Musicport Festival 4-6 Nov (sat)

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The UK's biggest annual indoor festival of world music

Saturday includes Hugh Masekela, Mercedes Peon, Mary Coughlan, Andy Kershaw, Asere, Cigdem Aslan, Krar Collective Huong Thanh...and lots more ..including  workshops/ films

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Your Ticket to… 2020 (in 20+1 Albums)

Hard to believe that such a dire and dramatic year could inspire such an abundance of remarkable albums. Or maybe, on the contrary, the multitude of emotions sparked by the pandemic and our new life’s circumstances might have been the main reasons why musicians were able to write, record and…

Artists: AKKAN , Al Breadwinner , Bab L’Bluz , Chouk Bwa , Clap! Clap! , Derek Gripper , DUMA , Hugh Masekela , Khruangbin , Let Drum Beat , Nat Birchall , ONIPA , Santrofi , Son Rompe Pera , Songhoy Blues , Spoek Mathambo , The Ångströmers , The Sorcerers , Thundercat , Tony Alln

Album Review: Tony Allen & Hugh Masekela – Rejoice [World Circuit Records; March 2020]

With the very recent passing of Tony Allen, this set of recordings has special significance. He and South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela had been planning on making a record together for years and in 2010 this finally was about to become a reality. Producer Nick Gold got the two titans…

Artists: Hugh Masekela , Tony Allen

Gallery: Ariano Folk Festival 2019 (Ariano Irpino, Italy; Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th August 2019)

There are small musical miracles around if we are open to going beyond the usual festival circuit. One of them happens every August (since 1996) in Southern Italy. For four days and nights, Ariano Folk Festival enlightens the Campanian town of Ariano Irpino and brings music from all over the world…

Artists: Eskorzo , Gaye Su Akyol , Mercedes Peon , Natty Bo And The Topcats , Neuza , Skarra Mucci , SUPERSAN , The Bongo Hop


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