Hunterdon County World Music Day
Hunterdon County World Music Day is coming to Flemington on October 1st! From 10am to 5pm
at Deer Path Park, this *free* family friendly music festival will feature music from around the world. Four different venues around the 104-acre park will hold performances, interactive workshops, and jam sessions.
World Music Day will also have food vendors and an “Instrument Petting Zoo.” Please bring blankets or chairs for picnic style seating.
This event is being organized by The Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission. Financial support for the Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission’s general operations and programs is made possible in part by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. The Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission would also like to thank Hunterdon County Parks.
Main Stage Performances by:
Alphorns of Hunterdon: Swiss/German/Austrian Alpine Horn Music
Bronwyn Bird (nyckelharpa) and Justin Nawn (guitar): Swedish and Appalachian Traditional
Groove Merchant Drum and Dance Ensemble: Near East/African/American Fusion
Sangha: Indian/American/African Fusion
The River City Healers: American Traditional, Gypsy Jazz, Eastern European Folk
Interactive kid friendly music programs by Andy Wasserman, including “The World Music Experience,” a Native American Music Workshop, and “Voyage to Bongoland”
Jam Sessions, with complimentary instrument, will be available for those who wish to participate. include:
- An African Drum Circle with Jim Davidson
- A Traditional Irish Session with Diarmuid MacSuibhne
- A Bluegrass Jam Session with Daniella Fischetti and Tim Ryan of Hub Hollow