Vieux Farka Toure
Vieux Farka Toure, one of the most celebrated African guitarists in history, came to the Sanctuary in October of 2013. Also known as the “Hendrix of the Sahara,” Vieux Farka Toure is a master of the guitar but also plays many other instruments such the African kora, a combination of drum and string instrument, and several other traditional African instruments. With his father a Grammy Award winner, Vieux has grown up surrounded by music. The talented musician mixes his music to sound like his roots from Mali and American blues and jazz.