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Bombino

A 21st century guitar hero
It is no exaggeration to say that Omara “Bombino” Moctar, who first visited Oslo World in 2011, ranks among the most important guitarists in the world today. On the […] More >

Noura Mint Seymali (MR)

Expressive and explosive desert blues
Forget about Jack White. If anyone illustrates blues rock’s continued relevance today, it’s Noura Mint Seymali. Bold words indeed, but we do dare to say so because of the […] More >

Khaira Arby (ML)

Timbuktu, the hometown of Khaira Arby, probably wouldn’t have existed if it wasn’t for the ladies. One origin story tells of how a slave woman named Timbuktu founded the […] More >