by / January 4th, 2012 /

Tinariwen to play the National Concert Hall

Presented by Waltons New School of Music, Saharan desert guitar band Tinariwen are set to play the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Thursday, April 12th.

Tickets are priced at €26, €34 and €40 (choir balcony €20) available from

Lead by Ibrahim Ag Alhabib, the six member Malian band will perform tracks from Aman Iman, Imidiwan and Tassili with messages of freedom and hope.

‘The desert is my home. I’ve never been attracted by the idea of emigrating to Paris or Los Angeles. It’s in the desert that I feel that I belong. You have to live simply in the desert. It’s the only way. Simplicity is freedom.’ – Ibrahim Ag Alhabib