WOMAD tickets on sale, Boy George playing

United Kingdom United Kingdom | | 15 February 2008

WOMAD (World of Music, Arts & Dance) will be taking place at Charlton Park, Marmesbury, Wiltshire from 25-27 July.

Tickets are available HERE and are expected to sell out quick. Full weekend camping tickets currently cost £115, but click through for a full list of prices.

Organisers have just unveiled several new acts for the bill. They are Lee Scratch Perry, Squeeze, Roni Size & Reprazent, Boy George, Orchestra Baobab and Eddy Grant.

Eddy Grant said: "Im delighted to be playing WOMAD. WOMAD is still about real people from all over the world coming together to play real music... Im thrilled, its going to be a great event, to be going back on the road after 25 years and play WOMAD is something very special for me."

The full line up is as follows:

Adrian Sherwood & Lee 'Scratch' Perry & Little Axe (UK) - Agricantus (Sicily) - Altai Kai (Mongolia) - Asif Ali Khan (Pakistan) - Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba (Mali) - Beat Bristol (UK / Brazil) - Bedouin Jerry Can Band (Egypt) - Bill Cobham (USA) - Boy George (UK) - Buckwheat Zydeco (USA) - Cara Dillon (Ireland (Irish Republic)) - Chic (USA) - David D'Or (Israel) - Dengue Fever (USA / Cambodia) - Devon Sproule (USA) - Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan (India) - DJ TC (UK) - Dulsori (Korea (Republic of)) - Eddy Grant (Guyana) - Ernest Ranglin (Jamaica) - Finley Quaye (UK) - Gocoo + GoRo (Japan) - Hossam Ramzy and his Egyptian Orchestra (Egypt) - Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara (UK / Gambia) - Kasai All Stars (Congo) - Kenge Kenge Orutu Systems (Kenya) - Kora (New Zealand) - Lo Cor de La Plana (Corsica) - Malam Mamane Barka (Niger Republic) - Mamani Keita and Nicolas Repac (Mali / France) - Michael Brook & Djivan Gasparyan (USA) - Mista Savona (Australia) - Monajat Yulchieva (Uzbekistan) - Mono Bloco (Brazil) - Roni Size & Reprazent (UK) - Rumberos de Cuba (Cuba) - Sa Ding Ding (China (Peoples Republic)) - Sarah Savoy & The Francadians (USA / France) - Shantel & Bucovina Club Orkester (Germany) - Sheikh Taha (Egypt) - Simone White (USA) - Squeeze (UK) - Terakaft (Mali) - Tibetan Monks from Tashi Lhunpo Monastery (Tibet) - Toumani Diabate (Mali) - Trans-Global Underground (UK)

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