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Bombino
Price $22.50 ADV/$25.50 DAY OF/$43.50 VIP
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Food & Dining Rock
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Bombino

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 7:30p
The Hamilton Live Washington, DC

Omara “Bombino” Moctar, whose given name is Goumour Almoctar, was born on January 1, 1980, in Tidene, Niger, an encampment of nomadic Tuaregs located about 80 kilometers to the northeast of Agadez. He is a member of the Ifoghas tribe, which belongs to the Kel Air Tuareg federation. His father is a car mechanic and his mother takes care of the home, as is the Tuareg tradition. Bombino was raised as a Muslim and taught to consider honor, dignity and generosity as principal tenets of life.

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Meditative and earthy, Niger-based musician Bombino conjures the expansiveness of the Sahara landscape. Born in 1980 as Goumar Almoctar in the nomadic Tuareg encampment Tidene, Bombino came of age during much political upheaval, fleeing with his family to Algeria by 1990 and returning to northern Niger's largest city, Agadez, seven years later, when he took on music professionally....
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The Hamilton Live
600 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 787-1000
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