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Mary Ann Kennedy and Lopa Kothari with highlights from WOMAD 2011, including Alpha Blondy, AfroCubism, Faiz Ali Faiz, Abigail Washburn and the Village and Mahala Rai Banda.

Mary Ann Kennedy and Lopa Kothari are joined by Lucy Duran and Andrew McGregor for the first of a weekend of broadcasts from the globe's leading festival of world music, live from the festival site in Charlton Park in Wiltshire. Tonight's headliner Alpha Blondy comes live from the Open Air stage, with highlights from the mighty musical veterans from Cuba and Mali, AfroCubism; live from the Siam Tent is Pakistani qawwali singer Faiz Ali Faiz; and from Radio 3's own stage in the shady arboretum, Abigail Washburn and The Village from the USA, and Romanian gypsy band Mahala Rai Banda. Plus interviews and truck sessions, starting off a full eight hours of live broadcasting from WOMAD.

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Fri 29 Jul 2011 23:00

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Music Played

  • Mahala Rai Banda

    Mahalageasca

    • Womad 2011.
    • Radio 3 Stage.
  • Mahala Rai Banda

    Kibori

    • Womad 2011.
    • Radio 3 Stage.
  • Mahala Rai Banda

    Solo Para Ti

    • Womad 2011.
    • Radio 3 Stage.
  • Mahala Rai Banda

    Ding Deng Dong

    • Womad 2011.
    • Radio 3 Stage.
  • Abigail Washburn

    Bring Me My Queen

    • Womad 2011.
    • Radio 3 Stage.
  • Abigail Washburn

    Piao

    • Womad 2011.
    • Radio 3 Stage.
  • Abigail Washburn

    City of Refuge Song

    • Womad 2011.
    • Radio 3 Stage.
  • Alpha Blondy

    Cocody Rock

    • Womad 2011.
    • Open Air Stage.
  • Alpha Blondy

    Politiqui

    • Womad 2011.
    • Open Air Stage.
  • Alpha Blondy

    Protect you Vuvuzela before you Waka Waka

    • Womad 2011.
    • Open Air Stage.
  • Womad 2011 - Truck Session - Iarla O Lionaird

    • Catriona Watt

      alleluia in gouna

    • Catriona Watt

      Eleanor Plunkett

  • AfroCubism

    Al Vaiven De Mi Carreta

    • Womad 2011.
    • Open Air Stage.
  • AfroCubism

    Jarabi

    • Womad 2011.
    • Open Air Stage.
  • Faiz Ali Faiz

    Allah Hu

    • Womad 2011.
    • Siam Stage.
  • Faiz Ali Faiz

    Meray Nabi

    • Womad 2011.
    • Siam Stage.

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