Tickets for World Music Institute events are available through the Upcoming Events section of the website by clicking here or by calling: 1-212-279-4200


Box office telephone hours of operation are from noon - 8pm daily



We are pleased to offer an opportunity to give the gift of music to people you care about.


Gift cards are available at $25, $50, and $100 and can be redeemed towards the purchase of WMI performance tickets.


Please call 1-212-279-4200 to purchase your gift card today!

Gift cards can only be redeemed by ordering tickets via our box office phone line: 1-212-279-4200






Tickets for individual events can be also be purchased by clicking on the links below


Sublime Frequencies: Alan Bishop (DJ Set) (free) 

Javier Limón: Flamenco Orígenes

Noura Mint Seymali 

Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal - SOLD OUT

Africa Now!

Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso - SOLD OUT JOIN WAITLIST

Carlos Núñez

Susana Baca 

Salif Keita

Alam Khan

Baraji (Free) 


Tongues In Trees (Free)

Dancing The Gods: Night One - Neena Prasad

Dancing The Gods: Night Two - Sanjukta Sinha 

House of Waters (Free)

Ali Farka Toure Band / Terakaft: Festival In The Desert Caravan of Peace

Omar Souleyman 

Shujaat Khan 

Rajeev Taranath (Free)

Tom Ze

Imrat Khan & Irshad Khan

Jen Shyu (Tickets not yet on sale)


To redeem membership discounts for upcoming performances please call 212-279-4200.

To redeem membership discounts when buying tickets on this website, select your ticket type, choose your seat and when prompted to provide payment information, click on the link in the bottom right-hand corner "I'm redeeming benefits". Please provide your first and last name and/or Patron ID. Proceed to check out and your transaction will be complete.


If you would like to redeem membership discounts for events at (Le) Poisson Rouge, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Miller Theatre, BAM Opera House, National Sawdust or Apollo Theater please call 1-212-279-4200 for information on how to redeem your membership discount.


* WMI member discounts are not available for the Tinariwen concert

All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Orders subject to availability.


For Group, Student and Senior discounts please contact us at 212-545-7536 ext. 1


Discounted membership tickets are subject to availability.


Bring a kid! Make it a family affair by bringing children age 14 and under to select shows for just $5. These tickets can only be purchased by calling the box office. Subject to availability.