The globalFEST 2016 Lineup Announced

The globalFEST 2016 Lineup Announced

For one night, New York's Webster Hall becomes home to all of these ideas and to the many faces and offshoots of world music, as globalFEST returns for its 13th edition on Sunday, January 17, 2016.

The annual showcase festival, the flagship project of a rapidly expanding organization that serves the performing arts field, gives an instant entry point into the powerfully diverse, wide-ranging world of global music, from the electronic to the edgy, the beloved to the wonderfully unfamiliar.

Below is the official lineup of globalFEST 2016, with a final artist to be announced shortly. Can you help us share this official lineup?

The Artists of globalFEST 2016 (globalfest.org)

Astrid Hadad
Extravagant Mexican cabaret with soulful songs and outrageous visuals

Debauche
Russian mafia ballads get a New Orleans punk makeover

Fendika
Masterful dancer Melaku Belay leads Ethiopia's traditional music revival

Ginkgoa
Vintage Paris chic meets New York cool in swinging electro-beats

Lakou Mizik (NY Debut)
Powerhouse collective invigorating Haitian roots and grooves

Mariana Sadovska
The defiant cry of Ukraine, reinventing traditional songs

Stelios Petrakis Quartet
Inimitable virtuosos from Crete weaving melodies across the Greek islands

The Dhol Foundation:
UK's leading South Asian bhangra crew

Tribu Baharú (US Debut)
Afro-champeta party from Colombia's Caribbean coast

Somi
Lush Afrobeat inspired jazz, soul, and pop

For more information, music, and more, visit:

globalFEST 2016 - Remixed World: globalFEST Provokes, Surprises, and Entertains at its Annual Flagship Festival
01/17/2016 - Webster Hall, New York, NY
For one night, New York's Webster Hall becomes home to all of these ideas and to the many faces and offshoots of world music, as globalFEST returns for its 13th edition on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The annual showcase festival gives an instant entry point into the powerfully diverse, wide-ranging world of global music.
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