World Music Festival Chicago

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The World Music Festival Chicago ( Also known as Chicago World Music Festival) is a music festival held in Chicago, Illinois, United States. It is held annually by the city.[1][2] It lasts for eight days and has featured musicians from over 75 countries since its inception.[3]

The festival was founded by Michael Orlove.[2] However, he was laid off in 2011, and the director of performing arts at Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Shoshona Currier, was in charge of scheduling the 2012 event.[2]

Featured performers[edit]

Performers at the festival have included:


  1. ^ "Chicago World Music Festival". Explore Chicago. Retrieved May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c Margasak, Peter (18 September 2012). "The World Music Festival: Down but not out". Chicago Reader. Retrieved 22 September 2012.
  3. ^ "13th Annual World Music Festival: Chicago 2011 September 15–22". City of Chicago. August 17, 2011. Retrieved May 31, 2012.

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