READINGTON, NJ – Music from around the world will be featured on World Music Day, Sunday Oct.1.
The free, family-friendly music festival will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at Deer Path Park here.
A full lineup of performances is headlined by Brooklyn-based Red Baraat, an eight-piece ensemble playing Indian Bhangra-style fusion music, and dubbed by NPR as “the best party band in years.”
Also on the Main Stage: Hub Hollow (bluegrass), Groove Merchant Drum and Dance Ensemble, Daniel Johnson and Craig Ebner (Indian/Jazz), Justin Nawn and Bronwyn Bird (Swedish/American folk), and SiriOm Singh and Dror Gliksman (tabla/vocals).
World music expert Andy Wasserman will present three, one-hour kid-friendly workshops, and a jazz jam led by Jack Furlong will be followed by a bluegrass jam led by Tim Ryan and Daniella Fischetti.
Food trucks will be onsite; bring chairs and/or blankets for lawn seating.
In the event of rain, the program will be held at Hunterdon Central High School.
For more information about the artists and schedule, please visit the website.
The program was organized by the Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission in partnership with the county’s Division of Parks and Recreation, and in collaboration with the Flemington Community Partnership.