La Yegros | 12:30 pm
Mariana “La Yegros” is a force a nature. From the rainforests of Brazil, she uses electronica to bring the tradition of Cumbia into the 21st Century.
Wu-Force: Abigail Washburn, Kai Welch, and Wu-Fei | 2:00 pm
Avant-Chinese-Appalachian-Indie-Folk-Rock project, featuring Abigail on banjo and vocals, Kai Welch on piano, guitar, trumpet, looping station & vocals, and Wu Fei on guzheng (Chinese zither) and vocals.
Calypso Rose w/Kobo Town | 3:30 pm
The uncontested diva of calypso, the incomparable Calypso Rose is joined by Kobo Town, renowned for its fusion of calypso, roots reggae, and acoustic instrumentation with innovative production techniques, social commentary and indie rock attitude.
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars | 5:00 pm
Originally from Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, the band formed in exile and spent three years “touring” throughout the refugee camps of Guinea. This was all filmed by two American film makers who released the movie Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars alongside their first album Living Like a Refugee in 2006, both to critical success. A wild mix of Sierra Leone highlife, maringa, palm wine styles, baskeda and gumbe make music that is uplifting, highly danceable, and crazy fun.