Artists

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Two Women in profile with hair across their face, black and white
Buenos Aires
Available September 15-October 9, 2022
The harmony-soaked vocals and electro-folk charisma of the Trucco sisters propels a new project by this acclaimed female powered band and carries messages of equality and empowerment.
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Yerevan
Available February-March 2023
Opening idiomatic portals, MVF Band harnesses Yerevan’s jazz and contemporary scenes to reimagine Armenia’s Age-old sounds.
Five men standing with one woman crouched in front, all looking at the camera surrounded by candles
Lima
Available June 2022
At play in a Psychedelic Cumbia Sandbox, Hit La Rosa Channels a Fantastic Reflection of Perú’s Full Cultural Spectrum.
Six people standing together with one man sitting in front
Yerevan
Available October 17-November 20, 2022
A septet of masterful vocalists and instrumentalists gives renewed voice to Armenia’s spiritual lineage in bracing, emotional, and propulsive work rising on the classical scene.
A man next to a woman who is standing on one leg and leaning on another man in a wheelchair
Pingtung County
Available January-February 2023
In “Factory” and “Ice Age” Resident Island Dance Theatre challenges external forces and shows us the potential of a physically, mentally, and emotionally integrated world.
Seven people standing in front of a gray wall
La Plata
Available June-July 2022
With swooping hooks and party grooves the cumbia-grounded sound of this identity-inclusive LGBTQIA+ band buoyantly challenges societal norms, celebrates difference, and reclaims the love song for all.
Two men facing each other in profile, each holding a drum stick
Taipei
Available September 2022–March 2023
Hearing Double: Twincussion’s Dynamic, Classically Infused Percussion Spans East and West.
Tours
Band performing on stage
Bogotá
Touring March-April 2022
A 7-piece band rooted in the iconic marimba de chonta and steeped in the Pacific coast’s Afro-Colombian culture, identity, and history.
Seven people standing together with various instruments in front of a large white cliff
Arequipa
Touring February-March 2022
In artful acoustic performances, Lundú’s originals and arrangements of folk standards respond to their environment, complex Afro-Peruvian and Andean roots, and their historic hometown, Arequipa.
Woman standing in front of a brick wall, with an image of a man projected onto it
Lima
Touring March-April 2022
A Peruvian documentary maker starts researching corruption in her country but ends up directly involved in the story.
Woman holding an accordion in front of green foliage
Bogotá
Touring March-April 2022
Charismatic and Incandescent, a 21st century troubadour charts an original path and adds to Colombia’s vallenato legacy.
Past Seasons
On stage Saada Nassor
Zanzibar
Season 3: 2016-2017
A renewed taarab reinvigorates Zanzibar's syncretic signature sound Taarab music has defined Zanzibar's aural landscape for over a century, renowned...
TseSho, A.Mantach
Kyiv
Season 4: 2018
A rambunctious super-charged puppet cabaret from Kyiv Trolls prowl and conflicts rage in online propaganda. External actors force themselves across...
SoK FB photo 1 full band red Ahsan center
Karachi
Season 3: 2016-2017
10-piece super group creates a sonic highway from Ragas to the Blues Like an Indian Ocean blast from the seaport megacity it calls home, Sounds of...
Very Live
Karachi
Season 1: 2012
Danish Ali, a doe-eyed MD turned punster, and improv comedy frontrunner and viral sensation Ali Gul Pir will tell you: There's no lack of material for...
Youssra El Hawary portrait by David Degner
Cairo
Season 4: 2018
A Musical bellwether of everyday life, capturing the stories of Cairo and the charged alchemy of the Mediterranean basin. Youssra El Hawary’s socially...
arabesque
Ho Chi Minh City
Season 2: 2014
Sweeping contemporary dance reveals the cycles of Vietnamese life Realism merges with symbolic movement when seven dancers conjure agrarian cycles and...
Jogja Hip Hop Foundation
Yogyakarta
Season 1: 2012
If there was still any doubt that hip hop is truly a global culture, look no further than Indonesia's Hip Hop Foundation (JHF). Recognized as one...
Noori
Lahore
Season 1: 2012
Led by charismatic brothers, Ali Hamza and Ali Noor, along with powerhouse drummer and producer Louis "Gumby" Pinto, noori's first Urdu-language album...
Zeb & Haniya
Lahore
Season 1: 2012
Cousins, lifelong friends and longtime musical collaborators, Zeb and Haniya bring a highly listenable, global sensibility to earthy originals and...
Arieb Azhar
Islamabad
Season 1: 2012
Sharp eloquence, humanist politics, and mystic poetries are given a global voice by Arieb Azhar and his band from Islamabad, Pakistan. Defying an easy...
Coke Studio Season 4 Episode 3 Sanam Marvi
Hyderabad
Season 3: 2016-2017
Vocal warrior Sanam Marvi is the next, great diviner of South Asia's humanist, folk, and Sufi texts With compelling interpretations that draw deeply...
Fleur d'Orange
Casablanca
Season 2: 2014
Captivating movement traces layers of gender, culture, history, and ancestry Riveting solo movement by choreographer-dancer Hind Benali accompanied by...
Jagwa Music 3, Credit Werner Graebner
Dar es Salaam
Season 3: 2016-2017
From the streets of Dar es Salaam, Jagwa Music brings the noise Speed, heat, and swagger. Tanzania's 7-piece Jagwa Music bangs out a hard-won...
Dina Elwedidi 2 Daf photo James Duncan Davidson
Giza
Season 4: 2018
A sophisticated and compelling musical innovator of Egyptian heritage and contemporary identity. Dina El Wedidi channels the heritage and contemporary...
ribab
Agadir
Season 2: 2014
A big dose of Amazigh funk, powered by a single (ribab) string A feverishly funky sign of a new era, Ribab Fusion celebrates Morocco’s Amazigh (Berber...
Mohamed Abozekry & Karkadé
Cairo
Season 4: 2018
Virtuoso oud prodigy convenes Egypt’s popular and classical music traditions, Sufi calls, and secular poetry with a new instrumental project. Mohamed...
BelO by Frederic Dupoux
Pétion-Ville
Season 1: 2012
BélO has been hailed as Haiti's musical ambassador to the world. An outspoken groove innovator, he interweaves the Afro-Caribbean depths of Haitian...
Tri Minh's Quartet
Hanoi
Season 2: 2014
Avant sounds of electronica, acoustic instruments, and Vietnamese motifs Sophisticated, versatile and lithe, Tri Minh’s Quartet binds electronica...
Kurbasy12, Andriy Kyshchun
Lviv
Season 4: 2018
From the Carpathian Mountains, Kurbasy traces contemporary connections to an archaic past. Lviv, the eons-old Carpathian hub, holds Ukraine’s cultural...
Nan Jombang Dance Company. Image  Fiona Cullen 0068
Padang
Season 1: 2012
Hailing from the island of Sumatra, apart from Indonesia's dominant cultures, Nan Jombang is a family of artists whose work describes a compelling mix...
Democratoz FB in perf photo w flag
Oran
Season 3: 2016-2017
Hard grooving reggae, rai & rock from cosmopolitan Oran Democratoz lays down hard-grooving reggae, rai & rock with all the ecstasy and defiance of...
Papermoon Puppet Theatre
Yogyakarta
Season 1: 2012
In a country renowned for its puppetry traditions, Papermoon Puppet Theatre is a young, contemporary standout. Papermoon draws on a variety of...
Poor Rich Boy
Lahore
Season 2: 2014
Discreetly subversive indie rock exposes the inner life of urban pakistan Poor Rich Boy, Pakistan’s underground indie-art rock phenomenon, conjures...
Ifrikya Spirit
Algiers
Season 3: 2016-2017
Tranced-out diwan sounds from Algiers, gathered under a big musical tent. In Algeria, cultures of city dwellers and Arabic speakers, Amazigh villagers...
JRD photo by Frédéric Thaly
Pétion-Ville
Season 1: 2012
This company of high-powered dancers and drummers, led by choreographer Jean-René Delsoin, cultivate a nuanced, sophisticated view of Haitian culture...
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Casablanca
Season 2: 2014
Crowd-wowing, thought-provoking Morocc'n Roll fresh from the Maghreb This “sharp, vibrant, and very nearly universal” band (Washington Post) is...
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Peshawar
Season 2: 2014
Transfixing, hyper-folk jams with rich and deep Pushtoon roots With its propulsive, furious sound, Khumariyaan "The Intoxicators" has reawakened the...
ISTIJMAM (Actors photo)
Oran
Season 3: 2016-2017
Gritty, intimate theater confronts the destiny of today's Algeria. Istijmam, a collaborative of theater makers, moves outward from the manifestos of...
TI-COCA & WANGA-NÈGÈS
Port-au-Prince
Season 1: 2012
Masters of Haiti's twoubadou (troubadour) tradition, Ti-Coca and his band, Wanga-Nègès perform with a straightforward and utterly committed joy. The...