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Berkeley World Music Festival
Berkeley, California, USA
Late June
Description
Its a wonderful mix of 15 FREE performances a dazzling range of music by some of Bay Areas finest musicians. Shows are staged in Telegraph Avenue shops and cafes and along the sidewalk, plus a the featured concert 1-6 pm with Crafts Fair, Noon -6 pm, in People’s Park. Start your music tour, by picking up a map & schedule at the information booth along Telegraph Ave at Haste Street.
Performers
Concert headliners are “Baraka Moon” with internationally acclaimed & KPFA host Stephen Kent & Sukhawat Ali Khan (Sufi Trance Grooves), MC RAI (Arabic Frusion & the sensational Tri Tip Trio (Zydeco & Blues). From Dogon Lights (Psychedelic Afro-Fusion), Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel (Salsa & Jazz) to Vukani Mawethu (So. African Harmonies), Tim Rayborn & Shira Kammen (Medieval & World Folk), Georges Lamman (Arabic Violin), LES GWAN JUPONS (Caribbean Folk-Jazz), Sadza Marimba & Mbira (Zimbabwean Dance Music), Melanie O’Reilly (Irish-Gaelic), Agapi Mou (Greek), Belinda Salvidge (Celtic & American Fiddle) and Jeff Whittier (No. Indian classical flute), there’s something for everyone!
Venue
2454 Telegraph is Festival starting point
Directions
Telegraph/Channing Garage: just west of Telegraph. Enter on Durant & Channing Way. Bancroft Center Garage, just west of Bowditch.is underground. Enter at 2558 Bancroft. UC Underhill Structure, west of College, Entrance: Channing & Haste st. UC Berkeley (Visitor) Parking. Pay cash at machines. Underhill Structure, west of College, Entrance: Channing Way & Haste St are a few examples.
Times
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Admission & Parking
FREE event On street & local lots
Website
http://www.berkeleyworldmusic.org
Infophone
510-.859.8583
Email
staff@berkeleyworldmusic.org
 


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