Luther Dickinson and Vieux Farka Toure Collaborate at Ellnora
Ellnora-The Guitar Festival is taking place this weekend at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts in Champaign-Urbana, IL. Luther Dickinson is the official artist-in-residence and last evening he appeared at the Opening Night Party, joining Vieux Farka Toure for a couple songs. Daniel Lanois’ Black Dub, Toshi Reagon and BIG Lovely also were part of the festivities, which saw more than 2000 folks at the multiple stages in the Krannert Center’s lobby. Other acts scheduled to appear include: Richard Thompson, Calexico, My Brightest Diamond, Marc Ribot, Taj Mahal, the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Adrian Belew, among many others.