World Music Showcase Mundial Montreal 2022 announces more artists

International Showcase Mundial Montreal has announced another round of world music acts to perform November 15-18, 2022 in Montreal, Canada.

After the unveiling of the first 8 artists in July, including groove&, Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble, Le Diable à Cinq, Lengaïa Salsa Brava, Moneka Arabic Jazz, Nohe & Sus Santos, Polky and Symbio, festival organizers have announced 11 additional names.

The second batch of artists from Mundial Montreal is made up of Afrikana Soul Sister, a trio that aims to bring people together by creatively combining sounds influenced by their West African and North American traditions.

Indigenous experimental artist Ánnámáret (Nordic bridges) creates dreamscapes by fusing traditional Sámi vocal music with the ancient sound of jouhikko, the Finnish bowed lyre.

AySay (Nordic bridges)fuses the Danish and Kurdish/Turkish culture of singer Luna Ersahin.

Bab L’Bluz is part of Morocco’s Nayda youth movement and sings freedom songs in the Darija dialect.

SUMMER offers a very current and dynamic vision of traditional Quebec music.

JINJ is a pioneer of Armobeat, fusing Armenian folk with urban sounds.

The Ukrainian Band of Newfoundland, Kubasonics (Newfoundland and Labrador Music) combine spicy high-flying musicality with offbeat humor.

Maria and the gang play folk music from northeast Brazil, with influences ranging from blues to arabesque.

Pierre Kwenders is a Congolese Canadian musician, songwriter and DJ who weaves stories from memories of the past, sketches of his hometown and reflections on the future.

PIQSIQ is the musical project of Inuk duo Inuksuk Mackay and Tiffany Kuliktana Ayalik where they fuse throat singing with new technologies to create haunting soundscapes.

Streams have been named “the best kept secret in Canadian funk” by La Presse, this group of accomplished musicians is well known on the soul/funk scene across the Atlantic.

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