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Madison World Music Festival

Presented By Wisconsin Union Theater

Music and dance from unique and unexpected parts of the world. This festival is a celebration of cultures and takes place on the famous Memorial Union Terrace and the Willy Street Fair every fall. Featuring great artists and amazing Terrace atmosphere, it will be an experience you will remember for years to come.

You don't want to miss this free festival!

Festival Schedule & Locations

Friday, September 15, 2017
Memorial Union Terrace
4:00pm - Wisconsin Dells Singers | Traditional Ho-Chunk
4:45pm - Bang Data | Soulful samba-ska-cumbia-hip hop
6:45pm - Flor de Toloache | All-female modern mariachi
8:45pm - Orkesta Mendoza | Mambo-cumbia-rock

Fredric March Play Circle
7:15pm - Trio Brasileiro | Choro: Irresistible grooves
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Willy Street Fair
2:15pm - Immigré | Afrofunk
3:45pm - Bideew Bou Bess | Hip hop based on African music
5:45pm - LADAMA | All-female, Pan-American band with soaring vocals
7:45pm - Vox Sambou | Rap, reggae, jazz, hip hop & Afrobeat

Memorial Union Terrace
8:30pm - Skatalites | Jamaica's premier ska band since 1964

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Upcoming Events

September 15th | 7:15pm

Trio Brasileiro

Wisconsin Union Theater
Traditional Choro

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Restaurants Nearby

BBQ Stand

Terrace at Memorial Union


Monday: 3pm to 10pm

The Brat Stand

Terrace at Memorial Union


Monday: 11am to 11pm