• The Van Buren (map)
  • 401 W Van Buren St
  • Phoenix
  • United States

Early Bird Price: $10 + fees / Advance Price: $15 + fees / Door Price: $20
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Join The Van Buren for the first ever Phoenix Unknown: World Music and Night Market Presented by Estrella Jalisco on Friday September 13th from 7pm-12pm!

20 International Bands will play across 4 stages at The Van Buren and surrounding alleys, including the Lost (Monroe Street) Abbey!
Plus food vendors representing over 30 countries all from local Phoenix businesses.

"We have such a diverse culture in our community. Over 160 different languages are spoken in Phoenix alone. This is an opportunity to discover and enjoy music and food from our neighbors. We hope everyone will join us to explore our "Phoenix Unknown" - it's going to be a great time."

Performers:
PAO Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra
Cafe Jaleo (COLOMBIAN)
Zazu (FRENCH)
Qais Esar (AFGHAN)
Arroz Con Mango (CUBAN)
DJ Vex (AFRICAN)
The Bushkas (BALKANS)
Arouna Diarra Music (BURKINA FASO)
Fushico Daiko (JAPANESE)
Samba De Carvalho (BRAZILIAN)
DJENTRIFICATION (THAI & CAMBODIAN FUNK)
Don Brighter (CONGOLESE)
DJ Grin and the Peacemaker (CONGOLESE)
Karen Culture Organization of Arizona (BURMESE)
Firebrass Village Blasting Club (SERBIAN)
Las Chollas Peligrosas (MEXICO)
Flamenco Por La Vida (SPAIN)
Kristopher Rein (INDIAN)

Food Vendors:
CHINA (Mein Man)
THAILAND (Chang Noi)
NIGERIA (Double T)
SOMALIA (Hoyo's Kitchen)
ITALY (Bianco Pizzeria)
PHILIPPINES (Flippin' Rice)
FRANCE (Curbside Crepes)
MOROCCO (Alzohour Restaurant)
ITALY (Angelo's Italian Ice & Gelato)
KOREA (Hibachibot)
MEXICO (Sana Sana: Food Medicine for the People)
JAMAICA (Ocho Rios Jerk Spot)
CARRIBEAN (Nykhols Island Taste and Some)
NOLA (The Beignet and Coffee Shack)
DUTCH-INDONESIA(Satay Hut)
ENGLAND (Cornish Pasty Phoenix)
VIETNAM (Belly)
PHILIPPINES (Deez Buns)
AFRICA (WaaMo Restaurant)
ETHIOPIA (Abyssinia Restaurant and Cafe)
VENEZUELA (Arepa Soundtracks)
PUERTO RICO (Phoenix Coqui)
ARGENTINA (Made in Argentina cocina Argentina)
LEBANON (Hummus Xpress)
CARRIBEAN (The Ital Trap)
INDIA (Curry & Scoop)
POLAND (Phoenix Culinary Collective)
SYRIA (Makulat Alsham)
TUNISIA (Habbouz Tunisian Cuisine)
BRUNDI (CAFE Burundi African Restaurant)
SYRIA (Rodain’s Syrian Kitchen)

Brought to you by Downtown Phoenix, AZ and Phoenix New Times --- Portion of proceed go to the International Rescue Committee in Phoenix

This event is All Ages (12 & under admitted with parent/legal guardian)