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Africa Live! The Concerts

Youssou N&#039 | dour &amp | The Cairo Strings, Rokia Taoré, Salif Keita, Corneille, Joey Starr, Tinawiren, Oumou Baobab, Baaba Maal, Awadi, Seun Anikulapo Kuti &amp | Longomba, Angelique Kidjo, Pape Diouf

The most spectacular concert of African music ever staged, featuring nothing but Africa’s finest musicians performing before an audience of more than 50,000 at the recent AFRICA LIVE Roll Back Malaria Concert in Dakar, Senegal. Artists include Youssou Ndour (Senegal) with the Grand Orchestra of Cairo (Egypt), Baaba Maal (Senegal), Rokia Traore (Mali), Corneille (Rwanda), Manu Dibango (Cameroon), Angélique Kidjo (Benin), Orchestra Baobab (Senegal), Awadi (Senegal), Tony Allen (Nigeria), Seun Kuti (Nigeria), Tiken Jah Fakoly (Ivory Coast) and Tinariwen (Mali); all bringing the catastrophic malaria crisis currently gripping Africa to the attention of the world. Concert films directed by the French filmmaker and world music expert Martin Meissonnier: 1. Youssou n’Dour & The Cairo Strings (51'), 2. Awadi & Friends (52'), 3. Tiken Jah Fakoly (55'), 4. Corneille (55'), 5. Magic Moments (52'). Also available: documentary "Africa Live! Roll Back Malaria Concert Movie" (progr. no. 7301)


Prog. No.
Music genre
World Music
27 mins
Mick Csaky / Martin Meissonnier
Ideale Audience/Antelope South Ltd
Production year