World Music Festival Chicago Schedule
***NOTE – unless otherwise noted, all lineups are listed with the headliner first followed by the opening performers
(schedule is subject to change)
Friday, September 30–Saturday, October 1, 2022
Ragamala: A Celebration of Indian Classical Music - Celebrating 10 Years!
|Download Ragamala Flyer|
Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall
78 E. Washington St., 3rd Floor South, Chicago, IL 60602
Presented by Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events in collaboration with South Asia Institute, South Asian Classical Music Society of Chicago and People of Rhythm Productions.
- 6:00-7:15pm - Purbayan Chatterjee, sitar, Rakesh Chaurasia, bansuri, Ojas Adhiya, tabla
- 7:45-9pm - Roopa Mahadevan, vocal, Sruti Sarathy, violin, Rohan Krishnamurthy, mridangam
- 9:30-10:45pm - Anupama Bhagwat, sitar, Amit Kavthekar, tabla
- 11:15pm-12:30am - Indrajit Banerjee: sitar, Rupak Kulkarni, bansuri, Hindole Majumdar, tabla
- 1-2:15am - Saraswathi Ranganathan, veena, Sruti Sarathy, violin, Rohan Krishnamurthy, mridangam
- 2:45-4am - Suhail Yusuf Khan: sarangi, Amit Kavthekar, tabla
- 4:30-5:45am - V.K. "Flute" Raman, flute & Rohan Krishnamurthy, mridangam
- 6:15am-7:30am - Manik Khan, sarod, Hindole Majumdar, tabla
On Friday, September 30, 6-10pm in conjunction with the Ragamala festival, Indira Johnson invites all visitors to join in the creation of Community Blessings Rangoli drawing in the Learning Lab, using flowers, herbs, dirt, and other natural materials. The Rangoli Drawing will continue October 14 and 15, 11am-3pm with a closing ceremony at 2:30pm involving Maggie Bridger and dancers from Unfolding Disability Futures. All are invited to participate.
Influenced by a South Asian folk-art tradition. the Community Blessings Rangoli drawing is created from natural materials that embody wishes for the well-being of our community and demonstrate our collective hopes for a peaceful world.
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Global Peace Picnic
Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1301 N. Sacramento Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
2 stages, 8 bands
La Chica (Venezuela/France)
Beats y Bateria (Chicago, IL)
DJ Fanita Banana
3855 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60613
9pm doors, 10pm show
Monday, October 3, 2022
Gili Yalo (Ethiopia/Israel)
Juan Pastor’s Chinchano (Peru/USA)
Constellation (Proof of Covid vaccination is required upon entry)
3111 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60618
6pm doors, 7pm show
Additional support for Gili Yalo provided by the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest.