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2007 KCRW World Festival Brilliant Lineup

June 15, 2007

KCRW World Music Festival

The 2007 KCRW World Music Festival is organized by KCRW with The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, and features such famous performers as Macy Gray, Underworld, Paul Oakenfold, DJ Shadow, Djivan Gasparyan, and Burning Spear. The series will be help at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl. Six evening shows up to late August consist of original live World music from artists from many countries. Festival is opened on June 24 with performances of DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist, Carlinhos Brown, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, and Garth Trinidad. July 29 program is called Spirit of Armenia, and includes Armenian music masters Adiss, Andy, Silva Hakobyan, Sako, Djivan Gasparyan, Hovhannes Shahbazyan, Element Band, and others. Full festival schedule is listed below. Tickets can be booked online.

The 2007 KCRW World Music Festival Schedule
June 24, 2007
Program: DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist Perform Brain Placement: 7 Inches of Fury
Artists: DJ Shadow; Cut Chemist; Carlinhos Brown; Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars; Garth Trinidad, host

July 15, 2007
Program: Cafe Tacuba
Artists: Cafe Tacuba; Groove Armada; Nic Harcourt, host

July 29, 2007
Program: Spirit of Armenia!
Artists: Adiss; Andy; Silva Hakobyan; Sako; Djivan Gasparyan; Hovhannes Shahbazyan; Element Band; Vatche Mankerian; Winds of Passion, with Gagik Badalyan, Araks & Alik Karapetyan; Zvartnots Dance Ensemble; Vartan & Siranoush Gevorkian Dance Ensemble; Roma Kanyan, conductor; Tom Schnabel, host

August 12, 2007
Program: Reggae Night VI
Artists: Burning Spear; Sly & Robbie; The Taxi Gang, with Horace Andy and Cherine Anderson; Wailing Souls Reunion; Anne Litt, host

August 26, 2007
Program: Macy Gray
Artists: Macy Gray; Zap Mama; Brazilian Girls; Chris Douridas, host

September 9, 2007
Program: Underworld
Artists: Underworld; Paul Oakenfold with special guest Carmen Rizzo; Jason Bentley, host


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