World Music Festival: Chicago 2011

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Event Date: 
September 15, 2011 - 5:00am - September 22, 2011 - 5:00am

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events in partnership with the Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture presents the 13th annual World Music Festival: Chicago this September 15 – 22, 2011. A celebration of music from around the globe continues this year at the city-wide, multi-venue, week-long festival. Presented at area museums, parks, cultural centers, plazas, theaters, clubs, and other venues, events include a combination of free and low-cost ticketed concerts, many of which are family friendly.

2011 Featured Artists:

Abigail Washburn
Al Sarah and the Nubatones
Andreas Kapsalis and Goran Ivanovic Duo
Arooj Aftab
Bill O'Connell Triple Play featuring Dave Valentin & Richie Flores
Black Bear Combo
Blitz The Ambassador
Bomba Estéreo
Boubacar Traoré Trio
Brock McGuire Band
Bulgarika featuring Nikolay Kolev
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
Café Antarsia Ensemble
Chai Found Music Workshop
Chamber Music: Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Segal
Creole Choir of Cuba
DJ Sound Culture
Ernesto Anaya Ensemble
Fool's Gold
Friends of the Gamelan
Gerard Edery Ensemble
Hawk and a Hacksaw
House of Waters
Joaquin Diaz
Natural Information Society
Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole with Shawn Pimental
Kultur Shock
L’Orchestre Super Vitesse
Luisa Maita
Mad Professor
Malika Zarra
Mar Caribe
Marco Calliari
Megitza Quartet
The Opposition Party
Sergent Garcia
Sidi Touré
Staff Benda Bilili
Steve Gibon’s Gypsy Rhythm Project with Nicolae Feraru
Tsukasa Taiko
Te Vaka
Toubab Krewe
Twilight Circus
Wust El Balad

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