TERAKAFT

TERAKAFT

LARKSPURS, DEEJAY SMITE, "RHYTHM, ROOTS & WORLD CONCERT SERIES"

Thu, November 7, 2013

8:00 pm

$10 advanced - $12 at the door

This event is 21 and over

TERAKAFT
TERAKAFT
Terakaft, from the North of Mali, is a desert rock outfit in the same mold as internationally-renowned Tinariwen, and the stark, harsh conditions of the Sahara have permeated its wild and free riffs.

The band was formed in 2001 with a line-up that included two former members of Tinariwen. Terakaft features two rhythm guitars, one keeping the beat effortlessly, the other soaring and sweet, the deep tones of a bass that suggests the delicate but strong steps of a camel, and a heartbeat of percussion that holds everyone together. The grooves they carve are so deep that if you fall in you may never come out again – or want to.

Terakaft's fourth album Aratan n Azawad (2010) is on the World Village label, and distributed throughout the world by Harmonia Mundi.
Venue Information:
The Rhythm Room
1019 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ, 85014
http://www.rhythmroom.com/