Lotus World Music Festival Announces 2015 Lineup

Kardemimmit (Finland)
Kardemimmit (Finland), one of the acts scheduled to perform at Lotus World Music & Arts Festival 2015


Lotus World Music & Arts Festival has revealed the list of artists that are scheduled to perform at this year’s edition of the festival. Lotus World Music & Arts Festival which will take place September 24-27 in downtown Bloomington, Indiana.

Some of the participating artists include legendary Cuban son masters Sierra Maestra, Aziz Sahmaoui & University of Gnawa, Finnish ensemble Kardemimmit, experimental rhythmic pop stars tUnE-yArDs, Americana banjoist Jayme Stone, Celtic fusion masters Delhi 2 Dublin, Ethio-jazz/soul groove star Ester Rada, and many more.



The festival takes place each year in various venues throughout Bloomington, from the Buskirk-Chumley Theater to standing-room-only street tents, to churches. Ticket and wristband sales for the 2015 festival will begin Saturday, August 1.

2015 Program

Aziz Sahmaoui & University of Gnawa (Morocco, Senegal, France)
Baltic Crossing (U.K., Finland, Denmark)
Bhi Bhiman (U.S.)
Brock McGuire Band (Ireland)
Delhi 2 Dublin (Canada)
Ester Rada (Israel, Ethiopia)
Fanfaraï (France, Algeria, Morocco)
Heritage Blues Orchestra (U.S.)
Indiana Folk Art: 200 Years of Tradition and Innovation (U.S.)
Jaron Freeman-Fox & the Opposite of Everything (Canada)
Jayme Stone‘s Lomax Project (Canada, U.S.)
Jessica Fichot (U.S., France)
Kardemimmit (Finland)
Karolina Cicha & Bart Pałyga (Poland)
Lotus Dickey Song Workshop (U.S.)
Lula Pena (Portugal)
Maarja Nuut (Estonia)
Mabuhay! Philippine Cultural Community (U.S., Philippines)
Martha Redbone Roots Project (U.S.)
Nano Stern (Chile)
Sierra Maestra (Cuba)
Şirin Pancaroğlu & Simdi Ensemble (Turkey)
The Ryan Academy of Irish Dance (U.S.)
Trio Brasileiro (Brazil)
tUnE-yArDs (U.S.)
Zedashe (Republic of Georgia)
숨[suːm] (Korea)

More details at lotusfest.org

Author: World Music Central News Department

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