24 04 17 Jali Bakary Lunchtime concert

Jali Bakary Konteh


FREE, booking required

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Jali Bakary Konteh is the grandson and son, respectively, of the legendary Gambian kora players Alhaji Bai Konte and Dembo Konte.

Born into this remarkable musical lineage and steeped in Gambia’s griot tradition, Jali Bakary is the latest torchbearer for his family’s kora legacy on the world stage. He has performed extensively throughout West and North Africa, the USA, and the Middle East, as well as in the UK and the rest of Europe (WOMAD, Roskilde Festival). In this solo kora performance, Jali Bakary brings his own personal touch and innovations to traditional songs with unique melodic and rhythmic arrangements.

Part of the Lunchtime Concert Series.


This concert will last approximately 50 minutes.

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 10 are not permitted to sit on the balcony.

Presented in association with Africa Oyé.