Music: Global

Hear great music from all corners of the globe in our Global Music section. From pulsating Latin rhythms and Afrobeat, to the sounds of India and Asia. Also featured are rousing Celtic tunes from Ireland, and folk music from Eastern Europe and beyond. 

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Performances

Drum TAO 2020

Strathmore
Fri. Feb 7, 2020

Josanne Francis & Chao Tian

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Oct 24

Christylez Bacon & Nistha Raj

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Mar 19, 2020

The Four Italian Tenors

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5

Taj Express

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Nov 9

Ladama

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Oct 4

Sergio Mendes && Bebel Gilberto

Strathmore
Wed. Oct 16

Hot Peas 'N Butter

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sun. Mar 1, 2020

I Draw Slow

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sat. Apr 4, 2020

Milos

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Mar 8, 2020

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Feb 23, 2020

Taj Express

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Fri. Nov 15

The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Fri. Jan 31, 2020

Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Sun. Mar 22, 2020

Les Filles de Illighadad

Library of Congress
Thu. Sep 19

Mames Babegenush

AMP by Strathmore
Wed. Aug 28

Skerryvore

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Sep 27

Nella

AMP by Strathmore
Sun. Nov 3

Arturo O’Farrill

AMP by Strathmore
Thu. Nov 7

Farruko with Lary Over

Wolf Trap
Fri. Aug 23

Arooj Aftab

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Oct 3

Pardon My French!

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Nov 21

Paul Galbraith, guitar & Antonio Meneses, cello

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Jan 23, 2020

Natalie Cressman & Ian Faquini

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Apr 9, 2020

Danú: An Emerald Isle Christmas

Dumbarton Concerts
Sat. Dec 7

A Celtic Christmas

Dumbarton Concerts
Dec. 8 & 15

Helicon: Winter Solstice

Dumbarton Concerts
Sat. Dec 14

Love Sick

Theater J
Sep. 4 – 29

M.A.K.U SoundSystem

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. Aug 30

WORLD STAGES—The Manganiyar Seduction

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 1 – 2

NSO Music for Young Audiences: 1-2-3 Andrés

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 7 – 8, 2020

Washington Performing Arts: Pink Martini

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Oct 13

Washington Performing Arts: Zakir Hussain Trio

GW Lisner Auditorium
Fri. Apr 24, 2020

Outside the Bachs

AMP by Strathmore
Sun. Dec 15

Danú

McLean Community Center
Sun. Mar 15, 2020

Chineke! Orchestra with Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Apr 21, 2020

Cyrus Chestnut

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Apr 10, 2020

Unit Souzou

Dance Place
May. 9 & 10, 2020

Embassy of South Africa: 25th Anniversary Celebration

Embassy of South Africa
Thu. Oct 10

The Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book

CenterStage at RCC
Wed. Oct 30

Iberi Choir

CenterStage at RCC
Wed. Oct 23

Omar Sosa & Yilian Cañizares

AMP by Strathmore
Sun. Mar 8, 2020

Lúnasa with MALINDA

CenterStage at RCC
Sun. Mar 29, 2020

Lúnasa with MALINDA

CenterStage at RCC
Sun. Mar 29, 2020

Día de los Muertos

Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard
Sat. Nov 2

Brunch and Party with Step Afrika!

City Winery
Sat. Aug 24

Dance with Step Afrika! at Yards Park!

The Yards Park
Sun. Aug 25

We Have Iré

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Dec. 6 & 7

Kim So Ra's Janggu Project

Studio Theatre
Fri. Sep 20

2019 Art All Night at the KCC

Korean Cultural Center DC
Sat. Sep 14

Eileen Ivers: A Joyful Christmas

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Sat. Dec 7

Flamenco Legends

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Sat. Oct 12

International Guitar Night

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jan. 29 & 30, 2020

Masters of Hawaiian Music

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jan. 24 & 25, 2020

Silk Road Ensemble

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Nov. 15 & 16

Keali'i Reichel

REACH Plaza Stage
Tue. Sep 10

Toko Telo

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Sep 25

La Mojarra Electrica

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Sep 26

Dal’Ouna Ensemble & The Atlantic Reed Consort

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Sep 28

Lucibela

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Sep 29

Sintesis

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Sep 30

Atlas Presents Dance: Cafe Flamenco

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Oct. 5 & 6
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