The Stooges Brass Band got its start when members of two rival high-school marching bands in New Orleans decided to join forces. Today, the group mixes hip-hop, funk and R&B in its live performances.
Iran's Kayhan Kalhor joins Turkish artist Erdal Erzincan for this intimate performance, recorded live at New York City's Webster Hall.
Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan: globalFEST 2013
The Los Angeles band, named after the patron saint of musicians, blends Latin styles such as cumbia, norteño and ranchera. Hear La Santa Cecilia, recorded live from New York City's Webster Hall.
French-born guitarist Stephane Wrembel plays so-called "Gypsy jazz," a style pioneered by legendary guitarist and composer Django Reinhardt. Hear Wrembel and his band at New York City's Webster Hall.
Stephane Wrembel: globalFEST 2013
The Canadian group A Tribe Called Red features three DJs who mix Native powwow chant with hip-hop and dubstep, while a dancer spins multicolored hoops. Hear the group, recorded live in concert.
A Tribe Called Red: globalFEST 2013
Hear the contemporary Native American musician, recorded live from New York City's Webster Hall.
Martha Redbone Roots Project: globalFEST 2013
Watch the extraordinary singer from the Indian Ocean island of Reunion as she performs with her band, recorded live at Webster Hall in New York City.
Hear the French worldbeat group, recorded live in concert from New York City's Webster Hall.
Hear one of Zimbabwe's greatest artists, recorded live in concert with his band The Black Spirits at New York City's Webster Hall.
Madrid's La Shica blends traditional flamenco sounds with rock and pop elements, led by singer and dancer Elsa Rovayo. Hear the group, recorded live in concert at Webster Hall in New York City.
La Shica: globalFEST 2013
The Malian singer originally moved to France to study acting, and appeared in several films before picking up the guitar and writing her own songs. Hear Fatoumata Diawara, recorded live in concert.
See the 30-piece marching band give a wildly exuberant performance, recorded live at the Webster Hall Ballroom in New York City.
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From left, Georgia Hubley, James McNew and Ira Kaplan of Yo La Tengo.
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The pride of Hoboken, N.J., performs a six-song set at World Cafe Live in advance of Fade. After five new songs, Yo La Tengo's show concludes with a great cover of The Spinners' "I'll Be Around."
Local Natives performed at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studios in Santa Monica.
This Los Angeles rock band is about to release one of early 2013's most anticipated albums, Hummingbird. Watch Local Natives showcase several songs from the record during a special KCRW concert.
The two artists give a carefully choreographed performance highlighting songs from their 2012 album Love This Giant. They also throw in old favorites from their individual catalogs.