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New Artists Added To WOMAD Festival 2018 Lineup

New Artists Added To WOMAD Festival 2018 Lineup

Thursday 23rd November, 2017 10:01AM

WOMAD Festival 2018 is already looking to be an unmissable occasion, with an incredible bill including Kamasi Washington, Tinariwen and Aldous Harding. The world music festival has now announced three more artists will be performing at the New Plymouth event, soulful Cameroonian / French blues artist Blick Bassy, acoustic Māori soul artist Maisey Rika and Auckland string quartet The Black Quartet. Check out clips from the artists below, here’s the full lineup for WOMAD 2018…

WOMAD Festival 2018
16th-18th March, Brooklands Park, New Plymouth
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Featuring... Adrian Sherwood (UK), Aldous Harding (Aotearoa), Anoushka Shankar (India/UK), Bixiga 70 (Brazil), The Black Quartet, Blick Bassy, Chico Trujillo (Chile), Constantinople (Canada), Daymé Arocena (Cuba), Dragon (Aotearoa), Ghada Shbeir (Lebanon), Havana Meets Kingston (Jamaica / Cuba), Hopetoun Brown (Aotearoa), Jamie McDowell & Tom Thum (Australia), Jojo Abot (Ghana / USA), Kamasi Washington (USA), Lemon Bucket Orkestra (Canada), Le Vent Du Nord (Canada), Maisey Rika, My Bubba (Sweden/ Iceland), Nano Stern (Chile), Noura Mint Seymali (Mauritania), Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band (Ghana), Rahim Alhaj Trio (Iraq), Rodrigo y Gabriela (Mexico), Spooky Men's Chorale (Australia), The Miltones (Aotearoa), The Slacks (Aotearoa), Thievery Corporation (USA), Tinariwen (Mali), Victoria Hanna (Israel), Violons Barbares (France/Mongolia/Bulgaria)

Check out Blick Bassy’s hit tune ‘Likanda’…

Here’s Maisey Rika’s hugely popular ‘Tangaroa Whakamautai’…

Watch The Black Quartet perform a rendition of Gotye & Kimbra’s hit ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’…


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