Khaira Arby

Khaira Arby

Following a successful debut North American tour last year, Khaira Arby will make a return visit to America this spring, touring with Sway Machinery as well as performing at both SXSW and Mountain Stage.

Arby's most recent album, Timbuktu Tarab (Clermont Music), shifts seamlessly between the edgy and progressive and the traditional and deeply rooted. Inspired by her cousin Ali Farka Toure, Arby turns to her mixed Berber and Sonrhai roots and draws on a sweet mixture of desert blues and recording sophistication, blending ripping electric guitar... more