Global Music Month 2020
Global Music Month 2020 is a month-long, online festival of global music featuring concerts, presentations and panels, running from August 29th through October 1st. GMM 2020 combines 19 different U.S. and Canadian festivals and presenters’ events under one banner for a celebration of international music. Each online event is unique -- with no repeat performers — offering a mix of livestreams and archived performances. Learn more at https://www.globalmusicmonth.org
GLOBAL MUSIC MONTH 2020 PROGRAMS at FTH
Global Mashups 2018 Replay
In partnership with QPTV, FTH at HOME will replay entire Global Mashups 2018 featuring performances and artist interviews. Mashing up 2 cultures on 1 stage with an open dance floor! Each band plays a set, then the two meet and jam. Watch and dance!
Global Mashup #2: Egypt Meets Haiti
TUES, SEPT 1, 7 PM EDT
With Zikrayat, playing a wide repertory of Egyptian music ranging from exciting Bellydance numbers to virtuosic improvisations, and the Agoci Band combining hip-hop, roots, and calypso flavors with Haitian compas.
Global Mashup #3: Mexico Meets Guinea
TUES, SEPT 8, 7 PM EDT
Featuring Banda de los Muertos, playing the boisterous Mexican brass/contemporary music known as “banda”, and Mandingo Ambassadors led by guitarist Mamady "Djelike" Kouyaté, a veteran of the golden age of Guinean dance bands
Global Mashup #4: Balkans Meets El Barrio
TUES, SEPT 15, 7 PM EDT
Raya Brass Band thrills audience with intense, soul-shaking Balkan wedding music and Spanglish Fly returns with irresistible grooves that play 60’s soul inspired by Latin boogaloo.
Global Mashup #5: Texas Meets Peru
TUES, SEPT 22, 7 PM EDT
Featuring Brian Clayton and The Green River Band, comprised of six of the finest country musicians, and Corina Bartra Afro Peruvian Band playing infectious Afro-Peruvian music.
Latin American Rhythms Night Part II
WED, SEPT 16, 7 PM EDT on FTH Facebook Live
On September 16, Flushing Town Hall will present a Latin American Rhythms Night PART II, celebrating New York City’s vibrant Brazilian, Mexican, and Argentinian music scenes with a diverse lineup of artists performing LIVE and in pre-recorded numbers, including David Vieira, Sinuhe Padilla, and Pedro Giraudo. Hosted and curated by Martin Vejarano (director of La Cumbiamba NY, Cumbia River Band, and NYC Gaita Club), this evening will feature music from New York’s favorite Latinx musicians, as well as stories and interviews in “Spanglish.”
Coreyah: Psychedelic Korean Folk
TUES, SEPT 29, 7 PM EDT on FTH YouTube Live
Since their 2010 debut, Coreyah has pioneered a new style of Korean music that blends genres of contemporary ethnic and popular sounds while still maintaining the distinctive characteristics of traditional Korean instruments. At this special virtual concert, Coreyah performs music from their latest album ‘Clap & Applause’ showcasing their long-standing effort to infuse pop into traditional music through bold, youthful style, heartfelt lyrics, and a psychedelic sound.
Flushing Town Hall is pleased to present these programs free of charge but welcomes donations from those who are able and moved to contribute. Donations of any amount are accepted here.