Baaba Maal, musical sensation and youth emissary for the United Nations’ Development Program, is set to embark on a U.S. tour where he will discuss his experiences growing up in Africa, his views on the issues now plaguing Africa and other relevant subjects of the day. Accompanied by instrumentalist Jim Palmer and percussionist Mamadou Sarr, he will also perform some of his world-renowned songs. The entire experience will be moderated by author and music journalist Chris Salewicz.
The Tales From The Sahel tour will begin early October in Oakland, CA, and conclude at the end of the month in Boston, MA. Check below for the complete list of tour dates.
Tour Dates For Baaba Maal:
10/05 – Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s
10/06 – Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s
10/07 – Santa Cruz, CA – Rio Theatre
10/08 – Los Angeles, CA – University Of Southern California
10/09 – San Diego, CA – Anthology
10/11 – Seattle, WA – Triple Door
10/13 – Denver, CO – L2 Arts And Cultural Center
10/15 – Minneapolis, MN – Cedar Cultural Center
10/16 – Chicago, IL – Old Town School Of Folk Music
10/17 – Ann Arbor, MI – The Ark
10/18 – Nelsonville, OH – Smart’s Opera House
10/19 – Alexandria, VA – Birchmere
10/21 – New York, NY – Michael Schimmel Center For The Arts At PACE
10/22 – Blue Bell, PA – Science Center Theatre
10/23 – Boston, MA – ICA Theatre