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Music, Wed 21 Oct 2015

Sadio Cissokho Credit Peter Lloyd

Sadio Cissokho Credit Peter Lloyd


Canterbury Festival Box Office

01227 787787


Old Dover Road,

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Since the age of 18 Kora master Sadio Cissokho has been touring the world performing the beautiful music of the Casamance region of Senegal. He hails from the Cissokho Grioti family who have been the musical carriers of history and tradition, entrusted by the Royal Mandingue Empire as advisers since the 14th century. No stranger to the UK, Sadio has previously performed both at Womad and Glastonbury Festivals. Sadio leads his 5-strong ensemble in repertoire that mixes the traditional with modern creating a performance which seamlessly integrates all the elements into a cutting-edge Senegalese sound.

‘This is Casamance Rock, 700 years of griot history plugged into an amplifier.’ (

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 21 Oct 2015 21:30


Tickets £15.00

Booking fees apply*

(*Booking Fees Apply – By phone & in person: £1 per ticket booking fee. Online: 75p per ticket booking fee.The maximum fee you will be charged when booking by phone or in person is £8. Booking fees are unlimited online.)


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