10/06/2019 | Le Bureau Export Paris

Canada | Valérie Ekoumè brings her music to the other side of the Atlantic

After several concerts in Africa in January, Franco-Cameroonian singer Valérie Ekoumè carries on her tour in Canada from June 29, 2019.

Born in a family of musicians, Valérie Ekoumè showed her passion for music at a very young age.  She draws her influences from differents music genres such as Congolese rumba, Michael Jackson’s pop and also Cameroonian music ; and expresses herself through Afropop.

Her first solo album Djaale came out in 2015. Valérie Ekoumè released her second album Kwin Na Kinguè (Val 2 Val Production) in 2017. In this latest released, she seeked inspirations further in her roots. She also added more depth to this album with socially-engaged songs that evoke traditionnal Cameroonian rhythms like Bikutsi or Essèwè.

After her concerts in Tanzania and Angola, Valérie Ekoumè is heading to Canada.

Valérie Ekoumè’s Canadian tour dates:

  • 29/06/2019 : Ottawa Jazz Festival – Ottawa
  • 04/07/2019 : Sunfest – London
  • 05/07/2019 : Sunfest – London
  • 14/07/2019 : Hillside Festival – Toronto
  • 16/07/2019 : Festival Nuit d’Afrique – Montreal

The artist will also perform in Europe:

  • 21/07/2019 : Laaf Festival – Lausanne (CH)