Win FREE Tickets to Trio Da Kali @ Sanctuary for Independent Media on Wednesday

Taking the stage at the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy at 7pm on Wednesday (November 9) will be Trio Da Kali, the African threesome carrying on the continuing vitality and legacy of the Mandé griot culture of southern Mali. They represent the next generation of the centuries-old tradition of specialist hereditary musical artisans, story-tellers, regalers of the news and custodians of history.

The trio is led by Mali’s foremost player of the 22-key balafon, Lassana Diabaté. The sublimely soulful voice of the trio belongs to Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté, daughter of Malian musical giant Kassé Mady Diabaté. And the deep funky tones of Africa’s oldest string instrument, the bass ngoni, are skillfully pumped out by Mamadou Kouyaté, the son of internationally renowned maestro Bassekou Kouyaté.

Tickets for the concert are $20, available in advance online as well at the door.

BUT WAIT… Have we got a deal for you! We’re giving away a pair of FREE TICKETS for the show to a lucky Nippertown reader! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. The deadline to enter is 12:30pm on Wednesday (November 9), and the winner will be selected at random and notified on Wednesday afternoon. Enter today! And good luck!
Congratulations to the winner, who has been notified by email.

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  1. Steve says

    Sanctuary always brings out the stars of Africa

  2. Steve Nover says

    Africa unite

  3. Dan says

    Yehlisan’ Umoya Ma-Afrika

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