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The 10th Annual Berkeley World Music Festival

Saturday, Jun 22, 2013 12:00p to 9:00p

The FREE 10th annual Berkeley World Music Festival, offers a dazzling range of continuous music by Bay Area’s finest artists, on Saturday, June 22nd, Noon - 9 pm. Performances are featured in Telegraph Avenues cafes and shops, near UC campus, as well as the People’s Park concert (1-6 pm) that’s sponsored by AMOEBA MUSIC. The Festival’s starting point is the event information booth located on Telegraph Avenue at Haste Street.

The Festival showcases the Bay Area’s diverse world music scene and it’s
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Created by Berkeley World Music

The 10th Annual Berkeley World Music Festival

The festival promotes the artistic vibrancy, cultural richness, and social value of the world music panorama for the benefit of local communities.

Performers at this Event
Melanie O'Reilly
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Recognized in Downbeat magazine, as one of Ireland's foremost international vocalists, Melanie O'Reilly with "Ashling" will be sharing her musical roots at the Berkeley World Music Festival in an all-traditional Irish program with Gaelic song....
Vagabond Opera
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Based in the Pacific Northwest, yet encompassing the world, Vagabond Opera delivers passionate offerings of Bohemian cabaret. Paris hot Jazz, gut bucket swing, Tangos, Ukrainian folk-punk ballads, Klezmer and vigorous originals meet a world of riverboat gambling queens, Turkish belly dancers, and the enigmatic Marlene Dietrich....
Vukani Mawethu
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VUKANI MAWETHU is a nonprofit multiracial choir which sings the freedom songs of Southern Africa, primarily of South Africa in Zulu, Xhosa, Sethu, and English, and also gospel, spirituals, labor and civil rights songs linking peoples in the U....
Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel
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Latin Jazz. It’s been called La Combinación Perfecta. The perfect combination. The coming together of two worlds. The blending of two musical traditions. Jazz, a truly original art form born in the United States, espouses the freedom in music that its birth nation represents to the world....
Baraka Moon
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BARAKA MOON Baraka Moon charts a musical odyssey between two master musicians, Stephen Kent and Sukhawat Ali Khan. The band’s orbit first began in 2008 when musicians played together on the eclipse of a full moon....
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Singer/songwriter MC RAI grew up in southern Tunisia, a place known for poetry, groovy African beats, and traditional Chaabi folk music. In neighboring Algeria, “rai, meaning “opinion”, became the rock ‘n roll music of Arabic North Africa singing out opinion of daily life and society....
Tri Tip Trio
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Bruce and Lloyd's musical chemistry began in 1991 with the formation of the Zydeco Flames. Their magic sounds come alive again with the Tri Tip Trio. With Lloyd's mesmerizing washboard, harmonica, and soulful vocals, Bruce's funky, bluesy accordion, and Tyler's stick to it and do it drums, Tri Tip is a fireball of hot dance hall music....
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