Hendrix of the Sahara hits Derbyshire

Vieux Farka Toure at Buxton's Pavilion Arts Centre on February 2.
Vieux Farka Toure at Buxton's Pavilion Arts Centre on February 2.
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International recording artist Vieux Farka Touré, who has been dubbed the Hendrix of the Sahara, makes his High Peak debut next week.

The son of blues guitarist, Ali Farka Touré, he is renowned for his expertise in African fingerstyle. Vieux’s latest album, Mon Pays, reminds the listener of the beauty and culture of his native Mali.

He plays at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, on Tuesday, February 2. Tickets £16.50.

Tickets cost £16.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk