Words by Gus Isherwood
A sneak peek into Sidi Touré’s upcoming album
The Malian Songhaï singer and guitarist Sidi Touré has often been compared to his legendary fellow countryman, the late Ali Farka Touré, and has now won the national Malian best singer award twice. He’ll be touring the US this fall with the Grammy-nominated Cajun musician Cedric Watson before embarking on his own headlining tour in Spring 2014.
Listen to ’Ay Hôra’ from his upcoming album Alafia (released on September 16):
Confirmed tour dates: