Toumani Diabaté and his son Sidiki have announced details of a new album and accompanying UK tour dates. The album, Toumani & Sidiki, is to be released on May 5, 2014 by World Circus. It was recorded as ‘live’ with no overdubs at RAK studios north London with producers Nick Gold and Lucy Duran and engineer Jerry Boys. The racklisting for Toumani & Sidiki is: Hamadoun Toure Claudia & Salma Rachid Ouiguini Toguna Industries Lampedusa Bagadaji Sirifoula Tijaniya Dr Cheikh Modibo Diarra A.C.I. 2000 Diaby Bansang

Toumani Diabaté and his son Sidiki have announced details of a new album and accompanying UK tour dates.

The album, Toumani & Sidiki, is to be released on May 5, 2014 by World Circus.

It was recorded as ‘live’ with no overdubs at RAK studios north London with producers Nick Gold and Lucy Duran and engineer Jerry Boys.

The racklisting for Toumani & Sidiki is:

Hamadoun Toure

Claudia & Salma

Rachid Ouiguini

Toguna Industries

Lampedusa

Bagadaji Sirifoula

Tijaniya

Dr Cheikh Modibo Diarra

A.C.I. 2000 Diaby

Bansang

Toumani and Sidiki Diabaté will also play:

May 20, BRIGHTON – Theatre Royal “Brighton Festival

May 22, NORWICH – Theatre Royal “Norfolk & Norwich Festival

May 24, MANCHESTER – Royal Northern College of Music

May 25, HAY-ON-WYE – Hay Festival

May 26, BRISTOL – St George’s Bristol

May 27, LIVERPOOL – St. George’s Hall Concert Room

May 29, EDINBURGH – Usher Hall

May 30, LONDON – Barbican

June 1, COVENTRY – Warwick Arts Centre

June 5, MILTON KEYNES – The Stables

June 6, LEEDS – Howard Assembly Room

June 7, DUBLIN – National Concert Hall, Waltons World Masters

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Photo credit: Youri Lenquette

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