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2014 Berkeley World Music Fall Equinox Festival | Sept. 20-21

Music once again spills out from all corners of Berkeley during the first ever Fall Equinox event in the 11th season of the Berkeley World Music Festival at Telegraph and Haste which serves at the main hub for two days of continuous music showcasing Bay Area’s dazzling world music scene with dancing, a craft market, kids’ activities and more.

2014 Fall Equinox Berkeley World Music Festival
– Saturday, September 20, 2014 | Noon to 9 pm
– Sunday, September 21, 2014 | Noon to 6 pm
Telegraph and Haste, Berkeley
FREE

Each day, beginning at noon, offers different sights and sounds. Saturday features a wonderful mix of cafe music (noon – 9 pm), as well as the Amoeba Music concert with Craft Village (noon – 6 pm). On Sunday, the festival turns into a street fair carnival (noon – 6 pm) between Dwight Way & Durant Ave. and features a main stage concert, beer garden & street entertainment.

Schedule maps will be at the info booth on Telegraph at Haste St, near UC Berkeley.

2014 Schedule:

Saturday, September 20

People’s Park | Noon – 6 pm
Crafts Fair (Village) & Amoeba Music Concert  – in order of appearance

Exhibition Performances ~ front of stage

  • 12:30 – 1 pm: All Nation Singers  ~ Traditional Native American exhibition & social dance
  • 2:30 – 2:50 pm: UCA Berkeley/ Capoeira Arts Foundation ~ Afro-Brazilian Marital Arts Dance

In Telegraph Ave. Venues | Noon – 9 pm

  • Noon – 1:30 pm: Talking Wood ~ West African Kora & Balafon, – Caffé Mediterraneum, 2475 Telegraph Ave,
  • 1-4 pm: Reinhardt Swing ~ Gypsy Jazz  – Sidewalk: Channing to Durant
  • 1:30 – 4:30 pm: Back40 ~ Americana Roots – Berkeley Hat Co., 2510 Telegraph Ave
  • 2:30 – 4:30 pm: Taraf de Locos ~ World Beat Fusion – newest addition – Sweet Leaf Café, 2468 Telegraph Ave
  • 2:30 – 4:30 pm: True Life Trio ~ Balkan & Beyond – Sculpture Garden, Berkeley Art Museum, 2625 Durant Ave
  • 4-6 pm: Dr. Loco ~ Tex-Mex – Remys Mexican Restaurant, 2506 Haste St
  • 6-7 pm: Karl Young ~ Japanese Shakuhachi Flute, – Moe’s Books, 2476 Telegraph Ave
  • 6:30 – 8 pm: The Ulysses Trio w/ Melanie O’Reilly, George Brooks & Frank Martin ~ Ethno-Jazz – Cafe Milano, 2522 Bancroft Way
  • 7 – 9 pm: Quijeremá ~ Latin American Folk & Jazz – The Village, 2556 Telegraph Ave
  • Tango Revolution Telegraph – Argentine Milonga Music & Class, 7:30 – 9 pm, “Milongo” (Dancing) 9-11:30 pm – Caffé Med, 2475 Telegraph Ave
  • Michael Masley ~ World Kalimbalom & Eggdawn Autoharp – Sidewalk: Telegraph at Channing, All Day

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Telegraph Ave. Street Fair | Noon – 6 pm

Main Stage Concert, at Haste – in order of appearance

Channing – Durant

  • 12:30 – 4:30 pm: Bayou Noir ~ Cajun & Zydeco – Durant – Channing

Blake – Dwight

  • 1-4 pm: Simcha ~ Klezmer – Berkeley Hat Co., 2510 Telegraph Ave

Noon – 6 pm: Beer Garden Along Telegraph Ave ~ a Benefit for Ashkenaz Music & Dance Berkeley World Music Festival – Telegraph Ave at Haste featuring:

  • Frisco Fred ~ Contact juggling, magic, escape artist – Haste to Channing: 3 – 4, pm & Special Show: 4 -4:30 pm
  • Miss Tickle –  4 pm – quad Kinetic Interactive Puppet
  • Michael Masley ~ World Kalimbalom & Eggdawn Autoharp
  • Telegraph @ Channing, All Day
  • KIDs Zone w/ Presto the Clown Balloon Trister, Face Painting, Chalk Painting, Bounce House
  • Berkeley Chess School – Bringing the joy of chess to children & adults since 1982. Teaching over 7,000 students annually at more than 140 locations throughout the Bay Area, Moes’ Reading Corner, & more.
  • Telegraph Ave. Street Art & Merchants: Moe’s Reading Corner, Gifts of Tara, & more

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