July 8, 2008
Mehdi Haddab & The Speed Caravan fresh from Timitar in Morocco have a double bill in London:
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Sat 12 at the Croydon Festival alongside Stereo MCs and Finley Quaye.
Click Croydon Festival for website.
Nearest Rail: South Croydon Click for map.
Sun 13 at the Rise Fesival, Desert Remix stage, Finsbury Park also featuring U-Cef, hot foot from Morocco’s Essaouira Festival, Cheb Nacim and others.
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Nearest Tube & Rail: Finsbury Park, Manor House, Harringay, Harringay Green Lanes & Crouch Hill
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Mehdi on Myspace HERE Mehdi on Kazbah HERE
May 8, 2008
Tuareg rockers, Tinariwen are back to enthrall. Kazbah last saw Tinariwen at Shepherd’s Bush Empire.
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We thought they were awesome - luckily enough the critics agree:
‘THIS EXTRAORDINARY BAND ARE CLEARLY PUSHING FOR MORE THAN CULT WORLD MUSIC STATUS. THEY FULLY MERIT IT.’ UNCUT MAGAZINE
‘ADAM’S CHUGGING, PROWLING RIFFS PAY HOMAGE TO EVERYONE FROM BO DIDDLEY VIA THE CLASH TO CAPTAIN BEEFHEART.’ THE GUARDIAN
5, Parkway, Camden, London, NW1 7PG Tel: 0207 485 6834
Tickets: £25 Click to buy. Nearest tube: Camden. Click for map.
More info click HERE Tinariwen’s website and on My Space
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April 22, 2008
Musical avant garde team Y.A.S., Yasmine Hamdan and Mirwais Ahmadzaï, have released the preview trailer for Yaspop - arab pop from the Electro Kazbah.
Say NO to World Music and visit Y.A.S. on Myspace but remember to come back to Kazbah for more!