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Futures World Music Day: Kel Assouf (Niger) + more

February 17 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Futures World presents a day of world music for free at the Purple Turtle

Featuring African Blues outfit (think Tinariwen) KEL ASSOUF who is touring is new album Black Tenere on Glitterbeat Records.

Futures World
Sun 17th Feb
KEL ASSOUF – live
Tabi Gazele – live
Papa Frite – live
DJ Dubious
Jack Hollywood DJ Set ( The Reggae Reggae Show)

On the heels of their acclaimed album Tikounen – a recording The Guardian called ‘a leap forward in the modern Tuareg sound…truly radical’ – Kel Assouf return with an even more transformative collection: Black Tenere. Produced by the band’s keyboardist Sofyann Ben Youssef, the mastermind behind the highly touted AMMAR 808, the new album strips things back to a power trio lineup and focuses on the crackling, forward-looking energy of Nigerien front man Anana Ag Haroun’s next level Kel Tamashek (Tuareg) rock songs..

In support sees local blues stomp artist Papa Frite and soulstress Tabi Gazele

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Date:
February 17
Time:
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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