“Rollicking, dizzying, high-octane grooves with the joie de vivre of afrobeat and highlife.”— Rolling Stone “It’s downright miraculous how the songs mesh: guitar licks, hopscotching bass lines, cymbal offbeats and talking drums all land with microscopic precision and can reconfigure in an instant.”— The New York Times “The sound of a group without obvious peer… […]
We’re excited to announce that we will be performing at the Afro-Pfingsten Festival festival in Winterthur Switzerland this year. The festival runs June 4-10th, and you can catch Tal National June 9th as part of the African Night. We had an amazing time at the Stanser Musiktage in 2016 and we’re really looking forward to coming back to Switzerland. […]
Announcing another date in our 2019 Canada+USA tour at the Calgary Folk Music Festival – July 25-28.
We’re back in the saddle and it feels good! 2019 will be a busy year for us, and the first show announcement is the Winnipeg Folk Festival , which takes place July 11-14 2019 – and we will be there! Canada the time is finally right for Tal National to come and say hi in […]
Photo by Morten Krogh We’re playing a handful of shows in Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK next month. Above is a photo from our last trip that way – Roskilde 2016. We’re looking forward to coming back! Tour dates below… July 19 – Musicastrada Festival – Pisa , Italy July 22 – Welcome to […]
Premier Guitar dug deep with Almeida and came away with a great article about the band. Featuring a lot of information that doesn’t usually get covered (albeit mostly guitar related) – take your Tal National knowledge to the next level with the story below… https://www.premierguitar.com/articles/27267-tal-nationals-fleet-fingered-almeida
TheQuietus.com have posted a great review of our new album ‘Tantabara’. Check in out at the link below: http://thequietus.com/articles/24311-tal-national-tantabara-album-review
We are happy to be included in some great company in this Rolling Stone feature… https://www.rollingstone.com/music/albumreviews/review-tal-national-and-africas-high-octane-modern-rock-w517585
The folks at Exclaim! dig our new album and we’re thrilled they do. Everybody likes to score high marks, but more than that we’re just excited to have people enjoying the immersive sound of our new album. You can check out the review at: http://exclaim.ca/music/article/tal_national-tantabara Our new album “Tantabara” is released tomorrow, when you can check […]
Details or our new album have been released, and we’re excited for people to hear the immersive sound of “Tantabara”. You can hear the new single “Akokas” on the Music page, or watch the crazy video for “Akokas” on the Video page. Enjoy!!!