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Anoushka Shankar to Perform in Miami in March 2019

Anoushka Shankar

Acclaimed Indian music composer and sitarist Anoushka Shankar is set to perform on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center.

Anoushka is the daughter of Ravi Shankar and sister of Norah Jones. Anoushka Shankar studied sitar under her father from a very young age and has gone on to master the instrument and also expand her musical horizons.

She has collaborated with leading classical orchestras and pop artists as diverse as Sting, M.I.A., Herbie Hancock, and her sister Norah Jones.

Anoushka Shankar’s discography includes: Anoushka, Anourag, Rise, Breathing Under Water, Traveller, Traces of You, Home, and Land of Gold.

Accompanied by a stellar quintet for this concert, Anoushka Shankar returns to her roots with a concert of meditative Indian classical ragas.

Doors 6:00 p.m., Show 7:00 p.m.
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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

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California WorldFest 2018 Program Announced

California WorldFest 2018

California WorldFest 2018 will take place July 12 – Jul 15, 2018 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, California.

The festival includes 7 stages of music and over 50 artists. Headliners include Anoushka Shankar, New Orleans funk ensemble Galactic, and folk singer-songwriter Trevor Hall.

California WorldFest also features a Global Indigenous village, a world market bazaar, workshops, classes, international cuisine and onsite camping.

More details at WorldFest.net or call (530) 274-8384.

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The Recording Academy Announces 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees for Best World Music Album

The Recording Academy announced today the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards nominees for Best World Music Album:

Destiny by Celtic Woman (Manhattan Records)

 

Celtic Woman – Destiny

 

Walking In The Footsteps Of Our Fathers by Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Ladysmith Black Mambazo)

Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Walking In The Footsteps Of Our Fathers

 

Sing Me Home by Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble (Masterworks)

The Silk Road Ensemble – Sing Me Home

 

Land Of Gold by Anoushka Shankar (Deutsche Grammophon)

Anoushka Shankar – Land Of Gold

 

Dois Amigos, Um Século De Música: Multishow Live by Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil (Nonesuch)

Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil – Dois Amigos, Um Século de Música: Multishow Live
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Duke Performances Reveals 2016/2017 World Music Season

Anoushka Shankar
Anoushka Shankar

Duke Performances revealed the world music programming (under the category International) for the 2016/2017 season. The world music shows include sitar maestra Anoushka Shankar with a six-piece Indian classical ensemble playing an evening of Indian music in tribute to her father, Ravi Shankar.

Celebrated tabla performer Zakir Hussain will return to Duke University with fifth-generation sitar player Niladri Kumar to perform Indian classical music.

Rising world music act DakhaBrakha (Ukraine) will play their live score for Earth, a 1930 silent classic film of Soviet cinema by Ukrainian director Alexander Dovzhenko.

 

 

American dobro virtuoso Jerry Douglas will perform classic bluegrass with his all-star group The Earls of Leicester. The group honors Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs of the Foggy Mountain Boys.

 

 

Zakir Hussain, tabla & Niladri Kumar, sitar
Saturday, October 8 at 20:00 (8:00 p.m.)
Page Auditorium

Jerry Douglas Presents Earls of Leicester featuring Shawn Camp, Johnny Warren, Charlie Cushman & Barry Bales
Saturday, February 18 at 20:00 (8:00 p.m.)
Baldwin Auditorium

Anoushka Shankar
Home: A Tribute to Ravi Shankar
Friday, April 7 at 20:00 (8:00 p.m.)
Page Auditorium

Dakhabrakha
Dovzhenko’s Earth: Film + Live Score
Friday, April 14 at 20:00 (8:00 p.m.)
Baldwin Auditorium

Tickets and more details at http://www.dukeperformances.org

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