Archive | February 25, 2014

Diawara A Stirring Voice For Peace

The Malian vocal star, a favorite of such collaborators as Paul McCartney, Herbie Hancock & Paul McCartney, Herbie Hancock, performs Wednesday at UC San Diego. Internationally celebrated vocal sensation Fatoumata Diawara counts Paul McCartney, Herbie Hancock, Damon Albarn, Bobby Womack, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bassist Flea and Senegalese superstar Cheikh Lô among her admirers and collaborators. […]

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African artists join Music Freedom Day 2014

Dina El Wedidi, one of Egypt’s leading new artists will be performing in Oslo, Norway. Moroccan fusion rocker Réda Zine leads his band Voodoo Sound Club in a concert in Bologna, Italy, while some of Zimbabwe’s most outspoken artists enter the stage in Harare, and exiled musicians from Sudan perform in Cairo – all joining […]

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