TOUR DATES

2014 SCHEDULE:

23-Oct-2014 Mount Stewart, PE Trailside Cafe 8:00 PM (Special Solo Performance)

22-Oct-2014  Moncton, NB Capitol Theatre 8:00 PM (Special Solo Performance)

08 – 10 Aug – 2014 Edmonton, AB Edmonton Folk Festival 

19-July-2014 Duncan, BC Islands Folk Festival (2 Shows @ 10 pm and 11 pm)

18-July-2014 Salt Spring Island, BC ArtSpring 8:00 PM

24-May-2014 Coquitlam, BC Evergreen Cultural Centre

31-Jan-2014  West Vancouver, BC  West Vancouver Memorial Library 7: 30 PM

17-Jan-2014 Courtenay, BC Winter Bites Festival Best Western Ballroom 9:00 PM

2013 SCHEDULE:

19-Oct-2013 Chilliwack, BC Cooks Presbyterian Church 6:00 PM 

(45825 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack, BC V2P 2E1)

17-Aug-2013 Penticton, BC Dream Cafe  (Special Solo Performance)

3-5-Aug-2013 Canmore, AB Canmore Folk Festival (with Naby Camara)

27-Jul-2013 Slocan City, BC  Unity Music Festival

20-Apr-2013 Princeton, BC Riverside Community Centre

19-Apr-2013 Nelson, BC Capitol Theatre

13-Apr-2013 Mount Stewart, PE Trailside Cafe (Special Solo Show)

12-Apr-2013 Margaretsville, NS Evergreen Theatre (Special Solo Show)

10-Apr-2013 Halifax, NS Seahorse Tavern (Special Solo Show)

26-Jan-2013 Victoria, BC Farquhar Auditorium (University Centre)

2012 SCHEDULE:

1-Dec-2012 Vancouver, BC West African Summit – Rio Theatre (all ages)

27-Nov-2012 Golden, BC West African Summit Project – Golden Civic Centre

25-Nov-2012 Camrose, AB West African Summit Project – Bailey Theatre

24-Nov-2012 Sherwood Park, AB (Edmonton) West African Summit – Festival Place

23-Nov-2012 Saskatoon, SK West African Summit Project – Broadway Theatre

22-Nov-2012 Prince Albert, SK West African Summit Project – E.A Rawlinson Centre

20-Nov-2012 Sioux Lookout, ON West African Summit Project – Queen Elizabeth High School

17-Nov-2012 Montreal, PQ West African Summit Project – Cabaret du Mile End

16-Nov-2012 Toronto, ON West African Summit Project – Beverley Hall

11-Aug-2012 Calgary, AB Afrikadey!

7-8 Jul-2012 London, ON Sunfest

1-Jul-2012 Vancouver, BC Canada Day Celebration, Jack Poole Plaza (FREE)

16-Jun-2012 Vancouver, BC Festival d’été francophone de Vancouver 2012

2-Jun-2012 Fort McMurray, AB Venue TBA

21-Apr-2012 Point Reyes Station, CA Dance Palace

20-Apr-2012 Berkeley, CA Ashkenaz Music Center

18-Apr-2012 Chico, CA Sierra Navada Brewing Company

7-Apr-2012 Zacatecas, Mexico Festival Cultural Zacatecas

5-Apr-2012 Sombrerete, Mexico Festival Cultural Zacatecas

4-Apr-2012 Fesnillo, Mexico Festival Cultural Zacatecas

11-Feb-2012 Kirkland, WA Kirkland Performance Center

10-Feb-2012 Mt Vernon, WA McIntyre Hall

Special Solo Shows on Haida Gwaii

28-Jan-2012 Queen Charlotte City Community Hall (Solo)

27-Jan-2012 Masset, BC GM Dawson Gym (Solo)

Alpha with the African Guitar Summit (January 18 – 25)

25-Jan-2012 West Vancouver, BC www.kaymeekcentre.com (AGS)

21-Jan-2012 Banff, AB Eric Harvie Theatre (AGS)

20-Jan-2012 Sherwood Park, AB Festival Place (AGS)

18/19-Jan-2012  Fort MacLeod, AB Empress Theatre (AGS)

7-Jan-2012 Crescent City, CA Crescent Elk Auditorium

6-Jan-2012 Crescent City, CA African Dance Workshop @

Del Norte High School

2011 SCHEDULE:


8-Oct-11 Chilliwack, BC Chilliwack Cultural Centre

13-Aug-11  Seymour Arm, BC (Salmon Arm) Seymour Arm Ballfield

Free concert presented by Salmon Arm Roots & Blues

5-7-Aug-11 Edmonton, AB Edmonton Folk Music Festival

23-24 Jul-11 Duncan, BC Islands Folk Festival

16-17-Jul-11 Vancouver, BC Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Jericho Beach Park

19-Apr-11 Lethbridge, AB Geomatic Attic

18-Apr-11 Red Deer, AB Matchboxx Theatre

17-Apr-11  Sherwood Park, AB (Edmonton) Festival Place,

16-Apr-11  Cochrane, AB Cochrane Ranch House,

15-Apr-11  Nelson, BC Live at the Royal

26-Mar-11 Whistler, BC Maurice Young Millennium Place 8:00 PM

18-Mar-11 Vancouver, BC AfroCeltic Dance Party 8:00 PM

Stadium Club @ Edgewater Casino 750 Pacific Blvd S.

17-Feb-11   Kelowna, BC Rotary Centre for the Arts – 7:30 PM

Tickets: www.selectyourtickets.com

12-Feb-11   Peace River, AB Bell Centre – 8:00 PM

presented by The African  Descendants of Peace River Society

2010 SCHEDULE:


From October 27 – November 9th, Alpha will be leaving the band behind and will perform a series of special francophone house concerts

Du 27 Octobre – Novembre 9 Alpha va quitter le groupe derrière et procédera à une série de concerts spéciaux maison francophone

9-Nov-10 Saskatoon, SK contact: daniel.fontaine.sk@gmail.com

7-Nov-10 Saskatoon, SK contact: roger.gauthier52@gmail.com

6-Nov-10 St. Denis, SK contact: acft@baudoux.ca

5-Nov-10 Prince Albert, SK contact: direction@scfpa.ca

4-Nov-10 Debden, SK contact: cmjbisson@sasktel.net

3-Nov-10 North Battleford, SK contact: centrefranconb@sasktel.net

2-Nov-10 Saskatoon, SK contact: direction.ffs@shaw.ca

30-Oct-10 Ponteix, SK contact: auvergnois@sasktel.net

29-Oct-10 Regina, SK contact: acampagne@sasktel.net

28-Nov-10 Bellegarde, SK contact: agente@acfbellegarde.com

27 -Oct-10 Rocanville, SK contact: renee.t@sasktel.net

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23-Oct-10 Kelowna, BC Cush Lounge

(10:45 PM Breakout West Showcase)

22-Oct-10 Kelowna, BC Cush Lounge

(9:45 PM Breakout West Showcase)

16 Oct-10  Olympia, WA The Loft on Cherry  525 Cherry St. SE

15-Oct-10  Bellevue, WA Meydenbauer Centre

(11:30 PM Arts Northwest Showcase)

14-Oct-10  Kirkland, WA Kirkland Performance Arts Center 7:30 PM                                     www.kpcenter.org

4-Aug-10    Rochester, MN Rochester Civic Theater (workshop)

3-Aug-10    Rochester, MN Rochester Civic Theater (workshop)

31-Jul-10    Orcas Is, WA The Orcas Center

30-Jul-10   San Juan, WA San Juan Performing Arts Center

26-Jul-10    Seattle, WA Jazz Alley

23-Jul-10    Toronto, ON Hugh’s Room

21-Jul-10    Montreal, QC Nuit D’Afrique

16-Jul-10    Fort Macleod, AB South Country Fair

12-Jul-10    Halifax, NS Halifax Jazz Festival

4-Jul-10    Canso, NS Stan Rogers Folk Festival

3-Jul-10    Canso, NS Stan Rogers Folk Festival

27-Jun-10    Banff, AB Banff Centre Cabaret

26-Jun-10    Banff, AB Banff Centre Cabaret

19-Jun-10    Chicago, IL Takin’ It To the Streets Festival

12-Jun-10    Calgary, AB African Guitar Summit

10-Jul-10 Annapolis Royal, NS Kings Theatre (special solo performance)

4-Jun-10    Pender Island, BC tba

3-Jun-10    Vancouver, BC Unite With Art (Maynards Auction House) Private Event

27-03-10 Nanaimo BC Port  Theatre

26-03-10 Victoria  BC Alex Goolden Hall

19-03-10  Whistler, BC 2010 Paralympic Games: Celebrate Whistler

12-03-10 Mount Alison, NB

5-03-10 Riviere du loup QC Maison de la culture

4-03-10 Baie- du Fevre,  QC Les  amis du theatre Belcourt

27-02-10 ST. Therese QC Theatre Lionel-GroulX 

25-02-10 Gatineau QC Ville de Gatineau

22-02-10 Vancouver, BC Vancouver Olympic 2010 Live City Downtown

20-02-10 Vanvoucer, BC Vancouver Olympic 2010

17-02-10 Vancouver, BC Vancouver Olympic2010  live City Yaletown

14-02-10 Vancouver, BC 2010 Olympic Games   Air Canada Stage

13-02-10 Coquitlam / Maillardville BC Festival du bois

12-02-10 Vancouver, BC CBC  radio  7PM    700 Hamilton ST

CBC  radio/ Television  interview, performances  Granville island 1-2:30 PM

11-02-10 Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Olympic 2010 ,  Opening ceremony  Jam Colombie Britanique 1318 Cartwright St  Granville Island  placefranco2010.ca

9-02-10 Vancouver, BC 2010 Olympic Games – Olympic Village

16-01-10   North Vancouver, BC Capilano University

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SCHEDULE ARCHIVES

2009 Schedule:

Feb 13th, 14th, 15th, Festival du Voyageur Winnipeg Manitoba

Feb 20th – 21 French Community Centre Fort McMurray AB

Feb 28th Benefit concert for the Rotary Club Vancouver BC

March 20th 20e anniversary of the francophonie Vancouver (Public Library) BC

April 24-26th Fest International de Louisiane Lafayette LA

April 25th Houston INT music festival Houston Texas

May 31st Fest des Guitars du Monde en Abitibi Temiscamingue QC

June 06 Luminato festival Toronto ON

June 19- 20th 09 Ottawa Dragon and boat Festival Ottawa ON {AGS}

Aug 22 nd 09 Alma Tamtam Acadam Festival Alma Qc

Aug 23 rd 09 Ottawa Folk music Fest Ottawa ON

2008 Schedule:

Feb 15, 2008 : Jefferson City, MO, US

March 1,2,3 2008: Contact Ouest, Excutive Hotel, Coquitlam B.C

May 13 2008: Vancouver Island Children’s festival,Nanaimo B.C

May 14-16 2008 Vancouver Island Children’s fest,Victoria, BC

June 22, 2008: Vancouver International Jazz Festival ,Commodore Ballroom, Van BC

July 1th 2008 Montreal Jazz Festival , Montreal QC

July 3- 4th Sunfest tentative London ON

July 5-6th Afrofest Toronto ON

July 20, 2008: Starbelly Jam Music Festival, Crawford Bay, BC

September 16,2008: Pinedale, WY USA – Workshop

September 17,2008: Pinedale, WY USA – Concert

September 19,2008: Cody, WY USA – daytime school concert, evening public concert A

Nov 8th showcase Monton

Nov 9th Baie des chaleurs New Richmond Qc

Nov 10 spect art Rimouski Qc

Nov 12 th Tohu Montreal Qc

Nov 13th St-Jean QC

Nov 18 th Palais Montcalm Quebec City Qc

Nov 22 th Centre cult de Joliette Joliette Qc

2007 Schedule:

January 27, 2007:  Private Concert: The American Museum of Natural

History, New York, NY, USA

February 2nd, 2007, Baobab Festival WIse Hall Vancouver, BC

February 3, 2007, McAninch Performing Arts Centre, Chicago, Illinois

February 6, 2007 Minneapolis, USA

February 9/10, 2007: Japanese Community Centre: Vernon, BC

February13-18, 2007: African Guitar Summit Tour, Various Cities

March 22nd 2007, Lake Superior University Sault St. Marie, Ontario

March 23, 2007 Marquette Michigan USA

March 24, 25 Traverse City Michigan USA

May 14-21, 2007: Vancouver International Children’s Festival,Vancouver, BC

May 25th Calgary, TBA

May 31st – June 4th Alaska Ocean Festival, Alaska USA

June 26-27th Brooks AB

June 30, 2007: Banff Springs Arts Centre, Banff, AB

June 24th North Country Fair, Alberta

June 27, 2007, Mission Folk Festival

July 6-7th Winnipeg Folk Fest Bird Hill, MB w/ African Guitar Summit AGS

July 12th Huntsville ON w/ African Guitar Summit AGS

July 13/14, 2007: California WorldFest, Grass Valley, CA, USA

July 21, 2007: CentreStage, San Rafael, CA, USA

July 27th Yale Town Vancouver BC

July 29th Mission Folk Fest Mission BC

July TBA Winnipeg Folk Festival w/ African Guitar Summit AGS

Aug 11th Afrikaday Calgary AB w/ African Guitar Summit AGS

August 9 – 12th 2007, Edmonton Folk Festival w/ African Guitar Summit AGS

Aug 25 th Show Box Seattle WA

Sep 21, 2007 Montreal, Quebec w/ African Guitar Summit AGS

October 17, 2007: Castleton, VT, USA

October 18, 2007: Masterclass, Castleton, VT, USA

October 24, 2007: Keen State University, Keene, NH, USA

October 25, 2007: Lebanon, NH, USA

October 26, 2007: Manchester, NH, USA

October 29 – 31st 2007 Middlebury College Vermont, USA

November 1 Cedar Cultural Centre, 2007 MN, USA

November 3 Fairmont Opera House, MN, USA

November 4, 2007 College of Dupage, Glen Ellyn IL, USA

November 10, The ACT, Maple Ridge BC

November 24, The WISE Hall, Vancouver, BC

DECEMBER ONTARIO TOUR

December 6: 8:00pm

ROSE THEATRE BRAMPTON

Brampton, ON

December 7: 7:30pm SEAN O’SULLIVAN THEATRE

CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Brock University

St. Catharines, ON

December 8: 8:00pm

OAKVILLE CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Oakville, ON

December 9: 9:00pm (Time not confirmed)

LULA LOUNGE

Toronto, ON

2006 Schedule:

January 12, 2006, Francis Winspear Centre for Music, Edmonton, AB,

African Guitar Summit

January 14, 2006: African Guitar Summit: Banff, AB

January 20: The Waverley, Cumberland, BC

January 21: University of Victoria, Victoria, BC.

January 25: Kelowna Visual and Performing Arts Centre, Kelowna, BC

January 26: Roxy Theatre, Revelstoke, BC

January 27: Charles Bailey Theatre, Trail, BC

January 28: Maple Ridge Benefit Concert

February 14-23: Recording of African Guitar Summit II CD, Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto

February 24: The Pepper Jack Café, Hamilton, ON

February 25: West End Cultural Centre, Winnipeg, MB

March 11: Roberts Creek Community Hall, Sechelt, BC

March 31: “Fuse” CBC Radio One/Two/Three, Halifax, NS

March 31: Pogue Fado, JUNO Festival, Halifax, NS

April 1: “The Weekender”, CBC Radio Two, Halifax, NS

April 2: “Songwriters’ Circle”, JUNO Awards, with Jan Arden, Ron Sexsmith, Martha Wainwright and Alan Doyle, Broadcast on CBC Radio One/Two, Live at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Halifax, NS

April 8: Harrison Memorial Hall, Harrison Hot Springs, BC

May 13: St. James Hall, Rogue Folk Club, Vancouver, BC, AYD Trio

May 16: Vancouver Public Library Square, Canadian Census Day Concert, Vancouver, BC

May 20: Bell Centre for the Performing Arts, Surrey, BC

May 26-27: Music Under the K Festival, Keremeos, BC

July 1: Legislature Lawns, Inner Harbour, Canada Day Celebration, Victoria, BC

July 8: Afrofest, Toronto, ON,  Guitar Workshops

July 9: Afrofest, Toronto, ON, African Guitar Summit

July 10: Ottawa Bluesfest, Ottawa, ON

July 14: Nuits d’Afrique de Montéal, Montréal, PQ

July 21: Festival of Freedom at the Forks, Grand Forks, BC

July 22: PNE Grounds, Vancouver Diversity Festival, Vancouver, BC

July 23-25: Global Connections Stage, Capital EX, Edmonton, AB

July 26: ArtSpring, Salt Spring Island, BC

August 18-20: Roots and Blues Festival, Salmon Arm, BC

September 7-9, 2006:

Western Arts Alliance Booking Conference, Long Beach, CA, USA

September 7, 2006, 13:00

WAA Official Showcase, Grand Ballroom, Convention Center

September 8, 2006, 8:00

Seminar:  “Doing Business in Canada”, Convention Center

September 8, 2006, 21:30

Affiliated Showcase, Seaview Ballroom C, Hyatt Regency Long Beach Hotel

September 14,

After Fair Affaire, Salt Spring Island

September 29-30, 2006

San Juan Community Theatre, Friday Harbour, WA, USA

November 5, 2006: Private Concert: The Teahouse, Stanley Park, Vancouver,BC

November 7, 2006: with Sarah McLachlan and Daniel Lavoie, Canadian

Association of Broadcasters Awards Gala, Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC

December 10, 2006

Canadian Folk Music Awards, Meyer Horowitz Auditorium, Edmonton, AB

2005 Schedule:

January 9, 2005: Boot Pub, Whistler, BC

March 10: Saltspring Island, BC

March 11: Port Theatre, Nanaimo, BC

March 12: Tofino, BC

March 29: “Djama” CD Release Party, Vancouver, BC

April 2/3: Juno Awards, for African Guitar Summit, Winnipeg, Manitoba

April 8: In-store concert, Highlife Records, Vancouver, BC

April 22: Solo Guitar Performance, Global Discoveries Festival, Croatian

Culutral Centre, Vancouver, BC

May 8, Centennial Stage, Kelowna, BC

May 14/15, “Good Morning Canada”, CTV Television, Nationally Televised Performance

May 16, Urban Rush, Shaw Television, Vancouver Television Performance

May 22: Tulip Festival, Ottawa, ON

May 26: Elixir Nightclub. Kingston, ON

May 27: West Port, ON

May 28: Babaganoush, Orangeville, ON

May 29: Niagra Folk Arts Festival, St. Catharines, ON

June 19, Tumbuktu. Les Transarts Africains, Saint-Hubert (PQ)

June 23: Calgary Jazz Festival, Calgary,AB

June 24: Banff, AB

June 28: Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Commodore Ballroom,

Vancouver, BC

July 2nd & 3rd: Dayton Folk Festival Dayton, Ohio

July 10: AfroFest, Toronto, ON

July 14/15/16, The Dream Cafe, Penticton, BC

July 17: Harrison Festival of the Arts, Harrison Hot Springs, BC

July 22/23: Prince George Folk Festival, Prince George, BC

July 30: Festival Africain du Quebec City, PQ

July 31: Les FrancoFolies de Montreal, Montreal, PQ

August 5/6/7: Edmonton Folk Festival, Edmonton, AB

August 12-14: Roots and Blues Festival, Salmon Arm, BC

September 2-5: Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA, USA

September 10: Regina, Saskatchewan, African Guitar Summit

November 4-13: Tour of British Columbia, Cities TBA

November 17: Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, YK,

African Guitar Summit

November 19: University of Victoria, Victoria, BC,

African Guitar Summit

November 20: Chan Centre, Vancouver, BC,

African Guitar Summit

November 25: West Vancouver Memorial Library,

West Vancouver, BC

Alpha Yaya Diallo and his band will participate in a Mundial Montreal showcase at :

Wednesday, November 16 – 9:00 PM

Club Balattou

4372 boul St-Laurent (corner Marie-Anne)

Montréal,QC H2W 1Z5

Alpha will share the evening with two other great Quebec based bands, Bobolessé (Brazil)  and Kabukuo (West Africa)

Alpha Yaya Diallo and his band will participate in a Mundial Montreal showcase at :

Wednesday, November 16 – 9:00 PM

Club Balattou

4372 boul St-Laurent (corner Marie-Anne)

Montréal,QC H2W 1Z5

Alpha will share the evening with two other great Quebec based bands, Bobolessé (Brazil)  and Kabukuo (West Africa)

Alpha Yaya Diallo and his band will participate in a Mundial Montreal showcase at :