The legendary musician Manu Chao is back in India for a legendary tour across multiple cities in March 2023. Celebrated as a forefather of Latin alternative rock, French-Spanish singer-songwriter Manu Chao’s rhythmic and often political music reflects a variety of global influences. Manu Chao will be playing a live acoustic set + will be joined by two musicians. Stay tuned for more!
About Manu Chao:
Chao’s French rock band, Mano Negra, was inspired equally by world music and classic punk, scoring hits in Spanish (“Mala Vida”), English (“King Kong Five”), and Arabic (“Sidi h’bibi”).
His 1998 solo debut,
, spent four years on the French charts and earned Best World Music Album honors at the Victoires de la Musique.
Thanks to its catchy, sing-song structure, “Me Gustas Tu” was an international hit that propelled 2001’s
Próxima Estación: Esperanza
to No. 1 in several countries.
He produced and performed on Malian duo Amadou & Mariam’s Grammy-nominated breakthrough,
Dimanche à Bamako
named one of the 40 Best Albums of 2005.
In 2007, Chao won a Latin Grammy Award for “Me Llaman Calle,” which was written for the film
and later appeared on his album
The video for 2017’s “Moonlight Avenue,” the folky debut single from Ti.po.ta—Chao’s acoustic side-project with Greek actress Klelia Renesi—has more than 3 million views.
Sunday, 26th March, Mumbai
Venue - TBA
Princess Dock, Mumbai Port Trust, Mazgaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400009