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CRASHfest 2019 to bring the Best of World Music to Boston

CRASHfest will transform the House of Blues in Boston into an indoor global music festival on Saturday, February 23, 2019. With more than ten world music bands playing on three stages, CRASHfest will feature an expansive dance floor and seated balcony overlooking the main stage, the Foundation Room, and the restaurant.

CRASHfest 2019 Lineup:

Angeliqué Kidjo performing the Talking Heads iconic album Remain in Light
Bhangra party band RED Baraat
Tribu Baharú Afro-Colombian champeta band
M.A.K.U Soundsystem Afro-Colombian rhythms
Afro-ska dance band Kotoko Brass
Billy Wylder American folk meets desert blues
Veronica Robles and Her Female Mariachi Band
Traditional Balkan brass band Sarma Brass Band
Soulsha Afro-Celtic funk
French-fusion group The Blue Dahlia
Tap dancers Subject:Matter
Flamenco dancers Isaac & Nino De Los Reyes
Moroccan dancer Soumaya Marose
Malian drummer Moussa Traore

Global street food will be for sale from seven of Boston’s best food trucks.

More at https://crashfest.org

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CRASHfest 2018 to Deliver a Formidable World Music Festival in Boston

CRASHfest 2018 will transform the House of Blues club into an indoor world music festival bringing an eclectic mix of global music to Boston music scene. The festival will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at House of Blues Boston.

2018 Lineup

Rubblebucket – Indie-pop dance-band with reggae influences
Vieux Farka Touré – acclaimed Malian guitarist
Mokoomba – Afro-fusion from Zimbabwe
Zeshan B – Chicago soul singer with Indo-Pakistani roots
Flor De Toloache – Exciting all-female mariachi band
Tal National – High energy Afro-rock from Niger
Innov Gnawa – Trance music from Morocco
Newpoli – A modern take on music from the Mediterranean
Só Sol – Brazilian music with an Americana twist
Kotoko Brass – Afrobeat & reggae with New Orleans style brass

The House of Blues includes an expansive dance floor and seated balcony overlooking the main stage, the luxurious and exotic Foundation Room, and a smaller stage in the restaurant. Global street food, international beer, and custom cocktails will be available for sale.

Other festival attractions include performances by SambaViva, belly dancer Soumaya MaRose, tap dancers Subject:Matter, and Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band.

Saturday, February 24, 17:30 (5:30 p.m.)
House of Blues Boston
15 Lansdowne St., Boston
More at www.crashfest.org

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