Presented in collaboration with Drom and Barbès Brooklyn

Renowned music festival globalFEST joins forces with beloved NYC nightclubs Barbès and Drom in celebration of their milestone anniversaries (respectively 20, 20 and 15 years) for this mega event of musical discovery, featuring powerful artists with unique voices hailing from across the globe. Scheduled performers include: soulful subversive folk-art heroes, DakhaBrakha (Ukraine); Amal Murkus & The Firas Zreik Quintet (Palestine/USA); DC’s premier Go-Go band, Rare Essence (Washington, DC), celebrating its 45th anniversary; psychedelic tropical futurists Combo Chimbita (New York/Colombia); Americana's rising star, Amythyst Kiah (Tennessee); and Ahmad Fanoos and The Heart of Afghanistan Project (Afghanistan/USA), performing ghazals and popular songs. The evening culminates with a late night Global Silent Disco as a celebration of musical freedom and a danceable vision of peace.

PROGRAM
4:30–5:15 pm Heart of Afghanistan, Hearst Plaza
5:00–6:00 pm Amal Murkus & The Firas Zreik Quintet, Damrosch Park
6:00–7:00 pm Rare Essence, The Oasis on Josie Robertson Plaza
7:00–7:45 pm Amythyst Kiah, Damrosch Park
7:30–8:15 pm Heart of Afghanistan, Hearst Plaza
7:45–8:45 pm DakhaBrakha, Damrosch Park
8:45–9:45 pm Combo Chimbita, The Oasis on Josie Robertson Plaza
10:00 pm–12:00 am Silent Disco by Shirine Saad and DJ Bembona, The Oasis on Josie Robertson Plaza

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Guest Services at 212-875-5456 or [email protected].

 

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