Blog November 10, 2021
Lineup Announced for globalFEST at Webster Hall Jan. 16, 2022 & Tiny Desk Concerts

In the best of all possible worlds, we’d get to keep the myriad digital offerings that emerged over the pandemic while also getting the return of live music, and it seems like globalFEST is doing their best to make that happen. The premier world music showcase announced its lineup for both its 2022 live show, happening at New York's Webster Hall on Jan. 16, and its special series of NPR Tiny Desk concerts, which runs from Jan. 18-20.

From our corner of the cultural musical world, we’re looking forward to Mali’s Al Bilali Soudan; American banjoist Nora Brown; Colombian hip-hop outfit Kombilesa Mí (pictured above); Franco-Syrian-Lebanese duo Bedouin Burger; and Son Rompe Pera, a garage cumbia punk band from Mexico. All of them except Brown will be playing Tiny Desk concerts hosted by the indomitable Angelique Kidjo. The concerts will be available to stream on NPR Music's YouTube channel.

For a look at the full lineup and bios of the artists, head over to globalFEST’s website. Spotify users can start getting hyped up now via the handy playlist below. You can also buy your tickets today right here.

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