Thursday, July 12, 2007

[Wadabo_updates] Lamine Toure & Group Saloum Boston & Beyond...

Lamine Touré & Group Saloum announce their Summer '07 Northeast
Tour! FIVE shows. FOUR cities. TWO weeks. DON'T MISS IT!

FRIDAY, JULY 13 in Boston, join Group Saloum as they kick off the
Bastille Day Street Dance!

Sponsored by the French Library of Boston, the Street Dance features a
taste of France in Boston's Back Bay. Group Saloum takes the outdoor
stage at 6:30! The Street Dance takes place on Marlborough Street
between Berkeley & Clarendon Streets. Other acts include Emeline
Michel and Ricardo Lemvo + Makina Loca. Info and tickets ($30 advance/$35
door) at

SATURDAY, JULY 14, Lamine Touré & Group Saloum kick it in
BROOKLYN ...Senegal Style!

We are thrilled to announce that the legendary percussionist for Baaba
Maal, BADA SECK, will be joining us for what is shaping up to be an
unforgettable night!

It starts happening at 10 pm at the hip cafe/concert venue ZEBULON, 258
Wythe ave (Btw. N. 3rd and Metropolitan) in Brooklyn. There's NO
COVER!! [but donations are welcome!] Venue details at

THURSDAY, JULY 19, Lamine Touré & Group Saloum will play a FREE
outdoor concert at Battery Park in BURLINGTON, VT,

on the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain.
The music starts at 6:30, and Group Saloum will play
two sets! FREE!

SATURDAY, JULY 21, Lamine Touré & Group Saloum will play the main

It's an incredible honor to be sharing the stage with so many artists from the African diaspora.
This outdoor concert is also 100% FREE! Festival information at

FRIDAY, JULY 27, the band comes home to Cambridge, playing at 10 pm at
the Lizard Lounge.

If you've seen Group Saloum light up the basement at
the Lizard Lounge, you know how much fun these shows are! Cover is
only $10.

Group Saloum is: Lamine Toure (sabar and lead vocals), Paa Seck
Moha Seck (sabar), Michael Lewis (drums), Raja Kassis (lead guitar),
Akili Jamal Haynes (trumpet, percussion and backing vocals), Walid
(bass), Ben Ricker (keyboards), Kimani Lumsden (percussion), Josiah
Woodson (trumpet, flute and guitar), Iginaijah Maxwell (backing
John Vanderpool (sax) and Sarah Privler (trombone).

For more info, visit or

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