Among the many turban-sporting Tuareg guitarists to boogie their way out of the Sahara in recent years, no one plays a badder ax than Omara “Bombino” Moctar. More expressive and nuanced, and a little younger, than his desert brethren, Bombino fronts a trio that’s less about clapping and ululation and more about wailing in a heady Hooker-meets-Hendrix vein.

Fri., Dec. 6, 10 p.m., 2013

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 27, 2013

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