Vieux Farka Toure


The late Ali Farka Touré’s son has wisely chosen to transform his father’s Saharan guitar boogie into a vehicle of raw electric power. Expect him to slip acoustic traditional tunes from his father’s repertoire into a show dominated by tough vamping jams that illuminate the family sound’s flashpoint connection to Delta blues.

Tue., Aug. 12, 8 p.m., 2014

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 6, 2014

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