June 2018 (#138)
Introducing the June 2018 (#138) issue of Songlines
Our cover stars this issue are the award-winning South African a capella group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo who are touring the UK this month.
Other features include the announcement of the winners in the 2018 Songlines Music Awards; our essential UK festivals guide; a Beginner’s Guide to the Finnish string band Frigg who will be performing at Songlines Encounters Festival; a Spotlight on Angélique Kidjo prior to her latest album release; plus the latest CD, book, world cinema and live reviews.
The digital edition also includes streamed excerpts from our Top of the World CD including Fatoumata Diawara, Ry Cooder, Orquesta Akokán, Dobet Gnahoré, as well as a guest playlist from Olivia Harrison, featuring music by U Srinivas, Ravi Shankar and others.
There’s also a bonus CD of music recorded at the Jodhpur RIFF festival in Rajasthan.