Amadou & Mariam, who spent the beginning of this year in their home town of Bamako in Mali, will return to the UK for several festivals dates this spring and summer. The shows will feature material from their latest album, Folila, that recently won a French Victoires de la Musique award and was nominated in the Best Contemporary World Music category at this year's Grammys.
Amadou & Mariam Tour dates 2013
28/05/2013 Hay Festival - Hay-On-Wye
26/07/2013 Cambridge Folk Festival - Cambridge
27/07/2013 The Olympic Park (promoted by The Barbican) - London
23/08/2013 Greenbelt Festival - Cheltenham
To coincide with these dates the duo will release Mali Meets Latin America, a four track EP of remixes from Buenos Aires and Bogota, on the 22nd April.
Mali Meets Latin America
1. C'est Pas Facile Pour Les Aigles (Frikstailers Remix)
2. Dougou Badia (feat. Santigold) (King Coya Remix)
3. Sans Toi - Sierra Remix (Simón Mejía - Bomba Estéreo Remix)
4. Chérie - Antilles Mix (Sidestepper Remix)