Begin 2012 on the “Right Note” to the Glorious Sounds of World Music: December 31st – January 1st (Saturday – Sunday)

December 19, 2011 at 4:17 am Leave a comment

As New Year’s Eve 2012 quickly approaches, I am happy to announce that opportunities abound in and around the Boston area to mark the celebration with an evening of world music. And why not, I ask? Here is a list of some of the ethnic-oriented music events taking place in and around town on this very special evening:

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International:

Folk Arts Center of New England – International folk dance party featuring live music by Barbara Pixton and Friends. Refreshment buffet also included

Latin

Tango Society of Boston – Dinner and dancing

Venu NYE 2012 – Dj hosted dance party emphasizing Latin music with additional genres from around the world 

Mojitos – Dj hosted Latin dance party with all-you-can-eat buffet included 

Bella Luna Milky Way Restaurant and Lounge – Cuban-themed dinner followed by Latin dance party featuring The Lee Wilson Movement

Ryles Jazz Club – Dj hosted ballroom and Latin dance party

Havana Club’s New Year’s Eve Salsa Party – Dj hosted dance party featuring live dance performances by Salsa y Control. Salsa lessons also included

Weekly Saturday night entertainment – Canga Tapas Bar 

Indian

Glitz & Glamour 2012 (Geared towards 20s & 30s crowd)  –  Dance party hosted by djs spinning Bhangra and Bollywood hits

Reggae

First Night Boston – Dance Party with award-winning band “Hot Like Fire” bringing you reggae and soca

Precinct – Dance party featuring reggae and ska fusion with the Doctor Doom Orchestra and Danny Pease & the Regulators

Irish

Irish Cultural Centre of New England – Dinner followed by dance party featuring live Irish music

Malden Irish American Club – Dinner and dance party with live Irish music by The Noel Henry Showband

The Black Rose  – Traditional Irish dinner and Happy Hour/dance party featuring live Irish music with Sundays Well, Jim Coyle, and Celtic Clan

The Burren Pub  – Join Helena Delaney and an accompanying all-star cast of musicians for live Irish music around the bar (listing not included on music calendar)

Four Green Fields – Join the Prodigals for live Irish rock music around the bar 

Middle Eastern/Arabic

The Red Fez – Dinner and dance party featuring live Arabic music and a belly dancer.

Weekly Saturday night entertainment – Kasbah Restaurant

Greek

Olympia Restaurant – Dinner and live Greek music with Enosis

Weekly Saturday night entertainment – Brothers Kouzina, Athenian Corner

African

Uhuru Afrika’s New Year’s Eve Fete – Dj hosted African dance party which includes live percussion performances by Sidy Maiga. Also enjoy African food and drink and an additional “surprise” live performance   

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