WOMAD add Femi Kuti, Khaled, Gurrumul, Hot Water, and Chet Nuneta

Toddla T, DJ Yoda, Balkan Beat Box, The Correspondents, and more

published: Fri 25th May 2012

Femi Kuti

Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July 2012
Charlton Park, Upper Minety, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England MAP
£135 for three days
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Mon 23rd Jul 2012

Afrobeat crown inheritor Femi Kuti, Algerian rai singer Khaled, and blind Aboriginal icon Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu lead the latest names celebrating the 30th Anniversary edition of WOMAD - World of Music, Arts and Dance held at Charlton Park, near Malmesbury, in Wiltshire.

Femi Kuti
Also confirmed are Toddla T & MC Serocee, DJ Yoda & The Transiberian Marching Band, Balkan Beat Box, The Correspondents, Vadoinmessico, as well as Louisiana's Pine Leaf Boys, and Soul Rebels Brass Band.

Other additions include Mercury-nominated Portico Quartet, Jamie Catto, Revere, Damien Dempsey, Johannesburg DJ/producer Spoek Mathambo, Kareyce Fotso, Batida, Omar Pene, and Carlou D.

Also added to the line-up are Cameroon's Blick Bassy, Cape Town's Hot Water, Réunion's Urbain Phileas, Owiny Sigoma Band Soundsystem, Maga Bo, Deolinda, Nuba Nour, Apsilies, Chet Nuneta, The Malmesbury Schools Project and Youth Music Voices, and Australian gypsy deathcore act The Barons of Tang.

WOMAD will be celebrating it's 30th anniversary at the picturesque site from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July 2012, with early entry available on Thursday.

They join headliners Robert Plant's new project Sensational Space Shifters, Hugh Masekela, Jimmy Cliff, Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, The Manganiyar Seduction by Roysten Abel, NZShapeShifter, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, Peatbog Faeries, Raghu Dixit, Mama Rosin, Ben l'Oncle Soul, Balkan Alien Sound, Alaev Family, Ane Brun, Boubacar Traore, Dizraeli and the Small Gods, Kimmo Pohjonen and DakhaBrakha, Marewrew, Secousse DJs featuring Etienne Tron and Mo Laudi, Jupiter Okwess International, Ballet Nimba, Keb' Mo', The Wilderness of Manitoba, Grupo Fantasma, Lo'Jo, Joe Driscoll & Seckou Kouyate, Narasirato, Spiro, Terem Quartet, and Lions Of Africa. For the line-up details as available please click here.

There are still more acts to be announced.

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

WOMAD will also be offering a family friendly 4 monthly payment plan so that WOMAD festival goers can spread their total payments over a longer period of time.

Other ticket prices & options available will include:
Teenage Weekend Ticket (aged 14-17) - £70
Early Bird Disabled Weekend Ticket - £135
A campervan ticket is priced at £40

WOMAD Park and Camp tickets have all gone and Meadow Park & Camp are disappearing fast.

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 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. Thursday tickets do not need to be purchased for children aged 13 and under.

To buy tickets, click here.

Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July 2012
Charlton Park, Upper Minety, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England MAP
£135 for three days
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Mon 23rd Jul 2012


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