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Mundial Montreal & Drom to Present Showcase Today


Mundial Montreal & Drom will present several free world music showcases today, Friday, January 6 at the Drom club in New York City.

The selection includes

7:00 p.m.
Roopa Panesar
(London, UK)
British-Indian sitar master

7:45 p.m.
Kiran Ahluwalia
(Toronto, Canada)
Contemporary Indian with Saharan desert blues

8:30 p.m.
Briga
(Montreal, Canada)
A mix of Balkan and Quebecois music

9:15 p.m.
Leyla McCalla
(New Orleans, USA)
A rising star in the American roots music movement, Leyla will deliver American folk, jazz, Cajun and Haitian music.

10:00 p.m.
Betty Bonifasi
(Montreal, Canada)
Tribute to prison songs collected by Alan Lomax.

10:45 p.m.
Banda Magda
(NY, USA)
Jazz, world music, Latibn American and more by this ensemble led by Greek-artist Magda Giannikou.

10:45 p.m.
Vox Sambou
(Montreal, Canada)
Traditional Haitian rhythms fused with reggae & hip hop
11:30 p.m.

Orkesta Mendoza
12:30 a.m.
Mexican-style cumbia, mambo and rancheras plus psychedelia from the American southwest.

DROM
85 Avenue A New York, NY 10009
Phone: (212) 777-1157

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Mundial Montreal Announces 2016 Program

Mundial Montreal world music market, a showcase and conference held in Montreal, revealed the Mundial Montreal “Music Without Borders” 2016 program.

The festival will open with the folk-inspired, contemporary sounds of the South Korean band Coreyah. Other international artists include Trad.Attack!, 9Bach, Frigg, and Ellika, Solo & Rafael.

The Aboriginal Sounds Series will showcase Canadian acts IsKwé, Nick Sherman, Logan Staats, The Jerry Cans, and Moe Clark.

Official Showcase Selection – List of artists

Afrotronix
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

April Verch Band
Pembroke, Ontario, Canada

Coreyah
Seoul, Korea

David Greely
Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, USA

Frigg
Helsinki, Finland

Iskwé
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

La Yegros
Montpellier, France

Las Cafeteras
Los Angeles, California, USA

Lenka Lichtenberg & Fray
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Logan Staats
Brantford Six Nations, Ontario, Canada

Miguel de Armas Quarter
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Moe Clark
Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Moody Amiri
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Nick Sherman
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

NIYAZ
Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Paulo Ramos
Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Poirier Migration Soundsystem
Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Proyecto Iré
Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Sonido Pesao
Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Stella Gonis
Fort de France, Martinique

The Jerry Cans
Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

TRAD.ATTACK!
Tallinn, Estonia

Villalobos Brothers
New York, USA

Wesli
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Zuze
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Opening Night presented by KAMS 15 Nov – 9:00 p.m. – Cabaret Lion d’Or

Wednesday Night Music Without Borders Showcase 16 Nov – 8:30 p.m. – Café/Petit Campus

Thursday Back And Forth Night 17 Nov – 8:00 p.m. – Divan Orange/Club Balattou

Niyaz – The Fourth Light Project 18 Nov – 8:00 p.m. – Theatre Outremont

La Yegros/Las Cafeteras presented by Nuits d’Afrique 18 Nov – 9 p.m. – Le National

Poirier Migration Sound System 18 Nov – 10:00 p.m. – Club Soda

Free Afternoon Showcases
16 Nov – 3:30 p.m. – Café/Petit Campus
17 Nov – 3:30 p.m. – Divan Orange
18 Nov – 2:30 p.m. – St. John the Evangelist (Red Roof)

After party Sonora Mundial! – 19 Nov – 9:00 p.m. – Groove Nation

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Mundial Montréal Seeking World Music Artist Submissions for 2016 Showcases

Mundial Montréal, North America’s leading world music expo, is inviting artists to submit an application to showcase at the 6th annual conference. The event will take place November 15-18, 2016.

Mundial Montréal operates as a catalyst for some of the best world music talent emerging from Canada and internationally.

The conference includes a curated program of artists, networking activities and discussions.

The deadline is March 27, 2016.

Submission link: mundialmontreal.com/en/submissions/

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