Friday, September 28th: Malian Singer-Songwriter Fatoumata Diawara (Buy Half Price Tickets Now)

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Malian vocalist and songwriter Fatoumata Diawara will perform live at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University. Diawara blends elements of jazz, pop and funk with the traditional sounds of her Wassoulou background, creating a modern, global sound drawn from the traditions of her people. Wassoulou music is typically performed by powerful female vocalists and addresses women’s issues through passionate vocals and a call-and-response format that is thought to be one of the main pre-American ancestors of blues music.

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