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With Baaba Maal and Anoushka Shankar

Andrew McGregor, Lopa Kothari and Kathryn Tickell present live sets and highlights from Womad 2016. With Baaba Maal, Anoushka Shankar, Kel Assouf, Anana Harouna and Muzykanci.

Radio 3 returns to Charlton Park for over three hours of live music and highlights from the leading world music festival including Senegalese superstar Baaba Maal, Indian sitarist Anoushka Shankar, and live from the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, Kel Assouf, a Brussels-based band led by Tuareg singer and guitarist Anana Harouna. Other highlights include Polish folkgroup Muzykanci performing live on the Siam Stage, kora virtuoso Diabel Cissokho, and Tuvan throat-singing from the Alash Ensemble. In between, the Radio 3 Session Tent offers more extraordinary roots music from Haiti's Chouk Bwa Libete and the Hanoi Masters from Vietnam, as well as a live performance from Sardinian a cappella group Cuncordu e Tenore de Orosei. Presented by Andrew McGregor, Lopa Kothari and Kathryn Tickell.

Radio 3 returns to WOMAD with more live broadcasting than ever before, with live sets and highlights from the main stages as well as the BBC Radio 3 Charlie Gillett Stage, where Radio 3 has invited artists from across the globe to perform, many making UK Festival debuts. The weekend includes a Sunday morning simulcast with Cerys on 6, artists from BBC Introducing, and video performances from the Radio 3 Session Tent.

3 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Baaba Maal

    Cherie (Womad 2016)

  • Songhai

    Djanana na jana (Womad 2016)

    Featured Artist: Toumani Diabaté.
  • Songhai

    Mani Mani Kuru (Womad 2016)

    Featured Artist: Toumani Diabaté.
  • Songhai

    Vente pa Madrid (Womad 2016)

    Featured Artist: Toumani Diabaté.
  • Cuncordu e Tenore de Orosei

    Maria - Womad 2016 Live Tent Session

  • Cuncordu e Tenore de Orosei

    Dilu - Womad 2016 Live Tent Session

  • Anoushka Shankar

    Last Chance (Womad 2016)

  • Anoushka Shankar

    Land of Gold

  • Anoushka Shankar

    Dissolving Boundaries

  • Anoushka Shankar

    Reunion

  • Hanoi Masters

    Womad Tent Session - 2016

  • Hanoi Masters

    Womad Tent Session 2016

  • Hanoi Masters

    Womad Tent Session 2016

  • Diabel Cissokho

    Goree (Womad 2016)

  • Diabel Cissokho

    Yagawa Way (Womad 2016)

  • Diabel Cissokho

    Touba (Womad 2016)

  • Kel Assouf

    Assoufennam (Womad 2016)

  • Kel Assouf

    Tikamen (Womad 2016)

  • Kel Assouf

    Toumast / Medden

  • Muzykanci

    Muzykanci live set - Womad 2016

  • Alash

    Sysyt (Womad 2016)

  • Alash

    Buura (Womad 2016)

  • Alash

    Good Horses (Womad 2016)

  • Alash

    Let’s Fatten The Livestock (Womad 2016)

  • Alash

    Relax Jam (Womad 2016)

  • Chouk Bwa Libète

    Chouk Bwa Libete Tent Session - Womad 2016

  • Baaba Maal

    Baaba Maal set - Womad 2016

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