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    Gifrants performs at artKitchen Café

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    September 3, 2015

    Gifrants’ credentials as a songwriter, composer, vocalist, guitarist and arranger reflect his versatility as well the diversity of his work which encompasses roots, traditional, pop, contemporary, incantation, natif (the jazzy aspect of Haitian music) to classical music.

    Hypnotic! Relaxing! Inspiring! Engaging! Thoughtful! Beautiful! Just to list a few attributes cited by critics and listeners ...more


    AfrikCan Festival

    Presented by AfrikCan

    Ongoing

    AfrikCan is an organization which aims to showcase the African continent through a positive and uplifting light. AfrikCan is a celebration of African Culture through food, music, fashion, arts,...more

    Choro das 3

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    May 12, 2016

    A Brazilian group playing traditional choro music, Choro das 3 have made it their mission to revive the choro tradition in Brazil and spread its distinctive sound around the globe.


    Danú

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 3, 2016

    One of Ireland’s most cherished Irish folk bands and among the leaders of the new traditionalist movement in Celtic music, Danú has been thrilling audiences with their instrumental virtuosity...more

    The Band of the Royal Marines and The Pipes, Drums, & Dancers of the Scots Guards

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    January 26, 2016

    Regimental Bands from the British Isles - with Pipes & Drums & Dancers!!  Two very famous and acclaimed regiments also have some of the finest musicians.  The Scots Guard...more

    This Is Tango Now

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    November 20 - November 22, 2015

    Formed by renowned, Tony-winning tango artists Fernanda Ghi and Guillermo Merlo and musician Alfredo Minetti, This Is Tango Now represents a unique approach to tango, reflecting an unconditional...more

    Divi Zheni & Zornitsa: Bulgarian Sedenka

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    November 15, 2015

    The Sedenka will include a performance by traditional Bulgarian choruses Divi Zheni and their brother group Zornitsa, participatory singing (taught and led by Director and singing star Tatiana...more

    Acoustic Alchemy

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 13, 2015

    The U.K.-based instrumental powerhouse have been torchbearers for acoustic new age music for the last 30 years, and they don’t seem to be slowing down. Whether playing smooth jazz, pan-Latin...more

    Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    November 12, 2015


    The Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India present "Spirit of India", a new step toward a bold vision in Indian live music and dance being presented to the world for the first...more

    Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College, Boston

    November 7 - November 8, 2015

    Founded and directed by dancer-choreographer Lizt Alfonso, Havana-based Dance Cuba features 25 beautiful and technically superb dancers and live musicians, capturing the heart and soul of Cuba...more

    "Visions of Cape Breton and Beyond" A Celtic Family Celebration By Natalie MacMaster

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 3, 2015

    No single artist has done more for popularizing Cape Breton fiddle music than Natalie MacMaster. A dynamic and enchanting performer as well as a prolific composer, MacMaster has been recording and...more

    Buena Vista Social Club

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Symphony Hall, Boston

    November 1, 2015

    Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® bids adios with a farewell world tour. The group, which has been touring the globe in various forms and combinations since 1997, grew out of the release of...more

    Harold López-Nussa

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 1, 2015

    Cuba boasts a long history of birthing dynamite Latin jazz pianists, and now another has emerged. Introducing Harold López-Nussa, a young pianist and composer with an inventive, swinging...more

    Zoltán Mága: From Budapest with Love

    Presented by Attila Glatz Concert Productions USA Inc. at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    October 26, 2015

    Zoltán Mága, Hungary’s foremost violin virtuoso and PBS television star, will bring his fiery Gypsy music to the Shubert Theatrer, Monday, October 26 at 7:30 pm, for one night...more

    Daby Touré

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at The Red Room at Cafe 939, Boston

    October 22, 2015

    Daby Touré is a child of many worlds. A musical and linguistic polyglot, Touré creates an elegant sonic mixture that merges the linguistic inflections of the six languages he speaks. His music...more

    Cœur de Pirate

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    October 21, 2015

    Cœur de Pirate (French for pirate heart) is the stage name for award-winning French-Canadian singer/songwriter and pianist Béatrice Martin. Her whimsical, magical pop songs blend cabaret...more

    Abdullah Ibrahim and Ekaya

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    October 18, 2015

    Recognized as South Africa’s foremost jazz pianist, Abdullah Ibrahim has a unique and dynamic compositional approach that successfully fuses universal and often seemingly disparate styles....more

    Cimarrón

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    October 17, 2015

    With a wild, powerful, and unbridled sound, Cimarrón lives up to the meaning of its name, untamed. The Grammy-nominated Colombian ensemble creates a fiery kind of music called música...more

    Nueva España: Close Encounters in the New World

    Presented by The Boston Camerata and Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    October 4, 2015

    Latin American Baroque music at its best! Explore the musical melting pot of 17th-century Spanish music with indigenous American cultures and African rhythms. Lively baroque...more

    The High Kings

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    October 3, 2015

    The High Kings are an Irish supergroup made up of Finbarr Clancy (formerly of the Clancy Brothers), Brian Dunphy (formerly a cast member of Riverdance), Martin Furey (formerly of the group...more

    Nueva España: Close Encounters in the New World

    Presented by The Boston Camerata and Trinity Church Boston

    October 3, 2015

    Latin American Baroque music at its best! Explore the musical melting pot of 17th-century Spanish music with indigenous American cultures and African rhythms. Lively baroque guitar,...more

    Emma Kirkby & Jakob Lindberg

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    October 2, 2015

    The Golden Age Revived: 17th-century songs of Dowland, Purcell, Lawes, Blow, Humfry, and Eccles
     


    SeptemberFest 2015

    Presented by Longy School of Music of Bard College at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, Cambridge

    September 25 - September 27, 2015

    Join Longy the weekend of September 25-27, 2015 as Longy kicks off a year of centennial festivities with the annual SeptemberFest concert...more

    Berklee Summer in the City

    Presented by Berklee College of Music

    May 20 - September 26, 2015

    The Berklee Summer in the City Concert Series, sponsored by Natixis Global Asset Management, presents more than 200 free performances throughout the Greater Boston area from May through...more

    Fanfarai

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    September 22, 2015

    The rousing 11-member Algerian/French brass band Fanfaraï puts on a high energy show, with a battery of horns, traditional percussion, North African raï, Balkan beats, Afro-Cuban swing, and...more

    Vieux Farka Toure

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    September 20, 2015

    Vieux Farka Touré crafts Malian blues in the rich Songhai tradition of his late father, famed guitarist Ali Farka Touré. Vieux draws on haunting Saharan blues and traditional Malian melodies and...more

    Lula Pena

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    September 19, 2015

    Born in Lisbon and now living in Barcelona, Lula Pena blends traditional fado with layers of Portuguese folk, French chanson, Cape Verdean morna, and Brazilian bossa nova. With a commanding yet...more

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