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Sona Jobarteh

Tickets: £22


Africa’s first female kora virtuoso, social activist and visionary ambassador for the griot tradition Sona Jobarteh, makes her first visit to Cardiff to promote her 5* album Badinyaa Kumoo. As vocalist and dazzling instrumentalist, she leads her superb band in music which combines the traditional sound of her Gambian heritage with jazz, blues and R&B/soul.

Jobarteh is “Africa’s first female Griot kora virtuoso… blending traditional music, blues, and Afropop to impressive effect.”
The Guardian

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