Artists for the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett stage announced
From traditional Portuguese Fado songs from Ricardo Ribeiro to frantic, dance-inducing trikitixa playing from the Basque country with Korrontzi, to the concept band Hanba! who are reimagining punk music from a wartime 1930’s perspective; the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage continues to build on its reputation for welcoming fresh and eclectic artists from all over the world as it returns to WOMAD festival 2018.
Artists on the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage at WOMAD 2018
Savvy, contemporary Welsh folk
Punk, uprooted and transplanted to Poland in 1930.
Dueting Sufi sisters
New territory for the hammered dulcimer
Chile’s own Buena Vista Social Club?
Expansive, intricate folk – rooted in Basque tradition
Pan-American musical hurricane
Iran’s renowned folk traditionalists
East African big band legends
The folk sounds of north-east Brazil
Emotive and expressive Portuguese nostalgia
Ugandan multi-instrumentalist explores new horizons
Thrilling Scottish folk three-piece
Absorbing hybridity from Senegal via Brussels
Mesmerising, forward-looking fusion from Central Sudan
Thrilling Roots from French Canada
Venerable marrabenta vocalist
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