"[Vieux Farka Touré] inherited his dad’s dazzlingly fluid phrasing but clearly also digs the fiery African blues rock of bands like Tinariwen."
– Rolling Stone
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Please note: This is a rescheduled performance originally set for September 21, 2021. The show has now been rescheduled for May 18, 2022 at 7PM. All current ticket holders will be transferred into the new date and no action is required. You will receive a confirmation email. If you have questions or concerns, please email [email protected]. Please allow up to 2 business days for a response. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Often referred to as “The Hendrix of the Sahara,” Vieux Farka Touré is the son of legendary Malian guitar player Ali Farka Touré. Vieux has clearly established himself as one of the world’s rare musical talents and guitar virtuosos with a distinct style that always pays homage to the past while looking towards the future.
With each new project, Vieux expands his horizons, embraces new challenges and further entrenches his reputation as one of the world’s most talented and innovative musicians.
Effective immediately, all performances at the Dakota will require either proof of a full course of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken in the prior 72 hours. Patrons must have a completed COVID-19 vaccination card or a photo of their card, with their final dose at least fourteen days prior to the event, or a negative COVID-19 test result from 72 hours or less prior to the event. Thank you for helping to keep everyone safe. More COVID Policy details here >>
- On April 7, 2017, Vieux released his latest album Samba, and is already being hailed by critics as Vieux’s finest, most well-rounded and mature album to date.
Learn More: http://www.vieuxfarkatoure.com/