LIVE: Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba @ the Music Haven at Proctors, 7/26/15

August 7th, 2015, 3:00 pm by Greg

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Photographs by Stanley Johnson, Tim Reidy

When the Music Haven concert moved to its indoor rain site at Proctors’ Mainstage last month, Malian ngoni master Bassekou Kouyate made the evening’s intoxicating musical festivities into a true family affair, leading a band that included his two brothers, two sons, his wife and a nephew.

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The Music Haven in Schenectady’s Central Park hosts its final concert of the summer at 7pm on Sunday (August 9) with Felicia Collins & the Life, led by former Nippertonian and longtime guitarist with “Late Show With David Letterman” house band, the CBS Orchestra. Bobbie Van Detta & the Split open the free concert.

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