Sol Collective’s Global Local Festival: Tradition With A Twist

Sol Collective's Global Local Festival: Tradition With A Twist

Three years ago when Estella Sanchez went to SXSW in Austin, one of the largest music festivals in the world, she felt there were no venues for the sounds she gravitates toward — traditional global music that mixes contemporary beats and socially conscious messages.

So, she and a few others created their own space called Global Local, where performers and artists like herself can get together with the larger SXSW community. The event was meant to get like-minded musicians in one venue and also to learn about non-profit groups in Austin working on issues around social justice.

Now, she is bringing the concept of Global Local to Sacramento. The event is organized by the non-profit Sol Collective (Sanchez is a co-founder), a community center dedicated to the arts, culture, activism and healthy living.

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