Kamasi Washington, The Avalanches and more lead WOMAD's 2018 lineup

Is this WOMAD's finest lineup yet? I think so. 

Eighteen acts have been revealed for WOMAD's first lineup reveal, boasting a selection of top-tier jazz, blues, electronic, rock and more. 

You'll be getting down with 'Queen of the Sita' Anoushka Shankar, the Australian premiere of Havana Meets Kingston featuring legendary reggae duo Sly & Robbie; fiery guitarists Rodrigo y Gabriela and saxophonist Kamasi Washington.

Elsewhere, Aussie electronic kingpins The Avalanches will take to the stage, as well as Anoushka Shankar, Dan Sultan, and more. 

WOMAD 2018 Lineup: 

Adrian Sherwood - UK
Anoushka Shankar - India/UK
Architects of Air “Arboria” - UK
The Avalanches - Australia
Bixiga 70 - Brazil
Chico Trujillo - Chile
Dan Sultan - Australia
Daymé Arocena - Cuba
Havana Meets Kingston - Cuba/Jamaica
Kamasi Washington – USA
Le Vent du Nord - Canada
Noura Mint Seymali - Mauritania
Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band - Ghana
Rahim Alhaj Trio - Iraq
Rodrigo y Gabriela - Mexico
Tinariwen - Mali
Violons Barbares - France/Mongolia/Bulgaria
Yirrmal & the Miliyawutj Band - Australia

WOMADelaide goes down from March 9 - March 12 at Botanic Park, Adelaide, South Australia.