Celebrating the unifying power of the world’s music

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Samuel Nalangira, Carolyn Koebel and Nathan Durham

Music at the Dark Sky Park

Friday, August 12 at 8:30 PM ET
Dr. T.K. Lawless Park, Vandalia, MI

Festival favs Samuel Nalangira, Carolyn Koebel & Nathan Durham play under the stars of the Dark Sky Park.

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Migratory Music at the Kalamazoo Nature Center

Migratory Music

Saturday, Sept. 10 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Kalamazoo Nature Center

Experience the Kalamazoo Nature Center with live music from local artists.

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Tuvergen Band

Tuvergen Band

Sunday, September 18 at 4:00 PM ET
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

Ancient Mongolian fusion with modern sensibilities and world music rhythms

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Music in Place

We asked area musicians to write pieces about meaningful locations for them in the Kalamazoo area – the results are amazing!

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