Global Rhythms

Eastside Radio hosts Global Rhythms Music Festival

Juliette Sharp, 7th September 2017

On Sunday, 24 September, the Global Rhythms Music Festival celebrates its fifth year with another line up of unique and diverse artists from all over the country including: King Tide, Alice Terry, The Crooked Fiddle Band, The Strides with Afro Moses Homage to Fela Kuti, Alphamama, San Lazaro and Afrobrasiliana Soundsystem

Returning to its spectacular waterfront home at Glebe’s Bicentennial Park, the music festival promises a full day of electrifying music, sumptuous food from around the globe, engaging environmental workshops & kids activities, all set against the backdrop of beautiful Sydney.

Proudly presented by Eastside Radio with support from the City of Sydney, the festival is one of the main showcases of the 2017 Sydney Fringe Festival.
The Artists:

Alice Terry’s debut single Emotion released in July 2017 enjoyed number 1 spot in the iTunes Blues charts. Alice sounds like a gutsy Delta blues queen whose spirited performances and clever writing have earned her recognition and support with artists like Beth Hart and Allen Stone.

The Strides are famous for their classic roots reggae with a hip hop edge join with Afro Moses for a rare performance-homage to Afrobeat pioneer, the legendary Fela Kuti.

Festival larrikins King Tide are arguably the best uptown/jamdown/rocksteady reggae/got soul combo in the land. These ARIA nominees and OZ Music Award winners invite you to come along and argue the point!

The Crooked Fiddle Band weaves a common thread through twisting rhythms and frenetic accompaniment of gypsy, klezmer, Balkan folk and cinematic post rock.

A love of Jazz, soul, hip hop and world music underlies Alphamama’s unique sound and approach to songwriting as she shares her wondering’s about the state of the world, the cosmos and a woman’s place in it.

A tribe of long lost Latinos, San Lazaro are Australia’s most prolific and longest established creators and performers of original Latin music. Plus the Afrobrasiliana collective of DJs brings Tropical dance floor sounds from Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and beyond.

Join this amazing line-up of artists for a unique and environmentally sustainable celebration of diversity and great music.

A genuinely family-friendly event, the Global Rhythm Music Festival takes up a prime position at one of the city’s most scenic waterfront parks where you’ll not only enjoy a magical Sydney setting but find plenty of grass areas to kick back and enjoy the entertainment.

Adult ticket just $40! Children 12 and under are FREE, and teenagers get in for just $10. Where else can you experience a full day’s kaleidoscope of sound, food and art for that amount? Get your tickets here!

The festival will be held on the 24 September 2017, from 11am - 7pm at  Bicentennial Park, Chapman Road, Glebe, Sydney, NSW, 2037.

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