Festival Highlights

Join on September 20-21 for two full days of live music.

Upon arrival pick up a map and schedule at the info booth at Telegraph Ave. and Haste St. Prior to the event you can download a schedule/map here.

Saturday offers a mix of outdoor and café music near UC Berkeley, Noon- 9 pm. People’s Park features a Dance Concert, Crafts Market and KIDS ZONE, Noon - 6 pm.

On Sunday, the “Ave” becomes a stage with a concert area, KIDS ZONE, street music, crafts and visitor activities.

Two Festival 11th Season


Download a map and schedule of the 2014 festival

BERKELEY WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL - Autumn Equinox

Saturday & Sunday, September, 20 & 21, 2014
(BWM FEST - SUMMER SOLSTICE - June 22nd - is past.)  

The assembled musicians wil again offer you a stunning show. Upon arrival pick up a performance map & schedule at Main Info booth facing Telegraph Ave on Haste St. - next to Amoeba Music, 2455 Telegraph.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER - 19th Pre-Festival Party
It's the only BWM Fest affiliated event w/ cvr - Support Ashkenaz who supports BWMF

Missia Saran Diatate, from Guinea, graces Ashkenaz with a fiery brand of danceable "Electro-Mandingo Music", at Ashkenaz. 1317 San Pablo Ave, near Gilman St in Berkeley, 9:30 show, w/ cvr: $15 adv/ $18 on Fri.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th - Noon - 9 pm
Outdoors In People's Park & in Telegraph Avenue Venues

PEOPLE'S PARK - Noon - 6 pm

Main Stage - sponsored by Amoeba Music from 1-6 pm

Meadow: Exhibition performances 

Crafts Show with KIDS ZONE 

Telegraph Avenue Venues - Noon - 9 pm

Live music in cafes, shops & along the sidewalk 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21th - Noon - 6 pm
Telegraph Avenue Street Faire

The closed Telegraph Ave. (between Dwight Way & Durant Ave) becomes a stage for the merged Berkeley World Music Festival and the season finale of Sundays on Telegraph. Join us for a mix of main stage entertainment,  street music 'n art, circus, community and interactive play.

poster BWM 2014 FALL4web 
                                         Photo credit: Cliff Warner Photography & Design

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Bringing a world music festival to the San Francisco Bay Area for the 11th consecutive year.