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. https://spark.adobe.com/page/wTYwQZgHbC2rx/

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

Diely Mori Tounkara   Batuki Music Society and the Alliance Francaise de Toronto are proud to present Malian kora master Diely Mori Tounkara on Saturday February 11 th at the Alliance Francaise Theatre located at 24 Spadina Road at 9 pm. Born into a large family of Malian griots, DielyContinue Reading

Founder of the Batuki Music Society, Nadine McNulty has spent over 20 years championing African art, music and culture in Canada. She spent 14 years as Music Africa’s artistic director, and holds advisory and programming positions with the Juno World committee, the Music Gallery, the Art Gallery of Ontario and, mostContinue Reading