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¡Globalquerque!—HPPR at New Mexico's Global Music Festival


On September 22nd, High Plains Public Radio headed over to Albuquerque, NM for one of the most inspirational music festivals in the US: ¡Globalquerque! This world music collective brings together global artists in a way no other festival does, with inspirational, soul-lifting performances. It takes place each year at the National Hispanic Cultural Center—an incredible space for a truly unique festival. 
Performances take place across three stages: the intimate courtyard setting of the Fountain Courtyard, the state of the art 692-seat Albuquerque Journal Theater, & dance outside on the Plaza Mayor. You can learn more about the Global Fiesta free Saturday daytime programming and the Global Village of Crafts, Culture and Cuisine.

Here are a few clips from the shows we attended:

Trio Da Kali (Mali)

Jojo Abot (Ghana)

Trad.Attack! (Estonia)

Hong Sung Hyun's Chobeolbi (South Korea)

Here are a few photos we snapped at the festival:

Jojo Abot (Ghana)

Trad!Attack (Estonia)
Hong Sung Hyun's Chobeolbi (South Korea)
Joe Tohonnie Jr. & the White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers

2017 Lineup:

Jojo Abot (Ghana)
Alborz Trio (Iran)
Debashish Bhattacharya & Derek Gripper (India/South Africa)
Bideew Bou Bess (Senegal)
Curio Cowboys (New Mexico, USA)
DDAT (Navajo/New Mexico, USA)
ENGINE (Argentina/France)
Samantha Fish (Missouri, USA)
Hong Sung Hyun’s Chobeolbi (Korea)
Iberi Choir (Georgia)
Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna (Chile)
Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo (Venezuela)
Nacha Mendez (New Mexico, USA)
Nortec Collective Presents Bostich + Fussible (Mexico)
Joe Tohonnie Jr. & The White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers (Apache/Navajo)
Trad.Attack! (Estonia)
Trio da Kali (Mali)

Jenny Inzerillo joined HPPR in 2015 as the host of High Plains Morning, our live music program that airs weekdays at 9 am to noon CST. Broadcasting from KJJP in beautiful downtown Amarillo, she helps listeners wake up with inspired music from our region and beyond. Tune in for new voices in folk/Americana, deep cuts from your favorite artists, soulful tracks from singer/songwriters across the world, and toe-tapping classics dating as far back as the 1920s. Plus, discover underground greats that just might be your new favorite band.