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First 20 acts revealed for WOMADelaide 2020

WOMADelaide has announced its first 20 acts for 2020, with the line-up led by Grammy-winning American R&B and gospel legend Mavis Staples, the ‘golden voice of Africa’ Salif Keita and Australian party band The Cat Empire.

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WOMADelaide reveals first line-up for 2019

The John Butler Trio, international ‘supergroup’ Silkroad Ensemble, singer Angelique Kidjo,  Afro-psychedelic band BCUC and Adelaide hip-hop musician Tkay Maidza are among artists announced in the first taste of the 2019 WOMADelaide program.

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Meat, mining and forest bathing on Planet Talks agenda

The Adani mine saga, oil drilling in the Great Australian Bight and the link between meat consumption and climate change are among topics to be debated when WOMADelaide’s Planet Talks moves to a new venue in the park next year.


New deal secures WOMADelaide’s future

A licence extension has guaranteed WOMADelaide’s future until 2024, with renewed State Government funding also enabling confirmation of two big shows for next year – including a French aerial spectacular featuring “flying” angels.


WOMADelaide announces first acts for 2018

‘Queen of the sitar’ Anoushka Shankar, Mali desert blues group Tinariwen, US saxophonist Kamasi Washington, and Australian acts The Avalanches and Dan Sultan are among the 18 artists in WOMADelaide’s first line-up announcement for 2018.