EVENTS

2017

September 9  Asheville Arts Council Color Ball @ The Orange Peel Nimbus

July 29 2017 Archetype Brewing Grand Opening Nimbus

July 2017 Senegal immersion trip

May 6  5 Walnut  Nimbus (World/Dub/Lounge)

April 8  Mountain Madre Nimbus (World/Dub/Lounge)

April 7  Mountain Madre Nimbus (World/Dub/Lounge)

April 2  Safety Harbor Songfest w/ Arouna Diarra (West African Folk)

April 1  Safety Harbor Songfest w/ Arouna Diarra (West African Folk)

March 30  The Social w/ Arouna Diarra (West African Folk)

March 29  The Backyard Stage w/ Arouna Diarra (West African Folk)

March 27  The Pour House w/ Arouna Diarra (West African Folk)

March 24  The Jefferson Theater w/ Arouna Diarra (West African Folk)

March 22  The Lincoln Theatre w/ Arouna Diarra (West African Folk)

March 21  Neighborhood Theatre w/ Arouna Diarra (West African Folk)

March 18  Grove Park Inn w/ Gypsy Dargle (Irish)

March 18  5 Walnut w/ fiddle player, Priscilla Hunt (folk/traditional)

March 17  Harrah's Cherokee w/ Gypsy Dargle (Irish)

March 16  Harrah's Cherokee  w/ Gypsy Dargle (Irish)


2016

December 1  Claddagh Restaurant & Pub w/ fiddle player, Priscilla Hunt (Irish)

December 17  5 Walnut  Nimbus (World/Dub/Lounge)

December 28  5 Walnut w/ fiddle player, Priscilla Hunt (folk/traditional)

November 5  5 Walnut  Nimbus (World/Dub/Lounge)

November 23  5 Walnut w/ fiddle player, Priscilla Hunt (folk/traditional)

November 30  5 Walnut w/ Les Amis (West African Folk)

October 1  5 Walnut w/ Priscilla Hunt (Folk/Traditional)

October 8 5 Point Film Festival  Nimbus (World/Dub/Lounge)

October 15  5 Walnut w/ Mande Foly (West African)

October 18 Salvage Station w/ Mande Foly (West African)

October 19  5 Walnut Nimbus (World/Dub/Lounge)

September 17 Global & Rural Health MusicFest Nimbus (World/Dub/Lounge)

September 24  private party w/ Les Amis (West African Folk)

August 6 Oskar Blues  Nimbus with Allen Frost (World/Dub/Lounge)

August 13  Creekside Taphouse w/ Les Amis (West African Folk)

August 20 The Block off Biltmore  Nimbus (World/Dub/Lounge)

August 27  5 Walnut solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

July 9  5 Walnut solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

July 20  5 Walnut solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

June 15  5 Walnut w/ Les Amis (West African Folk)

June 24  5 Walnut w/ Mande Foly (West African Folk)

June 25  5 Walnut solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

May 7  private wedding ceremony

May 22 Oskar Blues  Nimbus with Allen Frost (World/Dub/Lounge)

May 25  5 Walnut solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

April 9  5 Walnut solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

April 13  5 Walnut w/ Ryan Oslance (World/Reggae/Latin)

April 20  5 Walnut w/ Les Amis (West African Folk)

April 30  private wedding cocktail hour

March 8 Return from 2-month guitar study in Burkina Faso

March 12  Raleigh St. Patrick's Parade w/ Gypsy Dargle (Irish)

March 17  The Barleycorn solo (Irish Folk)

March 23  5 Walnut solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

February 17 Bois D'Ebene w/ Djaraba (West African)

January 2 Oskar Blues  solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

January 13 Leave for 2-month guitar study in Burkina Faso


2015

December 5  5 Walnut solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

December 16  5 Walnut w/ Les Amis (West African)

October 9  5 Walnut w/ Mande Foly (West African)

October 10  5 Walnut Wine Bar solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

October 17  private wedding ceremony 

October 31  AAAC Color Ball with Zansa (Afropop)

September 5  5 Walnut Wine Bar solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

September 11  5 Walnut w/ Mande Foly (West African)

September 19  Dobra Tea Earth Sounds (Ambient/World)

September 26  Oskar Blues  solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

September 30  Highlands Brewing  with Woody Wood (Folk/Blues/?)

August 2  LEAF Downtown AVL  w/ Arouna Diarra Trio (West African String Music)

August 6  White Horse w/ Arouna Diarra Trio (West African String Music)

August 7  Liv w/ Zansa (Afropop)

August 9  Musikfest w/ Zansa (Afropop)

August 15  Bywater w/ Mande Foly (West African)

August 29  MAHEC Musicfest w/ Zansa (Afropop)

July 4  Private Wedding Ceremony & Dinner solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

July 9  185 King Street  Mande Foly presents: Arouna Diarra Trio (Traditional African)

July 11  5 Walnut Wine Bar w/ Mande Foly (Traditional African)

July 18  5 Walnut Wine Bar solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

June 6  5 Walnut Wine Bar solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

June 12  5 Walnut Wine Bar w/ Mande Foly (Traditional African)

June 13  Dobra Tea  w/ Arouna Diarra (Traditional African): CD Release of Benkadi

June 19  Downtown After 5 w/ Zansa (Afropop); opening for Corey Harris

June 20  Burntshirt Vineyards solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

June 24  New Mountain w/ Zansa (Afropop); opening for King Sunny Ade

May 1  Altamont Theater w/ Zansa (Afropop)

May 2  LAB with Frank Meadows (Latin/Jazz/Swing)

May 16  Montford Music & Arts Festival w/ Mande Foly (Traditional African)

May 17  5 Walnut Wine Bar w/ Mande Foly Acoustique (Traditional African)

May 30  5 Walnut Wine Bar w/ Mande Foly (Traditional African)

April 3  Altamont Theater w/ Zansa (Afropop)

April 4  Harrah's Casino w/ Zansa (Afropop) 

April 4  5 Walnut Wine Bar w/ Mande Foly (Traditional African)

April 15  The Market Place solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World): Appalachian Ramps & Preserves: A Fundraiser For The Appalachian Food Summit

April 18  5 Walnut Wine Bar solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

April 24  5 Walnut Wine Bar w/ Mande Foly (Traditional African)

April 28  Biltmore Estate solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World) 

April 30  Biltmore Estate solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World) 

March 6  Altamont Theater w/ Zansa (Afropop) 

March 14  Raleigh St. Patrick's Parade w/ Gypsy Dargle (Irish)

March 17 Jack of the Wood w/ Gypsy Dargle (Irish)

March 17  The Barleycorn w/ Gypsy Dargle (Irish)

March 20  New Mountain w/ Zansa; Soumu: An African Celebration of Music, Food & Dance

March 21  5 Walnut Wine Bar w/ Mande Foly (Traditional African)

March 22 Dobra Tea Mande Foly presents: Arouna Diarra with Patrick Fitzsimons

February 2  5 Walnut Wine Bar Music of the African diaspora w/ drummer, Ryan Oslance  

February 6  White Horse Mande Foly presents: Arouna Diarra with Patrick Fitzsimons

February 13  185 King Street Mande Foly presents: Arouna Diarra with Patrick Fitzsimons

February 16  5 Walnut Wine Bar Music of the African diaspora w/ drummer, Ryan Oslance

February 19  New Mountain w/ Zansa; Soumu: An African Celebration of Music, Food & Dance 

February 20  Zambra with Frank Meadows & Ryan Oslance (Latin/Jazz/Swing)

February 21  5 Walnut Wine Bar w/ Mande Foly (Traditional African)

February 27  New Mountain w/ Mande Foly (Traditional African)

February 28 Dobra Tea Mande Foly presents: Arouna Diarra with Patrick Fitzsimons

January 6  One World Brewing solo live-looping (Folk/Jazz/World)

January 9 Beth Israel Synagogue Music of the Sephardic Tradition with singer, Yiliana Tuck

January 18  5 Walnut Wine Bar w/ Mande Foly (Traditional African)

January 20  Jack of the Wood Songwriters in the Round

January 23 Good Stuff Mande Foly presents: Arouna Diarra with Patrick Fitzsimons

January 31  Grove Park Inn Celtic Weekend w/ Gypsy Dargle (Irish)