World Music/Crash Arts Announces 2017-2018 Season

Boston-based performing arts presenter World Music/Crash Arts has announced the artists scheduled to perform during the Fall 2017 – Winter 2018 season.

The impressive world music, roots and jazz lineup includes:

Vanessa Da Mata
September 10, 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center

MHD
September 13, 8:00 p.m.
Brighton Music Hall

Carrie Rodriguez
September 14, 7:30 p.m.
The Rockwell

Dance Up
September 22 & 23, 8:00 p.m.
The ICA/Boston

Terence Blanchard E-Collective
September 26, 8:00 p.m.
Brighton Music Hall

The High Kings
September 30, 8:00 p.m.
Somerville Theatre

Flamenco Legends by Javier Limon
The Paco de Lucia Project
October 13, 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center

Johnny Clegg
The Final Journey
October 14, 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center

Mashrou’ Leila
October 22, 8:00 p.m.
The Sinclair

Harold Lopez-Nussa Trio
October 28, 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center

The Sachal Ensemble
Song Of Lahore
October 29, 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center

Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, & The Preservation Legacy Quintet
November 3, 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center

Yasmin Levy
November 5, 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center

Anna Myer And Dancers
November 10 & 11, 8:00 p.m.
The ICA/Boston

Habib Koite & Bamada
November 11, 8:00 p.m.
Somerville Theatre

The Bad Plus
November 12, 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center

Leyla McCalla
November 18, 8:00 p.m.
Villa Victoria

Dakhabrakha
November 18, 7:30 p.m.
Brighton Music Hall

Compagnie Herve Koubi
January 12 & 13, 8:00 p.m.
The ICA/Boston

Juan De Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars
January 14, 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center

Huun Huur Tu
January 18, 7:30 p.m.
The Rockwell

Umalali & The Garifuna Collective
January 20, 8:00 p.m.
Villa Victoria

BJM/Les Ballets Jazz De Montreal
February 2 & 3, 8:00 p.m.
Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
February 11, 3:00 p.m.
Sanders Theatre

Dianne Reeves
February 16, 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center

Tao: Drum Heart
February 18, 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center

CRASHfest
February 24, 6:00 p.m.
House of Blues Boston

More information at worldmusic.org or 617-876-4275.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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