Date: 23 Jul 2010 - 25 Jul 2010
Venue: Charlton Park, Wiltshire, UK
West Africa singer Angelique Kidjo and Cuban band Sierra Maestra have been added to an irresistible WOMAD line-up for 2010.
The second annual Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) survey has revealed that the UK festival market has remained 'remarkably buoyant' during the recession.
WOMAD organisers have unveiled more acts for this year's festival including London rapper Ty, Ireland's Kormac's Big Band lead by DJ Kormac and one time DMC World DJ Championship winner DJ Kentaro.
Nigerian drummer and Afrobeat co-founder, Tony Allen, and one of West Africa's most popular bandleaders Cheikh Lo head up the latest WOMAD additions.
Legendary US political poet and smart rap ancestor Gil Scott-Heron will break his World Tour to perform at this summer's WOMAD festival.
Headlining this year's WOMAD is Malian afro-pop star Salif Keita, the world-famous Drummers of Burundi and indigenous Australian superstar Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu.
Early bird tickets for WOMAD, The Wickerman Festival and The Magic Loungeabout have go on sale today (Friday).