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Amadou & Mariam
Phone (866) 920-5299
Price $25 - $70
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories World Jazz

Amadou & Mariam

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 7:30p
Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, CA

Amadou & Mariam, the famed “blind couple from Mali,” will fire up Davies Symphony Hall with their grooving mix of Malian pop and Hendrix-flavored blues-rock. The Bamako-born husband and wife met at while students at Mali’s Institute for the Young Blind, and found a shared interest in music and performing. Since that momentous meeting, the couple has risen through the African and European music scenes to become one of the hottest world music acts today, sharing the stage with artists including Coldplay,… Show more

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Amadou & Mariam

"Amadou and Mariam turned the audience into a gyrating rave with chorus after chorus of blues-like call and response. " — JazzTimes

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A musical husband-and-wife duo that got its start in Mali, Amadou & Mariam met in 1975 at Mali's Bamako Institute for the Young Blind. Amadou (born Amadou Bagayoko in Bamako in October of 1954) began his musical career in 1968, and by 1974 had joined Les Ambassadeurs du Motel, a leading group (which counted Salif Keita as a member) in his home country....
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Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000
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