Dubbed "the African Bob Marley", Alpha Blondy - literally, "beginning" and "bandit" in Ivorian dialect - has become one of the leading lights in his genre, with music that is both personal and committed. His blend of pure reggae with an infusion of African spirit alternates lyrics in French, English, Dioula, and various dialects. The Ivorian artist sets out to provoke, addressing taboo subjects, denouncing violence, and advocating freedom of expression, love, tolerance, peace, and unity. With its electrifying staging, an Alpha Blondy concert is always an event. Undoubtedly one of the outstanding reggae shows of the year!