Arte Institute supports “Lusophonie Festival” by World Music Institute.
September 15-18 at LPR, Drom, and The Town Hall
A four-night cross-cultural festival of music from the Portuguese-speaking world with artists from Brazil, Portugal, Cape Verde, Angola, Mozambique.
The kings of Brazilian psychedelia.
September 15, 8:00 p.m.
Le Poisson Rouge
The reclusive and spectacular Fado singer from Lisbon.
September 16, 8:00 p.m.
ANA CAROLINA with FANTCHA (opening act)
One of the grand stars of Brazil’s new guard, along with the multi-dimensional Cape Verde vocalist.
September 17, 8:00 p.m.
The Town Hall
RICARDO LEMVO & MAKINA LOCA with ISABEL NOVELLA (opening act)
The African Salsa ambassador from Angola along with a stunning new Afropolitan voice from Mozambique.
September 18, 10:00 p.m.Drom NYC
World Music Institute opens its spectacular 30th Anniversary Season with a four-night cross-cultural Lusophone Festival, featuring music from the Portuguese-speaking world with artists from Brazil, Portugal, Cape Verde, Angola, and Mozambique. FromSeptember 15-18, back-to-back concerts take place at venues around town including Le Poisson Rouge, Drom NYC, and The Town Hall.
Under new leadership and with new staff, World Music Institute celebrates this milestone season with an expansion of concert offerings that reflects a contemporary and avant-garde spirit, and the launch of new partnerships with BAM, 92nd Street Y, Storm King Art Center, Le Poisson Rouge, and Drom.
For more information, please visit: www.worldmusicinstitute.org