amadou & mariam at jazz à carthage

"The blind couple of Mali" visits Tunisia.

date Apr 6, 2018

date Salle Carthage 1, Carthage Thalasso Resort - Gammarth

Musical duo Amadou & Mariam is set to perform in Tunisia as a part of the lineup for Jazz à Carthage festival that is held from April 6 to 15 in Gammarth, a suburb of Tunis. 

6 april 2018; the blind couple of mali Amadou & Mariam on Jazz a Carthage; Gammarth, Tunis, Tunisia; globetrotter magazine - header.jpg

Composed of the Bamako-born couple Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia, the duo has been making music for almost 30 years. Dubbed "The blind couple of Mali," Amadou & Mariam made their international debut in 1998 with their song Mon Amour, Ma Chérie in 1998. A decade later, their 2008 album, Welcome To Mali, was nominated for Grammys for Best Contemporary World Music Album. 

Amadou & Mariam will perform on the first day of the festival on April 6.

For more information, visit the festival's website.