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Gig Alert: Tal National

The West African group performs at Mercury Lounge on Sunday. Download "Kaani."

Friday, October 18, 2013

Tal National (Courtesy of the artist)

ARTIST: Tal National

DOWNLOAD: "Kaani" 

SHOW: Sunday at Mercury Lounge ($10)

The capital city of the West African nation Niger is called Niamey, and that’s where the group Tal National is from. The guitar-based ensemble has been famous within their country’s borders for years – but now they’re bringing their joyous Afropop to the U.S. Take a listen to, and download the title track from their latest album, called “Kaani.”

Download "Kaani" above and watch a video below. 

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