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Sidi Yahya Catalogue 2009050609_0045_edi

B A M A K O  F O L I


Masters of the Malian arts, Drissa Kone and Oumou Mariko (group Bamako Foli), will be making their second tour of the USA.


Following their residency at Carleton College in Minnesota and their smash success in Tokyo, Japan in 2023, Drissa and Oumou bring their old-school style trio with Malian kamale n'goni, djembe, konkoni, song and dance to the Pacific Northwest. Booking dates in WA, ID, MT and OR are being scheduled for September and October 2024. 

Offering Workshops and Performances:

Djembe Drumming

Malian Dance and Song

School Teachers Workshop

University Lecture/Presentations

School Music and Culture Programs

Trio Stage Performance


email for more information and booking dates

Origins of the Blues. Malian kamale ngoni and djembe

Look for us at the following universities and venues:


The Pearl Theater, Bonners Ferry, ID Sep 21

Thompson Falls Elementary Sep 24

Thompson Falls MS/HS Sep 24

Rex Theater, Thompson Falls, MT Sep 25

Plains Elementary Sep 26

Plains MS/HS Sep 26

Paradise Center, Paradise, MT Sep 26

Eastern Washington U, Cheney, WA Oct 2

Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, ID Oct 8

Eastern Oregon U, LA Grande, OR Oct 10/11

Libby Elementary Oct 15

Libby MS Oct 15

Troy Elementary Oct 16

Troy MS Oct 16

Memorial Center, Libby, MT Oct 17

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