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Who needs Glastonbury - Whitby World Music festival almost sold out....

Added by Ben on 8th September 2006

With 6 weeks to go to Whitby World Music Festival almost 90% of full weekend tickets are now sold & there are only a limited number of day & session tickets remaining. There is an additional free access venue at The Rifle Club, West Cliff, Whitby (Midday-8pm Saturday & Midday-6pm Sunday) with several local bands appearing there alongside some main stage artists & organised in collaboration with Cultural Foundation - details will appear on website when confirmed.

New additions to the main venue line up (full details below) include Rab Noakes (ex Lindisfarne & Stealers Wheel), Seikou Susso (Gambia), Michelle Scally Clarke(Poet), Podhale Polish Dance Troupe, Chartwell Dutiro (Zimbabwe) Ahmed & Imad (Egypt/Palestine), Song of Creation (sound & light performance) Nahro Zagros (Iraq) & Mambo Jambo.

A number of education workshops with local schools will also happen in lead up to the festival


The Buena Vista Social Club presents Caichito Lopez. Guajiro Mirabel, Manuel Galbon & Aguaje Ramos, (Cuba)
Apache Indian & The Reggae Revolution,
Vocal Sampling (Cuba)
Bonga (Angola)
Go LEM System, (Spain/Argentina)
Trojan Sound System
Yasmin Levy (Israel)
Ali Slimani Band featuring Natacha Atlas
Terrafolk (Slovenia)
Reem Kelani (Palestine)
Joana Amendoeira, (Portugal)
Eliza Carthy and the Ratcatchers
Guy Davis (USA)
Kiki Dee and Carmelo Lugerri
Kike Pedersen (Paraguay)
Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
Spiers & Boden
Steintryggur, (iceland)
Mas Y Mas
Zig Duo (Serbia)
Two Man Ting
Chartwell Dutiro (Zimbabwe)
Fool of the Warsaw Ghetto
Samay (UK/India)
Peace Artistes
Culture Clash (England/Zimbabwe)
Sild (Estonia/Wales)
Stefan Grossman (USA),
Fueye Tango,
Tim Gleaves
Robert Maseko & Congobeat,
Podhale Polish Dance Troupe
Whitby Community Choir
Michelle Scally Clarke
Rab Noakes
Amy Wadge
Marsha Swanson
Nahro Zagros (Iraq)
Mambo Jambo
Song of Creation

Gypsy Music
Palestinian Singing
Meet Mas Y Mas and Joe Boyd
Tango Dancing
Ragtime Guitar Workshop ,
Estonian Fiddle ,
African Drumming,

The Beuna Vista Social Club
Breaking The Silence

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