Making use of every inch of stage, Fatoumta Diawara Debuts at Rescue Rooms

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Monday December 16, 2019


Live Music Review: Fatoumta Diawara’s Nottingham Debut at Rescue Rooms

“It’s not every day you get to spend a cold, wintry Sunday night in the presence of someone that has not only been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards but has also collaborated and performed with some of music’s biggest names, including Sir Paul McCartney, Bobby Womack, Herbie Hancock and more recently, Disclosure. But that’s just what fans had in store for them during Fatoumata Diawara’s recent Nottingham gig at Rescue Rooms.

As the packed crowd waited for Fatoumata to take to the stage, the atmosphere was electric, with music lovers of all ages buzzing with anticipation. In an interview with us earlier in the week, Fatoumata had promised an ‘unforgettable evening’ and the crowd were definitely here for it.

Arriving on stage amidst wild cheers and applause, Fatoumata oozed a cool, regal and commanding stage presence, dressed in head to toe traditional Malian dress and backed up by a super smooth guitarist, keys player and bass player (who was sporting an impressive 5-string).”

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