CANCELED: Les Filles de Illighadad
Les Filles de Illighadad is a Tuareg band founded in 2016 by the self-taught guitar player Fatou Seidi Ghali who is thought to be the first Tuareg woman to play guitar professionally, and renowned vocalist Alamnou Akrouni. Their music is referred to as desert blues and described in The New Yorker by Amanda Petrusich as “heavy, meditative, and tender”, and reminiscent of “players like R. L. Burnside or Otha Turner, who were directly informed by African music seeded in the American South by enslaved Africans.”
7:00 pm — indoor concert
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Advance tickets are recommended as seating is limited; walk-ups are welcome. Ticket cost at the door is $28 member; $32 non-member. $10 for ages 9-19; free for ages 8 & under. Advance ticketing closes at midnight on Friday, September 16.
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2022 West Kortright Centre arts and community programs are funded in part by our members, by contributors to the 2022 Program Fund Drive, by the Bert Santora Trust and by grants from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, and from the A. Lindsay & Olive B. O'Connor Foundation and the Robinson-Broadhurst Foundation. Special thanks to our community sponsors: Catskill Country Living.