“You can blow out a candle, but you can't blow out a fire.” Featuring Yo-Yo Ma, the Cape Town Ensemble, the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Taiko Project, Dynamic Music Collective and Silkroad.
Salif Diarra is joined by Angel Farmache for this performance of "Miiry," an original song about thinking positively so that you will attract good things. A Live Outside performance that's dedicated to all women around the world.
New version, with r&b vocalist Aloe Blacc, world-renowned percussionist Sheila E., blues vocalist Shemekia Copeland, soul folk duo The War and Treaty, banjo greats Bela Fleck and Silkroad's Rhiannon Giddens, and pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph.
Malian blues rock band Songhoy Blues performing "Barre," an original song from their latest album Optimisme, live outside in Bamako, Mali. Barre—meaning "change" in Songhai—calls on the youth to rise up and take action.
Written and performed by lyricist Alfred Howard. Inspired by an encounter Alfred had with an audience member after he read a piece called "Definition of Patriotism" at an anti-war protest, this poem explores the many things that unite us as a human race.