WOMAD adds John Grant, Roots Manuva, and Charles Bradley

plus Les Amazones D'Afrique, Hanoi Masters, and more

By Scott Williams | Published: Thu 7th Apr 2016

John Grant

Thursday 28th to Sunday 31st July 2016
Charlton Park , Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 9DG, England MAP
£175 for three days
Daily capacity: 40,000
Last updated: Tue 5th Jul 2016

Topping the latest acts announced for this year's WOMAD - World of Music, Arts and Dance held at Charlton Park, near Malmesbury, in Wiltshire from Thursday 28th to Sunday 31st July 2016 are John Grant, Roots Manuva, Charles Bradley, and all-woman supergroup Les Amazones D'Afrique featuring the voices of Oumou Sangare, Mariam Doumbia, Kandia Kouyaté , Rokia Koné, and Mamani Keita.

Also confirmed today are Ana Tijoux, Asiq Nargile, Broadway Sounds, Chouk Bwa Libete, Cuncordu e Tenore de Orosei, Hanoi Masters, Heartbeat, Hindi Zahra, La Mambanegra, Lura, Mercedes Peon, N'Diale, Sons of Kemet, MC Soom T, Wiyaala, and Xaos.

They join George Clinton And Funkadelic/Parliament, Baaba Maal, Ibrahim Maalouf, Grit Orchestra, Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band, Sidestepper, Baloji, Desert Slide, Hot 8 Brass Band, Aziza Brahim, This Is The Kit, Muzykanci, Afriquoi, Ethno Trio Troitsa, Tetish, The East Pointers, Blick Bassy, Dom La Nena, Moh! Kouyate, and Lula Pena.

The full line-up features around 100 artists from 40 countries performing over the festival weekend.

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Early bird tickets sold out in record time in December. Weekend tickets - which are valid from the Friday until Sunday are priced at £175 (Thursday arrivals will also need a Thursday camping ticket costing £35).

Other ticket prices & options available include:
Teenage Weekend Ticket (aged 14-17)  £85
Disabled Weekend Ticket  £145
SN16 Resident Weekend £120
A campervan ticket £70
Spa Ticket £105 (sold out)
Park & Camp £75
La-Di-Dah Loos £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 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. Names of teenagers must be registered when purchasing tickets. Thursday tickets do not need to be purchased for children aged 13 and under.

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