EVENT: Bassekou Kouyate at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Thurs, Oct 30, 2014)

One of Africa’s greatest instrumentalists, Bassekou Kouyate is joined by his band Ngoni Ba. Bassekou is a virtuoso picker and is renowned for his mastery of the ngoni, an ancient traditional “spike lute” and an ancestor of the banjo.

 

This program is part of the Mali Now festival celebrating contemporary Malian music, culture, and politics.

Location
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
New York, NY 10028
Phone: 212-535-7710

Tickets to this event include Museum admission.

 

Bring the kids for $1

Presented in collaboration with World Music Institute.

 

Thursday, October 30th, 7:00 pm

For tickets, click here or call 212-570-3949.

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