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Mavis Staples photo by Ros OGorman

Mavis Staples photo by Ros O'Gorman

Mavis Staples, Rhiannon Giddens, The Cat Empire To Perform At Womadelaide

by Paul Cashmere on October 17, 2019

in News

Mavis Staples, Rhiannon Giddens and The Cat Empire lead a United Nations of artists for Womadelaide 2020.

Artists from Finland, Japan, India, UK, Brazil, USA, Kenya, France, Australia, Denegal, Italy and Mali make up the first artist announcement for the 2020 music festival.

“We are thrilled to be announcing a program which includes artists at the peak of their craft exemplified by Salif Keitaand Mavis Staples, as well as Orquesta Akokán –a stunning tribute to the Cuban big band era -and apowerful call to arms on climate change in As the World Tipped,” said WOMADelaide Director, Ian Scobie.

The first round of artists for Womadelaide 2020 is:

Mavis Staples
Salif Keita
The Cat Empire
Orquesta Akokán
Bill Callahan
Hiatus Kaiyote
Aldous Harding
As The World Tipped
Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita
Ezra Collective
Kikagaku Moyo
L. Subramaniam
Liniker e os Caramelows
Sleaford Mods
Muthoni Drummer Queen
Odette
Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi
Spinifex Gum
Trio da Kali
Tuuletar

WOMADelaide 2020 will be held from 6-9 March in Botanic Park, Adelaide, South Australia.

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