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With Pat Thomas, Mercedes Peon and Moh! Kouyate

Andrew McGregor, Lopa Kothari, and Kathryn Tickell with music from Womad 2016. Including Pat Thomas, Mercedes Peon, Moh Kouyate, Le Vent du Nord, Aynur and Aziza Brahim.

Radio 3's weekend of live broadcasts from the world music festival concludes with sets by Ghanaian highlife veteran Pat Thomas, Guinean-born songwriter Moh! Kouyate, and the Spanish multi-instrumentalist Mercedes Peon. Other music tonight include Kurdish singer Aynur, the monks of the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, and Quebecois folk from Le Vent Du Nord. And in between stage highlights we visit the Radio 3 Session Tent for music from Sahrawi singer Aziza Brahim and Portugal's Lura. 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. Also featuring artists from BBC Introducing, and video performances from the Radio 3 Session Tent.

2 hours, 45 minutes

Music Played

  • Pat Thomas

    Ene Nyame 'A' Mensuko

  • Pat Thomas

    Mber Papa

  • Lura

    Di undi Kim Bem

    Lura

  • Lura

    X da Questao

  • Tashi Lhunpo Monks

    Phep So

  • Trueso (purification)

  • Homesick

  • Selda Bağcan

    Boo

  • Le Vent du Nord

    Forillon

  • Le Vent du Nord

    Rosette

  • Le Vent du Nord

    Cre Mardi

  • Moh! Kouyaté

    Yarre

  • Moh! Kouyaté

    Limanaya

  • Moh! Kouyaté

    Afrika Mousso

  • Moh! Kouyaté

    Yarerata

  • Moh! Kouyaté

    Gassata

  • Aziza Brahim

    Buscando la paz

  • Aziza Brahim

    Los muros

  • Mercedes Peón

    Aiche

  • Mercedes Peón

    O Meu Amigo

  • Mercedes Peón

    Carencias

  • Mercedes Peón

    Marmuladora

  • Aynur

    Rewend

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