LIVE: Fatoumata Diawara @ Sanctuary for Independent Media, 4/29/16

June 14th, 2016, 4:00 pm by Greg

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Photographs by Jon Flanders, Andrzej Pilarczyk

Acclaimed Malian singer-songwriter Fatoumata Diawara and her band brought their infectious Afro-pop sound to the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy recently as part of the Sanctuary’s season-long tenth anniversary celebration. An unforgettable live performer, Diawara brought the music to fever pitch before exploding into the Malian didadi dance, Fatou sang of love, politics and empowerment.

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Jon Flanders was on hand to capture the excitement of her performance, while Andrzej Pilarczyk slipped in earlier to grab some photos during her soundcheck.

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