Carleton To Host Award-Winning Malian Performer

Carleton is hosting a performance by Rokia Traore, an award-winning Malian singer, songwriter and guitarist, on Saturday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at Carleton’s Concert Hall. The performer will also meet with the public in Boliou Hall 104 at 2 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public. Traore is on tour promoting her latest album Tchamantche, which was recently featured on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered.

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Northfield, Minn.–– Carleton College is hosting a performance by Rokia Traore, an award-winning Malian singer, songwriter and guitarist, on Saturday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at Carleton’s Concert Hall.

The performer will also meet with the public in Boliou Hall 104 at 2 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public. Traore is on tour promoting her latest album Tchamantche, which was recently featured on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered.

The event is sponsored by Carleton’s Distinguished Women Visitors Committee, the Carleton Student Association and the African Students Association, the French and Francophone Studies Department, the African and African-American Studies Department, the Committee for the Studies in the Arts, The International Students Program, Africa Special Projects, the Office of the Chaplain, Intercultural Life and the Music Department.

For more information or disability accommodations, contact the music department at (507) 222-4475.