Global Notes: Festival turns Marseilles into hub of world music
The Babel Med Music Festival held in Marseilles, France is the second largest forum in Europe for world music. Music journalist and radio host/producer of Beat Latino Catalina Maria Johnson just got back. She’ll fill us in on some of the highlights, which includes music by Mashrou Leila, an indie alternative rock group from Lebanon and Hoba Hoba Spirit, a hip hop band from Morocco. (Photo: Catalina Maria Johnson).