One of the biggest world music showcases in North America, globalFEST 2009, will take place this Sunday, January 11 at Webster Hall. This year is an exceptional line-up of old favorites and new revelations. The line-up includes Calypso Rose, Chicha Libre, Femi Kuti & the Positive Force, Hot 8 Brass Band, Kailash Kher’s Kailasa, L&O, La Troba Kung-fú, Marcio Local, Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, Shanbehzadeh Ensemble, Tanya Tagaq, and Watcha Clan.
Tickets are only $40 for 12 artists from around the globe on 3 stages, with sets running from 45 minutes to an hour. If you aren’t’t in New York City, or can’t make it to the show, check out the live webcast produced by media partner on www.wnyc.org.
Tickets are $40 for general public (18+) and are available at www.ticketmaster.com or 212-307-7171.
For more info: www.globalFEST-ny.org
Author: World Music Central News Department
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