Often referred to as "The Hendrix of the Sahara," Vieux Farka Toure is the son of legendary Malian guitar player Ali Farka Toure, the artist mainly responsible for introducing Africa's desert blues tradition to audiences around the world. His first album featured tracks recorded with his later father as well as African kora legend Toumani Diabate. He has received critical acclaim from across the globe. He will perform for one night only at (Le) Poisson Rouge.
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