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 Mundial is back at APAP!

December 15, 2016

Mundial is back at APAP!

For the 6th year in a row, the Mundial team kicked off the new year by going to New York for the big APAP conference!

With the folks at DROM and the support of globalFEST, we presented a reception and a showcase on Friday, January 6.

Over 350 industry professionals started 2017 right by coming to discover the talent of Mundial artists Kiran Ahluwalia, Vox Sambou, Betty Benifassi and Briga, and DROM artists Leyla McCalla, Roopa Panesar, Banda Magda and Orkesta Mendoza!

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ROOPA PANESAR
United Kingdom / India | 7 p.m.
Master sitar player Roopa Panesar & her trio

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KIRAN AHLUWALIA 
Toronto, Canada | 7:45 p.m.
Modern Indian with African Desert Blues

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BRIGA 
Montréal, Canada | 8:30 p.m.
Balkan/Québécois Spicy Turbo Folk

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Other showcases at APAP:
Friday, January 6 – Hilton Morgan Suite – 11:20 p.m.
Sunday, January 8 – Highline Ballroom – 7:30 p.m.

 

LEYLA MCCALLA 
New Orleans, United States | 9:15 p.m.
Experimental traditional and original folk

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BETTY BONIFASSI
Montréal, Canada | 10 p.m.
Soulful, blues-rock tribute to Alan Lomax recordings

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Other showcases at APAP:

Saturday, January 7 – New York Hilton Midtown Hotel’s Regent Parlor – 6:20 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
Monday, January 9 – Joe’s Pub – 10:15 p.m.

BANDA MAGDA 
New York, NY, United States | 10:45 p.m.
Global Rythms and Tropical Sounds

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Montréal, Canada | 12:15 a.m.
Traditional Haitian rhythms fused with reggae & hip hop

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ORKESTA MENDOZA
Tucson, AZ, United States | 12:30 a.m.
Indie Cumbia/Mambo directed by Sergio Mendoza

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(Photos of the showcase by William Farrington)

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