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Newsoundwales: N’famady Kouyate + special guest James Bower

Newsoundwales: N’famady Kouyate + special guest James Bower

Sat 9 April
Seligman Theatre

For their first gig at Chapter in over 2 years, Newsoundwales wanted to come back with something special to lift our spirits. When they found N’famady Kouyaté they knew he would fit the bill perfectly! 

Newsoundwales presents:
N’famady Kouyaté is a young energetic musician from Guinea (Conakry), who relocated to Cardiff in 2019. A talented multi-instrumentalist who has wowed audiences across the UK and Ireland with his modern interpretations of traditional West African Mandingue songs and rhythms. N’famady’s primary instrument is the balafon – the traditional wooden xylophone, sacred to West African culture and his family heritage of the griot/djeli. For this performance N’famady will be joined by a six-piece band.

James Bower is originally from Bangor Northern Ireland and now lives in Cardiff. He has been gaining a reputation as a live performer including stand out performances at Between the Trees and the Roath Folk Festival. James manages to take the tried and tested formula of singer songwriter and make it sound fresh and engaging. 



Duration: 3hrs, inlcuding an interval
Latecomers welcome
Age guidance: 14+ 


Hyd: 3awr, yn cynnwys egwyl
Caniateir hwyrddyfodiaid
Canllaw oed: 14+  


Unreserved seating - for your comfort and safety, we’re selling at a reduced capacity. 

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Ticket & Times

  • Sat 9 Apr , 7:30 PM