2019 World Music Festival Chicago presents MABANG!

Ye Honggang Vocals and guitar
Li Yechang Percussion
Huang Hui  Blow Instrument
Dao Jianghua Drum
Li Guangping Bass


The Mabang from Guangxi combines the elements of the southern original ecological folk songs, Caidiao Ditty, Guiliu Tune, rock, reggae, Ska to form a unique Southern music world. In the southwestern mountains, Mabang shows a unique original musical charm.  

Members of the Mabang are proficient in a variety of exotic and wonderful Chinese and Western instruments, using a large number of folk instruments and national harmony in the performance. The rough drums, the bright cymbals and the vocals of the lead singer Agang are the unique auditory hallmarks of the band.  

Their music can instantly take the audience to the mysterious southwestern mountains and the original jungle to see what the ethnic culture is in those areas.


Presented in collaboration with Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Chicago, Chinese Ministry of Culture, Choose Chicago and DePaul School of Music. 

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Holtschneider Performance Center, Gannon Concert Hall
2330 North Halsted Street

Event Type



School of Music, (All) School of Music, Special Events


This performance is free and open to the public. No ticket or reservation required.

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