Farruquito Cancels 6/21-22 Performances at NYU Skirball Center
World Music Institute has been informed by Farruquito's management that they are cancelling his two New York performances (June 21-22 at NYU Skirball Center), due to production issues. WMI regretfully announces that despite great efforts to reschedule, there are no new dates.
Tickets previously purchased for the June 21-22 performances will be refunded or credited towards next season. For more information, visit www.worldmusicinstitute.org.
Stay tuned for details on World Music Institute's exciting 2014-15 season, to be announced over the summer.
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WMI has brought many musical, dance and ritual traditions to the New York stage for the first time, including Laotian sung poetry, folk music of Khorason and Bushehr (Iran), songs of the Yemenite Jews, Bardic divas of Central Asia, trance ceremonies from Morocco, music from Madagascar, and Theyyams (masked dances) of Kerala, South India. Many artists have been given their U.S. or New York debuts by WMI.