Above: Image of the group, Tinariwen.
Poet-guitarists and soul rebels from the Sahara, with almost mythical stories of guns and guitars, rebellion, Ghadaffi and the real Saharan blues. Over the past seven years, the group have played over 700 concerts in Europe, North America, Japan and Australia. Their name has graced the bills of most of the world’s premier rock and world music festivals including Glastonbury, Coachella, Roskilde, Paleo, Les Vieilles Charrues, WOMAD and Printemps de Bourges.
Tinariwen's 2004 CD "Amassakoul" (“The Traveller") and its follow-up in 2007 "Aman Iman" (”Water Is Life"), have established them as one of the most popular and best selling African groups on the planet.