Rodrigo y Gabriela, Baaba Maal, I Am Kloot for WOMAD 2011

plus more first acts announced

published: Fri 25th Mar 2011

Rodrigo Y Gabriela

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July 2011
Charlton Park, Upper Minety, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England MAP
£135 for three days, teenagers (14-17) £70, under 13s free
daily capacity: 22500
last updated: Mon 25th Jul 2011

Guitar duo extraordinaire Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Senegal superstar Baaba Maal, and the UK's own I Am Kloot are amongst the first acts 5to be announced for this summer's WOMAD - World of Music, Arts and Dance, which returns to Charlton Park, near Malmesbury, in Wiltshire from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July 2011.

Rodrigo Y Gabriela
They will be joined by Honduras' Aurelio & The Garifuna Soul Band, Nomfusi & The Lucky Charms from South Africa, and Réunion Island's champion of Creole culture and maloya, the traditional music and dance Danyel Waro also confirmed today are Italy's Nidi D'Arac, New Zealand's excellent Maori fusion trio Pacific Curls, and Colombia's Bomba Estéreo.

The full line-up features around 100 artists from 40 countries performing over the festival weekend. There's also a full programme of adult and childrens workshops (limited spaces available - turn up early!), a cabaret tent, fun fair, comedy, DJ sessions, as well the normal festie fodder, and a huge market of world crafts.

On Thursday for 'early bird' ticket holders The Open Air Stage is expected to once again offer live music from 7-11pm.

The weekend tickets - which are valid from the Friday until Sunday are priced at £135 (Thursday arrivals will also need a Thursday camping ticket costing £25).

Children 13 and under can come free with each adult ticket holder, but need a free child ticket. All children must hold their own ticket and must be accompanied by an adult. Thursday tickets do not need to be purchased for children aged 13 and under.

Other ticket prices & options:-
Teenage Weekend Ticket (aged 14-17) - £70
Disabled Weekend Ticket - £135
Thursday Ticket (for those arriving on Thursday) - £25
SN16 Resident Ticket - £85
Campervan Ticket - £40
WOMAD Park and Camp - £50 - SOLD OUT

Weekend ticket for children age 13 and under are free. They must hold their own ticket and be accompanied by a ticket holding parent or guardian over the age of 21. One ticket holding parent or guardian can only accompany up to 4 people under the age of 18.

To buy tickets, click here.

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July 2011
Charlton Park, Upper Minety, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England MAP
£135 for three days, teenagers (14-17) £70, under 13s free
daily capacity: 22500
last updated: Mon 25th Jul 2011


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