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Habib Koité and Bamada

March 14

From the West African nation of Mali, singer and guitarist Habib Koité is one of Africa's most beloved and popular musicians. Famous for his unique approach to playing the guitar and his ability to blend all styles of music with the ancient traditions of Mali, Habib Koité has been hailed as Mali's "biggest pop star" by Rolling Stone. Performing selections from his newest album, Afriki, with his band Bamada, the charisma and magnetism of Habib Koité will speak to your soul and translate across all cultures.

Enhance your Experience:
Ignite all your senses! Join us for a pre-show chat with Habib Koité and sample the culinary traditions of Mali, prepared by Brown's Kitchen. Pre-show activities begin at 5:30 and are free to ticket holders.*



Sunday, March 14 @ 7 PM

Venue: Zellerbach Theatre

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* Space is limited. Food available on a first-come, first-served basis.
This performance is part of the African Roots Series, presented by the Annenberg Center's Penn Presents.
Media support for the Annenberg Center’s 09/10 African Roots series provided by WDAS and The Philadelphia Tribune.

Photo credit: Dirk Leunis

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