An Evening with Rokia TraoréBack to Listings
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: University Centre Farquhar Auditorium
Award winning singer, songwriter and guitarist, Rokia Traoré, was born in Mali as a member of the Bambara ethnic group. Her musical style is minimalistic and gentle, showing Western pop/rock influence blended with traditional African instrumentals on the balafon, n'goni, and kora.
Dedicated to humanitarian causes, Traoré is the UN Refugee Agency’s Regional Goodwill Ambassador for West and Central Africa, raising awareness for those who have been forcibly displaced.