Niger


"It doesn't pander with gimmicks or English lyrics, but it manages to bring a distant Islamic culture unexpectedly close through the universal language of rock 'n' roll" NPR

Hailing from Niger, electric guitar firebrand Omara 'Bombino' Moctar plays with the spirit of Hendrix. 

Of the nomadic Tuareg Ifoghas tribe, he is plugged in to the sound of the Sahara and driven by the politics of his people. Dubbed "your new guitar hero" by Rolling Stone, Bombino brings a bluesy desert jam to The Lennox.

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