Amadou & Mariam plot Welcome to Mali

Mariam Doumbia and her husband Amadou Bagayoko will be headlining their own spring tour, and later opening for Coldplay in July. Known for their inspired live shows and three decades of music, Amadou & Mariam recently performed in the Africa Express event that was part of the BBC Electric Proms festival; the concert also featured Johnny Marr, The Magic Numbers, Damon Albarn, and Hard-Fi as well as numerous African artists. Their new album, Welcome To Mali, comes out on March 24th. Listen to the album track “Sabali,” produced by Damon Albarn.

audio:
Sabali

video:
Magosa (live at Later)

Sabali

Ce N’est Pas Bon (live at Later)

tour:
June 2nd – Chicago, IL – Park West
June 4th – Toronto, Ontario – Phoenix Concert Theatre
June 5th – Montreal, Quebec – Metropolis
June 6th – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
June 8th – New York, NY – Webster Hall
June 10th – Alexandria, VA – Birchmere
July 10th – Portland, OR – The Amphitheater at Clark County*
July 11th – George, WA – The Gorge Amphitheatre*
July 13th – San Francisco, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre*
July 16th – San Diego, CA – Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre*
July 18th – Carson, CA – Home Depot Center*
July 21st – Dallas, TX – Superpages.com Center*
July 22nd – Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion*
July 24th – Maryland Heights, MO – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater*
*with Coldplay

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