Mdou Moctar Announce Album and Tour, Share New “Funeral for Justice” Video: Watch

Mdou Moctar have announced the new album Funeral for Justice. The band’s follow-up to 2021’s Afrique Victime is out May 3 via Matador. Watch the music video for the new LP’s title song below.

Formally, lead singer and guitarist Mdou Moctar, rhythm guitarist Ahmoudou Madassane, drummer Souleymane Ibrahim, and bassist and producer Mikey Coltun comprise the band Mdou Moctar. The group is going on tour in the spring and summer, beginning with performances at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. See the band’s tour dates below.

Following Afrique Victime, Mdou Moctar released Afrique Refait, Niger EP Vol. 1, and Niger EP Vol. 2.

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Mdou Moctar: Funeral for Justice

Funeral for Justice:

01 Funeral for Justice
02 Imouhar
03 Takoba
04 Sousoume Tamacheq
05 Imajighen
06 Tchinta
07 Djallo #1
08 Oh France
09 Modern Slaves

Mdou Moctar:

04-14 Indio, CA – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
04-21 Indio, CA – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
06-05 Atlantic City, NJ – Anchor Rock Club
06-06 Harrisburg, PA – The Abbey Bar at ABC
06-07 Richmond, VA – Brown’s Island (Friday Cheers)
06-08 Saxapahaw, NC – Haw River Ballroom
06-09 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
06-11 James Island, SC – The Charleston Pour House
06-12 Birmingham, AL – Saturn
06-13 Atlanta, GA – Terminal West
06-14 Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
06-15 Indianapolis, IN – Hi-Fi Indy
06-18 Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
06-19 Ferndale, MI – Magic Bag
06-20 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom & Tavern
06-21 Buffalo, NY – Ashbury Hall at Babeville
06-22 Greenfield, MA – Green River Music Festival
06-23 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
06-26 New York, NY – Warsaw Concerts
06-27 Washington, D.C. – 9:30 Club
06-28 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
07-03 London, England – Electric Brixton
07-07 Ewijk, Netherlands – Down the Rabbit Hole
08-19 Berlin, Germany – Festaal Kreuzberg
08-20 Leipzig, Germany – UT Kreuzberg
08-21 Munich, Germany – Ampere
08-22 Milan, Italy – Magnolia Summerfest
08-25 Paris, France – Petit Bain
08-26 Antwerp, Belgium – OLT Rivierenhof
08-27 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
08-30 Dorset, England – End of the Road Festival
08-31 Manchester, England – Manchester Psych Fest
09-01 Birmingham, England – Moseley Folk & Arts Festival
09-02 Glasgow, Scotland – Saint Luke’s & The Winged Ox
09-03 Newcastle upon Tyne, England – Boiler Shop
09-04 Leeds, England – Brudenell Social Club

Mdou Moctar: Funeral for Justice Tour

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