WBEZ | World Music Festival of Chicago http://www.wbez.org/tags/world-music-festival-chicago Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Notes: World Music Festival packs more than 50 bands from 30 countries http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-09-14/global-notes-world-music-festival-packs-more-50-bands-30-countries-91982 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-September/2011-09-14/wmf_primary_images.Par_.31843.Image_.440.226.1.jpeg" alt="" /><p><p>The math is impressive: 53 bands, 55 events, 32 countries and 22 venues. That's what this year's <a href="http://explorechicago.org/city/en/supporting_narrative/events___special_events/special_events/dca_tourism/world_music_festival.html" target="_blank">World Music Festival</a> promises to serve up for one week, starting Thursday, September 15. On this week's <em><a href="http://www.wbez.org/globalnotes" target="_blank">Global Notes</a>, </em>Brian Keigher, one of the festival organizers, joins Jerome and <em>Radio M </em>host Tony Sarabia to talk about this year's lineup, which includes Colombian hip hop group Bomba Estéreo, Pakistani vocalist Arooj Aftab, American indie outfit Hawk and a Hacksaw and <span class="fckdisplay_fix03">African kora player Ballake Sissoko</span>.&nbsp;<em> </em></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Track List</strong></p><p>1. 'Ma-Ma' Fc – Ballake Sissoko and Vincent Segal</p><p>2. Balaclavaboogie – Movits!</p><p>3. Salama [Peace] – Nawal</p><p>4. Yo Soy Salsamuffin – Sergeant Garcia</p><p>5. Alento [Encouragement] – Luísa Maita</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>The Swedish group Movits! performs "Sammy Davis Jr."</strong></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="345" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/sqwfDNzTYks" width="560"></iframe></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 14 Sep 2011 17:04:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-09-14/global-notes-world-music-festival-packs-more-50-bands-30-countries-91982