Flushing Town Hall is set to participate in World Music Month in September.
The organization will host a jam-packed schedule of online programming as part of the online festival, which includes 19 different presenters.
The festival will include concerts, presentations and panels from August 29th until October 1st.
Here’s a rundown of events coming up:
TUESDAY AUGUST 25 @ 7:00 PM
2018 Global Mashup #1: Latin Boogaloo meets Afrobeat
Featuring Spanglish Fly, New York City’s only band dedicated to reviving and renewing Latin Boogaloo’s soul and R&B mix, and Chop and Quench, comprised of members of the cast and band of FELA! The Musical
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 @ 7:00 PM
2018 Global Mashup #2: Egypt meets Haiti
With Zikrayat playing a wide repertory of Egyptian music, ranging from belly dance numbers to virtuosic improvisations, and the Agoci Band combinging hip hop, roots, and calypso flavors with Haitian compas
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 8 @ 7:00 PM
2018 Global Mashup #3: Mexico meets Guinea
Featuring Banda de los Muertos playing the boisterous Mexican brass/contemporary music known as “banda,” and Mandingo Ambassadors led by guitarist Mamady “Djelike” Kouyaté, a veteran of the golden age of Guinean dance bands
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 15 @ 7:00 PM
2018 Global Mashup #4: The Balkans meet El Barrio
Raya Brass Band thrills with intense, soul-shaking Balkan wedding music and Spanglish Fly returns with irresistible grooves that play 60’s, Latin boogaloo-inspired soul
WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 16 @ 7:00PM
Latin American Rhythms Night
A celebration of NYC’s vibrant Brazilian, Mexican, and Argentinian music scene featuring live and pre-recorded performances, stories, and interviews with Martin Vejarano, David Vieira, Sinuhe Padilla, and Pedro Giraudo.
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 22 @ 7:00 PM
2018 Global Mashup #5: Texas meets Peru
Featuring Brian Clayton and The Green River Band, comprised of six of the finest country musicians, and Corina Bartra Afro Peruvian Band palying infectious Afro-Peruvian music
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 29 @ 7:00 PM
Coreyah: Psychedelic Korean Folk
Coreyah performing music from their latest album ‘Clap & Applause,” showcasing their long-standing effort to infuse pop into traditional music through bold and youthful style, heartfelt lyrics, and a psychedelic sound
*Please remember that these events are online. Flushing Town Hall’s facilities are temporarily closed to the public.