Vieux Farka Toure




Hailing from a village in Mali, son of Grammy-winning musician Ali Farka Toure, Vieux and his authentically dressed African band performed at Arden Concert Gild in Delaware as part of their world tour. In this episode, Vieux speaks about the impact that his music has had on his village. Watch as they play such instruments as the calabash.


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On Tour is an Emmy Award winning music and performance program recorded live on location at local venues in and around Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. The On Tour series features regional, national and international artists performing a wide range of musical styles including rock n' roll, R&B, country, jazz, blues, alternative rock, indie, folk and classical. The hallmark of On Tour is the seamless weaving of intimate artist interviews with great performances.


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