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All posts with tag: Tuareg Rock

  • program August 17, 2017

    Sahel Sounds: Modern Music from Mali

    Working closely with Christopher Kirkley, the writer and recordist behind the Sahel Sounds Blog and label, we will meet the newest generation of musicians from Mali. With their possibilities transformed by technology and their musical tastes reshaped by an exposure … Read more »

  • blog July 29, 2015

    Backstage with Bombino at NYC’s SummerStage

    We caught up with Bombino backstage before his incredible Sat., July 25 concert at New York’s Central Park SummerStage. He was kind enough to play us a little acoustic number!

  • blog July 27, 2015

    Bombino: Hot Tuareg Rock at SummerStage in Central Park

    Saturday, July 25, was a scorching hot day at New York’s Central Park SummerStage, but things got even hotter when Bombino bombed the stage with explosive Tuareg guitar-driven rock from Niger. The fact that the group was full of energy … Read more »

  • blog July 17, 2015

    Vieux Farka Touré and Tamikrest at Celebrate Brooklyn!

    It was a Malian music showcase at Celebrate Brooklyn’s show at the Prospect Park Bandshell on July 16 with headliner Vieux Farka Touré and Tuareg rock band Tamikrest as the opener. Tamikrest had a hard-driving guitar and percussion-heavy sound that was warmly … Read more »

  • blog October 22, 2013

    Terakaft- Live at Joe’s Pub

    On Saturday night at midnight Terakaft took the stage at Joe’s Pub. The two guitarist bandleaders, Sanou Ag Ahmed and his uncle Liya Ag Ablil, better known as Diara, played their style of Tuareg rock with great consistency and feeling. The … Read more »

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