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01/07/2016
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Catch globalFEST 2016 @ Webster Hall

globalFEST 2016 will take over New York’s Webster Hall this January 17th, boasting 12 international artists on 3 stages. Performances are staggered so that you won’t miss a moment of this very special event.

Pick up your globalFEST ticket here, and see the full line-up below…

globalFEST 2016 line-up:

Astrid Hadad
Extravagant Mexican cabaret with soulful songs and outrageous visuals

Debauche
Russian mafia ballads get a New Orleans punk makeover

Fendika
Masterful dancer Melaku Belay leads Ethiopia’s traditional music revival

Ginkgoa
Vintage Paris chic meets New York cool in swinging electro-beats

Lakou Mizik (NY Debut)
Powerhouse collective invigorating Haitian roots and grooves

Mariana Sadovska
The defiant cry of Ukraine, reinventing traditional songs

Simon Shaheen’s Zafir
A reuniting of Arab Andalucian music and fiery flamenco

Stelios Petrakis Quartet
Inimitable virtuosos from Crete weaving melodies across the Greek islands

The Dhol Foundation
UK’s leading South Asian bhangra crew

Tribu Baharú (US Debut)
Afro-champeta party from Colombia’s Caribbean coast

Somi
Lush Afrobeat inspired jazz, soul, and pop

Music Maker Blues Revue
Blues That Made America Famous

About globalFEST:
Over the last decade, globalFEST (gF) has become one of the most dynamic global music platforms in North America, growing from an acclaimed festival/showcase into a catalytic non-profit service organization for curators, artists, and the performing arts field. Through its work, gF encourages networking and cultural diplomacy; deepens cultural understanding among its constituents; builds audiences for international music and creates new opportunities for artists leading to a more robust and sustainable ecosystem for world music in the United States. Artists that participate in gF programs represent diverse musical styles from all corners of the globe, ranging from traditional to contemporary, and everything in between.