Cheikh Lo UK Tour – January 2011

The Senegalese star kicks off the new year in fine style with a trio of UK headline shows in January.

13th January, Scala, London

14th January, Band on the Wall, Manchester

15th January, Celtic Connections (Old Fruitmarket), Glasgow

Cheikh’s latest album ‘Jamm’ has been hailed by many critics as his best album yet:

#1 in World Music Chart Europe

#2 in Official UK World Music Album Chart

In Songlines Top 10 Albums of 2010

In fROOTS Top 10 Albums of 2010

“Reconfirms his position as one of the finest, most soulful singers in West Africa.” The Guardian ****

“never loses its groove. Classy stuff.” The Observer

“Senegal mystic in blistering form. African album of the year?” Uncut****

“Senegal’s premier pan-African always comes up with the goods.” MOJO****

For more information on Cheikh, including exclusive videos, image gallery, album artwork, tour dates and more visit

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James loves music, especially Djembe drum music. He has been studying traditional djembe drumming since 2004. Nearly all his free time goes into developing

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