BA CISSOKO, BLICK BASSY, SEKOU KOUYATE, MAKADEM & HERVE SAMB - one world presents AFRICAN EXPERIENCE at IMAGES FESTIVAL 2013
- date:23 Aug 2013 - 07 Sep 2013
- area: Denmark, Sweden
- status: published tour
- Europe / Russia
- tour submitted by:One World
IMAGES FESTIVAL 2013
One World presents AFRICAN EXPERIENCE
with Ba Cissoko, Sekou Kouyate, Blick Bassy, Herve Samb and Makadem
A dream comes true, when some of Africa's strongest representatives share the stage to recount tales going more than 70 generations back -- to the contemporary urban vivid music scene, that has always influenced and inspired the world of music.
From Griots to Social Workers, Eco Agitators, Revolutionaries, to Peace Fighters and Instrumental Equilibrists, the African experience artists will, with irresistible charm, make the scenes ouse with high voltage energy, that will make you lose control in a heated feast.
The show's performers are often compared with Jimmi Hendrix, Charlie Parker and Fela Kuti by the critics.
These "African All Stars" have many things in common: expressivity, virtuosity, personality and the capability to capture the worlds large live audiences.
African rhythms was born with the first human heart beat.
From East to West, from beach to mountain, and desert to jungle, from the village to the city, the artists will tell a mix of ancient myths, historical events, political comments and contemporary urban stories. Meaningful texts will be sung in languages like Dholuo, Luganda, Swahilli, English, French, Peu, Malinke, Susu and Bassa.
The musicians use a mix of typical Western instruments, and old African instruments like Kora, Kamela N´Goni, Calabash, Tamani, Nyatiti, Djembe, Kalimba, Kayamba, Orutu, Bunde and Ohangla drums.
You will hear Mandingo tunes mixed with Salsa, Rumba, Funk, Jazz, rhythm n’ blues and even scat. Benga mixed with Afro Beat, Nyatiti and Ohangla. Cameroonian Soul with traces of Bossa. African Jazz and Senegalese Blues. You will see traditional dance elements along with the ones of Hip Hop or Youruba.
With a line up coming from Cameroon, Congo, Kenya, Guinea, Martinique, Cote D´Ivoir and Senegal, the concerts are performed by some of the biggest African superstars and popular musicians:
Ba Cissoko, Blick Bassy, Herve Samb, Makadem, Sekou Kouyate, Swaéli Mbappé, Thomas Guei, Tiss Rodrigues, John Mutombo, Shaddrack Makau, Chao Otieno and Mathew Matix.
Dance to the African heart beat and enjoy these amazing artists live, when joining the AFRICAN EXPERIENCE
23rd August Images Mors
”Kulturmødet på Mors” (Mors Culture Festival) 13:00 BLICK BASSY
26th August Images Skørping
Kulturstationen 20:00 MAKADEM feat SEKOU KOUYATE
30th August Images Festival, Karolinelund, Aalborg
Big Stage 10.00 - 10.30 MAKADEM feat HERVÉ SAMB
Big Stage 14.30 - 15.15 BA CISSOKO feat SEKOU KOUYATE
Small Stage VIP opening 17.15 -18.15 BLICK BASSY & BA CISSOKO
Big Stage 19.30 - 21.00 One World presents AFRICAN EXPERIENCE
31st August Images Festival Karolinelund, Aalborg
Big Stage 17.45 -18.45 MAKADEM feat SEKOU KOUYATE & HERVE SAMB
1st September Images Festival Karolinelund, Aalborg
Small Stage (Artist Talk) 13.00 – 13.45 Artist Talk “AFRICAN VISIONS”
Big Stage 16.30 -18.00 One World presents AFRICAN EXPERIENCE
2nd September Images Aarhus
Kakao Bar (Artist Talk) 17.00 – 17.45 Artist Talk “AFRICAN VISIONS”
w with Ba Cissoko, Sekou Kouyate, Blick Bassy, Herve Samb & Makadem
Radar 21:00 BLICK BASSY & HERVÉ SAMB
3rd September Læsø Island Open Stage
19:00 BLICK BASSY feat SEKOU KOUYATE
4th September Images Aarhus
Radar 21:00 MAKADEM & BA CISSOKO
6th September Images Dronning Louises Bro, Copenhagen
Big Stage 19.00 - 19.40 BLICK BASSY & HERVÈ SAMB
7th September Images Dronning Louises Bro, Copenhagen
Small Stage (Artist Talk) 16:00 – 17:00 Artist Talk “AFRICAN VISIONS”
Big Stage 19.00 - 20.00 One World presents AFRICAN EXPERIENCE
5th Sepetember Malmö
Moriskan 20:00 BA CISSOKO feat HERVE SAMB