The World Music Festival’s 21 free concerts feature a crowd of international talents—among them hallucinatory Argentine singer-songwriter Juana Molina, generation-spanning Cuban big band Orquesta Akokán, and omnivorous Congolese groove machine Jupiter & Okwess.
Bureaucratic fumbling has diminished the World Music Festival, but its lineup still includes some highly recommendable acts
The lineup for this year’s World Music Festival has been announced, and it doesn’t look good
Lincoln Square street fair Square Roots won’t do much to make up for the loss of the Old Town School’s Folk & Roots fest
The full schedule of free concerts this summer in Millennium Park includes Charles Bradley, Deerhoof, and Ana Tijoux—but no weekday lunchtime series.
Silence! Noise! All last week on the Bleader
The great world-music series Music Without Borders is missing from the city’s announcement of Millennium Park’s summer programming.
The son revivalists visit Millennium Park for a free show tonight and the Mayne Stage for a ticketed show on Friday.
Free shows by Allá and The Very Best tonight.
This week’s Early Warnings include the Buzzcocks, Cyndi Lauper, Gary Louris, Public Enemy, Bassekou Kouyate, and Tinariwen.
The 2010 schedule for the Music Without Borders series in Millennium Park includes Tinariwen, Balkan Beat Box, and Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou.
The eclectic New York club Tonic is closing next week.