AT THE HEART OF THE DESERT BLUES
31st of December – Private Event
Interview TV channel 2M - Talguit'Art Festival February 2018
Tarwa N-Tiniri played in Festival Talguit’art in Agadir 1-3.02.2018 for a big audience. Here a review from TV channel 2M and with an interview with band member Mohamed. We want to thank our fans out there for all support!
In the heart of the desert blues
Plan B blogpost:
Tarwa N-Tiniri, the blues of Amazigh singing
Tarwa N-Tiniri explores and affirms a musical style of its own. One could say at first listen that this is a group of Through this art project inspired by Amazigh poetry and nomadic culture, Hamid, Mustapha, Youssef, Ismael, Mohamed and Mokhtar are the ambassadors of a new generation in touch with a society that is shaking codes and benchmarks, at the risk of rendering irreversible a process of uprooting, loss of memory.
News about Our latest gigs
Transform - World Music Festival Trondheim, Norway 2018
We had the honour to perform in the opening concert in Transform – World Music Festival in Trondheim, Norway 3rd of October.
Enjoy our videos from the this concert. We will upload more from our Norway Tour soon.
Festival ETE Ouarzazate August 2018
With a great audience and a great evening for us – we had a concert in our hometown Ourzazate August 19th.
See the videos above from our concert. These songs are some of our new songs, lyrics/music by the band members.
Festival Igrar, Ouarzazate May 4th 2018
Playing in our hometown is gives always a good feeling. Our concert were located in Kasbah de Taourirt. Festival Igrar is a festival with many culture activities during one weekend.
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Mhamid El Ghizlane - A place, a story 2018
We are honored to play in Mhamid Elghizlane for the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the historic visit of the late SM Mohamed V in 1958.
Talguit'Art Festival 2018
Visa for Music 2017
We attended at Visa for Music 2017, in Rabat. Visa For Music confirmed its position as the essential meeting place for professionals in the music industry at large, a meeting taking place each year in Rabat, the « City of Light », dealing as THE african cultural city. Allowing the meeting of artists and professionals of the musical sector, Visa For Music gathers and organizes the social, institutional and economical forces around important themes for the development of the region.
Moreover, Visa For Music is a showplace for the african musical identity and gives a good opportunity for artists of the continent to be known by professionals from all around the world through meetings and showcases. You will find more about Visa for Music here.
Taragalte Festival under the Stars 2017
Taragalte means ‘meeting place’, a festival to meet and connect with local and international people who share the love of music, art & culture. Our artists mix with the crowd which gives the festival a unique atmosphere of sharing and connecting. Take a walk through the nomadic camp and learn from locals all about nomadic culture, participate in a workshop or dance with us into the night. Actually, we are one big family! More information about this festival.
The music genre of TARWA N-TINIRI is desert blues. We mix traditional amazigh music and North-African tones with world music such as blues, jazz, reggae and gnaoua.
Our music captivate and express about the social differences and circumstances of the nomadic people in the desert and mountain areas in our region. We want to show the world our unique culture by performing our
The texts are lyrical and exciting which create a magical blend of desert blues and folk music (amasigh) – and we reinvent the regional music in our way. The urban amazigh poetry is written by the band members and other poets from the southeastern region of Morocco.
TARWA N-TINIRI was founded in 2012 and is a band from Morocco, dedicated to create desert blues. We are located in Ouarzazate.
The band was established by Hamid Ait Ahmed, Mohamed El-Mobaraky and El Mokhtar Ait Nacer. At the beginning, the band had four members. The intention was to make a harmonious band, at 2013 that finally became a reality since two others joined the band.
We have patienly established the band, as important commuicators of amasigh cultural heritage, and we are the only band in this area performing desert blues genre. During the last years we have reached a wider audience through our conserts, youtube, facebook and twitter.
For more information and CV – send us email.