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Old Town School of Folk Music Announces World Music Wednesday & Global Dance Party Series

Subrata Bhattacharya & Abhisek Lahiri / Lucio Feuillet Quinteto

Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music has announced the new season of its World Music Wednesday & Global Dance Party series. The weekly events provide a showcase of world music and dance featuring some of the finest local and touring talent. Most World Music Wednesday concerts are free with a $10 suggested donation. Global Dance Party ticket prices vary.

Event Schedule:

September 4, 8:30 PM – Mames Babegenush – World Music Wednesday

September 11, 8:30 PM – Subrata Bhattacharya & Abhisek Lahiri / Lucio Feuillet Quinteto – World Music Wednesday

September 18, 7:00 PM – Jeremy Dutcher / The Englewood/Soweto Exchange – World Music Wednesday – World Music Festival Chicago

September 18, 8:30 PM – Beppe Gambetta – World Music Wednesday – Rescheduled from January 30

September 25, 7:00 PM – The Gurdjieff Ensemble / HaitiDansCo – World Music Wednesday – World Music Festival Chicago

September 28, 8:30 PM – Jimmy Träskelin and Tallari – Global Dance Party

October 2, 8:30 PM – Emel Mathlouthi – World Music Wednesday

October 9, 8:30 PM – Sammy Figueroa & His Latin Jazz Explosion – World Music Wednesday

October 16, 8:00 PM – Indigenous Peoples Day Concert Chicago – featuring Frank Waln, Nufolk Rebel Alliance, and OPLIAM – World Music Wednesday

October 23, 8:30 PM – Isabelle Olivier Trio – The O.A.S.I.S. Project – World Music Wednesday

October 30, 8:30 PM – Giovanni Seneca & Andreas Kapsalis – World Music Wednesday

November 1, 8:30 PM – Iré Elese Abure with Orisha Dance Chicago – Global Dance Party

November 6, 8:30 PM – The Bongo Hop – World Music Wednesday

November 13, 8:30 PM – René Izquierdo – New Latin American Music for the Guitar · World Music Wednesday

November 20, 8:30 PM – Nella – World Music Wednesday

November 27, 8:30 PM – Old Town School of Folk Music and Cenzontles present – The Cenzontles Indigenous Celebration · World Music Wednesday

Old Town School of Folk Music
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

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Artist Profiles: Beppe Gambetta

Beppe Gambetta – Photo by Michael Schlüter

Beppe Gambetta, born in 1955 in Genoa, Italy, is the leading flat-picking guitarist of Europe. Through his superb recordings, frequent tours of Europe and the United States of America, and original research into early Italian traditional and popular music, Mr. Gambetta has established himself as a major world artist of the steel-string guitar.

Gambetta founded Red Wine, an Italian bluegrass band in 1977. He has performed with David Grisman, Gene Parsons, Doc Watson, Norman Blake, Tony Trischka and cellist Rushad Eggleston.

Discography:

Dialogs (Brambus, 1989)
Alone & Together (Brambus, 1992)
Good News from Home (Green Linnet, 1995)
Serenata (Acoustic Music, 1997)
Synergia (Thunderation, 2000)
Traversata (Acoustic Disc, 2001)
Blu di Genova (Gadfly, 2003)
Livel (CandyRat, 2003)
Slade Stomp (Gadfly, 2006)
Four-Way Mirrorl (CandyRat, 2006)
Rendez-vous (Gadfly, 2008)
Live at the Teatro Della Corte / The First 10 Years (Gadfly, 2011)
The American Album (Gadfly, 2013)
Round Trip (Borealis, 2015)
Short Stories (Borealis, 2017)

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