Victorious Festival which happens from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th August (bank holiday weekend) at Portsmouth's Southsea Common. have announced the acts playing in its World Music Village.
With a multicultural smorgasbord of sounds and cultures from around the world including reggae, Latin, Afro-beats, Eastern European rock, jazz, blues, folk, Bollywood dance and UK bangra, topping the bill is Neneh Cherry (DJ Set).
Joining her is the always-excellent Macka B with his reggae mix of social comment and humour, UK reggae originals Black Slate, UK Bhangra pioneer Des-C, afrobeat and urban funk from Matuki, folk punk from the excellently-named Sasha Ilyukevich and the Highly Skilled Migrants, steel pan sounds from Pan Jazz International Ensemble, African beats from Fellowship Of The Groove, as well as Duke Bossa, Inner Gold International Sound System feat. Subajah, Mikkee Majestic Sound System, Los Hombres Inglese: Latin Rhythms, Emiliyah and The Mighty Z Allstars, Big Noise Rythms From The Streets Of Brazil, Panthalassa: Fusion Sounds From Latin To Reggae, Academy Of Contemporary Music, Mechelle Medeelee, Latin Dance Workshop, and Silver Rejects: Bollywood Dancers.
There's also the People's Lounge, a space dedicated to collaboration, imagination and liberation, which hosts of hands-on workshops as well as The Front Room Poetry, Naan Bredaz, Shakara Soul, Fresh Like Dexies, Moosehead International with Rex Domino, Rich Muscat and The Southsea Groove Collective, Hang Dai, Slick Minded Individuals, Panthaiassa, Kingdome Kingz with Mate, Vanchango, Rob Milner and Friends, and Sahara Rock & Mofunk.
Victorious is headlined by Madness, Stereophonics, and Elbow, with The Charlatans, Rita Ora, Olly Murs, Jake Bugg, Maximo Park, Franz Ferdinand, The Dandy Warhols, Slaves, and many more. For the details so far please see the line-up page.
Multi-day tickets are sold out. Friday tickets are priced at £30. Saturday and Sunday tickets are priced at for £37 for either day. Car Parking tickets and children's tickets are also available.
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