The Australian World Music Expo (AWME) has announced its first round of showcasing artists with Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Vanuatu and Reunion Island representing the first nations announced.
Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Hollie Smith, Sola Rosa, Stephen Pigram, Damien Dempsey, The Cambodian Space Project and Dereb The Ambassador join other first round acts Coloured Stone, Knox, The Orbweavers, The Putbacks with Emma Donovan, Grizzly Jim Lawrie, Impossible Odds, Whiri Tu Aka, Stan & The Earth Force, Slip On Stereo, Maya Kamaty and Tjupurru.
“This is an incredibly strong and diverse AWME line-up which solidifies our reputation as one of the leading music events on the annual calendar,” said Simon Raynor, Director of AWME.
AWME 2013 showcases will take place from 14th – 17th November at Arts Centre Melbourne, The HiFi, The Toff, Ding Dong and Lounge. Tickets for all concerts will be on sale soon.
Early bird four day passes and weekend passes are available at http://www.awme.com.au
Links to AWME acts announced to date are:
Coloured Stone: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sa7M1cRThc4
Damien Dempsey: http://www.youtube.com/user/DamienDempseyMusic
Dereb The Ambassador: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQefYkQievo
Grizzly Jim Lawrie: https://www.facebook.com/grizzlyjimlawrie
Hollie Smith (NZ): http://www.holliesmith.co.nz/videos
Impossible Odds: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWBsBPG1nxU
Knox (Fiji): http://knoxfiji.com/video/candy/
Maya Kamaty (Reunion Island): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f–2qmN2O4o
Melbourne Ska Orchestra: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_rvtJWB6xE
Slip on Stereo: http://www.sliponstereo.com
Sola Rosa (NZ): http://www.youtube.com/solarosa
Stephen Pigram: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNcyixdqNsA
Stan & The Earth Force (Vanuatu): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3lG_VWQGTo
The Cambodian Space Project: https://soundcloud.com/thecambodianspaceproject
The Putbacks with Emma Donovan: https://soundcloud.com/theputbacks/dawn-mp3-1
The Orbweavers: http://www.theorbweavers.com
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