"Energetic and full-tilt" The Guardian
Electric guitar firebrand Omara 'Bombino' Moctar hails from Niger and plays with the spirit of Hendrix.
The singer and songwriter, of the nomadic Tuareg Ifoghas tribe, is plugged in to the sound of the Sahara and driven by the politics of his people. His recent album Nomad, recorded with The Black Keys's Dan Auerbach, was deemed "utterly fantastic" by the BBC World Service while Rolling Stone dubbed him "your new guitar hero". For this electrifying Sydney debut, Bombino and band start a rhythm-led rebellion in The Spiegeltent with their bluesy desert jams.
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