Members of Tinariwen detained in Denver

Members of the group Tinariwen have posted a message on their Facebook page saying that they were stopped at Denver airport on their way to DC and arrested by TSA. Unfortunately this is an all-too-common situation for artists visiting the US.

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If you haven’t heard of Tinariwen, they’re a west African group of Toureg nomads who play some of the most hypnotic, intoxicating music.

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