proved himself a precocious talent as a drummer and calabash player… read more

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  • Avatar for Akayz7
    wow his new record would have definitely made his father proud ;)
  • Avatar for tatiabytatia
    All the same <3 Hopefully will be seeing him live tomorrow in NYC
  • Avatar for Mivasair
    I heard him in Vancouver, BC, last night with Idan Raichel -- absolutely, stunningly awesome! They are going to Calgary and where else? The music was amazing . . .
  • Avatar for fekko
    my review of ..... ooops ..... i didnt review it ... doh
  • Avatar for rodionm
    Listen to the new album of Vieux Farka Touré with Idan Raichel and look at the tour schedule: http://www.toureraichel.com/
  • Avatar for theSinTwin
    Feeling is here !!
  • Avatar for edgarhudon
    amazing voice
  • Avatar for spankmecold
    My review of Vieux Farka Touré's The Secret for Spectrum Culture: http://spectrumculture.com/2011/06/vieux-farka-toure-the-secret.html
  • Avatar for spoko
    Whoever tagged Vieux as Afrobeat doesn't know what Afrobeat actually is. [2]
  • Avatar for spoko
    Really thought VFT's music was strengthened by the collaborations on the new album. It's a great disc, and ends really strong. See my full review at http://bulletinthebrain.blogspot.com/2011/05/vieux-farka-toure-secret-2011.html

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