Alpha Yaya Diallo concert and all-ages dance at the Silverton Memorial Hall on Sunday, August 20th
Diallo is a star of African and world music, and tours worldwide. A Guinean-born Canadian guitarist, singer, composer, songwriter and recording artist, Diallo’s compositions unite the traditional and the contemporary. Diallo has won three Juno Awards and three nominations, as well as several other awards. Featuring a special guest appearance by Ahmed Fofana, a well-known Malian producer and virtuoso on traditional instruments the n’goni and the kora. Fofana is in Canada briefly to record with Alpha, so this is a unique opportunity to hear him perform.
Doors open at 7, show time at 7:30. Tickets sold at the door only: $15.00. Special rate for students: $8.00 and $3.00 for kids under 12. Presented by the Slocan Lake Gallery Society and supported by the BC Arts Council.