55 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Toumani Diabate plays the kora, a harp unique to West Africa with 21 strings. Vieux Farka Toure's debut represents a historic passing of the torch from father to son. A highly-talented guitarist, singer, songwriter and percussionist, Vieux Farka Toure crafts songs in the rich Sonrai tradition of his late father, famed guitarist Ali Farka Toure.

Added by globalgroovechicago on June 13, 2007



I caught them in Brooklyn on July 19th. They were a lot of fun. They had a great time as did the audience. I took some pictures and video. They are posted here: