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December 2018

Throat Singing from the Altai Mountains of Southern Siberia

Thursday, December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
WorldBeat Cultural Center, 2100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$20
Altai Kai Featured

The Center for World Music is happy to present Altai Kai. The members of Altai Kai are throat singing virtuosos, skilled in the different styles and variations of kai (the Altai word for throat singing) and folk instruments.

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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 2014

More Fandango! Traditional Mexican Son Jarocho

Saturday, December 27, 2014 @ 3:00 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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Fandango! Traditional Mexican Son Jarocho

Friday, December 5, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Bea Evenson Fountain, Balboa Park, El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Free
Fandango Son 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, please RSVP (619) 363-3007. 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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July 2014

13th Annual Payangan Festival in Bali

Friday, July 11, 2014
Flower Mountain, Jalan Raya Payangan
Payangan, Bali Indonesia
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Free

Flower Mountain, Payangan, Bali Lewis Peterman, Artistic Director /  Wayan Tubek, Technical Director Created by the distinguished American ethnomusicologist and former president of the Center for World Music, Dr. Robert E. Brown, an annual summer world music and dance festival was established in Payangan village, Bali in 2002. The multi-day Payangan Festival’s primary focus has always been the performing arts traditions of Indonesia (music, dance, and theater), especially Java and Bali. However, traditional performing arts from Africa, China, India, and…

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June 2014

Music of South Africa

Sunday, June 22, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Seaport Village, East Plaza Gazebo, 807 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Free
Zulu Drums

Children's World Music Concert Series: Seaport Village 2014 Music of South Africa The Center for World Music celebrates "Music of South Africa" in a summer children's concert at Seaport Village.  Admission is free; bring friends, family, and especially children. Financial support provided in part by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture. Seaport Village 2014 Flyer

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