Vocalist Jordan Rakei performing at WOMAD festival

Performing at WOMAD for the first time is vocalist Jordan Rakei.

Since moving to the UK five years ago he has earned praise for his diverse and powerfully emotive sound incorporating elements of R’n’B, jazz, funk, and soul.

The legendary Anoushka Shankar is also returning to the festival with her brilliant new album Love Letters.

Musical polymath Nitin Sawhney will also perform tracks from his new album Immigrants along with music from his prolific back catalogue.

Other home-grown acts include psychedelic R’n’B artist Greentea Peng, an neo-soul artist compared to the likes of Amy Winehouse and Lauryn Hill.

Other acts include Nubiyan Twist, The Comet is Coming, Stornoway, Bess Atwell and The Dhol Foundation.

The festival will be held at Charlton Park from July 22 to 25.

Tickets are on sale now.

Main Pic: Anoushka Shankar

 


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