World Music Festival Chicago

September 13 – 29, 2019 • Free Admission • Multiple Venues

It's the LARGEST and LONGEST RUNNING festival of international music in the United States, and it takes place in Chicago!

The 21st Annual World Music Festival is your passport to musical genres that span the globe. Spicing up Chicago's already culturally-rich performing arts scene, the citywide, multi-venue event features over 60 artists from 25 countries at 20 venues, including and the Chicago Cultural Center.

This festival of international music embraces well-known stars and emerging artists in genres that span traditional to contemporary. You can hear everything here — from Indian classical music to Bulgarian bagpipes and Ethic-Jazz. It's a music free-for-all, in every sense.

Stay tuned for the full 2019 schedule. Find artists, venues and more at the official website, and follow the festival on Facebook at and Twitter @WMFChicago #WorldMusicFestChi #ChicagoIsOne.

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