Budos Band to Headline the Mondo Music Festival
On Saturday January 12, the inaugural Mondo Music Festival will take place at New Yorks Highline Ballroom. The eclectic, internationally-themed festival will feature a number of New York-based funk and world music artists, including The Budos Band, Jose Conde Y Ola Fresca, Zemog El Gallo Bueno and Burkina Electric. DJ Busquelo will spin between sets. The multi-band event is hosted by the Mondo Mundo Agency, which is co-run by Phil Ballman and Mel Puljic, and works with a number of notable names, including Brazil’s Milton Nascimento and Romania’s Taraf de Haidouks. The event also coincides with the Association of Performing Arts Presenters convention, which takes place throughout Manhattan from January 11 15. Please read this recent site feature for more on the Budos Band.