Los Angeles Global Music Festival

  • Saturday, September 9, 2023
  • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
L.A. Global Music Festival


Join us for a celebration of music cultures from around the world at the inaugural Los Angeles Global Music Festival!

Co-produced by the Resonance Collective and Numinous Music, immerse yourself in performances and workshops featuring a rich tapestry of global music traditions, all converging in the heart of Los Angeles. The Inuit soul group Pamyua, known for their traditional songs and drum dances of the Yup’ik, headline the launch of this brand-new annual event. Los Angeles-based Brazilian artist Caro Pierotto opens the concert performing original songs from her new album Sambalismo, inspired by her Brazilian roots.

The concert begins at 8pm; doors open at 7pm. Parking is available at the venue. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate.


Before the concert, join the artists for interactive workshops and take an in-depth dive into their music and culture! These workshops are for all ages and no previous music experience is required: 

3pm — The festival workshops begin with Pamyua members Phillip Blanchett, Stephen “Qacung” Blanchett and Aassanaaq “Ossie” Kairaiuak teaching Yup’ik drum-dance songs and choreography to workshop participants. This workshop showcases the ancestral, environmental and spiritual practices common in the Central Yup’ik tradition from Southwestern Alaska.

4:15pmEres Medicina band members Enrique Marin, Rosalina Rosales, Nicki Wong, and Tia-Marie Ravi Jaspreet Brown will share sound, music, and oral traditional teachings founded in the knowledge of the Mexikah, the Nahuatl-speaking people of the Valley of Mexico, Aztec-Toltec philosophy, and universal ancestral wisdom. 

5:30pmA traditional Raga singing workshop led by Kamini Natarajan. Ragas are a melodic framework for composition and improvisation in Indian Classical Music. Participants will learn the basics of Indian Classical Music and learn a number of Ragas. 

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