World Music Showcase globalFEST Announces 2020 Program

American world music showcase globalFEST 2020 is set to take place on January 12, 2020 at the Copacabana club in Manhattan, New York.

Yungchen Lhamo

The globalFEST 2020 lineup includes:

– Ak Dan Gwang Chil (South Korea): Korean shamanic music

– Bohemian Betyars (Hungary): speed-folk (NY debut)

– Cheikh Lô (Senegal): spiritual West African folk

– La Chica (Venezuela/France) Introspective electro pop (USA debut)

– Les Amazones d’Afrique (France): West African female supergroup (USA debut)

– Meklit (Ethiopia/USA): Ethiojazz

– Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas (Louisiana/USA): accordion-driven Creole dance music

– San Salvador (France): (USA debut) French polyphonies and percussion

– Sofiane Saidi & Mazalda (Algeria/France): Raï (USA debut)

– Tufan Derince (Kurdistan/Netherlands): Electric Kurdish wedding songs (USA debut)

– Xenia França (Brazil): Afrofuturistic Bahian soul

– Yungchen Lhamo (Tibet/USA): Songs, chants and prayers by iconic vocalist

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Author: World Music Central News Department

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