The Malian singer-songwriter and guitarist returns to UK
Malian singer-songwriter and guitarist Vieux Farka Touré is to start a 15-date tour of the UK this month. Beginning on January 19 at the Warwick Arts Centre in Coventry, Vieux will also visit Kings Place in London and Liverpool’s Music Room along the way. Dates and venues are available below.
The tour will also see him perform in his usual trio format with Jean-Alain Hohy on bass and Jean-Paul Melindji on drums. Julie Easterlin, with who he recently collaborated with on new album Touristes, will not be present on the tour.
Jan 19 COVENTRY – Warwick Arts Centre
Jan 20 BRIGHTON – Komedia
Jan 22 BRISTOL – The Lantern
Jan 23 MANCHESTER – Band on the Wall
Jan 24 CAMBRIDGE – Cambridge Junction
Jan 26 NORWICH – Norwich Arts Centre
Jan 27 LONDON – Kings Place
Jan 28 KENDAL – Brewery Arts Centre
Jan 29 LIVERPOOL – Music Room
Jan 30 GATESHEAD – Sage Gateshead
Jan 31 GLASGOW – Celtic Connections Mitchell Theatre
Feb 2 BUXTON – Pavilion Arts Centre
Feb 3 SHEFFIELD – Talking Gig at Yellow Arch Studios
Feb 4 LEEDS – Howard Assembly Room
Feb 5 SOUTHAMPTON – Turner Sims
Tickets are available now. For more information visit Vieux’s official website.