Jul 14

Les Filles de Illighadad

Felton Music Hall

Felton, CA

Show: 8:00PM


Event Details

Doors 7pm // Show 8pm // Ages 21+ // $20 Advance & $24 Day of Show

***This is a standing room general admissions show. There will be a limited number of chairs located in the back of the concert hall. Seating will be first come first served. The restaurant will be open for dinner starting at 4pm.

Felton Music Hall Presents:


Les Filles de Illighadad’s third full-length, At Pioneer Works,

was recorded over two sold-out shows in Brooklyn, NY in Fall

2019 at the tail-end of two years of nonstop touring in support of

the band’s 2017 album Eghass Malan. Writing about the shows

for The New Yorker, music critic Amanda Petrusich writes: “The

crowd in Brooklyn was entranced, nearly reverent. Les Filles’

music is mesmeric, almost prayer-like, which can leave an

audience agog... whatever rhythm does to a human body—it

was happening.”

Les Filles de Illighadad (“daughters of Illighadad”) was founded

in Illighadad, Niger in 2016 by solo guitarist Fatou Seidi Ghali

and renowned vocalist Alamnou Akrouni. In 2017, they were

joined by Amaria Hamadalher, a fixture on the Agadez guitar

scene, and Abdoulaye Madassane, rhythm guitarist and a son of

Illighadad. Les Filles de Illighadad’s music draws from two

distinct styles of regional sound, ancient village choral chants

and desert guitar. The result is a groundbreaking new direction

for Tuareg folk music and a sound that resonates far outside of

their village. In the past years, the band has toured nonstop,

bringing their highly specific sound to distant corners of the


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Event Location


Felton Music Hall

6275 Hwy 9, Felton, CA, 95018

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