Mongrel and more added to WOMAD bill

Mongrel and Rachel Unthank and The Winterset are among the names added to Wiltshire's excitingly diverse festival, WOMAD (World of Music, Arts and Dance).

Female Geordie folk act Rachel Unthank and The Winterset and indie super-group Mongrel (comprising of Arctic Monkey’s original bassist Andy Nicholson, Babyshambles’ Drew McConnell and Reverend and The Makers’ Jon McClure) join Peter Gabriel and Solomon Burke at the three-day event.

Also announced are Colombian outfit Cimmarón and Swiss-Peruvian duo Radiokijada, who will be causing a stir on the Siam stage.

The Ethiopiques, Snowboy and The Black Arm Band are just some of the wide variety of acts appearing at WOMAD 2009, which takes place in Charlton Park in Malmesbury, Wiltshire on 24-26 July.

Click here for the full WOMAD line up.

Standard weekend camping tickets are on sale now, priced at £125, and a limited number of day tickets for the bash are available for £60. There are also a teenager ticket special, while children under 13 go free.

Click here for WOMAD tickets.