Fanfara Maghreb Electro Dance Party with a brass band, an entire North African rhythm section and pumping electro dance beats
Dust City Opera
Folk rock orchestra that encompasses roots, country, blues, indie folk rock with horns and woodwinds. At turns dark, quirky and sometimes ironic side. TIYL: Tom Waits, The Handsome Family, Eddie Vedder
Traditional Eastern European folk music with contemporary texture, dark and haunting three-part vocal harmonies and odd-metered rhythms. TYIL: Taraf de Haidouks, Goran Bregovic, A Hawk and A Hacksaw, Kitka
Pan-Latin ensemble combining traditional South American rhythms with a modern sensibility and socially conscious bent. TIYL: Inti-Illimani, Mercedes Sosa, Totó la Momposina
Pop/rock with a 60s - 70s vibe. TIYL: Beatles, Zombies, Hollies, Cheap Trick, ELO.
Isaac Aragon and The Healing
Socially charged R&B, Soul and Funk.
Puerto Rican singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/activist y mas TIYL: Julieta Venegas, Chavela Vargas, Violeta Parra
Pan - Latin rhythms with elements of rock, salsa, jazz and cumbia. TIYL: Willie Colón, Ray Barretto, Santana, Grupo Fantasma
Iranian santour master & Composer
Soulful pop, rock and latin music. TIYL: Squeeze, Badfinger, Santana, Van Morrison
Los Reyes de Albuquerque
Legendary New Mexican group led by NEA Heritage Fellow Roberto Martinez. TIYL: Pedro Infante, Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlán
Maracatu New York
Maracatu ensemble led by Brazilian percussion master Scott Kettner TIYL: Carnival Parading, New Orlean's Second Line, Drum Corps.
Insurgent alt-country/indie music TIYL - Rank & File, Lone Justice, Waco Brothers, Steve Earle