More acts have been revealed for global music and culture festival WOMAD, at Charlton Park, near Malmesbury, in Wiltshire from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th July 2019.
Making her WOMAD debut is Macy Gray, there's the new collaboration Saving Grace feat. Suzi Dian And Robert Plant, and kicking things off on Thursday night will be Latin supergroup Afro-Cuban All Stars. Also newly announced are scorching tunes and biting social commentary from Calypso Rose, psychedelia and techno DJs Steve Davis & Kavus Torabi, Anandi Bhattacharya (India), Arp Frique & Family (Netherlands), Bantou Mentale, Black Water County (UK), Brona McVittie (UK), Charlie Winston (UK), swing to ska to blues to balkan to roots to rave and beyond with Clan Dextine (DJ), French-Caribbean trio Dowdelin, South Sudan's Emmanuel Jal & Nyaruach, Lancashire 5-piece Fandjango, electro-psych-pop from Gwenno, Hejira, the UK's Hiphoppapotamus (DJ), Georgian six-piece Iberi Choir, warm pop-jazz fusion sounds from Jack Baldus, afro-soul from Ghana's Jojo Abot, Kyai Fatahillah Ensemble (Indonesia), Larry Gurruwiwi And Malawurr, Australia's Loonaloop, Madame Electrifie (DJ), the USA's energetic Moon Hooch, Kenya's Muthoni Drummer Queen, London-based singer-songwriter Oscar Jerome, blues rock and gospel from Roosevelt Collier, France's Sacha Dieu (DJ), San Salvador Santrofi, Sonido Tupinamba (Argentina), Swingers Noir (UK), Swinghoppers (UK), Indian fusion collective Ta Dhom Project feat. Shri, The Beatbox Collective, The Breath, The Destroyers (UK), klezmer music kings The Klezmatics, and old school ska covers from The Mighty John Street Ska Orchestra (UK).
These join acts including Ziggy Marley; Orbital; Anna Calvi; Salif Keita; Cymande; Tshegue; Brushy One String; Delgres; Petite Noir; Les Filles de Illighadad; Dhafer Youssef; Nadine Shah; DakhaBrakha; Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino; Liniker e os Carmelows; Ustad Saami; Meute; A Change is Gonna Come; Soothsayers; Orquesta Akokan; Channel One Sound System; and many more. For the details as available please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, priced as follows:-
adult 3 days: £185
adult 4 days: £225
teenage 3 days: £95*
teenage 4 days: £130*
(*names of teenagers must be registered when purchasing tickets)
Park & Camp: £90
Children 13 and under FREE (but still need ticket)
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