Echokamer: African blues and Wed Bidé

Sana Bob and Mamadou Dao

16 Oct 2014

ECHOKAMER invites musicians, composers and other sound makers to experiment with the effect of space on sound and on the experience of sound and music.
For this edition of Echokamer, Sana Bob (singer) and Mamadou Dao (kora and rudga, both traditional string instruments) will perform a mix of blues from the Sahel and Wed Bidé from Burkina Faso.
Concert at 20.00, African food at 19.00. Get your ticket now and become a member by clicking the "buy a ticket" button in the left upper corner.


Sana Bob - on his new album The Town Crier Véronique Jassonge

With: Sana Bob

Together they will also perform tracks of Sana Bob's fifth album Notre Temps. In this album he tells us the story of African people with the greatest critical realism and depicts the responsibility of the African governments regarding the issue of poverty.
Sana Bob sings for the voicelessness via traditional rythms, African sounds and reggae arrangements. His growing popularity led him to create a program of free school supplies in Burkina Faso

Sana Bob

Sana Bob was born in the small village Lyliala in Burkina Faso. Under the influence of his adoptive mother Léontine Ado Goro, a gifted singer herself, he started his singing career. He made his first album Gloire in 1997. In 2002 he studied voice techniques and solfège à l'INAFAC. Nowadays he is well known in Burkina and he is travelling through West Africa and Europe (France and Belgium).

Mamadou Dao

Kora and rudga musician Mamadou Dao started his career in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) in 1982 with Super Mande. In 2002 he moved to Burkina Faso at the invitation of singer Alif Naba. There he got inspired by the music of Sana Bob. And till now they regularly work together.


Echokamer: African blues and Wed Bidé
Thursday 16 October, 20:00
Mediamatic Fabriek, VOC-Kade 10, Amsterdam.
Tickets: 7 euro (including a 5 euro membership)
African food will be served at 19.00 (food is not included in the ticket)