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WCBE Presents Terakaft Live From Studio A Fri. Oct. 25, 2013 @ 2PM!

Terekaft will perform Live From Studio A

The malian desert blues group Terakaft will play Live From Studio A during The Global Village ahead of their show that night at The Wexner Center! Be sure to listen for this intimate live performance and for a chance to win tickets! It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark on on line at www.wcbe.org!

Terakaft (which translates as “caravan” in the Tamashek/Tuareg dialect of their home base) are purveyors of “desert blues,” the hypnotic, trance-inducing, guitar-led music that has developed in the Tuareg culture of Mali and the Sahara desert over the past two decades. The cofounders of the pioneering desert blues group Tinariwen broke away to form Terakaft a few years ago. Their sound closely mirrors that of the older band, but this stripped down trio avoid “world music” cross-cultural collaborations and rely more on subtle effectiveness in building their infectious grooves.