Charanjit Singh, DJ Ushka (Dutty Artz), Baiana Play Som, DJ Ripley (Dutty Artz)

July 27, 2014 | 5:00 pm | 40 Lincoln Center Plaza | New York, NY | All Ages | FREE!  
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globalFEST, one of the most catalytic world music events in North America, goes on the road, taking over multiple locations at Lincoln Center with a globe and genre-spanning line-up in a day-long celebration.

Charanjit Singh (New York Debut)

Anticipating the birth of acid house, a Bollywood keyboardist got his hands on an 808 drum machine in 1982, making a brilliantly ahead-of-its-time cult album, the synthesizer-fueled “10 Ragas to a Disco Beat.” Finally recognized for his pioneering rethink of Indian music, the electronic musician makes his NYC debut.

DJ Ushka (Dutty Artz)

Ushka is a Sri Lankan-born, Thailand-raised, Brooklyn-living global bass DJ who crafts sets that move from soca to kudoro to South Asian rhythms, with both cross-cultural activism and the dancefloor in mind.

Baiana Play Som

DJ João Meirelles of BaianaSystem hits the wheels of steel with a sound system set that links Jamaican and Afro-Brazilian beats.

DJ Ripley (Dutty Artz)

An insightful scholar and a seasoned DJ, Ripley spins wreckstep raggaphonics, mixing sounds ranging from dubstep and dancehall to glitched-out breaks and bhangra.

Presented in association with globalFEST Inc.

globalFEST at Lincoln Center is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts Art Works

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