Gina Vergel


By 30 April, 2019

It’s one of our absolute favorite concerts in New York City each year: globalFEST, where you can be guaranteed to find a new world music act, and for artists from around the world to step into the North American touring market.

Attention artists: globalFEST 2020 is accepting artist submissions until the 17th of May, 2019.

Some favorites of ours who have come through the Globalfest stage are Colombia’s Tribu Baharu, NYC’s Combo Chimbita (pictured above), Peru’s Novalima, and Cuba’s La Dame Blanche, to name just a handful.

The concert takes place every January and is North America’s most important world music industry event. Find out how to apply at

Brazil’s Gato Preto performs at globalFEST 2019. Photo by Farah Sosa.

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