The Rhythm Foundation in Miami Reveals the Fall-Winter 2018-19 Season

The Rhythm Foundation, the arts presenter of world music and other forms of music in South Florida, has announced the artists scheduled to perform in the Fall-Winter 2018-19 Season.

Saturday, September 22nd
North Beach Bandshell
Juana Molina. Opening set by Afrobeta
Argentine indie-folk-electronic star in a rare Miami concert.

 

Omar Souleyman

 

Friday, October 5th
North Beach Bandshell
Omar Souleyman. Opening set by Richie Hell. Co-Presented with MDC Live Arts
Syrian electronic artist on Diplo’s Mad Decent record label. Recently collaborated with Björk and Four Tet.

Saturday, October 6th
North Beach Bandshell
Roberto Cacciapaglia
Annual Italian music HIT Week event showcasing this striking composer blending electronic experimental music with the classical tradition.
Free with RSVP

Friday, October 12th
North Beach Bandshell
The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane
The devotional recordings of Jazz legend Alice Coltrane as released last year on David Byrne’s Luaka Bop record label performed by the album’s Sai Anantam Singers.

Thursday, October 18th
Pérez Art Museum Miami
Hieroglyphic Being
A unique electronic artist making music at the intersection of Deep House, Afrofuturism, avant-jazz, EBM, and global soundscapes.

Friday, October 26th
Adrienne Arsht Center
Youssou Ndour
African world music star with his band Super Étoile.

Friday, November 9th
Fillmore Miami Beach
Diego El Cigala

Spain’s superb and innovative Flamenco singer will performs intimately with piano as inspired by his past work with Cuban pianist Bebo Valdés,

Friday, December 7th
Emerson Dorsch Gallery
Ssingssing
A group described as Talking Heads/David Bowie/B-52’s meets South Korean shamanic rock.
Free with RSVP

 

Mdou Moctar

 

Friday, January 18th, 2019
Gramps
Mdou Moctar
African desert blues Tuareg artist from Niger on the Sahel Sounds record label.
Free with RSVP

Weekend, Feb. 8th – 10th, 2019
North Beach Bandshell
GroundUp Music Fest
Third annual festival presented by the GroundUp record label in partnership with The Rhythm Foundation.

Saturday, February 16th, 2019
North Beach Bandshell
Susana Baca
The best-known living exponent of the Afro-Peruvian musical tradition introduced to international audiences in the late 1990s by David Byrne.

 

Habib Koité & Bassekou Kouyaté

 

Saturday, March 16th, 2019
Little Haiti Cultural Center
Habib Koité & Bassekou Kouyaté
Two of Mali’s most renowned musicians come together for the U.S. premier tour of their new duo project.

Sunday, March 17th, 2019
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts
Anoushka Shankar. Co-Presented with SMDCAC
Sitarist Anoushka Shankar is the daughter of Ravi Shankar and sister of Norah Jones. She is the torch-bearer of her family’s Indian classical tradition.

 

More information and tickets at www.rhythmfoundation.com

headline photo: Susana Baca

Author: World Music Central News Department

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