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The Festival au D├ęsert is an annual music festival in the African country of Mali, that primarily features music of the nomadic Touareg tribe. It also provides a platform for several other genres of world music. The 2012 edition got a high dose of publicity after U2 singer Bono made a surprise appearance, even appearing on stage for a short while.

This festival is usually held in the town of Essakane, which is very close to a legendary city. Which city?

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