World Music/CRASHarts lines up busy fall season

, Staff

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, World Music/CRASHarts has lined up a fall season that recognizes and honors many of the artists it has presented in the past and also continues to introduce new artists from across the globe. Featuring 19 different concerts and 22 individual performances, the World Music/CRASHarts’ fall season boasts a diverse and exciting lineup of artists from Brazil, Canada, Cuba, India, Ireland, Mali, South Africa, Spain and the United States.

The series kicks off this Sunday when Brazil’s Oldum play the Somerville Theatre. The Afro-Brazilian favorites are sure to bring a good ole samba party to Davis Square as they celebrate their 30th anniversary. Tickets are $40.

Highlights the list of concerts scheduled for this season are: Carolina Chocolate Drops (at the Paradise Rock Club on Saturday, October 16), The Books (at the Somerville Theatre on Thursday, October 21), Pink Martini (at the Oprheum Theare on Wednesday, November 3), Mary Black (at the Berklee Performance Center on Saturday, November 13) and the Blind Boys of Alabama (at the Berklee Performance Center on Saturday, December 11). The complete schedule of concerts is available below.

World Music, Inc. was established as a non-profit organization by Maure Aronson in 1990 to connect performing artists from cultures around the globe with audiences in greater Boston. The organization grew into World Music/CRASHarts and has expanded its programming to include contemporary dance and music, as well as world music and dance, presenting over 100 performances and related outreach and educational programs annually.


WORLD MUSIC/CRASHarts Fall 2010 Season


Sunday, September 19
Olodum at the Somerville Theatre

Saturday, October 2

Esperanza Spalding at the Sanders Theatre

Thursday, October 7
Le Trio Joubran at the Somerville Theatre

Friday, October 15
Hugh Masekela at the Berklee Performance Center

Saturday, October 16
Carolina Chocolate Drops at the Paradise Rock Club 18+

Thursday, October 21
The Books at the Somerville Theatre

Friday, October 22
Paul Brady at the Somerville Theatre

Saturday, October 23
Buika at the Berklee Performance Center

Sunday, October 31
Djavan at the Berklee Performance Center

Wenesday, November 3
Pink Martini at the Orpheum Theatre

Saturday, November 6
Eddie from Ohio at the Somerville Theatre

Saturday, November 6
Zakir Hussain & Niladri Kumar at the Sanders Theatre

Sunday, November 7
Afrocubism at the Berklee Performance Center

Saturday, November 13
Mary Black at the Berklee Performance Center

Friday, November 19
Angelita Vargas & Jairo Barrull at the Berklee Performance Center

Sunday, November 21
Pepe Torres at the Berklee Performance Center

Saturday, December 11
The Blind Boys of Alabama at the Berklee Performance Center

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