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NYC: Win Tix To See Fatoumata Diawara Live + U.S. Tour!

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Fresh off of Damon Albarn's Africa Express Tour, Mali's Fatoumata Diawara heads to the United States this fall to play a series of live shows! This is your chance to catch this multi-faceted musician whose talented guitar sound blends funk, jazz, and soul. Okayafrica is giving away 2 free tickets (a $70 value) to see her live at NYC's Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University Friday 9/28 at 7:30pm. Simply follow @Okayafrica on Twitter and tweet at us #FatoumataTix to enter! Go here to purchase tickets and to see a full list of tour dates.

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