globalFEST 2019 Announces Partial Artist Lineup

American world music showcase globalFEST has announced the names of seven of the artists scheduled to perform in 2019. The concerts will take place on January 6, 2019 at the famed Copacabana vanue.

The seven artists announced so far include:

Debashish Bhattacharya (India):
Calcutta’s innovative slide guitar master

Cha Wa (New Orleans/USA):
New Orleans brass driving Mardi Gras Indian funk

Amythyst Kiah (Tennessee/USA):
Southern gothic, alt-country blues

Magos Herrera & Brooklyn Rider: “Dreamers” (Mexico/USA):
Innovative string quartet and lush vocals

Jeremy Dutcher (Tobique/Canada):
Reinvented indigenous Wolastoqiyik songs

B.C.U.C. – Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness (South Africa):
Defiant and hypnotic Soweto sounds

Orquesta Akokán (Cuba/USA):
Powerhouse Cuban son supergroup

More at globalfest.org

headline photo: Orquesta Akokán

Author: World Music Central News Department

World music news from the editors at World Music Central

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