Mokoomba To Perform At WOMAD UK 2013

The first names have been released for this year’s World of Music and Dance lineup to held in the UK and Zimbabwe’s Mokoomba is among them.

Gilberto Gil from Brazil and Rokia Traore are the headline acts.

Other acts confirmed other than our boys are Syd Arthur (UK), Alice Russel (UK), David Rodigan(UK), Sam Lee (UK), Asif Ali Khan (Pakistan), Bwani Junction (UK), Canzoniere Grencanico Salentino (Italy) David Wax Museum (USA), Debapriya and Samanwaya (India), Dub Inc (France), Emel Mathlouthi (Tunisia), Fanfare Ciocarlia (Romania), Fredy Massamba (Congo), Gocoo (Japan), Huun Huur Tu (Russia), Jagwa Music (Tanzania), Kissmet (UK/India), Le Vent du Nord (Québec), Lévon Minassian (Armenia), Mala in Cuba (UK), Malawi Mouse Boys (Malawi), , Nano Stern (Chile), Ondatrópica (Colombia), Osibisa (Ghana/Antigua/Jamaica/USA), Schlachthofbronx (Germany), Tamikrest (Mali), and Urna & Kroke (Mongolia/Poland).

More acts will be confirmed in the coming months.

The festival returns this summer to Charlton Park in Malmesbury, from July 25 to 28, 2013.

It’s Mokoomba to the world!

With information from This Is Wiltshire