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The Gloaming performs during globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 8.

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January 10, 2012 – Hear a new project, featuring several top-notch Irish folk-music players, live in concert.

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Wang Li performs during globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 8.

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January 10, 2012 – Hear this Chinese master of deeply felt and highly atmospheric music perform live in concert.

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The Silk Road Ensemble performs during globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 8.

Listen The Silk Road Ensemble: globalFEST 2012

January 10, 2012 – Hear the Ensemble's virtuoso musicians play a range of traditional instruments live in concert.

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BélO performs during globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 8.

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January 10, 2012 – Hear BélO bring Caribbean undercurrents to socially conscious songs as he performs live in concert.

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Mayra Andrade performs during globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 8.

Listen Mayra Andrade: globalFEST 2012

January 10, 2012 – Hear this engaging young singer, who hails from Cape Verde via France, live in concert.

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M.A.K.U. Sound System performs during globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 8.

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January 10, 2012 – Hear M.A.K.U. Sound System's punk, funk and jazz (via Afro-Colombia and Queens) live in concert.

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Diogo Nogueira performs during globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 8.

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January 10, 2012 – Hear the Brazilian singing (and soccer) sensation's smooth, Rio-style samba-canção live in concert.

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Zaz performs during globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 8.

Listen Zaz: globalFEST 2012

January 10, 2012 – Hear Zaz's new-generation French chanson and gypsy swing style, performed live in concert.

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Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino performs during globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 8.

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January 10, 2012 – Hear traditional sounds from southern Italy that had a live audience hopping — literally.

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Yemen Blues performs during globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 8.

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January 10, 2012 – Inspired by sounds from Bedouin rhythms to New Orleans brass bands, the band plays live in concert.

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SMOD performs during globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 8.

Listen SMOD: globalFEST 2012

January 10, 2012 – Hear the new, groove-based Malian hip-hop group, produced by Manu Chao, live in concert.

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Malian hip-hop group SMOD is one of the 12 acts playing globalFEST Jan. 8 in New York.

Read The Mix: The Sounds Of globalFEST 2012 WNYC

January 3, 2012 – From an Irish super-group to Malian hip-hop, hear fabulously diverse bands from around the world. WNYC

Red Baraat

Listen Red Baraat: globalFEST 2011

January 18, 2011 – Hear Red Baraat and their unique bhangra-gone-brass sound from globalFEST 2011.

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Pedrito Martinez Group performing at globalFEST 2011.

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January 18, 2011 – Hear the Pedrito Martinez Group live at globalFEST 2011 in New York.

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Ballaké Sissoko And Vincent Segal

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January 18, 2011 – Hear Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Segal combine the sound of a kora and a cello at globalFEST 2011.

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