New Mexico's 8th Annual Celebration of World Music and Culture.
Features music from around the world and culminates in a two-day multi-stage festival at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. A myriad of international performers join representatives of New Mexico's varied cultural traditions, plus food and crafts from around the world, educational workshops, free family fun, dance classes and more. The 2012 ¡Globalquerque! World Music line-up includes Bettye LaVette (USA), Keith Secola Band (featuring the Wild Band Dancers)(Anishinabe), Bombino (Niger), The Big Spank (New Mexico, USA), Ti-Coca & Wanga-Nègès (Haiti), Zeb and Haniya (Pakistan), Plena Libre (Puerto Rico), Ozomatli (USA), R. Carlos Nakai Earth Sounds Ensemble (Navajo-Ute/Mongolia/UK), Razia (Madagascar), Ali Akbar Moradi Ensemble (Kurdistan, Iran), La Familia Vigil (New Mexico, USA), Canteca de Macao (Spain), Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird (Germany), EarthRise SoundSystem (USA)
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