Date of the Event:
Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Free! 11th Annual Berkeley World Music Festival showcases Bay Area’s finest artists, Sun., June 22nd. A dazzling mix of café and sidewalk performances (Noon – 9 pm), plus the featured Amoeba Music Concert in Peoples Park (1 – 6 pm) Festival's starting point is the event information booth, located on Telegraph Ave at Haste St.
Headliners for the People's Park dance party are Bay Area's top Motown band Pride & Joy and Manzo Rally (with members of the famous Latin band Malo, plus special guest grammy nominee Johnny Gunn) andaward-winning Afrofunk Experience.
An impressive world music tour will also be presented in a variety of Telegraph Avenue venues. Whether its Big Lou “the Accordion Princess” (Eastern European and Norteño Polka, The Town Quartet (Trans-Atlantic chamber music), ViBO Simfani (Brazilian, Latin & Beyond) and Tom Chandler Trio (Middle Eastern Trance), or outdoor performers by All Nations Singers (Native American). Belly Dance Bazaar, Belinda Salvidge Minstrels (Old English and Irish), Spirit of ’29 (Dixieland Jazz) and Michael Masley's World Kalimbolam" or evening shows with Lisa Sangita Moskow (Electric Indian Sarode), Ancient Future (Asian Fusion) or Georges Lammam Ensemble "Khaliji" Eastern Arabian Music and family fun crafts village in People's Park, there's something for everyone. For more information visit www.berkeleyworldmusic.org