Sept. 8th – Madison, WI
A warm campfire, delicious west African food, and Tani Diakite.
Join Project 1808 on Picnic Point for the inaugural PanAfrican Music Session with Malian musician Tani Diakite. This will be the first in a series of monthly events throughout Madison celebrating the music, food, and culture of Africa and the diaspora.
Picnic Point, Fire Circle 6 (The large fire pit at the end to the walking trail)
Free admission; $10 suggested donation, but give whatever you can. All profits benefit Project 1808 and their work supporting education and community livelihood in Kabala, Koinadugu, Sierra Leone (West Africa).
About Tani Diakite:
“Tani is a musical force who has inspired an entire community of artists. With his Kamale n’goni, a West African ancestor to the banjo, and his plaintive singing, he never fails to drop the deepest blues around. www.tanidiakite.com“