Madison World Music Festival

Matthew Reddin, Contributing writer

The academic year springs to life with a shot of multiculturalism at the Madison World Music Festival, an annual collection of some of the world’s best musical performers. This year’s installment features a wide variety of performers, including Cuban jazz band Mezcla and EviscerArt, a Spanish flamenco group. They’ll also be joined by the California dance troupe Bandaloop, which will perform its pioneering style of vertical dance at four shows during the festival.

At the UW Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St., and Willy Street Fair, 900 Williamson St. Admission is free. Visit uniontheater.wisc.edu for more details and schedules.

Sept. 12–13

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