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  • For Souad Massi
  • Territories : World

Following her last album, El Mutakallimûn,  where she had brought back to life a selection of texts from great Arabic poets, Souad Massi is back with a very personal project :
Oumniya ("my wish")

New album 2019 Oct 11 (naïve Believe) and new show,
Concerts in Café de la Danse, Paris, on Oct 14th and 15th.

A tribute to women … from intimate to universal…a plea for Human Rights, and for the right to dignity for each and every one. 

The various songs selected for this upcoming album render moments of her own life, her own emotions in a personal way. But also her commitments, her strive for the values she has puts forth whether in her career or in her life as a woman.
In this new project, Souad wants to talk about what touches her, what she strives for : women and their conditions through time and in the world, and more generally her stand for Human Rights. Engaged for the cause of change in Algeria, she raises her voice here in support of all struggles towards the opening of ways to independence and to the right to dignity for all human beings.  
From a profound longing to reach out far and wide, her musical choices are pure, universal, thus creating a bridge between chaâbi and folk music.  Souad invites us to experience with her the source of her musical grounding, tinted by her genuine inclination for diversity.
She also wished for this new project to find return to the Souad of her musical debuts : instinctive and free from any set goals. She wishes for her songs to have a life of their own. Independence here again, in rather than the imposed diktats of categories and genres. 


Touring line-up :
Souad Massi, voice, guitar
Rabah Khalfa : derbouka
Mehdi Dalil : mandolin, guitar
Mokrane Adlani : violin viola
Adriano Tenorio (aka DD) : percussion


Date City Place Country
2019-11-19 London Jazz Cafe UK
2019-11-20 London Jazz Cafe UK
2019-11-23 Orly (94) Centre Culturel d'Orly France
2019-11-29 Le Garric (81) Maison de la Musique - Cap Découverte France
2019-12-05 Utrecht Tivoli Vredenburg The Netherlands
2019-12-07 Eindhoven Muziekgebouw Eindhoven Frits Philips The Netherlands

Past dates (current year only)

Date City Place Country
2019-01-26 Nîmes (30) Théâtre Christian Liger France
2019-03-01 Grand Couronne L'Avant Scène France
2019-03-08 Paris Institut du Monde Arabe France
2019-03-12 Toulouse (31) Salle Nougaro France
2019-04-09 Kuwait City Al Shaheed Park’s open air Amphitheatre Koweit
2019-05-16 Epinal (88) La souris Verte France
2019-05-17 St Ouen (95) L'Imprévu France
2019-05-18 Gennevilliers Salle des Fêtes (pour le Conservatoire de Musique) France
2019-06-19 Chanac (48) Festival Détours du Monde France
2019-07-19 Chanac (48) Festival Détours du Monde France
2019-07-26 Martigues (13) Théâtre de Verdure France
2019-09-21 Genève L'Alhambra Switzerland
2019-10-08 Beyrouth Music Hall Waterfront Liban
2019-10-14 Paris Café de la Danse France
2019-10-15 Paris Café de la Danse France
2019-10-18 Villeneuve St Georges (94) Sud-Est Théâtre France
2019-10-19 Vanves (92) Conservatoire France