Womad Festival 2018

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WOMAD – The World’s Festival.Come along to the world’s festival for a feast for all the senses! Hear the best music you’ve never heard before, join in with workshops led by musicians from around the world, taste delicious and exotic food cooked by the artists, listen to talks, experience the art, relax in the arboretum, and generally soak up the atmosphere of the joy of discovery.Kids go FREE! Bring your kids along for free and let them run free. WOMAD is their playground.All teenagers must be registered prior to arriving on site. One ticket holding parent or guardian over the age of 22 can only accompany up to four people under the age of 18.The price displayed is the total price per ticket and includes booking fee.Your 3 or 4 day ticket price includes;Entry to the festival with a melting pot of talented artists from around the world, with around 200 performances across 4 days, from more than 100 artists, across 7 stagesThree or four nights campingFree parkingFree wifiFree appFree access to the World of Children which includes free workshopsFree workshops with artists from around the worldFree Taste the World workshops where you get to experience food from around the world made by the artistsPoetry, talks and lively debate from an array of fascinating peopleBooking feeTickets are non-refundable.For more information go to www.womad.co.uk

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Artists: Adekunle Gold , Alsarah And Nubatones , Ana Moura , Daniel Haaksman , Dj Dolores , El Remolón , Gary Bartz , ILe , Jaubi , Jupiter & Okwess , Little Simz , Lorenzo BITW , Philippe Cohen Solal , Tony Allen

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Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:

Artists: Alfa Mist , Ana Moura , Angelique Kidjo , Baianasystem , Balkan Taksim , Blinky Bill , BLK JKS , Branko , Dobet Gnahore , Heavy Baile , Joao Selva , Les Mamans du Congo , Magugu , Masayoshi Fujita , Matata , Natalia Lafourcade , Pascuala Ilabaca , Rrobin , Yemi Alade

Rhythm Passport Free Compilation – Vol. 58 – March 2021

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Playlist: London Remixed Virtual Festival 2021 (Online; Friday 26th & Saturday 27th March 2021)

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

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Playlist: ArianoFolk Festival 2019 (Ariano Irpino, Italy; Wednesday 14th to Sunday 18th August 2019)

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Artists: Eskorzo , Gaye Su Akyol , L\'entourloop , Natty Bo & the Top Cats , Sofiane Saidi & Mazalda , The Bongo Hop

Event Review: Love Supreme Jazz Festival @ Glynde Place (Glynde, Sussex; Friday 5th to Sunday 7th July 2019)

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Artists: Alicia Olatuja , Allysha Joy , Chip Wickham , Dj Khalab , Ezra Collective , Gladys Knight , Gogo Penguin , Jimmy Cliff , Joe Armon-Jones , Lauryn Hill , Mahalia , Nubya Garcia , Sampa The Great , Snarky Puppy , Tank And The Bangas , Tenesha The Wordsmith , The Teskey Brothers , Theon Cross , Yakul

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London Gig Guide (June 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some…

Artists: Aar Manta , Afrikan Boy , Ayanna Witter-Johnson , Bcuc , Carleen Anderson , Dj Khalab , Femina , Guts , Isaac Birituro , Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon , Jambinai , Judi Jackson , Killah Priest , Kodjovi Kush & Afrospot Orchesta , Nicola Cruz , Nuri , Reginald Omas Mamode lV , Sama , Shkoon , Simo Lagnawi , Skabba , Tarantola , Tenesha The Wordsmith , Terri Walker , The Rolling Shakers , TootArd , Yolanda Brown

Playlist: Radio Krimi’s Catch of the Month (June 2019)

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Artists: Connie Price & The Keystones , Ebo Taylor , Gaye Su Akyol , Lucibela , Poldoore , Radio Krimi , Sinkane , Sir Jean & the Roots Doctors , The 100 Knights Orchestra , The Heavy , The Inspirators

London Gig Guide (May 2019)

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Event Review: Africa Express – The Circus @ The Big Top (London; Friday 29th March 2019)

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Artists: Batida , Blur , Damon Albarn , Django Django , Dobet Gnahore , Ellie Rowsell , Georgia , Joan As Policewoman , Krar Collective , London Community Gospel Choir , Mounir Troudi , ONIPA , Rokia Traoré , The Turbans , Tony Allen

London Gig Guide (April 2019)

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Artists: Awalé , Brother Culture , Calibro 35 , Gerald Toto , Hailu Mergia , Horseman , K.o.g And The Zongo Brigade , Kokoko! , Koral Society , Krar Collective , Lafawndah , Midori Takada , Oumou Sangare , Prince Fatty , Psychedelia , Que Vola? , Soom T , Steam Down , Terakaft , The Heliocentrics , The West African Blue Project , Yelfris Valdes

Event Review: Ezra Collective @ Patterns (Brighton; Wednesday 14th November 2018)

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Event Review: Talisk @ Kings Place (London; Saturday 29th October 2018)

Rapidly on the ascent of UK folk music scene over the last few years, Talisk have won a bunch of awards and conquered European audiences to become one of the Scots’ icons of folk music. Their non-stop touring has brought them in front of faithful fans and curious audiences through…

Artists: Talisk


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