Dramane Koné

July 15, 2010 - 09:00 PM

Price: 15 $

Club Balattou

4372 boul St-Laurent (corner Marie-Anne) Montréal,QC H2W 1Z5

514-845-5447

www.balattou.com

You can also purchase your tickets at the main box office.

Description of the concert:

At the Balattou in Montreal, just close your eyes, and there you are in the heart of the Mandinka Empire, timelessly, seated in the shade of a mango tree, sharing a Tô while drinking a steaming cup of tea. To the sound of his Kamélé N’goni, Dramane sings and tells about his native Mali, its customs and its people. Be sure, though, to reopen your eyes and get ready to dance! 

Dramane Koné (Mali, Quebec)

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Biography of the artist:

Dramane was born in 1982 in the Sikasso region of southern Mali, the cradle of Wassoulou music, on the border with Burkina Faso. Coming from a line of artists, it would have been difficult for him to escape his destiny, which was set out in advance. His grandfather, Kotou Koné, was a singer and dancer, and his father, Bah-Noumoudjon Koné, a tamtam and dounou (percussion) player.Dramane studied ...