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Friday, June 1, 2018

Obituary: Kassé Mady Diabaté 1949-2018

Mali has lost one of its greatest singers of all time, Kassé Mady Diabaté, who passed away in Bamako on May 24, aged 69. Lucy Durán writes about the life of a much-loved musician and friend.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

UK premiere of Akram Khan’s XENOS comes to London

Sixteen years after the debut of Akram Khan’s first full-length production (Kaash), the internationally renowned dancer and choreographer brings his latest production – and his final full-length performance as a dancer – to Sadler’s Wells for its UK premiere next week.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Second wave of WOMAD UK acts

Today WOMAD Charlton Park announced an exciting second wave of acts, adding to an already impressive and eclectic line-up

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Shambala announces line-up

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Last Poets and Nubiyan Twist will perform amidst an impressive line-up at this year’s Shambala Festival, August 23-26

Monday, February 12, 2018

Babel Med 2018 Cancelled

The annual world music and jazz expo in Marseille, Babel Med, has been forced to cancel its next and 14th edition, due to a 80% cut in funding from the Provence-Alps-Cote d’Azur region

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