Khaira Arby and her band. The Incredible, the Incomparable, the marvelous Khaira! At the Festival au Desert 2010. From Timbuktu playing at Timbuktu. Khaira!
Amadou and Miriam sing "Si vous allez au Nord du Mali vous allez voir les Tamashek!" to the roar of the crowd in Tombouctou [Timbuktu] at the Festival au Desert 2010.
Footage from the Festival of the Desert 2010. BBC
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Amanar - Festival au Desert 2010
On Saturday morning, a group of young Tuareg men, wrapped in turbans against the strengthening sun, sat in the sand in front of their community of tents jamming together. There were guitars, drums, rapping, clapping and harmonies, the sound attracting a participating audience of friends and fellow musicians.
It epitomised the spirit of the festival, the coming together of people for music, collaboration and friendship...