WOMAD Taranaki returns to the TSB Bowl of Brooklands Park, which is the gateway to Pukekura Park, in the coastal city of New Plymouth, New Zealand from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th March 2017.
The Specials,Tago, Parov Stelar, Marlon Williams, Baynk, and Nattali Rize are the first acts confirmed for the festival's seven stages.
Tickets are priced at NZ$261 for adults (approx £120) and NZ$217 for youths aged 13 to 17 years. Camping tickets (for camping at the WOMAD campground) $60.
WOMAD also features artist workshops, a global food village, movies under the stars, Taste the World, artists in conversation and Kidzone as well as the option to camp at the adjacent racecourse.
Set in a stunning 55 acre park and garden, Brooklands Park & TSB Bowl has gained a reputation as one of the most beautiful outdoor venues in the world.
All Star Gala
The All Star Gala will see many of the festival's performers come together on the main stage on Sunday night.
Artists in Conversation
This programme offers a unique opportunity to learn more about some of the artists as they share their history and musical journeys.
A selection of evening films about one-hour long will be programmed under the stars.
The rent a tent option complete with airbeds is expected to make a return as are the viewing platforms reserved for people over 65 years.
4 hours drive from Wellington, 4.5 hours from Auckland, or a budget flight from anywhere in New Zealand.
More information will be here when available.
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