Posts Tagged ‘nomfusi and the lucky charms’
It goes without saying that there is a wealth of great music taking place at WOMAD this year. With a line-up that includes the likes of AfroCubism, CW Stoneking, Taraf de Haidouks, Ana Moura, Danyel Waro, and Ebo Taylor, you can definitely expect to be blown away.
That said, here are just a few of the acts that the Songlines team are really looking forward to seeing.
Bellowhead performing tonight (Thursday)
As the winners of the 2011 Songlines Music Award for Best Group, we will be presenting their award after what is sure to be a kicking performance. Be sure to check them out!
El Tanbura performing Friday
They rocked the crowd recently at the Barbican’s Night in Tahrir Square concert and we’re sure they will rock WOMAD too.
Rua MacMillan performing Friday
Recently featured as a Top of the World album in issue #76, we’re looking forward to hearing the latest album live.
Abigail Washburn & The Village performing Friday
Also a recently Top of the World (issue #74), she will be coming straight from a gig at Cargo in Shoreditch after supporting Nathaniel Rateliff.
Le Trio Joubran performing Saturday
The three oud-playing brothers are featured in the current issue (#78) and were a Top of the World for their latest album in issue #75.
Samuel Yirga performing Saturday
This member of Dub Colossus (recently a Top of the World in issue #77) can really tickle the ivories and we look forward to hearing him as he prepares to release his debut solo album.
Axel Krygier performing Saturday
This crazy Argentinian, recently featured in issue #75, rocked KOKO back in April and is sure to get the crowd grooving at WOMAD.
Aurelio performing Saturday
Aurelio is featured in the current issue (#78) as one of tomorrow’s icons, following in the footsteps of Andy Palacio.
Nomfusi & The Lucky Charms performing Sunday
Featured in this issue’s Making Waves column, these newcomers are bound to make a name for themselves this weekend.