Time to dance at the Chicago World Music Festival

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago is celebrating the diversity of music during the 19th Annual World Music Festival. The fun, free event features dozens of artists performing at venues around the city September 8-24, 2017. The festival is produced by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and is the largest festival of its kind in the United States.

Among the fantastic performances, visitors can enjoy The 606 Walk + Global Peace Picnic at the Humboldt Park Boathouse from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday, September 17. The event includes performances from Puerto Rican bomba group La Tribu de Abrante. World Music Festival curator, David Chavez, and La Tribu de Abrante visited the ABC 7 State Street Studios to preview their performances at the festival.

Event: World Music Festival Chicago
Date: September 8-24, 2017
Address: Various Locations Throughout the City
Admission/ Ticket Prices: Free

La Tribu de Abrante (Puerto Rico)
Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center

4046 W. Armitage Ave.
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
All Ages

The 606 Walk + Global Peace Picnic with Juicebox Concerts
La Tribu de Abrante (Puerto Rico)
Mdou Moctar (Niger)

Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo (Venezuela)
Humboldt Park Boathouse
1301 N. Sacramento Ave.
2-6 p.m.
All Ages

Link: http://www.worldmusicfestivalchicago.org
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