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    HABIB KOITE AND BAMADA

    Presented by at Somerville Theatre

    April 11, 2009


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    HABIB KOITE AND BAMADA

    Blessed with a sweet, intimate voice, Malian guitar virtuoso Habib Koite has become one of the leading figures in Afro-pop. Backed by his band, Bamada, he creates a sparkling modern sound that draws on several styles of traditional Malian music along with touches of blues, jazz and rock. Balafon (African marimba), shekere (African violin), kamale n'goni (West African lute), tama (talking drum) and other percussion combine with electric bass,...

    Blessed with a sweet, intimate voice, Malian guitar virtuoso Habib Koite has become one of the leading figures in Afro-pop. Backed by his band, Bamada, he creates a sparkling modern sound that draws on several styles of traditional Malian music along with touches of blues, jazz and rock. Balafon (African marimba), shekere (African violin), kamale n'goni (West African lute), tama (talking drum) and other percussion combine with electric bass, electric and acoustic guitars, blues harmonica and drum kit.


    Somerville Theatre

    55 Davis Square
    Somerville, MA 02145

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    Admission Info:
    Reserved seating $35.00, $28.00 (includes Somerville Theatre $1.00 restoration fee)


    General Day and Time Info:
    8:00 PM

    phone: (617) 876-4275


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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