Womadelaide 2010

Friday 5th to Monday 8th March 2010
Botanic Park, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
AUS$265 (approximately £150)
Daily capacity: 20,000
Last updated: Fri 5th Feb 2010

WOMAD returns to the Botanic Park, Adelaide, in South Australia for the ninteenth year from Friday 5th to Monday 8th March 2010 as part of the Womad series of music festivals. Womad events are a showcase of all different sorts of music, arts and dance for 20,000 people per day.


WOMADelaide features a line-up of international artists including Amal Murkus, Babylon Circus, Besh o droM, Calexico, Dean & Britta, Djan Djan, Dub Colossus, Eliades Ochoa , George Kamikawa and Noriko Tadano, Gochag Askarov, Grrilla Step, Kamel el Harrachi, Kathakali Dance Ensemble, Lepistö and Lehti, Mairtin O'Connor Trio, Mama Kin, Mariem Hassan, Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich & Fussible, Ojos de Brujo, Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, Ravi Shankar and Anoushka Shankar, Ross Daly and Ensemble, The Skatalites, and Xavier Rudd & Izintaba. See full list below.


A four day festival pass is priced at AUS$265 (approximately £150). There are also three day passes and day tickets available. Children under 12 can attend for free. To buy tickets click here.

On site

The festival also has ATM machines, and a global village of merchandise stalls and workshops for adults and children.

Opening hours

Friday - gates open 4:30pm, performances are on from 6pm-1am.
Saturday - gates open at 11am, performances are on from midday-1am.
Sunday - gates open at 11am, performances are on from midday-midnight.
Monday – gates open at 11am, performances are on from midday-midnight.


This is a non-camping event, Adelaide offers a range of accommodation options, and is on international flight routes.

More information will be here when available.

Full line-up: Amal Murkus (Palestine/Israel), Angus Watt (UK), The Armada (Canada/Australia/Ireland), Arrebato Ensemble (Australia), Babylon Circus (France), The Bamboos (Australia), Barking Spider Visual Theatre 'Biscuit Readings' (Australia), Besh o droM (Hungary), Calexico (USA), Dancing on Your Grave (UK), Dean and Britta (USA), De Stijle, Want... 'Hek' (The Netherlands), Djan Djan (Mali/India/Australia), Dub Colossus (Ethiopia/UK), Eliades Ochoa (Cuba), Ethiopiques (Ethiopia/France), Frank Yamma (Australia), Fyah Walk (Australia), George Kamikawa and Noriko Tadano (Japan/Australia), Gilles Peterson (UK), Gochag Askarov (Azerbaijan), Grrilla Step (Australia/Pacific), Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (USA), Jane Siberry (Canada), Kamel el Harrachi (Algeria/France), Kathakali Dance Ensemble (India), Kungkarangkalpa in the Sky (Australia), La Compagnie Transe Express (France), LAFA and Artists Dance Company (Taiwan), Lepisto and Lehti (Finland), Los Amigos Invisibles (Venezuela), Mairtin O'Connor (Ireland), Mama Kin (Australia), Mariem Hassan (Western Sahara), Monkey Puzzle Tree (Australia), Nickodemus (USA), Nortec Collective presents: Bostich and Fussible (Mexico), Ojos de Brujo (Spain), PopEyed (Australia), The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra (Australia), Ravi Shankar and Anoushka Shankar (India), Ray Lee's 'Siren' (UK), Ross Daly and Ensemble (Greece), Rotozaza's 'Etiquette' (UK), Shellie Morris (Australia), The Skatalites (Jamaica), Slack Taxi 'Bouncers' (Australia), Strange Fruit 'Ringing the Changes' (Australia), Three Men in a Tub (Australia), Tim Finn (New Zealand), Tutti Ensemble (Australia), Unified Gecko (Australia), Vorn Doolette (Australia), VulgarGrad (Australia), Xavier Rudd and Izintaba (Australia), YAMATO, The Drummers of Japan (Japan), and Young Wägilak Group (Australia).

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