Welcome To Our NEW Website!
¡Globalquerque! is New Mexico's Annual Celebration of World Music in Culture. It takes place each September at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (1701 4th St SW, at Avenida César Chávez) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with three stages with their own unique concert-going ambience.
Enjoy musical performances in the intimate outdoor setting of the Fountain Courtyard, the state-of-the-art 691-seat Albuquerque Journal Theatre and outside on the expansive Plaza Mayor's festival stage.
Enjoy workshops, dance lessons, film, food demos and inter-activities at the free Saturday Global Fiesta daytime programming.
Sample and explore artisan crafts, international food, beer, wine and more in Global Village of Crafts, Culture & Cuisine open throughout all parts of the festival.
"New Mexico's ¡Globalquerque! festival offers some of the most adventurous world music programming
set against one of the Southwest's most beautiful cities" — Nat Geo Music
"I have been to many global music events, including a handful of WOMAD festivals, and ¡Globalquerque! ranks among the best. Awesome venue, world-class artists, friendly vibe... outstanding.” — Matthew Moon, KXCI-FM (Tucson, AZ)
"Everyone I was with and everyone I met was enthralled by the selection of music that could be
savored in just one evening, let alone over the whole festival." — Charles (Festival Attendee)
"You just can't go wrong with ¡Globalquerque!"
— Michele Whitteker (Festival Attendee)
A special 5-part documentary series
Ak Dan Gwang Chil (South Korea)
Enrique Flores / Eloisa Martínez García / Pasatono (México)
Kayhan Kalhor (Iran)
Sojourns is your passport to a unique journey that takes a glimpse into the lives of some of the most original and compelling musical and visual artists on the planet, exploring their culture through cuisine, architecture, special passions - and, of course, their music and art! Coming Spring 2021!
¡Globalquerque! Sojourns will stream free here on our website!
Artist info here
Schedule coming soon!
Special thanks to the City of Albuquerque for their generous support .
¡Globalquerque! Cross-Cultural Crossover Stream
Original Airdate September 30, 2020
photo by Michael G. Stewart
photo credit Taos News
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photo by Michael G. Stewart
Thank you to all of our 2020 supporters:
City of Albuquerque Department of Cultural Services
New Mexico Humanities Council
Santa Fe Brewing Co.
Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce
Scott & Sandra Jones
George & Cheri Koinis
Sara Beltran James De Champlon Gale Ghannigan Ann Lerner Jade Leyva Art
Rob Martinez Philip Moskal John Stearn Michael “Metal” Wieclaw Dean Yannias
Reid Bandeen Dolores Beltran Michelle Bloodworth Louis Cennamo Edit Darmon
Erika Gerety Christopher Gibson Erin Gibson Alan Gilmore Leland Hopson Bianca Harle
Noel Heiser William James Johnnye Lewis Claire Lissance Greg Poulter Rifka Stearn
Helen Lyons Vicki Wilhelm Maenchen Elsa Menendez Sasha Menendez Tracy Roth
Sunhil Sakhalkar Mary Ulibarri Luis Varga Vennie White Mariana Gabriela Leyva Watson Cynthia Wooley
We shall gather together again!