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gobalFEST Announces Complete Lineup for its 2019 Edition

Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments)

globalFEST announced the complete lineup of its annual festival in 2019. A storied nightclub, awe-inspiring music, and a pivotal time in American culture collide at this year’s globalFEST. The 16th edition of globalFEST will feature music from Cuba to Palestine, and will take place at an iconic venue: The Copacabana. With 12 bands on 3 stages all under 1 roof, globalFEST is back to their favorite festival format, and excited to present music from across the globe in the center of New York City on January 6, 2019.


  • B.C.U.C. - Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness (South Africa) Defiant and hypnotic Soweto sounds
  • Jeremy Dutcher (Tobique / Canada) Reinvented indigenous Wolastoqiyik songs
  • Magos Herrera & Brooklyn Rider: "Dreamers" (Mexico / USA) Sensuous Latin vocals set against dramatic strings
  • Orquesta Akokán (Cuba / USA) Powerhouse Cuban mambo supergroup
  • Debashish Bhattacharya (India) Calcutta’s Innovative Slide Guitar Master
  • Cha Wa (New Orleans / USA) New Orleans brass driving Mardi Gras Indian funk
  • Amythyst Kiah (Tennessee / USA) Southern Gothic, Alt-Country Blues
  • Dakh Daughters (Ukraine) Kyiv's Underground Punk Cabaret
  • Zouk Machine (Guadeloupe / France) The Grand Dame of French-Antillean Zouk
  • 47 SOUL (Palestine / United Kingdom) Electro Dabke from the Palestinian Diaspora
  • Combo Chimbita (Colombia / USA) Psychedelic Cumbia-Inflected Tropical Futurism
  • Gato Preto (Mozambique / Ghana / Germany) Afrofuturist Global Bass

globalFEST sells out in advance each year - its Indiegogo campaign is the best way to secure a ticket for globalFEST 2019.