The Sons of the Sahara tour is a unique collaboration between two of Africa's most esteemed and dynamic guitar masters. Bombino (Niger) and Vieux Farka Touré (Mali) perform joint and separate sets, both electric and acoustic, transporting the audience on a dazzling and intimate musical journey to the Sahara Desert, the original birthplace of the blues.
Singer-songwriter Jonathan Richman has been writing music, recording and touring for most of his life, gathering the loyalty of fans and fellow artists with his warmth, humor and insightful lyrics. In the early 1970s he formed the Modern Lovers, a major progenitor of punk music. Jonathan's guitar and singing, joined by drummer Tommy Larkins, create an unforgettable live experience.