Successors All Stars photo St Fagans performance N'famady Kouyaté on guitar and Suntou Susso on kora in Y Sior pub, Bethesda, Gwynedd Salif Camara dancing at Global Grooves 2 event Nfamady Kouyate playing djembe on stage Successors djembe and dance Butetown Carnival performance with Wonderbrass 2021 Successors' musicians standing with arms around each other in a bandstand at the end of their show The Successors of the Mandingue live on stage at Butetown Carnival 2019 N'famady Kouyaté, Mohamed 'Momo' Sangare, Aboubacar Konate, and Suntou Susso drumming at the waterfront - Y Galeri, Caernarfon Suntou Susso playing kora at Butetown Carnival with The Successors of the Mandingue

Inspired by authentic griot West African traditions

We offer a range of captivating performances – solo sets, traditional African ensembles, plus festival big bands (including dancers) – using both local, national, & international professional performers.
See the following examples of a wide range of previous shows:
  • The Successors of the Mandingue All Stars featuring Welsh folk singer Eve Goodman, created the beautiful song ‘Da Ni Yma Cymru, Da Ni Yma Affrica’ for Dathliad Cymru-Affrica 2023 – here is their performance in Neuadd Ogwen, Bethesda.

  • Butetown Carnival 2022 – Troupe Djeliguenet featuring The Successors of the Mandingue All Stars performing on the Senedd Steps Stage, Cardiff Bay

  • Ara Deg 2022 – Troupe Djeliguenet featuring The Successors of the Mandingue All Stars performing in Neuadd Ogwen, Bethesda

  • The Successors of the Mandingue All Stars at Cardiff International Food Festival 2022, Cardiff Bay

  • Badenya Ensemble at Y Galeri, Caernarfon

  • An innovative and ground-breaking Afro-Welsh fusion collaboration with Gruff Rhys on the Senedd steps as part of a Butetown Carnival/BACA/Wales Millennium Centre event in September 2020.

  • Assembling a traditional West African ensemble from artists around the UK to perform at the launch of Black History Month in St Fagans Museum, September 2019.

  • Securing internationally renowned Fatoumata Kouyaté Djeliguinet to headline Butetown Carnival, August 2019


If you are interested in making a booking for an event please check out our artist roster page!