- region:West Africa
- Desert Blues
- type:Band, Composer/Songwriter
- instrumentation:instrumental, vocal
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Etran Finatawa combine the rich nomadic cultures of the Tuareg and Wodaabe people from the West African country of Niger a region that for thousands of years has served as a crossroads between the Arabs of North Africa and the sub-Saharan traditions. Etran Finatawa blend traditional instruments with electric guitars, combining the polyphonic songs of the Wodaabe people with modern arrangements, transporting you to the Sahara with their evocative sound.