“Traditional African music is symbolic, an expression and validation of psychic energy.” W. Komla Amoakua In traditional Africa, music is an integral part of life and is linked with the worldview of the society in which it is produced. It has social, ritual, and ceremonial functions as well as some purely recreational purposes. Traditional art forms, including music, are rooted in mythology, legends, and folklore, and are associated with gods, ancestors and heroes. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Habib Koité

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Thursday 2 April 2015
Culoe De SongConcert Flash
Washington DC, United States
38.916182 -77.02143
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Friday 10 April 2015
Tal National
Tal NationalConcert
Johnny D's
Somerville, Boston MA, United States
42.397322 -71.123162
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Wednesday 22 April 2015
Vieux Farka TouréConcert Terminal West
Atlanta, United States
33.78255 -84.416435

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Tuesday 28 April 2015
Tal NationalConcert Sahara Lounge
Austin, TX, United States
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Friday 1 May 2015
Noura Mint Seymali
Noura Mint SeymaliConcert
Johnny D's
Somerville, Boston MA, United States
42.397322 -71.123162

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Monday 25 May 2015
Bombino Live at the Living Traditions Festival
Salt Lake City and County Building
Salt Lake City, United States

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  • Cymandey

    I did a mix with stuff from Congo, benin, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and some other places. Feel free to check that one out:

    December 2014
  • Augustinsalumu

    J'amie l afrique c7 ma contina rdcongo mon pays kinshasa c7 mament terre .ferre gola l artiste que j amie beaucoup

    August 2014
  • joni_zougcasto

    Kompil No1 ZOUGCASTO 19 hits sold out will be soon released ! I love you all !

    March 2013
  • mafundi

    African music is so true and real and alive. Wonderful!

    September 2012
  • RedAcid

    Dear friends, we are happy to invite you at PLAI FESTIVAL in Timisoara, Romania at the Banat Village Museum, 14-16 of September 2012: 3 days of concerts + cultural activities --- PATRICE & The Supowers, FATOUMATA Diawara, AZIZA Mustafa Zadeh, OQUESTRADA, BLUE NIPPLE BOY, The GANGA JAZZ ENSEMBLE and SUBCARPATI. --- 40 cultural partners (NGOs, cultural institutes, embassies) will offer free workshops, theater performances, movie screenings etc… Try every workshop, relax in the OPEN AIR at the ChillOut with SILENT DISCO, enjoy some SUSHI and find out what WORLD MUSIC is all about directly from this year's artists. Please feel free to send this invitation to all of your friends who might be interested in this event. We thank you and we will welcome you at PLAI! &

    September 2012
  • veganboy-

    Some stuff from the south African Underground

    February 2012
  • kevwelity

    shout out to all the old players in the nigeria music industry and to the whole of Africa. i love you

    December 2011

    Shout out to 1LOVE Africa. Respect BABA FELA!

    December 2011
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