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Recommendations for Sunday at Womad 2015

Recommendations for Sunday at Womad 2015

Sadly it’s the last day of Womad today.  But there is lots of good acts on.  Here are our Recommendations for the day: Noura Mint 13.00-14.00 OPEN AIR STAGE http://womad.co.uk/lineup/noura-mint-seymali Kocani Orchestra 14.00-15.00 SIAM http://womad.co.uk/lineup/ko%C4%8Dani-orkestar Dona Onete 15.00-16.00 OPEN AIR STAGE http://womad.co.uk/lineup/dona-onete Ghostpoet 16.00-17.00 SIAM http://womad.co.uk/lineup/ghostpoet Violons Barbares 16.00-17.00 RADIO 3...
Rhythm Passport’s highlights of Friday @ Womad 2015

Rhythm Passport’s highlights of Friday @ Womad 2015

Rain, rain everywhere and mud, mud too! But one of the great things about WOMAD is that you don’t always need the brightest and sunniest weather to enjoy the gigs on Charlton Park’s stages. With rain, musicians are even more willing to involve you in their show, to amaze and...
Interview: Mahotella Queens @ Womad (July, 2015)

Interview: Mahotella Queens @ Womad (July, 2015)

They have spent the last fifty years playing and singing from the soul of South Africa and its people, but they still the energy to jump on stage and dance like if they were young girls. During their fifty years of performing the Mahotella Queens have become one of the...
Recommendations for Saturday at Womad 2015

Recommendations for Saturday at Womad 2015

Another good lineup today, here are our picks of the day:   Cheikh Lo -13.00-14.00 OPEN AIR STAGE http://womad.co.uk/lineup/cheikh-l%C3%B4 Hands-on with Fin & the Moog Sound Lab – 14:00-15:00 Bowers & Wilkins Sound System Criolo – 15.00-16.00 OPEN AIR STAGE http://womad.co.uk/lineup/criolo Mbongwana – Star 18.00-19.00 SIAM http://womad.co.uk/lineup/mbongwana-star Ezza – 18.00-19.00 RADIO 3 CHARLIE GILLETT STAGE...
Recommendations for Friday at Womad 2015

Recommendations for Friday at Womad 2015

Lots of Interesting acts today, here is our not so short list: Sona Jobarteh 13.00-14.00 – ECOTRICITY STAGE http://womad.co.uk/lineup/sona-jobarteh Mahotella Queens 13.00-14.00 – ECOTRICITY STAGE http://womad.co.uk/lineup/mahotella-queens Toto La Momposina 15.00-16.00 – OPEN AIR STAGE http://womad.co.uk/lineup/tot%C3%B3-la-momposina Nazim Ziryab 16.00-17.00 – RADIO 3 CHARLIE GILLETT STAGE http://womad.co.uk/lineup/nazim-ziryab Pascuala Ilabaca 17.00-18.00 – ECOTRICITY STAGE...
Preview: Neil Sparkes (MC Siam Stage) recommendations for WOMAD 2015

Preview: Neil Sparkes (MC Siam Stage) recommendations for WOMAD 2015

The last few years have seen remarkable line-ups at WOMAD Charlton Park. Featuring at some point nearly all the greatest and leading exponents of African and Asian music at the festival this year’s line-up shows the care and wealth of love for the music that is reflected in the programming....
Interview: Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars

Interview: Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars

“We left Sierra Leone on the 1st of April of 2014 with the expectation of doing a six month world tour, then return to our country, but before we ended our tour there was the news about ebola killing people. So as international icons we felt that it wouldn’t be...
Preview: Womad 2015 (Charlton Park, 23th-26th July 2015)

Preview: Womad 2015 (Charlton Park, 23th-26th July 2015)

For the thirty-third year in a row WOMAD will let the world play. From the 23rd to the 26th of July Charlton Park in Wiltshire will entertain hundreds of thousands of world music fans, charming and inspiring their senses. …And so the musical atlas of WOMAD 2015 begins to take...
Interview: Terakaft

Interview: Terakaft

It is a big step from the Sahara desert to the urban jungle of London, but Terakaft seemed comfortably at home within the walls of Rich Mix, where they presented their new album ‘Ténéré’ (Alone). Just a couple of hours before the gig we met Liya Ag Ablil, the band’s...
Preview: Walthamstow Garden Party! (London, 18th-19th July 2015)

Preview: Walthamstow Garden Party! (London, 18th-19th July 2015)

Everything has a cost except Walthamstow Garden Party! Because Barbican Centre, Walthamstow Forest and CREATE have joined their forces to offer you “music, theatre, dance, circus, film, spoken word, crafts and family fun” for free… That’s what Walthamstow Garden Party will bring to Lloyd Park this weekend. The North-East London...
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