One needs not know any of the eight languages Vieux Farka Touré speaks to understand the language of the blues. With its African roots firmly pulsing through Mali’s virtuoso guitarist, Vieux blends his father Ali’s influences but also Latin music that has propelled him into a true world music star. West Africa meets the West Coast during Vieux’s visit to the States sharing his new album Samba along with songs from his repertoire, and maybe one or two of his father’s legendary songs that are sure to mesmerize.

April 24th