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Nigerien Guitarist Mdou Moctar Reaches Beyond Boundaries of Country or Genre

MDOU MOCTAR Tuesday, October 3, 9:30 p.m., $10–$12 Kings, Raleigh The modern Tuareg musical tradition is defined by movement. In post-colonial Africa, the Tuareg were migrants living on the periphery of cities, struggling to find work and citizenship. In fact, their popular guitar style, ishumar, got its name from chumar, the French word for […]