Event 26

Rokia Traore

Beautiful Africa

Venue: Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage
The vibrant Malian world music superstar performs in Hay before playing Glastonbury and WOMAD. This is the first of three Hay Festival concerts honouring the people of Hay’s twin town of Timbuktu.

Rokia Traore’s new album Beautiful Africa is produced by John Parish (PJ Harvey, Eels, Sparklehorse), and has received countless 5 star reviews. Rokia was the first artist announced for Glastonbury in 2013, and she was one of the highlights of the recent Africa Express tour, at which she performed alongside greats such as Damon Albarn, John Paul Jones and Sir Paul McCartney.

Find out more at www.rokiatraore.net

See Rokia Traore on Later With Jools Holland

Hear Rokia Traore on Radio 4 Woman’s Hour

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