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Landfall Festival of World Music

Posted by Rob Cline |
Sample music from the Landfall Festival, marking its 10th year in Cedar Rapids this week

Landfall Festival of World Music various venues -- through Saturday, Sept. 16 UK-based sitarist Roopa Panesar will give a demonstration on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at noon and perform Wednesday, Sept....

Posted by Erin McMeen |
Lineup: Landfall Festival of World Music returns to Cedar Rapids, adds a few Des Moines shows

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 |
Electronic cumbia music from Argentina heads to Landfall Festival

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 |
Uganda’s Kinobe & the Wamu Spirit to play free shows at Soul Festival, Landfall Festival

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 |
Landfall tonight: Check out the music of southern Italy

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 |
Festival preview: Landfall Festival of World Music

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 |
Iowa City Weekender: September 20-23

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 |
Landfall Festival of World Music – September 19-22

The words “World Music,” when used as an all-encapsulating genre of music can often be tricky and misleading. How can so many unique sounds from all over the globe be...

Posted by Drew Bulman |
Landfall Festival of World Music: Weekend Schedule

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 |
Event Preview: Landfall Festival of World Music 9/22-25, Sponsored by Little Village!

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...