WOMADelaide announces all-Australian 2021 lineup headlined by Midnight Oil

WOMADelaide announces all-Australian 2021 lineup headlined by Midnight Oil

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WOMADelaide will return with a new sunset concert series in March.

South Australia’s beloved WOMADelaide festival has unveiled the program for its reimagined 2021 iteration, bringing an incredible list of Australian acts to King Rodney Park for a sunset concert series from Friday March 5 until Monday March 8.

The lineup is helmed by Aussie rock favourites Midnight Oil who will close two of the festival’s four nights. Their Saturday night show will be dripping with nostalgia as they reach into their catalogue for an exclusive set stacked with classics.

Their Monday night appearance will comprise an official world premiere of songs from their new mini-album The Makarrata Project performed as a unique concert presentation, as well as some of their classic tracks exploring the theme of Indigenous Reconciliation.

Monday night’s show will also feature prominent First Nations acts who collaborated with The Oils on The Makarrata Project. 

Next year’s incredible program will also bring Archie Roach, Sarah Blasko, Vika & Linda Bull, Sampa the Great, Tash Sultana, The Teskey Brothers, Lior, Nigel Westlake and the 54-piece Adelaide Symphony Orchestra to the stage across its four-night run.

“2020 has been a year of extraordinary challenges, but in being able to present artists of the stature of Midnight Oil and Archie Roach, along with all the artists announced today for our reconfigured event, we are certain that WOMADelaide will truly be unmissable over the festival long weekend next March,” said Festival Director, Ian Scobie.


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WOMADelaide is happening from Friday March 5 until Monday March 8. Pre-sale starts at 9am ACDT Wednesday December 9 with general sale available from 9am ACDT Friday December 11. Register for pre-sale access here

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