The Manden Ensemble is an international group of Artists fusing traditional and contemporary styles of West African music from the Mande Empire of what is now known as Mali. Inspired by both village and Wassalou (Oumou Sangare).
Manden Express has been playing non stop since there formation last year. In less than a year they have played at LOVE:LIVE Music Festival and Body and Soul festival and has been the main act of one of Dublin most fun and cultural night, Dublin Tropikal.
This band is sure to make you dance with their beautiful music.
Sadjo Sissokho – Kora
Jose Minguez – Electric Guitar
Paddy Groenland – Guitar
Manuel Sanz Olivencia – Bass
Brian Lynch – Djembe
Cote Calmet – Drums