Songhoy Blues

Wed Oct 18

Songhoy Blues

Doors: 7:00 pm
Start: 8:00 pm
Age: Ages 21+ Only
Price:$18-$20
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Genre: desert blues


Ticket Price: $18 advanced / $20 day of show / $32 reserved seating

Songhoy Blues

Produced by Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) and Marc-Antoine Moreau (Amadou & Mariam, K‚naan), “MUSIC IN EXILE” marks the arrival of a powerful and truly unique new band. Though their music bears elements of contemporary rock and hip hop, at its heart is Songhoy Blues‚ deep attachment to the homegrown songs and dances of Mali‚s Songhoy people as well as such iconic West African guitar heroes as Baba Salah and Ali Farka Touré. Songs like “Irganda” and “Al Hassidi Terei” see Songhoy Blues blending the traditional and the modern, the homegrown and the foreign, the youthful and the ancient.
“ This resulting debut is a masterpiece of desert blues, blending American guitar licks with Malian grooves”
- NME
“MUSIC IN EXILE” has already begun accruing early rave reviews, with The Guardian hailing it as “Talking Heads funky… growlingly bluesy… contemplative and hypnotic… A triumph,” while Mojo wrote in its 4 star review that, “Songhoy Blues‚ desert R&B is incredibly rousing and intense…conjuring a freedom and thrilling abandonment in its hypnotic shuffle boogie and punky blues rocks riffs.” NME wrote, “This resulting debut is a masterpiece of desert blues, blending American guitar licks with Malian groove. ’Soubour‚ wouldn‚t sound out of place on a Black Keys record…”

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