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Hunterdon County World Music Day

Hunterdon County's very successful First Annual World Music Day was held on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Deer Path Park.

The all day music event featured a wide variety of music from cultures from all over the world. It was a full day of musical exerpiences for all ages including performances from world-class musicians; fun and interactive programs for kids; and jam sessions for musicians of all levels. 

See who our featured 2016 HCWMD Artists were and also check out the full schedule of the 2016 events that were held.

We thank all those that participated and attended this wonderful event.

CHECK OUT SOME PHOTOS FROM THE 2016 EVENT:

  • Hunterdon County World Music Day 2016 Hunterdon County World Music Day 2016 Hunterdon County World Music Day 2016 Held on October 1, 2017 at Deer Path Park - Enjoy the slide show at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • Andy Wasserman Performs Welcome Music Andy Wasserman Performs Welcome Music Andy Wasserman Performs Welcome Music Andy Wasserman performing Native American flute at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • Andy Wasserman Performs Music: The Voice of Unity Andy Wasserman Performs Music: The Voice of Unity Andy Wasserman Performs Music: The Voice of Unity Andy Wasserman playing Djembe as part of his Music: The Voice of Unity at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • The Alphorns of Hunterdon The Alphorns of Hunterdon The Alphorns of Hunterdon Dave, Ben, and Russ Thomas, The Alphorns of Hunterdon perform on Alpine Horns at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • The Alphorns of Hunterdon The Alphorns of Hunterdon The Alphorns of Hunterdon Dave, Ben, and Russ Thomas, The Alphorns of Hunterdon perform on Alpine Horns at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • The Alphorns of Hunterdon The Alphorns of Hunterdon The Alphorns of Hunterdon Dave, Ben, and Russ Thomas, The Alphorns of Hunterdon perform on Alpine Horns at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • Andy Wasserman performs Music: The Voice of Unity Andy Wasserman performs Music: The Voice of Unity Andy Wasserman performs Music: The Voice of Unity Andy Wasserman demonstrates hand percussion to festival attendees at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • Bronwyn Bird and Justin Nawn Browyn Bird and Justin Nawn Bronwyn Bird and Justin Nawn Bronwyn Bird and Justin Nawn, owners of The Birdhouse Center for the Arts in Lambertville, NJ perform Swedish folk music on guitar & Nyckelharpa at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • Traditional Irish Session with Diarmuid MacSuibhne Traditional Irish Session with Diarmuid MacSuibhne Traditional Irish Session with Diarmuid MacSuibhne Traditional Irish Session with Diarmuid MacSuibhne at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • Traditional Irish Session with Diarmuid MacSuibhne Traditional Irish Session with Diarmuid MacSuibhne Traditional Irish Session with Diarmuid MacSuibhne Traditional Irish Session with Diarmuid MacSuibhne at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • Traditional Instruments on Display Traditional Instruments on Display Traditional Instruments on Display Traditional instruments owned by Andy Wasserman at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • Traditional Instruments on Display Traditional Instruments on Display Traditional Instruments on Display Traditional instruments owned by Andy Wasserman at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • Traditional Instruments on Display Traditional Instruments on Display Traditional Instruments on Display Traditional instruments owned by Andy Wasserman at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Photo by Alan Rigoletto
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum & Dance Ensemble of the Drum & Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary & Dave Merritt.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant Groove Merchant, the Resident Drum and Dance Ensemble of the Drum and Dance Learning Center in Lawrenceville, performs at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Zac Colwell and Arun Ramamurthy of Sangha Zac Colwell and Arun Ramamurthy of Sangha Zac Colwell of Sangha Flautist Zac Colwell performs with Sangha fusion ensemble at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Zac Colwell and Arun Ramamurthy of Sangha Zac Colwell and Arun Ramamurthy of Sangha Zac Colwell and Arun Ramamurthy of Sangha Flautist Zac Colwell and violinist Arun Ramamurthy perform with Sangha fusion ensemble at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Andrew Shantz of Sangha Andrew Shantz of Sangha Andrew Shantz of Sangha Vocalist and harmonium player Andrew Shantz performs with Sangha; fusion ensemble at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Andrew Shantz and Suryaksha Deshpande of Sangha Andrew Shantz of Sangha Andrew Shantz and Suryaksha Deshpande of Sangha - Vocalist and harmonium player Andrew Shantz and Tabla player Suryaksha Deshpande perform with Sangha; fusion ensemble at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Suryaksha Deshpande of Sangha Suryaksha Deshpande of Sangha Suryaksha Deshpande of Sangha Tabla player Suryaksha Deshpande performs with Sangha; fusion ensemble at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Andrew Shantz and Arun Ramamurthy of Sangha Andrew Shantz and Arun Ramamurthy of Sangha Andrew Shantz and Arun Ramamurthy of Sangha Vocalist and harmonium player Andrew Shantz and violinist Arun Ramamurthy perform with Sangha; fusion ensemble at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Gabriel Globus-Hoenich of Sangha Gabriel Globus-Hoenich of Sangha Gabriel Globus-Hoenich of Sangha Percussionist Gabriel Globus-Hoenich performs with Sangha; fusion ensemble at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Arun Ramamurthy of Sangha Arun Ramamurthy of Sangha Arun Ramamurthy of Sangha Violinist Arun Ramamurthy performs with Sangha; fusion ensembleat Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Suryaksha Deshpande of Sangha Suryaksha Deshpande of Sangha Suryaksha Deshpande of Sangha Tabla player Suryaksha Deshpande performs with Sangha; fusion ensemble at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Andrew Shanty, Gabriel Globus-Hoenich and Suryaksha Deshpande of Sangha Andrew Shanty, Gabriel Globus-Hoenich and Suryaksha Deshpande of Sangha Andrew Shanty, Gabriel Globus-Hoenich and Suryaksha Deshpande of Sangha Vocalist and harmonium player Andrew Shanty, percussionist Gabriel Globus-Hoenich and Tabla player Suryaksha Deshpande perform with Sangha; fusion ensemble
  • Gabriel Globus-Hoenich Sangha Gabriel Globus-Hoenich Sangha Gabriel Globus-Hoenich Sangha Percussionist Gabriel Globus-Hoenich performs with Sangha; fusion ensemble at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Pyrenesia Pyrenesia Pyrenesia Pyrenesia (formerly known as The River City Healers) is Daniella Fischetti (violin), Tony Kovatch (accordion), Alan Rigoletto (guitar and vocals) and Pat Knapp (bass) at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Apples from Bonacorsi Family Farm Apples from Bonacorsi Family Farm Apples from Bonacorsi Family Farm Apples from Bonacorsi Family Farm at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • BrazBQ Brazilian BBQ Food Truck BrazBQ Brazilian BBQ Food Truck BrazBQ Brazilian BBQ Food Truck BrazBQ Brazilian BBQ Food Truck at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.
  • Nina's Waffles and Ice Cream Nina's Waffles and Ice Cream Nina's Waffles and Ice Cream Nina's Waffles and Ice Cream food truck at Hunterdon County World Music Day at Deer Path Park in Flemington, New Jersey. Groove Merchant is run by Kim Leary and Dave Merritt. Photo by Alan Rigoletto.


PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF ALAN RIGOLETTO

 

 

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as of May 19, 2016 FIND ABOUT THE ARTISTS WHO WILL BE PERFORMING SEE THE SCHEDULE ABOUT WORLD MUSIC DAY CONTACT US