Blick Bassy will bring his transcendent Cameroonian song to the UK
The Cameroonian singer and his band were a recent hit at this year’s WOMAD, delighting the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage crowd with their unusual and intriguing combination of trombone, cello and banjo, accentuated by Bassy’s soulful and incredibly wide-ranging vocals. Bassy’s latest album, Akö, was reviewed in #109, and described as ‘an elegant, minimalist delight… by a singular artist who defies categorisation.’ Bassy is also branching out into the literary world having just released his first novel, Le Moabi Cinéma (on Gallimard) and you can catch him on a welcome return to the UK next month.
September 8 – Mount Pleasant Eco Park, St Austell
September 9 – LeftBank, Bristol
September 11 – Kings Place, London
September 13 – Yellow Arch Studios, Sheffield
September 14 – Komedia, Brighton
September 15 – West End Centre, Aldershot