Top Shelf Present
- IMPORTANT EVENT UPDATE -
SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2018
We are happy to announce that we are adding a very special Artist in Conversation session with Bombino to the event at Howler.
Hosted by Stani Goma - presenter of the PBS show 'Flight 1067 to Africa' - this will be a translated conversation with Bombino, a unique chance to get an in-depth understanding behind Bombino's creative process and motivations.
PLEASE NOTE Doors are now opening an hour later than advertised at 8.00pm
8.00pm: Doors Open
9.30pm: Bombino 'Artist In Conversation' with Stani Goma
10.00pm: Bombino live
Note: running times are approximate and may be subject to change.
If you have any further queries relating to your ticket purchase please contact ticket support at tixsupport.moshtix.com.au.
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with support from Bashka
Tuareg guitarist and singer Omara "Bombino" Moctar first came to international prominence via his second full length album Nomad back in 2013. The album was recorded with Grammy Award-winning Producer Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys and debuted at #1 on the Billboard World Music album chart, earning rave reviews from top media outlets all around the world...
His new album, Deran (2018, Partisan Records), recorded at the King of Morocco's studio in Casablanca, is Bombino's strongest and most well-rounded album to date. It earned him a prominent feature in the New York Times and yet another #1 on iTunes and Amazon World Music Charts (his fourth consecutive album to do so).
Bringing people together seems to be one of Bombino's natural gifts. In Europe, North America, Japan, China, Australia, even most recently, Argentina and Chile, the grainy hypnosis of his horizontal grooves, the virtuosity of his guitar style and aerobic explosiveness of his stage shows have hooked a broad gamut of fans ranging from grey-bearded rock and blues habitus, to world-music devotees to young hirsuté hipsters - broad enough to include the Rolling Stones, Arcade Fire, Queens Of The Stone Age and, of course, the Black Keys.
Catch Bombino and his electrifying band on their 2018 Australian tour, playing songs from the new album 'Deran' and selections from his prior releases.
"The Sultan of Shred"- The New York Times
"A groove you can ride to the end of the earth" - Billboard