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Landfall Festival of World Music

Posted by Erin McMeen | Sep 14, 2015

Musicians from around the world will descend upon Iowa for the eighth annual Landfall Festival of World Music Sept. 15 - 19 at various venues in Cedar Rapids and even...

Posted by Arish Singh | Sep 18, 2014

Argentina’s La Yegros, dubbed the “first lady of digital cumbia,” performs tonight at CSPS Hall for the Landfall Festival of World Music. La Yegros came into her own...

Posted by Mackie Garrett | Sep 17, 2014

If you’re looking for a high-energy performance of contemporary African music, check out Kinobe & the Wamu Spirit this weekend. The group will be performing...

Posted by Arish Singh | Sep 16, 2014

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino kicks off the seventh annual Landfall Festival of World Music tonight at CSPS Hall. Though the group is true to the tradition of the pizzica dance music...

Posted by Brendan L. Spengler | Sep 23, 2013

The Sixth Annual Landfall Festival of World Music comes to multiple venues in Cedar Rapids from Sept. 24-28. The festival planners boast having more than 70 musicians from 12 countries...

Posted by Weekender | Sep 20, 2012

Iowa City has plenty to offer this weekend, but we'll get to that in a minute. As it turns out, some of our neighbors have pretty exciting things happening too....

Posted by Steve Crowley | Sep 6, 2012

Deolinda / Wednesday Sept. 19/ CSPS Hall The words “World Music,” when used as an all-encapsulating genre of music can often be tricky and misleading. How can so many unique...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Sep 23, 2011

The fourth annual Landfall Festival of World Music is underway in Cedar Rapids. Make the trip up north tonight and $10 will get you into CSPS/Legion Arts (1103 3rd St....

Posted by Matthew Steele | Sep 23, 2010

From the mind-altering, polyphonic a capella of Corsican quartet Barbara Fortuna to the 12-piece Romanian gypsy punk of Mahala Rai Banda, and featuring Kenyan drum ensemble Kenge Kenge, dance music...