Mondo Local field reports:  

Fado Festival NYC May 1st-May 4th and walking tour of Ironbound in Newark May 11th

Coumba Gawlo Seck from Senegal, video provided by her manager Alex Boicel, SIYO, a song about marraige in the Halpular ethnic community of Senegal.

Natu Camara from “Dimedi” album release October 30th 2018

Cameroon vocalist Mirya Bika’a performance at Visa For Music Rabat, November 2018

Etienne Innocent Serge La Thron, above, a master traditional drummer formerly with the National Ballet de Cote d’Ivoire performing with his multigenerational group.