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

As part of this month’s Polyphonic Ground Digital Residency, we’re profiling the organizations and professionals who support Toronto’s culturally diverse music scene. See all of the profiles here. What’s your name, title and organization? Nadine McNulty, founder, Batuki Music Society. Tell us about Batuki Music Society’s signature events. Since 2008,Continue Reading

Batuki Music Society and Alliance Francaise Toronto celebrate Black History Month with a special concert featuring Okavango African Orchestra, winner of the 2017 JUNO Award for “Best World Music Album of the Year”, on Saturday February 3rd at 9 PM at the Alliance Francaise Theatre.  Okavango African Orchestra – 12Continue Reading

Saturday, October 14, 8 pm $40, $36 Friends Discover the West African griot tradition of storytelling through words and music with Trio Da Kali, dubbed a “Malian griot supergroup” by the U.K.’s Guardian newspaper.

Batuki Music Society presents: Habari Africa Festival at Harbourfront Centre Batuki Music Society is proud to present the fourth annual Habari Africa Festival from Friday August 11 – 13, 2017. This multi-disciplinary African arts festival will take place at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. Habari Africa is a multi-disciplinary artsContinue Reading