Noura Mint Seymali

Friday 4 November 2016 / 20:45 - 21:30 @ Heartbeat Hotel

One of the brightest desert blues stars in the African music firmament is Noura Mint Seymali. Accompanying herself on the ardine, a nine-string harp reserved only for women, Mauritanian Noura creates a unique blend of her native country’s traditional music with modern influences. She intricately weaves her music around the psychedelic guitar lines her husband, Jeiche Ould Chighaly, plays. Bombino with a feminine charm: this is the distinctive voice of the changing African continent. When she comes to Crossing Border, Noura will be sure to bring her latest album, Arbina.