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Live at the Gantries: Yacouba Sissoko
July 9, 2019, at 7:00 pm
Internationally acclaimed Malian artist Yacouba Sissoko is one of the finest kora players in the world. The kora is a 21-stringed lute that plays an important role in the music of Gambia, Senegal, Mali and Niger.
Yacouba has toured and recorded with the likes of Lauryn Hill, Regina Carter, Harry Belafonte, Paul Simon, and several renowned African artists. By effortlessly blending traditional West African music with other genres, Yacouba creates a sound that is both timeless and contemporary, and delivers a captivating message of peace and unity through music.