Past Musicians

Name Country
Eyal Sela and Darma Israel Eyal Sela is a master of various woodwind instruments including the Turkish clarinet, Indian bamboo flute, Irish penny whistle, clarinet, the Norwegian osterdal, the Armenian dudak, and the saxophone.
Ilays, Somali Multicultural Artists Somalia A vibrant mix of music, poetry, dance, and story telling from traditional, as well as more contemporary, Somali Culture.
Four piece folk band Le Vent du Nord Quebec Traditional Québec folk band with a modern twist.
Lorraine Klaasen Lorraine Klaasen South Africa Dynamic performer from Soweto, South Africa specializing in the classic sound of Township Music
Los Utrera Mexico Traditional son jarocho music and dance.
Mauvais Sort with their instruments Mauvais Sort Québec Combining traditional folk rhythms and themes with energetic, contemporary music.
Paulo Padilha and Group with instruments Paulo Padilha and Group Brazil Swing and rhythm ensemble from Brazil
Qawal Najmuddin Saifuddin & Brothers Qawal Najmuddin Saifuddin & Bros. Pakistan Sufi devotional singing group from Karachi, Pakistan descendant from the first qawwali choirs dating back to to the 13th century.
Shanren - A four person Chinese folk ensemble Shanren China One of China’s top indie folk bands
ShegoBand Somalia Traditional sounds and rhythms of Somali music, combined with vocals by legendary Hibo Nuur and a skilled oud player.