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SOULIDARITY for AFRICAN MUSICIANS

#SOULIDARITY - A fundraising campaign for African musicians during the COVID-19 pandemic From March 2020, thousands of live events, concerts, and festivals have been canceled worldwide due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. “SOULIDARITY” is a campaign specially designed for musicians from the African continent who had to put their careers on hold. It is uncertain by when African musicians will be able to tour again to make a living. Without any financial help, a heart-breaking number of mind-blowing talents will struggle to continue their craft. While artists are always the ambassadors for spreading messages in every crisis, it......

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13 Juin 2020, Journée internationale de sensibilisation à l’Albinisme

La Libre Antenne de Salif Keïta

Le samedi 24 août 2019, sur invitation de la Fondation Notte della taranta, Salif Kéïta a participé au Festival annuel

Le samedi 24 août 2019, sur invitation de la Fondation Notte della taranta, Salif Kéïta a participé au Festival annuel La Notte Della Taranta (Nuit de la tarentule) à Melpignano (Lecce) Italie. Salif Keita a interpellé ses tubes "Yamoré" (accompagné de Stefania Morciano à la voix et de Maurizio Colonna à la guitare) et "Africa" (accompagné de Consuelo Alfieri et Enzo Avitabile à la voix) avec l'orchestre Notte Della Taranta composé de 30 musiciens, sous la direction musicale de Daniele Durante et la conduite de Fabio Mastrangelo. D'autres artistes bien connus ont participé à l'événement parmi lesquels la chanteuse populaire Eliza, le rappeur Gue Pequeno et le violoniste Alessandro......

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Salif Keita: viaggio tra Mandela, Parigi e la Taranta [ESCLUSIVA]

Africa, Salento, Napoli: possono sembrare tre località distanti nel mondo, ma la musica le avvicina più di quanto si possa pensare. Salif Keita, la golden voice of Africa, è stato l’ospite d’onore internazionale della ventiduesima edizione della Notte della Taranta. Così come su fenomenale filarmonica! Discendente diretto dei fondatori dell’Impero del Mali, a causa del suo...

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Salif Keita Inducted Into Afropop Hall of Fame at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! 7/13

On Saturday night, July 13, on stage at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, we inducted maestro Salif Keita into the Afropop Hall of Fame. It was a magnificent night of music and honoring one of Africa’s greatest artists. Afropop’s Sean Barlow got the crowd roaring in anticipation of Salif’s performance. Sean announced that the singer/poet/guitarist/bandleader and social activist, now celebrating his 70th year, was also celebrating his 50 years as a professional musician. Sean recalled Salif’s storied early days as lead singer with the Super Rail Band, and later Les Ambassadeurs Internationaux, and his subsequent breakthrough recording Soro in 1987 as a......

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Afropop to Honor Salif Keita at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival: July 13

SALIF KEITA, “THE GOLDEN VOICE OF AFRICA,” TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE AFROPOP HALL OF FAME AT HIS JULY 13 PERFORMANCE AT BRIC CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! FESTIVALSALIF KEITA’S TOUR CELEBRATES 50/70: 50 YEARS AS A PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN IN 70 YEARS OF LIFE. Salif Keita for CD Malian singer, composer, poet, guitarist, bandleader and activist Salif Keita, “The Golden Voice of Africa,” will be performing at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at the Prospect Park Bandshell on Sat., July 13 at 7:30 PM. This will be his only U.S. appearance on a world tour that promotes his latest album, Un Autre Blanc (“Another White”), and celebrates his......

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SALIF KEITA 50/70 SUMMER TOUR 2019: Celebrating 50 Years of Music in 70 Years of Life

Following the release of his acclaimed final album “Un Autre Blanc” on 01 February 2019, Salif Keita embarks on a major tour during the summer of 2019, under the banner Salif Keita 50/70 Summer Tour. As 2019 is the year which marks Salif Keita’s 50 year career as a professional performing artist, as well as his 70th birthday, The 50/70 Summer Tour 2019 celebrates these two major career milestones coinciding at the same time. “I am very fortunate to still be recording and performing at my age. Half a century as a musician and performer is quite something, and I......

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SALIF KEITA 50/70 SUMMER TOUR 2019: Célébration de 50 ans de musique en 70 ans de vie!

Après la sortie de son album final très remarqué "Un Autre Blanc" le 1er février 2019, Salif Keita entreprend une grande tournée au cours de l'été 2019 sous la bannière Salif Keita 50/70 Summer Tour. Comme 2019 est l’année qui marque les 50 ans de carrière de Salif Keita en tant qu’artiste interprète professionnel, ainsi que son 70e anniversaire, le 50/70 Summer Tour 2019 met en lumière deux étapes importantes de sa carrière qui coïncident en même temps. "Je suis très chanceux de continuer à enregistrer et à jouer à mon âge. Un demi-siècle en tant que musicien et interprète......

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Photography Un Autre Blanc: Thomas Dorn Un Autre Blanc sleeve design - Salif Keita logos: Kris Cheung - Website design: Mohamed Sam Coulibaly / Dija consulting