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15-17 MARCH 2024 
New Plymouth, Taranaki

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Halfqueen

Halfqueen reigns supreme as a boundary-pushing DJ, her beats as unapologetic and empowering as her vibrant presence...

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Mo'Ju

Award-winning singer/songwriter and multi-disciplinary artist, MO’JU resists being pigeon-holed by genre...

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Anthonie Tonnon

Few forge the kind of paths that Anthonie Tonnon has. While experiments with synthesizers and samplers may have changed his sonic palette...

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Arooj Aftab

Winner of the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Global Music Performance, Brooklyn-based singer, composer and producer Arooj Aftab draws on a deep well of musical influences, from jazz to minimalism to poetry...

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Baaba Maal

From a family of griots – travelling poets, musicians and storytellers from West Africa - superstar Baaba Maal’s distinctive sound ingeniously fuses traditional instruments...

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Bailey Wiley

With velvet rich vocals that meld into RnB grooves, Bailey Wiley’s music is a firecracker of fearless and emotive creativity...

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Braxe + Falcon

The indisputable architects of the French Touch — the emotive house music that emerged from Paris...

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DakhaBrakha

The Ukrainian quartet make ‘ethno chaos’ music – contemporary, cosmopolitan and intimate, with the soul of Ukrainian folk...

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Dubioza Kolektiv

The biggest band in the Balkans, DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV is an anarchic, must-see live act. A high-energy mix of influences, their music is based in Balkan traditions with injections...

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Equus

Mongolian throat singing fuses with the melodies of enchanting folk to create a sound that is a masterpiece of world music...

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Gilberto Gil

A pioneer of the Tropicália movement, singer-songwriter Gilberto Gil has had a career spanning six decades and enjoyed hits in each one...

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Good Habits

Delightfully quirky and brimming with folky goodness, Good Habits weaves a scrapbook of poetic life lessons into the vibrant power of cellos and accordions...

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Ibibio Sound Machine

Fronted by Nigerian singer Eno Williams, Ibibio Sound Machine is a clash of African and electronic elements inspired in equal measure by the golden era...

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Lisa O'Neill & Cormac Begley

Two of Ireland’s most exciting contemporary musicians, singer-songwriter Lisa O’Neill and instrumentalist Cormac Begley together create a unique take on Irish folk...

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Lady Shaka

Her hip shaking and speaker-quaking beats have catapulted the vibrant Lady Shaka to the top of the international club scene...

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Leenalchi

Alternative pop band, Leenalchi, plays a genre-defying style of music that feels familiar, unfamiliar and wildly danceable all at once...

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Mari Kalkun

A voice that speaks from the heart of the Estonian forest, Mari Kalkun’s music is deeply personal, yet at the same time rooted in ancient Estonian and Võru traditions...

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Moonlight Benjamin

Nicknamed the ‘Caribbean Patti Smith’ by The Guardian, voodoo queen priestess Moonlight Benjamin plays raw, heavy blues rock...

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Morcheeba

Formed in England in the mid 1990s, Morcheeba’s atmospheric ‘trip-hop’ and the soulful vocals of SKYE quickly made them a household name...

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Nitin Sawhney

British musician, producer and composer, Nitin Sawhney is a formidable talent across many genres, from his own brand of British electronic and fusion music...

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Rei

Oozing good vibes and belting out bilingual bangers, Rei embodies a new generation of globally aware artists. His chart-topping and catchy blend of hip hop, pop and te reo Māori...

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Son Rompe Pera

Born and raised deep in the outskirts of Mexico City, the Gama brothers are keeping alive the rich legacy of marimba music with their fresh take on this iconic folk instrument...

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Strawpeople

As masters of musical alchemy, Strawpeople are electro-pop royalty and the epitome of nineties cool in Aotearoa...

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Theia

Fiercely fun and enthrallingly emotive, Theia is the queen of edgy alternative bangers, slaying with songs and bulldozing social injustices, she's a force of alt-pop nature...

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Te Kaahu

Echoed by ancestral sounds and wrapped in angelic vocals, TE KAAHU is an enthralling homage to the beauty of Māori songwriting...

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Tejendra Majumdar & Ambi Sumbramaniam

One of the most celebrated sarod players of our time, Pt Tejendra Narayan Majumdar is joined by Dr Ambi Subramaniam, the “new king of Indian violin” (Times of India)....

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Tio

Birthing his music from a bamboo hut nestled among the roots of a sprawling forest, Tio is Vanuatu’s treehouse troubadour...

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WITCH

Dubbed ‘the Beatles of Zambia’ because of their immense popularity, WITCH’s brilliant garage, blues and psych-rock was at the centre of the explosive music scene in Zambia...

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Ziggy Marley

Eight-time Grammy award-winning and reggae icon ZIGGY MARLEY is performing at WOMAD NZ 2024.

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