Jali Buba Kuyetah

Main Stage

Rarely do you see such a complete musician as Jali Buba Kuyateh. Born in the southern region of Senegal, Jali Buba grew up living between , neighbouring countries, The Gambia and Senegal, now living in Victoria. Jali Buba comes from a griot (hereditary musician) family, where he has played kora since the age of five.

Jali has appeared at festivals around Australia including WOMADelaide, The Melbourne International Festival, Woodford and Port Fairy Folk Festivals, to name a few. He was invited to perform with some of Australia’s top musicians including jazz legend Bob Sedergreen, guitarist Doug DeVries, and West African musicians, Afro Moses, and the Mohata brothers.

Set times:
5:50pm – 6:40pm
7:20pm – 8:10pm
9:00pm – 9:50pm