Damon Albarn collaborators Amadou And Mariam have been added to the bill at the Africa Now event at London Barbican Centre next month.
The Malian duo, whose new single ‘Sabali’ was produced by Albarn, will play alongside the likes of Baaba Maal, [a]Souad Massi, Oumou Sangare and Rachid Taha at the event on October 23.
Amadou And Mariam will also play at the BBC Electric Proms Afrika Exprez gig at London KOKO on October 22. See bbc.co.uk/electricproms for more details.
Sabali will be released on November 3, followed by an album, Welcome To Mali’, on November 17.