Les Filles de Illighadad Tour Dates 2018

Les Filles de Illighadad are back with tour dates for the EU this fall! We'll be following the tour with a few dates in Australia at Sydney Fest and Mona Foma. Then in 2019, we're finally booking a tour in the USA (hit us up at booking(at)sahelsounds.com).

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Les Filles de Illighadad Tour 2018

Les Filles de Illighadad are back on tour for 2018. Check out full dates below, across the EU + onto the Réunion Islands. They'll be joined for the first time with Amariam Ahmed, guitarist from Agadez (profiled here back in 2014). You can stay up to date on the tour…

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Les Filles de Illighadad Tour

Spring is here, and Les Filles de Illighadad are heading out on their European tour next month, with dates in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, and the UK. Stop by and say hello!

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Les Filles de Illighadad Fall Tour 2016

Les Filles de Illighadad arrived in Europe yesterday, and have begun their debut tour across the EU! The four piece, all hailing from the village of Illighadad in the region of Abalak, plays a combination of tende and guitar music. Tuareg guitar music as a genre is increasingly familiar outside…

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fatou seidi ghali, les filles de illighadad, video

Video of Fatou Seidi Ghali from Les Filles de Illighadad, the tuareg guitar and tende duo from central Niger. Fatou is featured on the recent LP of the same name. The above footage was shot by neopan kollektiv for the upcoming film [play][record] - a story of sahel sounds. Les…

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two sides of illighadad

Les Filles de Illighadad by Fatou Seidi Ghali & Alamnou Akrouni The new record of Fatou Seidi Ghali and Alamnou Akrouni - "Les Filles de Illighadad" - might be called "traditional music," for lack of a better word. It's that music that fills the day to day aspect, a constant…

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