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2011 Festival Audio

Festival Audio – Opening Ceremony Highlights


In this, our inaugural Festival Audio post, we are replaying highlights from the Opening Festival Ceremony recorded on June 30,Read More

 

Festival Audio – Funk Brothers


This installment of Festival Audio features a live performance by the legendary Funk Brothers. The Funk Brothers are the MotownRead More

 

Festival Audio – Garifuna Collective featuring Umalali


One of this Festival’s musical highlights is the Central American ensemble Garifuna Collective featuring Umalali. They are performing as partRead More

 

Festival Audio – Grupo Cabrestero


This installment of Festival Audio features a live performance by the Colombian joropo ensemble Grupo Cabrestero. The group includes aRead More

 

Festival Audio – Fred Wesley and the New JBs


This installment of Festival Audio features a live evening concert performance by Fred Wesley and the New JBs. Fred WesleyRead More

 

Festival Audio – Don Abundio y sus Traviesos


This installment of Festival Audio features a live performance by the Colombian ensemble Don Abundio y sus Traviesos. For moreRead More

 

Festival Audio – The Monitors


This installment of Festival Audio features a live concert from veteran North Carolina R&B group The Monitors. To read moreRead More

 

Festival Audio – Conversation: “What Peace Corps Volunteers Do”


This installment of Festival Audio features a conversation with two returned Peace Corps volunteers: Jimmy Schneidewind, who served in MozambiqueRead More