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Guitarist Bombino brings his ‘desert blues’ to the Midwest

Aspiring musicians often make financial sacrifices to follow their dreams. It’s a profession, especially in the information age, that isn’t particularly lucrative. But for Nigerian guitarist Bombino, his instrument has given liberation from poverty and ethnic conflict. Bombino, whose real name is Omara Moctar, has ...

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Basement to big stage, Saintseneca to be Next@Wex

The transition folk-rock band Saintseneca made from playing Columbus basements years ago to large-scale settings now — like a set at Cincinnati’s Bunbury Music Festival this summer — has not been a difficult one to cope with, said the band’s singer and multi-instrumentalist Zac Little. ...

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