Following the recent cancellation of DJ Shantel’s US tour in September, the Madison World Music Festival booked the Algerian DJ Cheb I Sabbah to replace him for the festival’s final performance and dance party on Saturday, 9/19/09 at 10 pm at the Memorial Union’s Terrace (Wisconsin Union Theater if rain).
Considered a leading world music DJ, Sabbah, who moved to France in the ’60s and began spinning in Paris in 1964, is one of the earliest practitioners of the art of deejaying. From the energy of bhangra to Moroccan street rap, from trance to dub, Sabbah covers the many facets of the outernational dance floor
Author: World Music Central News Department
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