WOMAD 2008 line-up and rumours

Friday 25th to Sunday 27th July 2008
Charlton Park, Upper Minety, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England MAP
Full price £125 for three days. Thursday camping £10; campervans £25
daily capacity: 22500
last updated: Tue 15th Jul 2008

(C)=officially confirmed, (TBC)=to be confirmed, (SR)=strong rumour, (R)=rumour

day TBC, unknown stage(C) Agricantus
Fri 25th, Little Sicily(C) Altai Kai
Sat 26th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) AltaiKAI
Fri 25th, Open Air Stage(C) Asere
day TBC, unknown stage(C) Asere
Sat 26th, Siam Tent(C) Asif Ali Khan
Sun 27th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Atongo Zimba
Sat 26th, Open Air Stage(C) Babylon Circus
Sun 27th, Open Air Stage(C) Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba
day TBC, unknown stage(C) Beat Bristol
Fri 25th, Big Red Tent(C) Bedouin Jerry Can Band
Fri 25th, Open Air Stage(C) Bill Cobham
Sun 27th, Siam Tent(C) Bill Cobham
day TBC, unknown stage(C) Boy George
day TBC, unknown stage(C) Buckwheat Zydeco
day TBC, unknown stage(C) Cambodian Folk Dance Group
Sun 27th, Big Red Tent(C) Cara Dillon
Sun 27th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Charlie Gillett
Fri 25th, Open Air Stage(C) Chic featuring Nile Rodgers
Fri 25th, Siam Tent(C) Damien Dempsey
Sun 27th, Siam Tent(C) David D'Or
Sat 26th, Open Air Stage(C) Dengue Fever
Sun 27th, Big Red Tent(C) Dengue Fever
Sun 27th, Little Sicily(C) Devon Sproule
Sun 27th, Siam Tent(C) Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan
Sat 26th, Little Sicily(C) DJ Marky
Sat 26th, Little Sicily(C) DJ TC
day TBC, unknown stage(SR) Doreen Thobekile
day TBC, unknown stage(C) Dulsori
Sun 27th, Siam Tent(C) Ernest Ranglin
Sat 26th, Big Red Tent(C) Finley Quaye
Fri 25th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Fribo
Sun 27th, Big Red Tent(C) Gocoo
Sun 27th, Big Red Tent(C) GoRo
Fri 25th, Big Red Tent(C) Hamid Baroudi
day TBC, unknown stage(C) Hot Tuna
Sat 26th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Hotel Palindrone
Fri 25th, Siam Tent(C) Irish Ceilidh
Sat 26th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Jah Wobble - Chinese Dub
Sun 27th, Siam Tent(C) Justin Adams
Sun 27th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara
day TBC, unknown stage(C) Kasai Allstars
Fri 25th, Open Air Stage(C) Kenge Kenge Orutu Systems
Sat 26th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Kenge Kenge Orutu Systems
Sat 26th, Open Air Stage(C) Kora
Thu 24th, Siam Tent(C) Lee Scratch Perry
Sun 27th, Open Air Stage(C) Little Feat
Fri 25th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Lo Cor de la Plana
Sat 26th, Big Red Tent(C) Lo Cor de la Plana
Sat 26th, Little Sicily(C) Madosini
Fri 25th, Siam Tent(C) Malam Mamane Barka
Fri 25th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Malam Mamane Barka
Sat 26th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Mamani Keita and Nicolas Repac
Sat 26th, Little Sicily(C) Mamani Keita and Nicolas Repac
Sat 26th, Siam Tent(C) Martha Wainwright
Sat 26th, Open Air Stage(C) Mavis Staples
Sun 27th, Little Sicily(C) Miranda Sykes
Sat 26th, Siam Tent(C) Mista Savona
Sun 27th, Big Red Tent(C) Mista Savona
Sun 27th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Monica Vasconcelos & Hih
Sat 26th, Siam Tent(C) Monobloco
Fri 25th, Big Red Tent(C) Mor Karbasi
Sat 26th, Siam Tent(C) Munadjat Yulchieva
Fri 25th, Siam Tent(C) Mundy
Fri 25th, Big Red Tent(C) Nathan Flutebox Lee
Sun 27th, Little Sicily(C) Nortec Collective
Sun 27th, Open Air Stage(C) Orchestra Baobab
Sat 26th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Paprika Balkanicus
Fri 25th, Open Air Stage(C) Rachid Taha
Sat 26th, Big Red Tent(C) Roni Size Reprazent
Fri 25th, Siam Tent(C) Rumberos de Cuba
Sun 27th, Siam Tent(C) Sa Ding Ding
Sun 27th, Open Air Stage(C) Seun Kuti and Fela's Egypt 80
Fri 25th, Siam Tent(C) Shane MacGowan
Fri 25th, Siam Tent(C) Sharon Shannon
Sat 26th, Siam Tent(C) Sheikh Taha
Sun 27th, Little Sicily(C) Show of Hands
Fri 25th, Little Sicily(C) Simone White
Thu 24th, Open Air Stage(C) Siyaya
Thu 24th, Siam Tent(C) Skip 'Little Axe' McDonald
Sun 27th, Siam Tent(C) Son de la Frontera
Fri 25th, Big Red Tent(C) Speed Caravan
Sun 27th, Open Air Stage(C) Squeeze
Fri 25th, Little Sicily(C) Sudd MM
Sat 26th, Siam Tent(C) Sudd MM
Sun 27th, BBC Radio 3 Stage(C) Svetlana Spajic with Andrew Cronshaw
Fri 25th, Siam Tent(C) Terakaft
Fri 25th, Siam Tent(C) Toumani Diabate
Sun 27th, Big Red Tent(C) Transglobal Underground
Sat 26th, Siam Tent(C) Wasis Diop

(C)=officially confirmed, (TBC)=to be confirmed, (SR)=strong rumour, (R)=rumour


latest on this festival

music overview
WOMAD 2008 review
last updated: Thu 31st Jul 2008
taking the kids overview
WOMAD 2008 review
last updated: Thu 31st Jul 2008
overview
WOMAD 2008 review
last updated: Thu 31st Jul 2008
WOMAD 2008
photo galleries
last updated: Thu 31st Jul 2008
WOMAD 2008
line-ups & rumours
last updated: Thu 31st Jul 2008