WOMEX 24 Venues

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Stogie T

Stogie T

Born in Tanzania to exiled parents and currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Stogie Twhose real name is Tumi Molekane, has enjoyed a prolific music career spanning more than 15 years as an acclaimed rapper, poet, and hip-hop artist.

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Sarab

Sarab

Sarab creates a compelling blend of Arabic music, jazz, and rock, emerging as one of the most captivating bands from the dynamic Paris music scene in recent years. Formed from the collaboration between Franco-Syrian singer Climène Zarkan and guitarist Baptiste...

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Sahra Halgan

Sahra Halgan

Sahra Halgan is an iconic singer, freedom fighter, and cultural activist from Somaliland, a self-declared independent country in the Horn of Africa not yet recognized internationally, and for which she fights. In 1992, she arrived in Lyon, France as a political...

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Rasha Nahas

Rasha Nahas

Palestinian singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Rasha Nahas was born and raised in Haifa, and currently resides and works in Berlin. Rasha has been cultivating a sound that effortlessly blends the resonances of early rock 'n' roll with the adventurous echoes of free...

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Queralt Lahoz

Queralt Lahoz

Queralt Lahoz is one of the latest musical sensations emerging from Spain. Her music is infused with Latin, folk, and urban influences, where soul, hip-hop, and dancehall converge naturally and gracefully. These elements are framed by spontaneous overtones of cobla...

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Orchestra Baobab

Orchestra Baobab

This is the 50th anniversary of Orchestra Baobab. Adored both at home in Senegal and across the world, Baobab occupy a special place in the history of African music. Their epic story begins in the heart of Dakar’s Medina in the 1970s and extends across the world and...

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Mitsune

Mitsune

Mitsune is a Japanese neo-folk fusion band based in Berlin, with members hailing from Japan, Australia, Germany, and Greece. Fronted by a powerful trio of female shamisen players, accompanied by percussion and double bass, Mitsune takes their love of Japanese folk...

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El Laberinto del Coco

El Laberinto del Coco

El Laberinto del Coco is an Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba Fusion 13-piece ensemble founded in 2017 by visionary percussionist Hector "Coco" Barez. With a unique blend of exciting musical ideas, Barez presents new interpretations of the traditional dynamism of Puerto Rican...

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Ëda Diaz

Ëda Diaz

Steeped in Latin traditions, French-Colombian bassist Ëda Diaz has been exploring and refining her rich dual musical heritage. Her music poetically blends traditional Latin American sounds with experimental pop influences and industrial electronica.

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Barrut

Barrut

Barrut consists of seven singers and a percussionist who draw inspiration for their magnetic and wild songs from the vocal polyphonies of the French region of Occitania. In a powerful symphony, Barrut makes their intimate and political struggles resonate through...

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Strange Boy

Strange Boy

Strange Boy, a unique talent from Ireland, embodies the fusion of a millennia-old poetic spirit with the vibrant energy of modern rap. Hailing from Limerick, this innovative artist has captivated audiences with his distinctive blend of hip-hop and Irish traditional...

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Rioghnach Connolly & Honeyfeet

Rioghnach Connolly & Honeyfeet

An eclectic troupe based in Manchester, Honeyfeet's heavy sound spans from the bountiful to the subtle, with everything from big-band swing to Alabama blues-tinged folk, all held together by the powerful vocals and flute from Rioghnach.

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N’famady Kouyaté

N’famady Kouyaté

N'famady Kouyaté is a young energetic master musician from Guinea, who relocated to Wales in 2019. A talented multi-instrumentalist, N'famady's primary instrument is the balafon - the traditional instrument sacred to West African culture and his family heritage of the...

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Gwenifer Raymond

Gwenifer Raymond

“She is legion. This Welsh musician plays really loud and really fast too, like a vengeful bluegrass musician conjuring up roiling fury, then dropping into languorous eddies, switching between paces with pin-sharp precision. Guitar playing should never be mere...

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Gnoss

Gnoss

A Scottish folk quartet of fiddle, guitar, whistles, bodhran and vocals playing self-penned instrumental material and songs in a modern folk style. Gnoss' unique sound is a vibrant blend of acoustic layers.

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Córas Trio

Córas Trio

Leading lights in a fresh wave of Northern Irish musicians exploring links between the ancient and the 21st century, Belfast’s Córas Trio are steeped in free improv, electronic music, and the city’s “seisiún” or session scene.

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Cerys Hafana

Cerys Hafana

Cerys Hafana is a Welsh composer and multi-instrumentalist who mangles, mutates and transforms traditional music. She explores the creative possibilities and unique qualities of the Welsh triple harp, and is also interested in found sounds, archival material and...

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Balimaya Project

Balimaya Project

Led by composer/arranger and leading UK-based Djembe player, Yahael Camara Onono, Balimaya Project intently synthesize and bridge London's bustling jazz circuit with traditional repertoire and folklore of the Mandé peoples of West Africa, and in turn connect the...

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Amy Laurenson

Amy Laurenson

Amy Laurenson is a pianist from the Shetland Isles, currently based in Glasgow. Rooted in the traditional music of Shetland, Amy explores the music of her homeland alongside traditional and folk music from Scotland, Ireland and Scandinavia.

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MPeach

MPeach

MPeach, aka Mariana Martin Capriles, is a Venezuelan multi-disciplinary artist living in Brooklyn, NY. As a vocalist/producer/DJ and audiovisual artist, she intertwines bass-heavy electronic sounds with rhythms rooted in traditional music. Having built a body of work...

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Lenhart Tapes

Lenhart Tapes

Lenhart Tapes is a one-man-cassette-tape-manipulator and he has been mostly known for his live, striking and unforgettable live performances. Yes, walkmans are his musical instruments, and he does a live mix of selected material from his cassette collection on top of...

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D[Nowhere]J

D[Nowhere]J

DNowHereJ is a dynamic artist from Johannesburg, South Africa, who combines his unique styles to create an electrifying one man show performance that blends the infectious raw beats of Gqom music, captivating audiences worldwide and uniting people from all backgrounds...

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Godblesscomputers

Godblesscomputers

Godblesscomputers is a musical project that advances into electronic territories while maintaining the original groove and warmth of its sound. In line with his artistic identity, the Bologna-based producer makes use of samples and harmonies with a jazzy flavour that...

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Les Mamans du Congo x Rrobin

Les Mamans du Congo x Rrobin

Led by the charismatic singer and percussionist Gladys Samba - and here live-meeting DJtronica Rrobin -, the female group Les Mamans du Congo was formed in 2018 in Brazzaville. In a project where dance merges with ancestral Kongo lullabies, the five mothers sing in...

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Katarina Barruk

Katarina Barruk

From the Sábmie people, born in Sweden, and based in Norway is leading Sápmi singer Katarina Barruk. She is known for revitalising the Ume Sámi  language, her mother-tongue. She performs a fierce, yet deeply down-to-earth, mix of pop music, traditional yoik and...

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Kabaka Pyramid

Kabaka Pyramid

Kabaka Pyramid is a reggae artist from Kingston, Jamaica, who combines elements of roots reggae, dancehall, and rap. A key pillar of the reggae revival movement, he is a Grammy Award-winning conscious revolutionary lyricist with a signature musical style that blends...

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Jonathan Ferr

Jonathan Ferr

Jonathan Ferr is a multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, or as he calls himself, an Afrofuturist pianist. Acclaimed by the newspaper El Pais as the "standard-bearer of Rio jazz," Jonathan Ferr is one of the most celebrated names in the new generation of...

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Ensamble B11

Ensamble B11

Ensamble B11's innovative style has breathed new life into Afro-Venezuelan percussion through the incorporation of beatboxing. The group stands out for their passion and originality in approaching compositions from the traditional Venezuelan repertoire, blending a...

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Ensemble Chakâm

Ensemble Chakâm

Ensemble Chakâm, named after an ancient poetic form, was formed in 2014 by Sogol Mirzaei initially to celebrate the Persian musical tradition. Today, the group combines the brilliance of Sogol Mirzaei's târ (Iran) with the silky qanun of Christine Zayed (Palestine),...

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BIM (Benin International Musical)

BIM (Benin International Musical)

BIM (Benin International Musical) is a collective of seven artists from Benin who come together to celebrate and showcase the vital and enduring legacy of Benin’s Vodoun worship dances, integrating their voodoo origins into rock and rap. Each performance is a rock and...

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Ali Doğan Gönültaş

Ali Doğan Gönültaş

Kurdish temur player, singer, and guitarist Ali Doğan Gönültaş was born in Kiğı, Eastern Anatolia, an area where memory is preserved in music and poetry. In his concerts, Gönültaş presents a repertoire of songs to give his culture a voice and prevent them from being...

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Adédèji

Adédèji

Adedeji’s music is an infusion of traditional African music with a progressive attitude and the modern sounds of jazz, funk, and soul. The nine-piece band includes some of Nigeria’s best musicians, featuring the grooviest rhythm and horn section that enhances the...

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Sara Curruchich

Sara Curruchich

Sara Curruchich is a Maya Kaqchikel singer-songwriter from Guatemala. Since 2015, she has been using music as a platform to break stereotypes, denounce inequalities and injustices, and address both current and historical violence against Indigenous women and...

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Clare Sands

Clare Sands

A sixth-generation fiddler and bilingual singer from Cork, Ireland, Clare Sands channels the music of her ancestors, making her a unique force in Irish music. Weaving traditional roots with contemporary sounds and influences, Sands’ passion for collaboration has led...

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Kamakan

Kamakan

Kamakan is a musical project from Tehran. In their music, Mehdi Saki and his band explore the Persian and Arabic traditions of their homeland. The project draws on the musical traditions of southern Iran, incorporating elements of Arabic and Persian heritage, as well...

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Erol Josué

Erol Josué

Erol is an active Vodou priest, singer, dancer, educator, and expert on Haitian Vodou culture and history. His sound is a blend of traditional rhythms and melodies and contemporary sounds, and his songs tackle spiritual, social and political themes. He uses his...

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House of Waters

House of Waters

House of Waters is an American international fusion band composed of hammered dulcimer player Max ZT and six-string bassist Moto Fukushima. Their musical style draws from the members' diverse musical backgrounds, incorporating elements of world music, jazz,...

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Justin Adams & Mauro Durante

Justin Adams & Mauro Durante

England's Justin Adams and Italy's Mauro Durante released an award-winning debut album, Still Moving, in 2021. Adams (producer of Tinariwen's breakout albums and music director guitarist with Robert Plant) plays with a post-punk guitar approach enriched by his passion...

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Cristina Clara

Cristina Clara

Cristina Clara is a singer and songwriter originally from northern Portugal. She grew up surrounded by the traditional songs her mother sang to her and soon developed a love for poetry and the performing arts. In 2021, she released her first studio album, "Lua...

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Votia

Votia

Votia is the stage name of Réunion singer Marie-Claude Lambert-Philéas, chosen in tribute to her mother, who came from Madagascar and belonged to a family of traditional Maloya musicians. This artist from Réunion Island carries her music with a soft yet powerful voice...

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