World music powerhouse globalFEST touches down in Seattle
by Greg Scruggs
Bringing world music to American stages isn’t easy. That’s what makes the globalFEST tour in town this week so special.
Apr 12, 2016
Egyptian musician brings soulful sound of the saz to Seattle in OneBeat Festival
by Andrew Hamlin
Saz player Abdallah Abozekry is one of 24 musicians from 17 countries who are part of the OneBeat Festival, in Seattle the week of Nov. 2-7.
Oct 30, 2015
Mongolian jazz kicks off Town Hall’s “Global Rhythms” series
by Aida Solomon
Tejano rock, Hawaiian chanting, and Mongolian jazz all come to Seattle as part of a world music concert series at Town Hall.
Sep 24, 2014
Five global groups hitting Seattle stages this spring
by Kelsie Mhoon
From Jamaica to Venezuela to Wales, there’s a slew of international acts coming to town in April and May.
Apr 9, 2013
Music and convivencia with Los Cojolites and Seattle Fandango Project
by Scott Macklin
Over the past few years, I’ve had the good fortune of documenting and being to able to do some deep hanging out with the Seattle Fandango Project. The Seattle Fandango Project is dedicated to community building through participatory music and dance. SFP takes as its original model the fandango celebration of Veracruz, Mexico, in which […]
Nov 19, 2012
Five ‘can’t miss’ foreign bands playing Seattle this month
by Kelsie Mhoon
Concert season is upon us, and what better time to discover some new music? Starting next week, a slew of amazing bands from overseas are playing in Seattle. Some have enough domestic charm that you’ll barely detect their accents, while others mix rock music with traditional African and Middle Eastern sounds. Here’s a rundown of […]
Apr 19, 2012