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globalFEST 2018

globalFEST 2017Global Takeover of Times Square: globalFEST Uncovers Bold Sounds and the World’s Hidden Musical Gems

On one of the busiest and most iconic streets in the world is a forgotten gem of a theater. On January 14, 2018, the lights will go on, the doors will open, and New York and its myriad visitors will discover the unexpected beauty of The Liberty, one of three stages which will host some of the most intriguing music in the world, along with the iconic BB King’s and Lucille’s. 

globalFEST is moving the 15th anniversary edition of its flagship festival to Midtown, to add a new collection of sounds to the crossroads of the world in Times Square. The leading US-based world music service organization and its eponymous festival/showcase specializes in uncovering gems hidden in plain sight and in showcasing the wonders of a world brimming with music that’s both innovative and deeply rooted and putting them on the road and in theaters and venues across the country.

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DooBeeDoo Endorses: globalFEST 2017

globalFEST 2017Permeable World: globalFEST 2017 builds bridges between cultures and explores the mix and blend of tradition and beyond

World Music/Contemporary | World Music/Traditional

Most world music traditions are not pure. They haven’t been sealed off from other ideas. Traditions, in fact, demonstrate the migration of people and influences across place and time, the blending and mixing that comes with that movement.

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Recommended Event: globalFEST 2016

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World Music/Contemporary | World Music/Traditional

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… Read More.

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INDIEGOGO Fundraising Campaign: globalFEST 2016 – Bringing the World’s Music to You

Join a bevy of world music fans, tastemakers, music professionals, journalists and more for a night of musical surprises at one of today’s most pioneering music festivals. Your ticket to the show is guaranteed through your contribution. As our main annual fundraiser, your support of globalFEST via Indiegogo plays a crucial role in our success each year.

This year’s groundbreaking 3-stage, 12-band world music festival on January 17 hits the historic Webster Hall in New York City and we’re especially excited about our outstanding line-up! As one of the most influential events in North America and the premier gateway for emerging and established artists from around the world, gF’s success stories continue to grow. Crowdfunding has made this possible.

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Event Review: globalFEST 2014…a marvelous accomplishment, and service to the musical community

CollageCanvas14_unflat_8Date: January 12, 2014
Venue: Webster Hall (NY)

Review by Dawoud Kringle

I arrived early at the globalFEST 2014, held at NYC’s Webster Hall. Things were already livening up. People were pouring in and milling about in anticipation of a great musical event.

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