WOMEX 11 is taking place from Wednesday, 26 to Sunday, 30 October in Copenhagen,
Denmark. If you are involved in the music business, there’s a raft of stuff during the day but for all music fans, you can turn up in the evening for a range of exciting concerts each night. Continue reading WOMEX 11
This year our man on the ground is James Barrie, aka the Global Souljah. Join him as he checks out the best of this global scene and then drinks all the free wine
Anyone who has seen El Tanbura in action will know that this is an amazing bunch of passionate musicians to hear. Can an album match up?
This group are veterans of the South African music scene, formed over forty years ago and still going strong
Hameed Khan Kawa, tabla maestro and artistic director of Musafir, formed Jaipur Kawa Brass Band in 1995 and since then he has been bringing his mixture of celebratory music around the world.
He’s a hell of a favela fella, this Seu Jorge. As founder of Farofa Carioca, he has been active musically for over a decade but it’s acting that has made him a household name through his classic role as Knockout Ned in Cidade de Deus (City of God) and now as the guy who does Bowie covers in Portuguese throughout The Life Aquatic
During the day, artists, promoters, record labels and Fly’s Editor mingle and do business in a giant art-deco colliery in the heartland of industrial Germany but at night, the doors are flung open to the public for around 50 gigs. Here are pics of some of the best…