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Integrating world music in pop music festivals and concerts

Susan Rosenberg, by Linda Nutter
Deborah Cohen
Danny Kapilian
  • event type:WOMEX 16 Conference Session
  • date:20 Oct 2016
  • time:15:00 – 15:45
  • city/area:Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
  • venue:Conference Room 1, Level 0, Building 2, Cidade da Cultura
  • country:Spain
  • event posted by:Piranha Arts

Chaired by Danny Kapilian (USA), Danny Kapilian Presents
with Susan Rosenberg (USA), Magenta Label Group
Deborah Cohen (USA), Danny Kapilian Presents

Producer Danny Kapilian discusses his experiences producing and presenting popular music festivals and special live pop music events successfully featuring many world music artists from all around the globe.

Kapilian has found successful creative ways to incorporate a diverse array of international talent in touring productions and live special events. World music artists presented alongside or with Western pop artists in Kapilian’s productions have included Bassekou Kayoute, Kinky, Caetano Veloso, Kailash Kher’s Kailasa, Michael Kiwanuka, Angelique Kidjo, Sly and Robbie, Anoushka Shankar, Julieta Venegas, Laibach, Bombino, Vusi Malasela, Malkit Singh, Shonen Knife, Salif Keita, Aster Aweke, Yellowman, Alondra de la Parra, and the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.