Known throughout West Africa as “the blind couple from Mali,” Amadou & Mariam are huge stars of the world music scene.
Singer and multi-instrumentalist Daby Toure represents an almost perfect fusion of West African and Anglo-American pop music traditions.
French group Birdy Nam Nam makes music with nothing but turntables and vinyl—and while that’s not particularly unusual, few DJ crews have mastered the intense coordination and skill needed to sound like a real band.
Official Website: http://www.summerstage.org/index1.aspx?BD=19253
Added by paul irish on June 25, 2006