first acts announced for Rhythmtree 2013

'Afrobeat Vibration' celebration for Isle Of Wight

published: Tue 20th Nov 2012

Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra

Friday 19th to Sunday 21st July 2013
Three Gates Farm, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, PO30 4NA, England MAP
£75 for the weekend
daily capacity: 2000
last updated: Thu 20th Jun 2013

Organisers of Rhythmtree Festival, the three day camping festival, have announced the almost complete main stage line-up for the 2013 world music event held on the Isle of Wight next July.

Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra
Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra
The highlight of the Sunday stage of the 2,000 capacity event will be a three hour celebration of the music of Fela Kuti with Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra bringing their 'Afrobeat Vibration' set to the Rhythmtree joined by Dutch band Jungle by Night with their own high powered take on afro dance.

Saturday will be headlined by Cameroonian singer, guitarist and harmonica player Muntu Valdo and the evening will also include a set by Afla Sackey's Afrik Bawantu and London band Soothsayers fronted by Idris Rahmon and Robin Hopcraft.

Also confirmed for the main stage are Son Of Dave, King Porter Stomp, West African Blues Project, Modou Toure, Ramon Goose, Abdoulaye Samb, Kakatsitsi, Rabbit Foot, John Sterckx, and MuHa.

Other acts on the line-up include The Ouse Valley Singles Club, Flutatious, Two Man Ting, The Ohmz, Wheelcraft, Charming, Sarah Close, FaT Samba, and Unidos.

A full DJ and Didge cafe line-up will be announced soon.

Starting at mid-day each day the event is full of off stage entertainment for all the family. The event offers all day and evening entertainment, in nice surroundings. Youngsters will find lots to do in the CRB checked Children's area next to the healing area. There will be numerous market stalls close by selling everything from didgeridoos to hand made jewellery. There will Isle of Wight sourced, food concessions.

Early bird tickets are priced at £70for an adult three day ticket with parking and camping, and £40 for teen (aged 13-17yrs) three day camping tickets. Children aged under 12 years can attend free. Campervan supplement £25. Day tickets will be available at a later date.

To buy tickets, click here.

Friday 19th to Sunday 21st July 2013
Three Gates Farm, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, PO30 4NA, England MAP
£75 for the weekend
daily capacity: 2000
last updated: Thu 20th Jun 2013


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