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Postponed: Amadou & Mariam and the Blind Boys of Alabama

The concert will be held on 15 May 2021

The concert will be held on 15 May 2021 (opens in a new window)

Your current ticket is valid for the new date.

Refunds are available. More information about the ticket management will be sent out to all customers shortly.

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See Mali’s superstars Amadou & Mariam and living legends the Blind Boys of Alabama at a unique joint concert. Swinging Afropop blues and gospel in a musical union of Bamako and Birmingham!

The collaboration between Amadou & Mariam and the Blind Boys of Alabama arose after the groups appeared at the same festival. They developed a strong friendship and recorded the singles “Bamako to Birmingham” and “Two Cultures, One Beat” which have been acclaimed worldwide.

The story of Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia is modern music history – a love affair that led to two blind visionaries from Mali climbing up singles charts world-wide, winning countless awards and directing audiences’ attention to how life can look in Mali. With cult status, the Blind Boys of Alabama formed at what was known at the time as the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind. The group has won numerous prestigious awards, including multiple Grammy Awards.

Hearing them together is an experience beyond the ordinary.

In cooperation with Selam

The concert will be held on 15 May 2021

Sunday 17 May 2020 19.00

Ends approximately 21.00

Price:

390 kr

The concert will be held on 15 May 2021 (opens in a new window)

Your current ticket is valid for the new date.

Refunds are available. More information about the ticket management will be sent out to all customers shortly.

Further infomation about refunds and how the operation of Konserthuset is affected

***

See Mali’s superstars Amadou & Mariam and living legends the Blind Boys of Alabama at a unique joint concert. Swinging Afropop blues and gospel in a musical union of Bamako and Birmingham!

The collaboration between Amadou & Mariam and the Blind Boys of Alabama arose after the groups appeared at the same festival. They developed a strong friendship and recorded the singles “Bamako to Birmingham” and “Two Cultures, One Beat” which have been acclaimed worldwide.

The story of Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia is modern music history – a love affair that led to two blind visionaries from Mali climbing up singles charts world-wide, winning countless awards and directing audiences’ attention to how life can look in Mali. With cult status, the Blind Boys of Alabama formed at what was known at the time as the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind. The group has won numerous prestigious awards, including multiple Grammy Awards.

Hearing them together is an experience beyond the ordinary.

In cooperation with Selam

  • Participants

  • Amadou Bagayoko vocals/guitar
  • Mariam Doumbia vocals
  • Jimmy Carter vocals
  • Ricky McKinnie vocals
  • Ben Moore vocals
  • Joey Williams vocals/guitar
  • Sam Dickey bass
  • Yves Abadi drums

Sunday 17 May 2020 19.00

Ends approximately 21.00

Price:

390 kr