The 2016 Madison World Music Festival kicked off fabulously last night with the Enyedi-Salamon Ensemble from Hungary. Fronted by newlyweds Ágnes Enyedi (vocals) and Soma Salamon (accordion), the youthful quartet played traditional music from Hungary and of the Hungarian minorities in Transylvania and Moldva, Romania. Salamon also doubled on flutes. His medley of tilinko (overtone flute) […]
In case you missed our live remote on August 12, 2016 from the Central Park Sessions (or you just want to hear it again or share it with someone else), here are the broadcasted sets from the bands Daby Touré and Fatoumata Diawara! The first set, Daby Touré, was interrupted and cut short, due to […]
On Thursday, August 4th, the gypsy jazz trio Ameranouche will perform live on Diaspora after the folk calendar, around 10:40 am or so. Hailing from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the trio consists of Richard Sheppard and Jack Soref on guitar and Michael Harrist on bass. The group plays a fusion of gypsy jazz and flamenco music, […]
There are two festivals with folk and world music coming up in Madison this week. You can find more by going to the Diaspora website. Thurs, July 28, 5:00 pm Madison Central Park Sessions 2016 The Honky Tonk Session – FREE 5:00 pm – Beth Kille Band 6:30 pm – Nikki Hill 8:30 pm – […]
The first of the 2016 Madison Central Park Sessions will take place in Central Park on Thursday, July 28th. Dubbed “The Honky Tonk Session”, the event will include local group The New Beth Kille Band at 5 pm, New Orleans-based singer Nikki Hill at 6:30 pm, and Texas-based pianist and singer Marcia Ball at 8:30 […]
Wonderful world music artists will be performing at La Fete de Marquette this weekend, including Ginkoa (from Paris), Papa Diouf (from Senegal), the Krar Collective (from Ethiopia), and Les Poules a Colin (from Quebec). You can see the full schedule here.