Blending Americana folk with the pressing political and cultural themes of 1980s Africa, Ivorian duo Jess Sah Bi & Peter One’s //Our Garden Needs Its Flowers//—first released in 1985—is a spellbinding and distinctive musical voyage that eventually led the group to perform for stadium crowds across West Africa. Re-reissued by Awesome Tapes from Africa in 2018, //Our Garden Needs Its Flowers// is now having a second life in North America. The legendary Ivorian group will talk about their experiences finding a new international audience and a second career, as well as the journey that brought them from West Africa to Nashville, Tennessee. Justin Doucet is a radio host and DJ. He co-hosts Échantillons on Choq.ca, a show about African aesthetics in music, offering equal parts critical listening, cultural, and political commentary.