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January 2015

Didgeridoo Night: Workshop, Get-Together, Performance

Saturday, January 10, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Escondido House Concert Escondido, CA United States + Google Map
Randin Graves

The Center for World Music and iDidge present an evening of didgeridooing, featuring Randin Graves, in Escondido, CA . . . Instead of just sitting on stage and playing music, Randin puts on a more conversational event, fooling people into learning a few things while entertaining them. So come hear some didj music and learn a bit about where the instrument comes from and how it affected one white dude from San Diego. A technique workshop will run from about 5:00-6:30,…

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Balkan Folk Music Group Dromia at Athens Market Taverna

Saturday, January 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Athens Market Taverna, 109 West F Street
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Dromia

The Balkan folk music group Dromia will play at the Athens Market Taverna in downtown San Diego on Saturday, January 17, 2015. There’ll be traditional Greek dance tunes, as well as popular and table (listening) songs, with a small area set aside for dancing. Going to be fun! Reservations are recommended: (619) 234-1955. Here’s a YouTube video of the group. Financial support provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture. Download a flyer.

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February 2015

Arpana: Music and Dance of South India

Monday, February 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Arpana Dance Company

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Arpana Dance Company: Music and Dance of South India Ramya Harishankar, Artistic Director/Nattuvangam G. Srikanth, Vocal Naveen Basavanhally, Mridangam Kiran Athreya, Violin Nidhi Satyadev, Dance Southern California-based Arpana Dance Company has had the honor of performing in the US, Europe, and India. The Summer of 2013 took Arpana to Germany and Croatia for performances and workshops. In December 2011, the group travelled to Japan performing with Kinnara Taiko in Hiroshima, Kure, and Nara, raising…

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Dornob: Music of Iran

Monday, February 23, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Dornob Music of Iran

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Dornob: Music of Iran Dornob is a collective of musicians - now spanning two generations - who've been playing Persian music in San Diego since 1985. Their goals, in addition to friendship and fun, include learning the musical tradition, fostering creativity, and crossing cultural bridges. Admision: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the door) Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance and the Center for World Music. Financial support is provided…

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Mariachi Ensemble and Okinawan Folk Concert at USD

Saturday, February 28, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Shiley Theatre, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110 United States
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USD Mariachi

A double-header, world music showcase at the University of San Diego will feature USD’s Mariachi Ensemble and a performance of Okinawan folk songs by the Kinjo Masanobu Ryukyu Minyo Kenkyusho. Ticket prices are $10 general admission; $8 seniors, USD faculty, staff and alumni; and $5 students with ID. Seating is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. Please plan accordingly for the best concert experience. For additional information, please call the Music Department Office at (619) 260-2938. Tickets are available online…

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March 2015

Sene Africa: Music of West Africa

Monday, March 2, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Sene Africa

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Sene Africa: Music of West Africa Sene Africa is a duo from Senegal, Africa, consisting of Amadou Fall (kora) and Ibrahima Ba (guitar). The duo brings you an entertaining performance bound to bring happiness to the heart and soul. Ibrahima’s magical voice and special touch on the guitar, together with Amadou’s strong and positive presence on stage playing the kora, will make this a not-to-be-missed event! Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the…

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Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland

Monday, March 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Gallowglass Collective 2012

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series The Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland The Gallowglass Collective, named for the Scottish Norse-Gaelic warrior clans that settled in Ireland, plays mainly Irish traditional music mixed with some Scottish trad and music from the Anglo-Scottish border country. The group is made up predominantly of fiddlers, but Ben Power also sings and plays Irish flute and Scottish small and border pipes, and in Mikey Prine, they have a fine percussive dancer from the…

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Dromia Encore at Athens Taverna with Live Greek Music

Saturday, March 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Athens Market Taverna, 109 West F Street
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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The Balkan folk music group Dromia will play again live at the Athens Market Taverna in downtown San Diego.  There’ll be traditional Greek dance tunes, as well as popular and table (listening) songs, with a small area set aside for dancing.  Going to be fun! Reservations are highly recommended: (619) 234-1955. Last time, there was an overflow crowd; ask to sit in the room with the band. Here’s a YouTube video of the group. Financial support provided by the City of San…

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Musicantica: Music of Mediterranean Italy

Monday, March 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Musicantica

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Musicantica: Music of Mediterranean Italy MUSICàNTICA focuses mainly on the music from Southern Italy’s oral tradition, at the same time reaching out for a more contemporary musical idea that can be indicated as Mediterranean World-Music. By oral tradition is intended music, poetry, and ritual passed on from generation to generation by untrained musicians belonging to generally less-known segments of Italian society, such as the peasant’s world, fishermen, or street vendors. Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase…

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INCA, the Peruvian Ensemble: Music of Peru

Monday, March 23, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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INCA Peruvian Ensemble

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series INCA, the Peruvian Ensemble: Music of Peru INCA offers a wonderful and colorful array of music and dances from Peru and the Andean region. The show includes music and dances from the native Incas (Andean style), from the Hispanic communities of the coastal areas (Criollo style) and the Black people from the villages south of Lima (Afro-Peruvian style). The instrumentation, unique to these areas, woodwinds, strings, percussion and vocals are all featured during the…

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San Diego Indian Music and Dance Festival

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - Sunday, March 29, 2015
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Music Festival 2015

Mark your calendar for the Eighth Annual Music and Dance Festival, March 24-29, 2015, presented by the Indian Fine Arts Academy of San Diego (IFAASD) and sponsored by the Center for World Music. This festival has established a well-deserved reputation as one of the major events in North America for South Asian performing arts. Featuring Sudha Raghunathan, Sonal Mansingh, Sadanam Balakrishnan & Kathakali Group, Kadri Gopalanath, and many more first-rate artists. The Center for World Music is proud to partner with the IFAASD…

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April 2015

Layo Ni Yoko: Afro-Cuban Music and Dance

Monday, April 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Layo Ni Yoko

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Layo Ni Yoko: Afro-Cuban Music and Dance Admission: $10 college students • $15 seniors (62+), active military, SDSU affiliates • $20 general Free Admission for elementary/middle school/high school students Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance and the Center for World Music. Directions: SDSU Parking Map and Instructions.

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The Pacific Trio: Music of China

Monday, April 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Night Revels with Pipa Player

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series The Pacific Trio: Music of China Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the door) Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance and the Center for World Music. Financial support is provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.

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Zimbeat: Music of Zimbabwe

Monday, April 20, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Zimbeat

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Zimbeat: Music of Zimbabwe Hypnotic interlocking melodies and spirited African rhythms culminate in the captivating and compelling music that is found in traditional and contemporary Zimbabwe. Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the door) Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance, Compassion for African Villages, and the Center for World Music. Financial support is provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.

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More Fandango! Traditional Mexican Son Jarocho

Saturday, April 25, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Bea Evenson Fountain, Balboa Park, El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Free
San Jarocho

Music & Dance Get Together Hosted by Professor Eduardo Garcia Fandangos are at the heart of son jarocho. They're kind of like jam sessions, where musicians gather to play, sing and dance around a wooden platform called a tarima. Free Admission. Bring your instruments and food to share! Financial support provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture. Fandango Flyer

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Turning the Land Down Under on its Head, with Randin Graves

Sunday, April 26, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Randin Graves

The Center for World Music and Conseur Promotions present a special house concert in Encinitas, CA, featuring Randin Graves. Spend an enchanted afternoon in a picturesque setting, high on the bluffs of Encinitas, celebrating the music and stories of the Australian Aboriginals. Multi-instrumentalist and composer Randin Graves will share stories of his journey with the didgeridoo, including five years living and working with traditional Aboriginal masters in remote northern Australia. There’ll be a slide show and stories, and of course sharing…

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May 2015

Kembang Sunda, Indonesian Gamelan Ensemble

Friday, May 8, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Bluefoot Bar and Lounge, 3404 30th Street
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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Kembang Sunda

The ensemble Kembang Sunda will present a performance of Sundanese gamelan music on Friday.  See you there! Download a flyer here. Financial support provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.  

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June 2015

Gendér Quartet: Balinese Gamelan at Seaport Village

Saturday, June 13, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Seaport Village, East Plaza Gazebo, 807 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Free
Gender Gamelan

The CWM Summer Music Series: Seaport Village, 2015 Enjoy a free summer concert of Balinese metallophone music in beautiful Seaport Village!  The Gendér Quartet, featuring I Putu Hiranmayena and Alex Khalil, will delight your ears with the music of the famous Balinese shadow puppet theater. A shadow puppet performance is accompanied by gendér wayang music—in which a quartet of musicians plays on ten-keyed metallophones in a complex interlocking style. The gender wayang repertoire is wide ranging in mood and texture in…

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Gallowglass Collective: Irish Music at Seaport Village

Saturday, June 20, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Seaport Village, East Plaza Gazebo, 807 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Free
Gallowglass Collective

The CWM Summer World Music Series: Seaport Village, 2015 Traditional Irish and Scottish music at Seaport Village! The Gallowglass Collective, named for the Scottish Norse-Gaelic warrior clans that settled in Ireland, plays Irish traditional music and ancient pipe tunes from the Anglo-Scottish border country. This group plays fiddles, Irish flute, bodhrán, tin whistle, Irish uilleann pipes, and Scottish border pipes. Admission is free, so bring friends and family! When you arrive at Seaport Village, stroll to the East Plaza Gazebo. More on the Gallowglass…

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Make Music Day San Diego

Sunday, June 21, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Plaza de Panama, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Join the inaugural event of Make Music Day San Diego in Balboa Park with Putu Hiranmayena performing on the Balinese gender wayang followed by a rare opportunity for you to play it yourself. The presentation sponsored by the Center for World Music will start at noon in the Plaza de Panama in front of the San Diego Museum of Art. Check out the full schedule of Make Music Day events from 10AM to 6PM at http://www.makemusicsd.org/schedule/. FUNDING FOR THIS PROGRAM PROVIDED TO THE…

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Choro Sotaque: Music of Brazil at Seaport Village

Saturday, June 27, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Seaport Village, East Plaza Gazebo, 807 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Free
Choro Sotaque

The CWM Summer World Music Series: Seaport Village 2015 Choro music in beautiful Seaport Village! Choro Sotaque is a San Diego based group specializing in a vintage Brazilian jazz called choro. Choro Sotaque features Stefanie Schmitz on clarinet and saxophone, Marcus Alcantarilla on guitar and vocals, Gabriel Arce on cavaco and bandolim, and Halysson da Silva on percussion. Choro, often called the ragtime of Brazil, is a lively music with intricate melodies that evolved in the late 1800s with mixed…

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July 2015

Balkan Folk Music Group Dromia at Athens Market Taverna

Saturday, July 18, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Athens Market Taverna, 109 West F Street
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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The Balkan folk music group Dromia will play at the Athens Market Taverna in downtown San Diego on Saturday, July 18 2015. Enjoy traditional Greek dance tunes, as well as popular and table (listening) songs, with a small area set aside for dancing. Going to be fun! Reservations are recommended: (619) 234-1955. Here’s a YouTube video of the group. Financial support provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.

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September 2015

Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival

Friday, September 18, 2015 - Sunday, September 20, 2015
Casa del Prado Theatre, 1600 Village Place, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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The Center for World Music is proud to co-produce the 5th Annual Harmony and Motion International Music & Dance Festival. On September 18–20th, the Worldview Project, The Center for World Music, and San Diego Civic Dance Arts will celebrate the exquisite diversity of music and dance in San Diego. Blending live music by professional and highly skilled amateur musicians with talented dancers, the festival offers a world tour of exciting and enchanting music and dance that will delight your ears, eyes, and…

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Mbira Workshop with Garit Imhoff

Sunday, September 20, 2015 @ 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Casa del Prado Patio B, 1600 Village Place, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Free
Mbira

As part of the 2015 Harmony and Motion Festival, Center for World Music teaching artist Garit Imhoff will be conducting a free karimba mbira workshop.  The mbira is the "thumb piano" of Zimbabwe. Mbiras will be provided, so just bring your thumbs! The workshop will be on the small lawn in front of Patio B,  adjacent to Casa del Prado Theatre.  See you there! Financial support is provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.

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Music of the Balinese Shadow Theater

Saturday, September 26, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
House of China, 668 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Free

The Center for World Music is happy to sponsor a performance of Balinese music as part of the 2015 Taste of Asia event in Balboa Park. World Music in the Schools teaching artists Putu Hiranmayena and Alex Khalil will perform the music of the Balinese shadow puppet theater, or wayang kulit. Taste of Asia is a two-day celebration of performance, crafts, and food. It starts at noon on Saturday, September 26 and ends on Sunday, September 27. The grand finale is a…

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October 2015

Indonesian Sunset Recital at La Jolla Cove

Saturday, October 10, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
$30.00
Photograph by Alex Hanoko

Join us at the exquisite Pantai Inn in La Jolla for an intimate sunset recital of Javanese gamelan gadhon, a traditional chamber ensemble playing music of the Javanese royal court. The evening will include compositions curated by Tyler Yamin in tribute to a revered teacher of Javanese gamelan. Light Indonesian hors d’oeuvres and a mixed tropical fruit coconut cocktail will be served during the reception starting at 4:30pm. Admission to this special event is $30 per person. Proceeds will support world…

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Kembang Sunda, Gamelan Orchestra of West Java

Friday, October 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Bluefoot Bar and Lounge, 3404 30th Street
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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Kembang Sunda

The ensemble Kembang Sunda will present a performance of Sundanese gamelan music on Friday, October 16. Kembang Sunda is a San Diego based gamelan ensemble that performs traditional Sundanese music from West Java, Indonesia. They specialize in gamelan degung music, but have also been exploring gamelan salendro and kacapi suling repertoire. There mission is to entertain, educate and expose an international audience to the beauty and diversity of Sundanese music and culture. Directed by Amy Hacker, the ensemble has performed…

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November 2015

Mbira Get-Together in Memory of Robert E. Brown

Sunday, November 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Mbira Keys

The Center for World Music presents a Zimbabwean mbira get-together in memory of the Center's founder, Dr. Robert E. Brown, who passed away 10 years ago on November 29, 2005. Admission for this special house concert is free. The venue will be a private home in San Diego. Please contact Lewis Peterman for event details. Robert E. Brown in Central Java, nr. Mt. Merapi Read Dr. Peterman's tribute to Robert E. Brown. Download an event flyer here. Financial support provided by the City…

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December 2015

Soweto Gospel Choir in San Diego

Sunday, December 20, 2015
Joe and Vi Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92114
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Soweto Gospel Choir

Celebrate the season of giving with the inspirational power of South African gospel music. Dazzling and unified. . . Soweto Gospel Choir was as much to look at as to listen to. The human spirit—this you couldn't miss! —The Los Angeles Times Matinee and Evening Shows! December 20 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. General Admission $25, Preferred Seating $40, VIP Seating $50 Tickets and further information at jacobspresents.com. See the Soweto Gospel Choir website, plus videos on National Public Radio…

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Traditional Irish Music Session

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ould Sod, 3373 Adams Avenue
San Diego, CA 92116
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Irish Music Session

Come and join us at the pub for an evening of traditional Irish dance music!  The session will be hosted by musicians Michael Eskin and George Rubsamen, and we expect some fine musicians to drop in and participate. No entrance fee or cover charge. Here's a flyer for this event.  

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January 2016

Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Singing for Peace Around the World

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Belly Up, 143 S. Cedros
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Enjoy an evening filled with the sounds of South Africa from Grammy award-winning choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Experience their rich culture in song and dance at the Belly Up in Solona Beach. Tickets $33-$35.  Doors open at 6:30, show starts at 7:30. Get flyer here.

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February 2016

Munir Nurettin Beken: Music of Turkey

Monday, February 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Munir Nurettin Beken

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Munir Nurettin Beken: Music of Turkey Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the door) Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance and the Center for World Music. Directions: SDSU Parking Map and Instructions.  

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Dornob: Music of Iran

Monday, February 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Dornob Music of Iran

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Dornob: Music of Iran Dornob is a collective of musicians - now spanning two generations - who've been playing Persian music in San Diego since 1985. Their goals, in addition to friendship and fun, include learning the musical tradition, fostering creativity, and crossing cultural bridges. Admision: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the door) Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance and the Center for World Music. Directions: SDSU Parking Map…

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Sene Africa: Music of West Africa

Monday, February 22, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Sene Africa

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Sene Africa: Music of West Africa Sene Africa is a duo from Senegal, Africa, consisting of Amadou Fall (kora) and Ibrahima Ba (guitar). The duo brings you an entertaining performance bound to bring happiness to the heart and soul. Ibrahima’s magical voice and special touch on the guitar, together with Amadou’s strong and positive presence on stage playing the kora, will make this a not-to-be-missed event! Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the…

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Passport to Worlds of Music Series

Saturday, February 27, 2016
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts, 5725 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla, CA 92037
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$15
Passport to World of Music

The Center for World Music and the Kalabash School of Music and the Arts presents Passport to Worlds of Music, an informal concert series of classical and folk music traditions from Asia and Africa. This unique music and lecture series will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the music of Thailand, Zimbabwe, and Iran.

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Passport to Worlds of Music: Thailand

Saturday, February 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts, 5725 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla, CA 92037
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$15

This is the first concert of the Passport to Worlds of Music series. This special music and lecture concert will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the music from Thailand. Music of Thailand is presented by internationally renowned khaen performer and USD Professor Christopher Adler and Supeena Insee Adler, Lecturer at UCLA.

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Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland

Monday, February 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Gallowglass Collective 2012

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series The Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland The Gallowglass Collective, named for the Scottish Norse-Gaelic warrior clans that settled in Ireland, presents Irish traditional music and dance. Pete Polansky plays fiddle, mandolin and Irish tenor banjo, Ben Jaber performs on uilleann pipes, wooden flute, and tin whistle, and Michael Prine Jr. performs foot percussion and Irish sean-nós (old style) step dance. Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the door) More on the Gallowglass Collective.…

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March 2016

Gone Tomorrow: Music of Appalachia

Monday, March 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Gone Tomorrow

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Gone Tomorrow: Music of Appalachia San Diego's finest bluegrass band, Gone Tomorrow plays hard-driving bluegrass music, plus a wide variety of Texas swing, old-time, and early country music. The name of the band says it all, and true-to-form there have been a number of personnel changes as musicians come and go. The latest incarnation of Gone Tomorrow includes some of San Diego's best veteran bluegrass performers Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the…

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Ninth Annual Indian Music and Dance Festival

Monday, March 14, 2016 - Sunday, March 20, 2016
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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2016 IFAASD Festival

Mark your calendar for the Ninth Annual Music and Dance Festival, March 14-20, 2016, presented by the Indian Fine Arts Academy of San Diego (IFAASD) and sponsored by the Center for World Music. This festival has established a well-deserved reputation as one of the major events in North America for South Asian performing arts. The festival includes Carnatic and Hindustani vocal and instrumental concerts, Bharata Natyam, Kathak, and Odissi dance forms, and Yakshagana dance drama. The artists include T.N. Krishnan,…

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INCA, the Peruvian Ensemble: Music of Peru

Monday, March 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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INCA Peruvian Ensemble

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series INCA, the Peruvian Ensemble: Music of Peru INCA offers a wonderful and colorful array of music and dances from Peru and the Andean region. The show includes music and dances from the native Incas (Andean style), from the Hispanic communities of the coastal areas (Criollo style) and the Black people from the villages south of Lima (Afro-Peruvian style). The instrumentation, unique to these areas, woodwinds, strings, percussion and vocals are all featured during the…

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Sol e Mar: Music of Brazil

Monday, March 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Sol e Mar

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Sol e Mar: Music of Brazil Sol e Mar is amazing, bright, energetic and beyond entertaining. Their attention to detail and authenticity is a delight. The energy that Sol e Mar brings to an event is unparalleled! Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the door) More on Sol e Mar. Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance and the Center for World Music. Directions: SDSU Parking Map and Instructions.

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Passport to Worlds of Music: Zimbabwe

Saturday, March 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts, 5725 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla, CA 92037
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$15

This special music and lecture concert will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the music from Zimbabwe. Music of Zimbabwe will be performed by the mbira and marimba group Zimbeat, featuring Center for World Music teaching artist Garit Imhoff and Professor Randall Griswold, CSU San Marcos.

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