Alpha YaYa Diallo has just been added to the lineup for Unity Music Festival, organizers of the July 27 to 28 outdoor event at Slocan City beach announced today.
This Vancouver-based, three-time Juno Award winner for Best World Album joins the already jumping festival lineup alongside familiar names from around the province, like The Boom Booms, Kytami, Shane Philips, Erica Dee, and more.
Alpha Yaya Diallo is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, as well as a true multi-cultural Canadian artist, performing in French, English and his native Guinean languages of Foulani and Souso. Born in Guinea, West Africa, he was exposed to a variety of cultures and musical traditions from the Malenke, Sousou, and his own Foulani people.
For more information on the Unity Music Festival and to view the full lineup, visit unitymusicfestival.ca.
The festival is still looking for volunteers. Sign up and be part of Slocan’s first beach festival.