The 10th Annual Small World Music Festival Sep 22-Oct 2: The Beat Of The Globe

Astoria, New York (PressExposure) September 06, 2011 -- Small World Music Presents:
THE 10th ANNUAL SMALL WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL
September 22 to October 2
Venues: Lula Lounge, Armenian Youth Centre, Yonge Dundas Square, Koerner Hall, The Great Hall, and Enwave Theatre

The tenth anniversary of Small World Music's signature annual program marks a milestone, both for the organization and for Toronto's world music community. Over the past decade, this passionate and dedicated organization has worked with thousands of people to weave the thread of world music through the fabric of the city.

As always, this year's Festival embraces the past and future of global sounds, showcasing new sounds infused with youthful energy and the spirit of cross-cultural collaboration that makes for a Brave New World of Music. The 10th anniversary festival edition truly has something for any world music lover's ears: legends of their genres such as Asha Bhosle and Shujaat Khan, Hilario Duran, and Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino; international rising stars including A Moving Sound, Sidi Touré , Luísa Maita and Dang Show, and electronic tastemakers and pioneers like Quantic, dunkelbunt, and El Hijo de la Cumbia. As always, Toronto and Canada are proudly and diversely represented by the likes of David Buchbinder's Andalusia to Toronto, Autorickshaw, Eccodek, Njacko Backo, Boogat, Drumhand, Prince Enoki's Insect Orchestra, Lemon Bucket Orchestra, and The Tich Maredza Quartet. The festival's centrepiece Small World in the Square on Saturday, September 24 at Yonge Dundas Square. Appropriate to the occasion, this most ambitious day of programming in Small World's history will offer 10 mainstage concerts featuring sounds from all over the world -- absolutely free!!

For ticket information, artist bios and audio samples, please visit the Small World website at smallworldmusic.com.

10th ANNUAL SMALL WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL
Schedule of Events
(click date link for each Festival event page)

Thursday September 22
10th Birthday Party & Festival Kickoff Party
with Prince Enoki's Insect Orchestra
& Lemon Bucket Orkestra (Canada)
@ Lula Lounge (1585 Dundas St. W.), 9:00 pm
Tickets: free show

Friday September 23
Funkété 1-Year Anniversary
feat. El Hijo de la Cumbia (Argentina) & Dos Mundos DJs
@ Lula Lounge (1585 Dundas St. W.), 9:30 pm
Tickets: $10 at smallworldmusic.com, Rotate This (801 Queen St. W.), Soundscapes (572 College St.) & Kops Records (229 Queen St. W.)

Friday September 23
Dang Show (Iran)
@ Armenian Youth Centre Auditorium (55 Hallcrown Place, North York), 8:00 pm
Tickets: $30 at smallworldmusic.com

Saturday September 24
Small World in the Square (Pan-Cultural)
feat. Quantic, Autorickshaw, A Moving Sound, Eccodek, Luísa Maita, Drumhand, Boogat, Tich Maredza Quartet & more
@ Yonge-Dundas Square (1 Dundas St. E.), 1:00-11:00
Tickets: free show!

Sunday September 25
Hilario Durán (Cuba/Canada)
Celebrating the First 35 Years
@ Lula Lounge (1585 Dundas St. W.), 6:00 pm
Tickets: $25 at lulalounge.ca

Sunday September 25
Pedro D-Lita (Brazil/France)
@ Lula Lounge (1585 Dundas St. W.), 9:30 pm
Tickets: $5 at the door

Tuesday September 27
David Buchbinder's Andalusia to Toronto (Pan-Cultural)
@ Koerner Hall (273 Bloor St. W.)
Tickets: from $39 at the Royal Conservatory website, by phone at (416) 408-0208 or at the Weston Family Box Office

Wednesday September 28
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (Italy)
@ Lula Lounge (1585 Dundas St. W.), 9:00 pm
Tickets: $20 at smallworldmusic.com, Rotate This (801 Queen St. W.), Soundscapes (572 College St.) & Kops Records (229 Queen St. W.)

Thursday September 29
Sidi Touré (Mali)
@ Lula Lounge (1585 Dundas St. W.), 7:30 pm
Tickets: $20 at smallworldmusic.com, Rotate This (801 Queen St. W.), Soundscapes (572 College St.) & Kops Records (229 Queen St. W.)

Friday September 30
Bezerka featuring [dunkelbunt] Live (Balkan)
@ The Great Hall (1087 Queen St. W.), 9:00 pm
Tickets: $25 at smallworldmusic.com, Rotate This (801 Queen St. W.), Soundscapes (572 College St.), Kops Records (229 Queen St. W.), Shanti Baba (546 Queen St. W.), The Fairies Pyjamas (29 Kensington Ave.), Centre of Gravity (1300 Gerrard St. E.) & Alternative Thinking Bookstore (758 Bathurst St.)

Sunday October 2
Karevan Ensemble (Iran)
Performing Homeland Variations
@ Harbourfront Enwave Theatre (235 Queens Quay W.), 8:00 pm
Tickets: $20 at Harbourfront Centre Box Office (235 Queens Quay W.), by phone at (416) 973-400 & Pars Video (6083 Yonge St.)

Sunday October 2
Asha Bosle & Shujaat Khan (India)
@ Koerner Hall (273 Bloor St. W.), 8:00 pm

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Tickets: from $45.00 Tickets: from $45.00 on the Royal Conservatory website, by phone at (416) 408-0208 or at the Weston Family Box Office

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