Connecting traditional and rural folk music with Portugal’s urban popular music: Fado.
Sicily’s favorite blends traditional horn-heavy Italian rhythms with Balkan inspired party vibes that take you on a musical journey around the Mediterranean isles.
Buena Vista Social Club® presents ELIADES OCHOA. The voice of ‘Chan Chan’ and without competition THE voice of the traditional Cuban son.
Her music has electro and trip hop rhythms and a modern sound – a new way forward for Tunisian music.
South Korean electronic trio Idiotape formed in 2008 in Seoul. Producer and synthesizer player Dguru, who is also a highly-respected DJ in Korea, and synthesizer player Zeze teamed up with the simple goal of making “fun and enjoyable music.” drummer DR (formerly of Seoul pop-punk / pop-rock act Sugar Donut) was brought on board in early 2010.
Long Shen Dao
Tai Chi Reggae from Beijing
Mehmet Polat trio
The Mehmet Polat Trio is a spiritual yet adventurous meeting of three masters of their magical instruments: ney, kora and ud. With roots in the Ottoman, ancient Anatolian, Balkan and West African music traditions, the trio welcomes you with its musical authenticity. The original compositions are colored by daring improvisations and grooves, presented in an atmosphere of chamber music. The Mehmet Polat Trio invites you to a sincere musical journey from the past to the present.
Rupa & The April Fishes
Fiery, engaging and wide-reaching, their music is the soundtrack for a world teetering at the edge of itself
Timbuktu indie kids Songhoy Blues, stars of the Africa Express album