Saturday Shenanigans: Modou Ndiaye
Tickets £8 adv/£10 OTD
Modou Ndiaye is a member of the famous Cissokho family of Griot musicians from Southern Senegal, a virtuoso kora player, singer songwriter, drummer and percussionist, with a superb repertoire of rhythms, fusing together modern and traditional beats. Modou plays a variety of West African instruments, ranging from djembe, sabar, calabash and talking drum to his leading instrument - the 22 stringed Kora (West African harp). Modou blends together an irresistible mix of captivating harmonies, mesmerising Kora solo’s, groovy rhythms and soulful melodies, uniting traditional and modern beats that will leave you invigorated and inspired.
Modou is a vibrant and charismatic live performer and has played at countless festivals and concerts in over 20 countries worldwide. Festivals include Glastonbury, WOMAD, Lamar Tree, Shambala, Kendal Calling and Bristol Harbourside and concerts held at venues including Bristol’s St George’s Hall, Colston Hall, Dorchester Arts Centre and London’s Hootananny Brixton.