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‘Mon Pays (My Country)’ is out now

Mon Pays (My Country) is officially released and available at all your favorite places to purchase music.  This album is an hommage to beautiful Mali and her people. #PeaceInMali.

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“Mon Pays (My Country)” | The New Album is out May 28th

Pre-order Vieux Farka Touré’s new album (CD or digital download), “Mon Pays (My Country)” and save $2.00 PLUS get a free, exclusive download of Vieux Farka Touré’s live performance from this year’s WOMAD festival in Adelaide, Australia. The ‘Live at … Continue reading

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Behind The Scenes: The Story of The Touré-Raichel Collective

Thank you to PopMatters and to Sam Bathrick/ Native Resonance for this beautiful video of the story behind The Touré-Raichel Collective. Watch out for European tour dates this Fall! From the PopMatters Premiere: PopMatters’ David Maine recently raved about the … Continue reading

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THE TOURE-RAICHEL COLLECTIVE COLLECTS RAVE REVIEWS FROM NPR, WALL STREET JOURNAL AND MORE

“The deeply affecting, at times hypnotic album rises from simmering grooves enriched by Mr. Touré’s stinging solos on acoustic and electric guitars and Mr. Raichel’s cascading piano. It’s not so much a cross-cultural exercise as an exploration of common ground.” … Continue reading

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VFT Proudly Presents: The Toure-Raichel Collective

Vieux Farka Touré (Mali) and Idan Raichel (Israel), virtuosic superstars from very different backgrounds, join together to create masterworks of collaboration and improvisation. After a chance meeting in an airport in Europe, Idan and Vieux forged a deep friendship that … Continue reading

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Vieux announces February 2012 UK and France shows

Vieux announces ‘power rock trio’ tour of UK and France February 2nd-18th! Please see the tour page for individual dates.

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Vieux to bring Mali’s desert blues to India



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Vieux premieres new video for “All The Same feat. Dave Matthews”

With “All the Same,” Vieux Farka Toure and Dave Matthews craft a stunning song about the perils of possessing a unique and desirable gift. Both Vieux and Dave are hailed as musical torch-bearers of both their generation and hometown, but … Continue reading

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Rolling Stone says Vieux’s new album ‘slays!’

Will Hermes from Rolling Stone says Vieux “joins American peers for a crossover set that slays, primarily because the players come to his music, not the other way around.”  With a star-rating on par with the uber-popular Lonely Island and … Continue reading

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‘The Secret’ is unveiled!

With his 2010 World Cup performance before a billion people in Johannesburg, South Africa, Vieux Farka Toure has become one of the most celebrated African guitarists in history. Vieux now takes a dramatic next step with his new album, The … Continue reading

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