WOMADelaide Gets Even Better

More than 40 sensational new acts from over 25 countries were added to WOMADelaide’s already strong 2019 festival line-up today, and the countdown is now on with the festival to be staged from Friday 8 – Monday 11 March in Adelaide’s Botanic Park.

“Only in Adelaide and only at WOMADelaide can audiences experience the sights, sounds and delights of cultures from over 40 countries presented by over 600 artists across 69 groups in one amazing weekend, which also demonstrates why Adelaide is Australia’s only UNESCO City of Music,” said WOMADelaide Director, Ian Scobie.

The full list of 49 artists announced today is:

5AngryMen -“The Bells”  – Australia
Adrian Eagle – Australia
Alina Bzhezhinska Quartet – Poland/UK
Amaru Tribe – Australia
“Arrived”– Spain/Lithuania
The Bamboos – Australia
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino – Italy
Compagnie BiLBoBaSSo “Amor”  – France
Cool Out Sun – Australia
The Correspondents – UK
Dangerous Song & Bukhu – Australia/Mongolia
Danny Krivit (DJ set) – USA
DJ Harvey – UK
DJ SAMA’ – Palestine
Digital Afrika – Australia
DuOud – Tunisia/Algeria
Ephemeral City  – France
Fatoumata Diawara – Mali
Gwenno – Wales
Harts – Australia
Janis Claxton Dance – “POP-UP DUETS (fragments of love)”  – UK
Jason Heerah & Otentik Groove – Mauritius
Kaiit – Australia/PNG
LaBrassBanda – Germany
Leftfield (DJ set) – UK
Le Phun – “The Leafies” (Les Pheuillus) – France
Liz Phair – USA
Lord Echo – NZ
Maalem Hamid El Kasri – Morocco
Maarja Nuut & Ruum – Estonia
The Maes – Australia
Mambali – Australia
Marrugeku “Le Dernier Appel (The Last Cry)” – Australia/New Caledonia
Mojo Juju – Australia/Philippines
My Baby – Netherlands/NZ
Ollie English (Adelaide) – Australia
The Original Gypsies – France
Punctum’s Public Cooling House – Australia
Rebetien – Greece
The Seven Ups – Australia
Shantel & Bucovina Club Orkestar – Romania/Germany
Sona Jobarteh – The Gambia
Tara Tiba – Iran/Cuba­­­
Thando – Australia/Zimbabwe
Thelma Plum – Australia
Timberwolf (Adelaide) – Australia
Ukulele Death Squad (Adelaide) – Australia
Yohai Cohen Quintet – Israel/Australia
Zephyr Quartet (Adelaide) – Australia

Artists already announced: 

Amjad Ali Khan with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra – India/Australia
Angelique Kidjo – Benin
Baloji – DR Congo/Belgium
BCUC – South Africa
Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir – Australia
Christine and The Queens – France
The Colour of Time by Artonik – France
Dona Onete – Brazil
Jamie Smith’s MABON – Wales
John Butler Trio – Australia
Julia Jacklin – Australia
Khruangbin – USA
La Dame Blanche – Cuba
Las Cafeteras – USA
Yo, Carmen by María Pagés Compañía – Spain
Sharon Shannon Band – Ireland
Silkroad Ensemble – various
Taiwu Ancient Ballads Troupe – Taiwan
TEEKS– New Zealand
Tkay Maidza – Australia

WOMADelaide 2019 will be held from 8-11 March in Botanic Park, Adelaide, South Australia. 

For information and tickets visit: www.womadelaide.com.au

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