Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar plays BSP in Kingston

(Photo by Markus Milcke)

African guitar styles, especially that of the Tuareg, have been an increasing part of the vibrancy and life of the electric guitar internationally, still resonating with freshness and cultural purpose here in the birth- and death-place of the instrument. The guitarist Mdou Moctar hails from Niger. He has been releasing records since 2013 and establishing his name in the crowded field of Tuareg guitarists. He performs at BSP in Kingston on Monday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $10. BSP is located at 323 Wall Street in Kingston. For more information, visit www.bspkingston.com.