Batuki Music Society is proud to present the sixth edition of the Habari Africa Festival from Friday August 9 – 11, 2019. This multi-disciplinary African arts festival is free for all-ages and co-produced with Harbourfront Centre. Join us for a weekend of exploration and engagement with the art, sounds andContinue Reading

Batuki Music Society is proud to present the sixth annual Habari Africa Festival from Friday August 9 to Sunday August 11, 2019 at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. Join us for a weekend of exploration and engagement with the art, sounds and tastes of the continent. Habari Africa is a freeContinue Reading

Batuki Music Society and Alliance Francaise Toronto present Salamate Gnawa on Saturday April 27th at Alliance Francaise Theatre, 24 Spadina Road at 9 PM. Salamate Gnawa is a group based in Montreal, led by Maâlem Rachid Salamate, which performs traditional gnawa music with origins in the Sahel empires, gradually evolvingContinue Reading

Batuki Music Society and Alliance Francaise Toronto  present Carine au Micro on Saturday March 23 at Alliance Francaise Theatre, 24 Spadina Road at 9 PM. Carine is a soulful singer and songwriter, originally hailing from Bénin. Carine’s music has the power of gospel, the softness of jazz, the warmth ofContinue Reading

Black History Month Concert featuring Les Frères Cissoko Bannaya Family on Saturday February 2 at Alliance Francaise Toronto Batuki Music Society and Alliance Francaise Toronto present Les Frères Cissoko Bannaya Family, featuring Noumoucounda, Sadio and Fa, multi-instrumentalists, masters of kora and percussion, they are the descendants of one of theContinue Reading

Batuki Music Society and Alliance Française de Toronto – Centre culturel present , featuring Noumoucounda, Sadio and Fa, multi-instrumentalists, masters of kora and percussion, they are the descendants of one of the important Griot families of West Africa. Noumoucounda Cissoko’s music weaves together his Griot heritage with mbalax, blues, jazz,Continue Reading