Gigs and Events

World Music Showcases IV

Saturday 11th May

Amadou Diagne

The Edge

79-81 Cheapside, Birmingham B12 0QH

Doors open 7.30pm £5 entry

A Senegalese musician descended from a Griot family line of percussionists and singers. A talented percussionist and former member of l’Orchestre National du Senegal, who has now forged his own identity as a singer, songwriter, and multi instrumentalist drawing on the traditional music and rhythms of West Africa. Performing with his band, Amadou sings in Wolof, French and English, and delights us with his unique and intricate style of guitar.