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"In art and love and rock ‘n’ roll, the whole had better equal much more than the sum of its parts, or else you're just rubbing two sticks together searching for fire." — Bruce Springsteen, at U2's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

U2 Concerts with Opening Act: Amadou & Mariam

Amadou & Mariam has opened at 2 U2 concerts.

Amadou & Mariam Website

Amadou Bagayoko (guitar, vocals) Mariam Doumbia (vocals) Also known as "the blind couple from Mali", Amadou & Mariam met in an Institute for the Young Blind in Mali where they realised they shared a passion for music. They have been performing together since 1974 but only recorded their first album, "Se Te Djon Ye," in 1999. Their most well-known recording is "Celebrate The Day" which was used as the official anthem for the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

Location Concerts
South Africa  
    Cape Town  
          Cape Town Stadium 1
          FNB Stadium 1