Reserve your spot for Worldstock Festival 2016!

From November 1 to 12, 2016
At Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, 75010 Paris

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Worldstock Festival 2016 | World Music Concert and Gigs | November 2016 | Urban Mishmash Paris
Worldstock Festival 2016 | November 2016, Paris

The highly anticipated Worldstock Festival will run from November 1 to 12, 2016 at Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord. The festival’s programme includes an eclectic selection of world music gems, including Rodrigo Amarante, the mastermind behind Narcos’ haunting opening tune, Emel Mathlouthi, whose songs became anthems for the Tunisian Revolution, and Leyla McCalla and her beautiful blend of Haitian folk music and old-time tunes of the American south.

Here is the schedule of the Worldstock Festival 2016 and some soothing music for your ears!


Orkesta Mendoza

Concert

Orkesta Mendoza

Caribbean Music / Latin American Music / World Music

Arizona-based World Music Band, Orkesta Mendoza, led by multi-instrumentalist Sergio Mendoza, will open the fourth edition of the Worldstock Festival with a simmering mix of Mexican mambo, psychedelic cumbia, merengue, mariachi and indie-rock.


At Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, 37 bis, boulevard de la Chapelle, Paris

On November 1, 2016

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Rodrigo Amarante

Concert

Caribbean Music / Latin American Music

Brazilian multi-instrumentalist, Rodrigo Amarante is the genius behind the hypnotic Narcos’ opening song, “Tuyo” that enchanted millions across the world. Before becoming a household name with this haunting melody, Amarante collaborated with Devendra Barnhart and Tom Zé and received accolades with his bands Los Hermanos and Little Joy (with Stokes‘ band members Binki Shapiro and Fabrizio Moretti). His solo album Cavalo was a captivating mix of instrumental music and delicate singing. This creator of magical, sublime music will definitely be hard to resist at the Worldstock festival.


At Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, 37 bis, boulevard de la Chapelle, Paris

On November 2, 2016

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Sarathy Korwar

Concert

Indian Folk / Jazz / Electronic

Jazz composer, percussionist and producer Sarathy Korwar is heavily inspired by the traditional music of the migrant Siddi community of southern India. In fact, Korwar travelled through Gujarat with the Sidi Sidi Troupe of Ratapur and used the hypnotic field recordings for his debut album Day to Day. The result is a rather unusual blend of Indian devotional-style folk music, percussive African-derived polyrhythms, jazz and electronic music.


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Idris Ackamoor and The Pyramids

Concert

Jazz

The Pyramids, the legendary avant-garde, afro-psychedelic collective from the 70s is back, along with their lead saxophonist Idris Ackamoor. Known for their avant-garde theatrical performances, this spiritual, free jazz African American band just released their new album We Be All Africans in May, 2016 and will be performing live at this year’s edition of the Worldstock Festival!


At Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, 37 bis, boulevard de la Chapelle, Paris

On November 4, 2016

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Meridian Brothers

Concert

The Meridian Brothers mix cumbia and salsa with an irresistible sense of humour.


At Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, 37 bis, boulevard de la Chapelle, Paris

On November 5, 2016

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Cheick Lô

Concert

Senegalese musician Cheikh Lô‘s music builds from mbalax, to which he adds bits of salsa, Congolese rumba, folk, jazz, funk, Cuban guajiras, flamenco and Brazilian rhythms. He sings in Wolof & Dioula, and also in English and French, and his dominant spirituality adds a transcendental quality to his complex music.


At Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, 37 bis, boulevard de la Chapelle, Paris

On November 8, 2016

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Melingo

Concert

Argentinian performer Melingo comes up with a fresh spin on tango and will tantalise the audience with at the Worldstock Festival on November 9.


At Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, 37 bis, boulevard de la Chapelle, Paris

On November 9, 2016

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Andréa Motis

Concert

This young Spanish singer and instrumentalist is the latest darling of the Spanish jazz scene, having already seduced the public with her fresh voice and spontaneity. Check out this jazz celeb in the making at Théâtre des Bouffes de Nord this November 11.


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Emel Mathlouthi

Concert

Tunisian singer-songwriter, Emel Mathlouthi‘s songs Ya Tounes Ya Meskina (“Poor Tunisia”) and Kelmti Horra (“My Word is Free”) became anthems for the Tunisian revolution. She plays songs from her highly anticipated second album Ensen for the Worldstock Festival this November.


At Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, 37 bis, boulevard de la Chapelle, Paris

On November 11, 2016

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Leyla McCalla

Concert

American classical and folk singer and cellist, Leyla McCalla, delicately balances Haitian folk tunes with old-time tunes of New Orleans. She plays the Worldstock Festival this November 12 at Theatre des Bouffes des Nord.


At Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, 37 bis, boulevard de la Chapelle, Paris

On November 12, 2016

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