Amadou Bagayoko plays nasty vamping blues beside wife Mariam Doumbia, a pepper-voiced chanteuse. The fact that the blind couple from Mali has the onstage presence of stately Tiresias only adds to their allure. And among the many robed and scarved Tuareg guitarists to boogie their way out of the Sahara in recent years, no one plays a badder ax than Omara “Bombino” Moctar.
Fri., June 21, 7:30 p.m., 2013
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on June 19, 2013