GlobalFEST 2010: A World Music Showcase

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All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with Banning Eyre (Afropop) and Rob Weisberg (WFMU's Trans Pacific Sound Paradise) about some of the standout artists at this year's GlobalFEST. The annual world-music and cultural festival, held each winter in New York City, is a brief but intense one-day event featuring more than a dozen international bands and artists. This year's showcase included club music from Argentina, Colombian roots music, traditional songs from Ireland, Romanian hybrid blues and much more. Hear concert highlights on this edition of All Songs Considered.

Credits: Danny Kaiplian, production director globalFEST, Gabriel Caplan, talent associate for globalFEST, and Stephen Tolve, live audio and recording engineer, Audio, Inc.

GlobalFEST 2009 coverage

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GlobalFEST 2010: A World Music Showcase

Alif Naaba

Alif Naaba

  • Artist: Alif Naaba
  • Song: Wend 'n Konte
  • From: Live at GlobalFEST 2010

Songs featured on this episode of All Songs Considered were recorded live at GlobalFEST. All photos by Bob Boilen.

For more on Alif Naaba, visit the artist's Web site

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