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01/17/2016
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globalFEST 2016

Editor's Note
globalFEST, or gF, is a groundbreaking international music festival and a volunteer run non-profit organization dedicated to fostering cultural exchange. gF 2016 return to NYC for it’s 13th year on Sunday, January 17, at Webster Hall. Over the course of one night,12 artists from around the globe will perform on three stages. All of the performances are staggered, so that guests can catch it all. globalFEST has grown into one of the most dynamic global music platforms in North America. In the past decade, the showcase has evolved into a non-profit service organization for curators, artists, and the performing arts field. Check out this year’s eclectic lineup below.

Kaitlyn Hamilton

Astrid Hadid - Extravagant Mexican cabaret with soulful songs and outrageous visuals
Debauche - Russian mafia ballads get a New Orleans punk makeover
Fenika - Masterful dancer Melaku Belay leads Ethiopia’s traditional music revival
Ginkgo - 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
Music Maker Blues Revue - Blues that made America famous
Simon Shaheen’s Zakir - A reuniting of Arab Andalucian music and fiery flamenco
Some - Lush Afrobeat inspired jazz, soul, and pop
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