The 2016 Madison World Music Festival will take place September 13-17 and September 29, 2016 at various stages in Madison, Wisconsin.
The festival, sponsored by the Wisconsin Union Theater, begins on September 13 with a mandala construction by the monks of the Mystical Arts of Tibet, who will also perform on Saturday, September 17 at Shannon Hall; continue with performances at the Memorial Union Terrace and Fredric March Play Circle as well as the large stage in the Willy Street Fair, and a second installment on the Terrace on September 29. The concerts and workshops are all free and open to the public.
Friday, September 16, Memorial Union Terrace:
3:30p.m. – 5:00p.m., The Mystical Arts of Tibet – Sand Mandala, Closing Ceremony and Dispersal of the Sand
5:30p.m., Rajab Suleiman & Kithara, Zanzibar (rain: Shannon Hall)
7:30p.m., Alsarah & the Nubatones, Sudan/USA (rain: Shannon Hall)
9:30p.m., The Dhol Foundation, India/England (rain: Shannon Hall)