Acoustic Africa - Dobet Gnahore, Manou Gallo (of Zap Mama), Kareyce Fotso and Leni Stern
WBEZ welcoms the third installment of Acoustic Africa tour focusing on the tradition of the voice and song featuring the countries up and coming talents.
Dobet Gnahore, the Ivory Coast vocalist and dancer. Manou Gallo, the Ivory Coast bassist and vocalist who has gained acclaim as the bassist for Zap Mama, and Kareyce Fotso, a young Cameroonian singer whose combines Afro-pop, Blues, and traditional African music. These singers will be backed by an all-star band including Ivorians balafonist Aly Keita (Omar Sosa, Joe Zawinul)