Tinariwen Plays Live in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, March 26th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, March 26th, Back2Black will present a live performance by Tinariwen at Fundição Progresso in Lapa. A collective of Tuareg musicians hailing from the Sahara region, Tinariwen is critically acclaimed for its songs that address rebellion and political turmoil in its region.

Founded in the late 1970s by Ibrahim Ag Alhabib and fellow musicians from the nomadic Tuareg community, Tinariwen started by performing impromptu shows in the Sahara desert region.

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