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Welcome to World Music Institute

Founded in 1985 as a not-for-profit, World Music Institute (WMI) has served as one of the leading presenters of world music and dance within the United States. WMI is committed to presenting the best in traditional and contemporary music and dance from around the world to enrich lives through the arts, promote awareness and appreciation of the world’s rich cultural traditions, and encourage cross-cultural dialogue and exchange. WMI presents virtually and at venues throughout the city of New York and depends on public and private funding to accomplish its mission.

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Upcoming Events

Flamenco Festival NY


The Town Hall

Fri, Mar 1 – 8 PM

Red Baraat 

Festival of Colors

Brooklyn Bowl

Sat, Mar 9 – 8 PM

Flamenco Festival NY

Israel Fernández x Diego del Morao

Kaufman Music Center

Thur, Mar 14 – 8 P

Flamenco Festival NY

María José Llergo x Sandra Carrasco 

(le) poisson rouge

Fri, Mar 15 – 8 PM

Derek Gripper & Ballaké Sissoko

Presented with MB1800

Corpus Christi Church

Sun, Mar 24 – 4 PM

Caetano Veloso


Wed, Apr 3 – 7:30 PM

 Thu, Apr 4 – 7:30 PM

Farah Siraj

Joe’s Pub

Sat, Apr 13 – 7 PM


Public Records

Tues, Apr 16 – 8 PM

Snarky Puppy & Friends

Kings Theatre

Thu, Apr 18 – 8 PM

Béla Fleck: Rhythm, Raga & Rhapsody 

Carnegie Hall

Sat, May 4 – 8 PM

DTG Night One: Kasi Aysola & Archana Raja

Asia Society

Fri, May 10 – 8 PM

DTG Night Two: Rama Vaidyanathan

Asia Society

Sun, May 12 – 8 PM

Kala Ramnath with Brooklyn Raga Massive

Kaufman Music Center

Thu, May 16 – 8 PM

Guitar Festival NY Night One

Kaufman Music Center

Fri, June 14 – 8 PM

Guitar Festival NY Night Two

Kaufman Music Center

Sat, June 15 – 8 PM