Boubacar Cissokho

NEWS


BIO

Boubacar Cissokho is an up-and-coming Senegalese kora player, an instrument he has been playing since the age of 13. A griot born in Marssassoum, Casamance, he is the son of Niama Konte and Lankandia Cissokho, a great kora player and conductor of the Daniel-Sorano National Theater Orchestra in Dakar. But Boubacar is also the young virtuoso
cousin of Ballaké Sissoko, and it is with him, an internationally recognized master of the genre, that in Mali, a country he also has roots in, he studied the kora for 7 years. There, he also had the chance to rub shoulders with the great Toumani Diabaté, alongside whom he played his first concert in 2007.
Following other experiences in Burkina Faso and Guinea, Boubacar returned to Senegal after his apprenticeship.
In 2012, he started to collaborate with Yann Tambour and his band Stranded Horse, with whom he has been touring since, and played on the album ‘Luxe’, released by Talitres in 2016. He may be young, but Boubacar is already one of the great ambassadors of Senegal’s Mandingo music.

LINE-UP
Boubacar Cissokho
: kora


LINKS


CONTACT

Booking France : amaury.muraillesmusic[at]gmail.com

Past shows

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  • DateCountryCityVenuewith 
  • 28/03/2020FranceLe Petit-Quevilly (76)Bibliothèque François Truffaut (ANNULÉ)infos event
  • 27/03/2020FranceNantesCour 87 (ANNULÉ)
  • 26/03/2020FranceAngersJoker's Pub (ANNULÉ)Gren Sémé event
  • 25/03/2020BelgiqueCharleroi (BE)L'Alba (ANNULÉ)infos event
  • 23/03/2020FranceSaint-SauvantLa Grand'Ourse (ANNULÉ)
  • 22/03/2020FranceLa Reole (33)La Petite Populaire (ANNULÉ)infos event
  • 21/03/2020FranceNiort (79)Festival Nouvelle(s) Scène(s) (ANNULÉ)infos event
  • 20/03/2020SuisseNyon (CH)Temple de Nyon (ANNULÉ)infos event
  • 19/03/2020FranceParisFestival Paris music, Bibliothèque historique (ANNULÉ)infos event
  • 16/11/2019FranceLa Roche-sur-YonTemple Protestant event
  • 19/10/2019FrancePompeyCentre Socio Culturel HathmannJulien Petitinfos
  • 18/10/2019FranceThionvilleAdagioJulien Petitinfos
  • 16/10/2019FranceLunévilleChâteau de LunévilleJulien Petit, Adam Ben Ezrainfos
  • 12/10/2019FranceParisLes Grands Voisinsinfos event
  • 11/10/2019FranceNancyPRL, Salle PoirelJulien Petit, Belmondo 5tetinfos
  • 10/10/2019FranceÉpinalLa Souris VerteJulien Petit, Vaudou Gameinfos
  • 09/10/2019FranceChampigneullesCentre Louis AragonJulien Petitinfos
  • 16/07/2019FranceAlba la Romaine (07)Theatre Antique Delgrèsinfos event
  • 14/07/2019FranceGenèveSalon Volant, Forêt du Jurainfos event
  • 13/07/2019FranceLe Poët-Laval (26)Festival les Peuples liésinfos event
  • 07/07/2019FranceThiersFestival la PamparinaL'Ocelle Mareinfos event
  • 06/07/2019FranceFeyzinFort de Feyzin event
  • 05/07/2019SuisseGenève (CH)Théâtre de l'Orangerieinfos event
  • 29/06/2019FranceBloisLe Chato'doTamikrest event
  • 06/12/2018FranceClissonLa Petite Maison Utopique
  • 05/12/2018FranceSaint-NazaireSous les palmiers la plage
  • 30/11/2018FranceSarregueminesLe Terminusinfos
  • 28/11/2018FranceParisLe Chair de Pouleinfos event
  • 10/06/2018FranceAlençonLes Petits Châteletsinfos event
  • 08/06/2018FranceAÿ (51)Villa Collet - Cité du Champagne
  • 07/06/2018FranceReimsSoirée Hall Session - IBISinfos event
  • 03/06/2018FranceParisCinéma Le Louxor - Salon Volantinfos event
  • 17/03/2018BrésilFortalezaAlliance Française de Fortaleza event
  • 13/03/2018BrésilNatalAlliance Française de Natal event
  • 09/03/2018BrésilJoão PessoaAlliance Française de João Pessoainfos event
  • 07/03/2018BrésilRecifeAlliance Française de Recife event
  • 06/03/2018BrésilRecifeTeatro Apolo Hermilo TBCinfos event
  • 03/03/2018BrésilSalvadorAlliance Française Avenida Sete de Setembro event
  • 13/02/2018FranceNantesWoods recordsinfos event
  • 10/02/2018FranceGorges (44)Gorges Déployées
  • 07/02/2018FranceNantesPetit Vélo event
  • 28/01/2018FranceFaucogney-et-la-Mer (70)Le Bon Coininfos
  • 26/01/2018FranceChamonixFestival Remballe ta Haine! event
  • 12/10/2017FranceNantesMadame Rêve event
  • 11/10/2017FranceMontaiguLe Zinorinfos event
  • 07/10/2017FranceStrasbourgStimultaniainfos
  • 06/10/2017FranceSarregueminesLe Terminus
  • 01/10/2017FranceChalon-sur-SaôneLa Méandre event
  • 30/09/2017FranceQuetigny (21)Tribu Festival, Salle Mendès-FranceAmadou & Mariaminfos event
  • 02/07/2017FranceReimsLieu secret
  • 01/07/2017FranceGirmont-Val-d'Ajol (88)Festival Macrocosmos / Une figue dans le poirierinfos event
  • 30/06/2017FranceLaon (02)Le Comptoir de Maître Kanter
  • 25/06/2017FranceLa Réole (33) Parc de la Piscine Municipale de La Réole event
  • 24/06/2017FranceNantesLa Ribineinfos event
  • 23/06/2017FranceSaint-Jean-de-Boiseau (44)La Déhale event
  • 22/06/2017FranceBouguenais les Couêts (44)Jardin, lieu privé
  • 21/06/2017FranceCugand (85)Le Gaumier event
  • 05/01/2017FranceSaint-NazaireSous les palmiers la plageinfos event
  • 13/11/2016FranceClichy (92)Festival La Kora Dans Tous Ses Etats
  • 23/09/2016FranceCastelnaud-la-Chapelle (24)Parc Joséphine Baker
  • 05/04/2015FranceParis 8Concert en appartement (Paris 8) event

NEWS

BIO

Boubacar Cissokho is an up-and-coming Senegalese kora player, an instrument he has been playing since the age of 13. A griot born in Marssassoum, Casamance, he is the son of Niama Konte and Lankandia Cissokho, a great kora player and conductor of the Daniel-Sorano National Theater Orchestra in Dakar. But Boubacar is also the young virtuoso
cousin of Ballaké Sissoko, and it is with him, an internationally recognized master of the genre, that in Mali, a country he also has roots in, he studied the kora for 7 years. There, he also had the chance to rub shoulders with the great Toumani Diabaté, alongside whom he played his first concert in 2007.
Following other experiences in Burkina Faso and Guinea, Boubacar returned to Senegal after his apprenticeship.
In 2012, he started to collaborate with Yann Tambour and his band Stranded Horse, with whom he has been touring since, and played on the album ‘Luxe’, released by Talitres in 2016. He may be young, but Boubacar is already one of the great ambassadors of Senegal’s Mandingo music.

LINE-UP
Boubacar Cissokho
: kora

LINKS

CONTACT

Booking France : amaury.muraillesmusic[at]gmail.com