World Music Festival - Complete Schedule

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(schedule is subject to change)

Friday, September 8, 2017

 

Underground System (New York City, USA)Underground System

Chicago SummerDance - Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park

601 S. Michigan Ave.

Dance Lesson: 6-7pm

Live Music: 7:30-9:30pm

All Ages

 

Ragamala: A Celebration of Indian Classical Music + Dance (Sept. 8-9)Priya Venkatraman

Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall + Millennium Park, Great Lawn

78 E. Washington St., 3rd Floor

6:30pm-10am

All Ages

Presented in collaboration with Kalapriya Center for Indian Performing Arts

 

Evolution of Songs from Indian Films: 1930-2017Anjali Ray

6:30-7:30pm

Anjali Ray, vocals with Rishi Thakkar, tabla + Anis Chandnani, harmonium

(Sunset - 7:12pm)

 

The stories of "Ahimsa: Non-Violence"

7:50-8:50pm

 

Rhythms of India

9:10-10:25pm

Anindo Chatterjee, tabla with Anubrata Chatterjee, tabla and Rohan Misra, sarangi

 Mythili Prakash

Sanctuaries

10:45-11:45pm

 

Jugalbandi

12-1:30amAmbi Subramaniam

Alam Khan, sarode with Ambi Subramaniam, violin with Salar Nader, tabla and Mahesh Krishnamurthy, mridangam


Hindustani - Santoor + Tabla from North India

1:50-3:05am

Satish Vyas, santoor with Anindo Chatterjee, tablaSatish Vyas

 

Music from Abhang & Carnatic Traditions

3:25am-4:40am

Shiv Subramaniam, vocals, Sruti Sarathy, violin, Arjun Ramachandran, mridangam

 

Jugalbandi

5-6:10am

Roopa Panesar, sitar with Prishanna Thevarajah, mridangam and Nitin Mitta, tablaRoopa Panesar

 

Suprabhatam

Awakening the Gods

6:15-6:30am

(Sunrise @ 6:25am)

Choir comprised of Conductors from Chicago Children's Choir

Conducted by Ahila Devi Vigneshwaran

 

Yoga + Gong Meditation @ Millennium Park, Great Lawn

Zen Yoga Garage + GongLab

8am-10am

 

Saturday, September 9, 2017

 

Yoga + Gong Meditation

Zen Yoga Garage + GongLab

Millennium Park, Great Lawn

Dr. Lakshminarayana Subramaniam201 E. Randolph Street

8-10am

 

Bharat Symphony - 70th Anniversary of India’s Independence

Millennium Park

Jay Pritzker Pavilion

201 E. Randolph Street

3pm

All Ages

*Premiere + Commissioned for World Music Festival ChicagoKavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam

  • Dr. Lakshminarayana Subramaniam (violin)
  • Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam (vocals)
  • Bindu Subramaniam (vocals)
  • Debashish Bhattacharya (slide guitar)
  • Ambi Subramaniam (violin)
  • Tanmoy Bose (tabla)
  • Mahesh Krishnamurthy (mridangam)

With:Elmhurst College Philharmonic Orchestra and Elmhurst Community Singers

Elmhurst Philharmonic Orchestra and Elmhurst Community Choir conducted by Joanne May

 

Duo Scofano-Minetti (Argentina)

Chicago SummerDance - Spirit of Music Garden in Grant ParkDuo Scofano-Minetti

601 South Michigan Avenue

Dance Lesson: 6-7pm

Live Music: 7:30-9:30pm

All Ages

 

Salif Keita (Mali)Salif Keita

Grand Tapestry (LA, USA)

Concord Music Hall

2047 N. Milwaukee Ave.

7pm doors, 8pm show

21+

 

Uptown Saturday Nights featuring Ugochi & The Afro Soul Ensemble

With a special performance by God's Grace, a Congolese refugee family

Wilson Abbey, 935 W. Wilson

8-9:30pm

All Ages

 

Sunday, September 10, 2017

 

Feufollet (Lafayette, LA)Feufollet

Chicago SummerDance - Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park

601 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605

Dance Lesson: 4-5pm

Live Music: 5-7pm

All Ages

 

"Women of the World" at Navy Pier

Underground SystemUnderground System (NYC)

Ecos del Pacifico Afrocolombia (Colombia)

lePercolateur (Chicago, USA)

Navy Pier

600 E. Grand Ave

3-6pm

All Ages

 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

 

Alfonso Ponticelli + Swing Gitan (Chicago, USA)Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan

Eva Salina (NYC)

Green Mill

4802 N Broadway St

Chicago, IL 60640

7:30pm

21+

 

Thursday, September 14, 2017

 

Tcheka (Cape Verde)

Eva Salina (NYC)

Eva Salina
 
The Hideout

1354 W. Wabansia Ave.

Chicago, IL 60642

6pm doors, 7pm show

21+

 

Bhangra Blowout

Chicago SummerDance in the Parks + World Music Festival Chicago 2017

White (Willye B.) Park

1610 Howard St.

6-9pm

Kalapriya presents Bhangra Blowout with DJ + Live Dhol

 

Lúnasa (Ireland)Lunasa (Photo By: Eric Politzer 2012)

Irish American Heritage Center

4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago, IL 60630

7pm

All Ages

 

Vox Sambou (Montreal, Québec| Haiti)Vox Sambou

Los Hijos De la Montaña (Tucson, Arizona + Portland, OR)

Martyrs’

3855 N. Lincoln Ave.

7pm doors, 8pm show

21+

 

Friday, September 15, 2017

 

Yao Ye (China)Yao Ye

Ping Tom Memorial Park

300 W. 19th St.

6pm show

All Ages

 

Film Screening

Mdou Moctar's Docudrama - An Homage to Prince's Purple Rain

AKOUNAK TEDALAT TAHA TAZOUGHAI

Tamashek with English subtitles, 75 mins

Storefront Theater

66 E. Randolph St.

6pm

All Ages

 

Vox Sambou (Montreal, Québec| Haiti)Tcheka

Tcheka (Cape Verde)

The Promontory

5311 South Lake Park Avenue West

6pm doors, 7pm show

All Ages

 

Saturday, September 16, 2017

 

Instrument Workshop

La Tribu de Abrante (Puerto Rico)La Tribu de Abrante

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center

4046 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL 60639

11am-12:30pm

All Ages

 

Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo (Venezuela)Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo

Luciano Antonio Quartet (Brazil| Chicago, USA)

Millennium Park

Jay Pritzker Pavilion

201 E. Randolph St.

3pm

All Ages

 

Mexican Independence DayMariachi Flor de Toloache

Mariachi Flor de Toloache (New York City, USA)

Los Hijos De La Montaña (Tucson, Arizona + Portland, OR)

Thalia Hall

1807 S. Allport

8pm doors, 9pm show

21+

 

Mdou Moctar (Niger)Mdou Moctar

Ode (Chicago, USA)

Martyrs’

3855 N. Lincoln Ave.

9pm doors, 10pm show

21+

 

Sunday, September 17, 2017

 

Yao Ye (China)

Yao YeChicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Theater

78 E. Washington Street, 2nd Floor

2pm

 

The 606 Walk + Global Peace Picnic with Juicebox Concerts

September 17

Humboldt Park Boathouse

1301 N. Sacramento Avenue

2-6pm

All Ages

 La Tribu de Abrante

  • 11-12:30pm - Instrument Making at Milwaukee/Leavitt Park and Ridgeway Trailhead
  • 12:30-2pm - Peace Procession to the Humboldt Overlook
  • 2-6pm - Global Peace Picnic @ Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1301 N. Sacramento Ave.

 

La Tribu de Abrante (Puerto Rico)

Mdou Moctar (Niger)

Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo (Venezuela)

 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

 

Trio da Kali (Mali)

Hong Sung Hyun's Chobeolbi (South Korea)Hong Sung Hyun's Chobeolbi

Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall

78 E. Washington St., 3rd Floor

6pm show

All Ages

 

Thursday, September 21, 2017

 

Hong Sung Hyun's Chobeolbi (South Korea)Hong Sung Hyun's Chobeolbi

Daley Plaza

50 W. Washington Street

12pm

All Ages

 

Instrument WorkshopHong Sung Hyun's Chobeolbi

Hong Sung Hyun's Chobeolbi (South Korea)

People’s Music School

931 W. Eastwood Ave.

6pm

All Ages

 

Sahba Motallebi (US | Iran) with Naghmeh Farahmand (Canada | Iran)

Sahba Motallebi

Iberi Choir (Country of Georgia)

Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall

78 E. Washington St., 3rd Floor

6pm show

All Ages

 

Trio da Kali (Mali)

Trio da KaliRami Gabriel Band (Chicago, USA)

The Hideout

1354 W. Wabansia Ave.

6:30pm doors, 7:30pm show

21+

 

Friday, September 22, 2017

 

Bitori (Cape Verde)Bitori

Beats y Bateria (Chicago, USA)

The Promontory

5311 S. Lake Park Avenue West

6pm doors, 7pm show

All Ages

 

Iberi Choir (Country of Georgia)

Iberi ChoirDePaul University Concert Hall

800 W. Belden Ave.

7:30 doors, 8pm show

All Ages

 

Saturday, September 23, 2017

 

Hyde Park Jazz FestivalNicole Mitchell (Photo by: Kristi Sutton Elais)

Nicole Mitchell & Ballake Sissoko: Bamako * Chicago Sound System  (USA + Mali)

University of Chicago Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

915 E. 60th St.

3pm-4pm and 5:45-6:45pm

All Ages

 

FELABRATION!Seun Kuti (Photo credit: Romain Rigal)

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 (Nigeria)

Bitori (Cape Verde)

AFRICA HI-FI: Ron Trent (MUSICANDPOWER / AFRICA HI-FI) and Sonia H. (Chicago, USA)

Concord Music Hall

2047 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60647

7pm doors, 8pm show

21+

 

Sunday, September 24, 2017

 

Chicago Gypsy Jazz Festival & Caravan Art Festival

Sara Labriola Trio (New York, NY)

The Harmonious Wail (Madison, WI)

Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan (Chicago, IL)Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan

and more!

Band of Bohemia

4710 N. Ravenswood Ave.

1pm-6pm

All Ages

 

 

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