WOMADelaide reveals first 20 acts of next year’s festival lineup

WOMADelaide reveals first 20 acts of next year’s festival lineup

Aldous Harding
Photo: Clare Shilland

More like WOOOOOOAH-MADelaide.

WOMADelaide has given a taste of things to come from its 2020 lineup, dropping the first 20 names heading to the Adelaide Botanic Park come March next year.

Notable acts from WOMADelaide’s 2020 program include Rock and Roll Hall of Famer inductee Mavis Staples, New Zealand singer-songwriter Aldous Harding, The Cat Empire, Sleaford Mods and plenty more. Special performances this year include a musical collaboration between Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and griot kora master Seckou Keita, and a fierce performance from Finnish all-female quartet Tuuletar.

In addition to the music, WOMADelaide has announced aerial spectacular As the World Tipped. Presented by UK company Wired Aerial Theatre, the show takes place 13 metres above the audience and blends elements of dance, theatrics and projections to illustrate the threats of climate change.

Check out the first 20 acts announced for WOMADelaide 2020:

Aldous Harding
As The World Tipped
Bill Callahan
The Cat Empire
Catrin Fench and Seckou Keita
Ezra Collective
Hiatus Kaiyote
Kikagaku Moyo
L. Subramaniam
Linker e os Caramelows
Mavis Staples
Muthoni Drummer Queen
Orquesta Arokan
Rhiannon Giddens w/ Francesco Turrisi
Salif Keita
Sleaford Mods
Spinifex Gum
Trio Da Kali

WOMADelaide 2020 – First Lineup

Say hello to your first 20 acts for 2020!! 👋🏽🎉 All tickets for WOMADelaide 2020 are on sale now – welcome to The World's Festival! #WOMADL20 #FindYourPeople→ http://bit.ly/WOMADLTickets

Posted by WOMADelaide on Tuesday, 15 October 2019

WOMADelaide runs between Friday March 6 and Monday March 9 in the Adelaide Botanic Park. Tickets are on sale now via the festival website. 

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