Acoustic Africa 2016

After worldwide critical and commercial success in 2006, 2011 & 2013, the fourth chapter of Acouctic Africa's exhilarating journey focuses on the richness of the African traditions of voice and song meets their sisters from Cuba & Haiti.

Every so often, an event can remind us why we are so moved by song: a beautiful melody, rhytm and message. While Putmayo(USA) & Contre-Jour (Belgium) has presented a variety of world music concerts and CD's, African music has bee the heart and soul of their offerings.

Highlighted on Putmayo's CD release in 2005, Acoustic Africa, with music by distinctive and influential African singer-songwriters write and perform contemporary music inspired by their cultural roots. Each has made an effort to remain grounded in their region's musical traditions while being open to external muical influences.

The concept of Acoustic Africa's tour is to bring together on stage three of the African continent's most gifted singer-songwriters for an international tour.

The result is 160 concerts around the World.

Version 1
Habib Koité
Vusi Mahlasela
Dobet Gnahoré

Africa 4 concerts
Europe 22 concerts
USA 30 concerts

Version 2
Habib Koité
Oliver Mtukudzi
Afel Bocoum

Europe 15 concerts
USA 29 concerts

Version 3
Dobet Gnahoré
Manou Gallo
Kareyce Fotso

Africa 6 concerts
Europe 36 concerts
USA 18 concerts

Version 4 of this enthusiasmin adventury will be available in 2016.

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