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  • feature February 26, 2016

    globalFEST 2016 Feature

    globalFEST’s flagship offering is the always-exciting annual concert in the dead of a New York winter night where music fans can experience 12 acts on three stages at Webster Hall all in one night. Our special broadcast on globalFEST 2016 … Read more »

  • program February 25, 2016

    globalFEST 2016

    globalFEST is New York’s annual January multi-genre musical kickoff–12 bands on three stages in one wild night at Webster Hall. We hear highlights from the 2016 edition including new roots sounds from Haiti (Lakou Mizik), Colombian champeta (Tribu Baharu), suave … Read more »

  • blog November 12, 2015

    Thirteenth Annual GlobalFEST Set For Sun., Jan. 17, 2016

    If 13’s so unlucky, how does the next globalFEST look so good? In its baker’s dozen-eth iteration, the festival/showcase will be filling New York’s Webster Hall with a bounty of 12 artists—some making their American debut—spread across three stages on … Read more »

  • program June 6, 2015

    Two Tenors of Arabic Music Play Las Vegas

    In Las Vegas in the year 2000, two legends of Arabic art music performed an historic concert. Wadi’ Al-Safi was called “the pure voice of Lebanon” because for decades he had brought the folkloric songs of the Lebanese countryside to … Read more »

  • blog December 5, 2011

    Discography: Tarab: the Art of Ecstasy in Arab Music

    Here are a list of albums heard on Afropop Worldwide’s Tarab: the Art of Ecstasy in Arab Music: Various artists “Le Luth Des Virtuoses” (Duniaphon 1996, Virgin France 2001) Sabah Fakhri “Au Palais Des Congres-1978” (Club du Disque Arabe 1995) … Read more »

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