Malian musician Mamdou Diabate performs at the Skirball Cultural Center.
Descended from a long line of Malian musicianstorytellers, Mamadou Diabate is a virtuoso of the kora, the ancient 21-string harp/lute from West Africa, and adds a fresh, contemporary flavor to the keita tradition. Part of the Skirball's Sunset Concerts free music series, celebrating musicians from around the globe who perform outdoors to enthusiastic crowds.
Get there early, it’s free but space is limited! Timed entry passes are distributed on-site starting at 5:00 p.m.; doors open at 7:00 p.m. (admittance allowed only with timed pass); concert begins at 8:00 p.m. Parking is $5, or take the MTA Rapid Bus #761.
For more info visit our site: www.skirball.org
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2006
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Cost: Free and open to the public; parking costs $5.
The Skirball Cultural Center www.skirball.org
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