top of page
Youssoupha Sidibe in Concert
Youssoupha Sidibe in Concert

Sat, Dec 09


Honokaa Peopleʻs Theatre

Youssoupha Sidibe in Concert

Rippling West African Kora to Soaring Sweet World Reggae!

Time & Location

Dec 09, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM HST

Honokaa Peopleʻs Theatre, 45-3574 Mamane St, Honokaa, HI 96727, USA

About the Event

Saturday Sept 9, $20 door. All ages. Youssoupha  Sidibe is a Senegalese West African Kora (African Harp) player. Throw  out all your ideas of what a harpist is, Youssoupha breaks out of  traditional Kora styles many hundreds of years old, to create a new  style that has never been heard before, blending aspects of Reggae and  western music.

Through  many collaborations, and countless performances over the course of 25  years, Youssoupha has developed thousands of fans all over the world. He  has performed and recorded with many exceptional musicians.

Grammy  nominated for his collaboration with Matisyahu (Youth), he has released  albums with the late Charles Neville (Tree of Life), Midnite (For All),  Steve Kimock, and a duet with Michael Franti (What I be), and performed  live with India Arie, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Michael Kang of  String Cheese Incident, Chris Berry Trio, Shimshai, and many others.

Youssoupha  has performed at some of the most famous festivals and venues in the  world including :The Hammerstein Ballroom NYC, The Warfield Theatre SF  CA, The African Festival of the Arts Chicago, Reggae Rising, Reggae on  the River CA, Stanford University, Salmon Arm Roots and Blues British  Columbia, to name a few.

Share This Event

bottom of page