2019 Festival Information

Save the date to join us on Friday, October 4 & Saturday, October 5. Enjoy extraordinary music, educational events, and a global bazaar – all free and open to the public of all ages with registration.

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The BU Global Music Festival is produced by the BU Arts Initiative – Office of the Provost and the Department of Musicology & Ethnomusicology in the College of Fine Arts School of Music, through the Karbank Fund for Global Music. Additional support has been provided by BU Global Programs, The Pardee School of Global Studies, The BU Center for Humanities, the College of Fine Arts, and the BU Global House.

Special thanks to our sponsors:





& a very special thanks to our generous individual donors.


 This festival is handicap accessible. 


Interested in the 2018 Festival? Check out our Archive page for more information.