Now in its 14th year, globalFEST brings musicians from around the world to North America with the goal of building bridges across cultures and increasing the audience for international music.
This year’s lineup ranges from African soul and jazz, Eastern European electronica and Argentine tango to Korean pop, while also finding room for some traditional American musical forms.
Here’s a look at who’s playing at globalFEST, which hits Webster Hall on Jan. 8.
Jojo Abot (Ghana/Denmark/New York)
Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo (Venezuela)
Rare Essence (Washington, D.C.)
Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Indo-Pak Coalition (New York)
L’Orchestre Afrisa International et M’bilia Bel (Democratic Republic of Congo/USA)
Septeto Santiaguero (Cuba)