Late nights at the Judy & Arthur Zankel Hall brings to stage a unique artist with his electrifying jams. Purchase Bombino tickets to witness this forthcoming event at the six hundred seats facility.
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Born in an era of struggle along the Mali and Niger border, Bombino sought refuge in music and his sound is often compared with that of guitar legends, Carlos Santana, Jimi Hendrix and Neil Young. The artist produces music to bring international brotherhood and peace throughout the world, specializing in desert blues. With his Tinariwen music style, one of the most popular musical genres of Southern Sahara, the musician with his guitar echoes has put forth three killer albums. The content of his songs largely addresses the geopolitical concerns that have been faced by the Taureg people over the years and most of his releases have produced tracks that have been sung in the native language of Taureg; Tamashek.
Originally named Omara Moctar and born in the native land of Agadez, the artist was a member of the tribe of Ifoghas. Raised as a Muslim by his religious family, Moctar grew up in the care of his grandmother. Since the Taureg culture believed in implementing a matriarchic structure, the elder women of the household were considered to be the head of the family and the chiefs of the entire community. The young children that grew up in this tribe were usually called "arawan n tchimgharen" which roughly translates to "grandmother’s children". Moctar lived in a small household with seventeen siblings and always demonstrated rebellion. Refusing to go to school, this young artist decided he wanted to live an independent life by the time he was nine years old.
While he was growing up, a severe drought hit the entire land of Niger, killing livestock and people and forcing the inhabitants to move to Libya and Algeria. However, the people decided to rebel against the government due to underrepresentation of the community. They called themselves rebels and it was during this time that music gained popularity amongst the people. It was the prime mode of communication to uplift the spirits and convey messages to one another. Rebels were often seeing playing a particular style of music with the guitar, called "Ishoumar" that means "unemployed", a genre of music that become synonymous with the musical style of the Taureg people.
As the war began in 1990 when Taureg commandos launched an attack against the rebels, Bombino and his family fled to their relatives in Algeria. It was here that Bombino came across his first guitar and started teaching himself how to play. He began copying the notes of the songs he had heard during the rebellion. Upon the artist’s return to Taureg in 1993, when a democratic government was formed, Bombino became a member of the Taureg party and started playing music at rallies. It was in this party that the guitarist met, Haja Bebe, one of the most prominent guitar players of the area. Under his mentorship, young Bombino started learning how to play like a professional and it was Bebe who nicknamed him Bombino, an Italian word that means "little child". Exposing him to music of guitar legends such as Jimi Hendrix and Mark Knopfler, Moctar started performing locally with numerous bands, gaining massive success.
During this time, the artist was able to record his debut album with the help of a Spanish documentary crew. This album went completely viral throughout Agadez, playing consistently on radios. The music from this album was able to reach the ears of record producer, Ron Wyman, who traced the artist out and proposed to record with him. Bombino’s debut international release named Agadez was made public in 2011 through Cumbancha Records. The next two years presented the artist with a massive touring schedule after which he was approached by Dan Auerbach, the Grammy winning producer in 2012, who decided to record an album with Bombino.
Released in 2013, this album that is named "Nomad" debuted on the top of iTunes World Chart and Billboard World Music Album Chart. Receiving an insane amount of positive reviews by Rolling Stone, BBC World Service, The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, MSN Music, The New York Times, The Independent, The Observer and Dusted Magazine, amongst countless other publications, many have called the guitarist a master musician, presenting rich, comforting and a joyous release overall. Listen to this perfect match of soul and sound by buying Bombino tickets and making your way to the Carnegie Hall.
Nothing beats the joy of watching your favorite music artist perform live! Bombino's concert dates are out and fans are looking forward to the upcoming shows. The next concert will be held in Toronto at the Lees Palace on 9-Mar-19, while the last available date is for the event scheduled for Los Angeles at the Zebulon on 31-Mar-19. For complete information regarding dates and venues, please visit our website.
|Bombino||Lees Palace||Toronto, ON||Sat Mar 09 201908:30 PM|
|Bombino||L'Astral||Montreal, QC||Sun Mar 10 201908:00 PM|
|Bombino||Port City Music Hall||Portland, ME||Wed Mar 13 201908:00 PM|
|Bombino||The Haunt - Ithaca||Ithaca, NY||Fri Mar 15 201909:00 PM|
|Bombino||The Sinclair Music Hall||Cambridge, MA||Sat Mar 16 201909:00 PM|
|Bombino||World Cafe Live - Upstairs||Philadelphia, PA||Thu Mar 21 201908:00 PM|
|Bombino||The Hamilton||Washington, DC||Sat Mar 23 201908:00 PM|
|Bombino||The Independent||San Francisco, CA||Wed Mar 27 201908:00 PM|
|Bombino||Crocodile Cafe||Seattle, WA||Thu Mar 28 201908:00 PM|
|Bombino||Star Theater Portland||Portland, OR||Fri Mar 29 201909:00 PM|
Bombino Tickets Prices
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