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Womad 2017 - Toots & the Maytals, Raquel Tavares, Dayme Arocena

Lopa Kothari, Andrew McGregor and Kathryn Tickell present continued coverage from Womad 2017, live from Charlton Park.

Lopa Kothari, Andrew McGregor and Kathryn Tickell present further coverage from the globe's leading festival of world music, live from Charlton Park in Wiltshire.

Tonight's programme features classic Jamaican ska from Toots and The Maytals on the Open Air stage, Portuguese fado from Raquel Tavares, and collaborative projects from Lamomali, featuring kora master Toumani Diabate, and the Afro Celt Sound System. Plus interviews and exclusive backstage sessions from Syrian kanun player Maya Youssef and Cuban singer Daymé Arocena.

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

Music Played

  • Kourelou

    Tasha

  • Toots & The Maytals

    Pressure Drop

  • Toots & The Maytals

    Funky Kingston

  • Alsarah & The Nubatones

    Albahr

  • Alsarah & The Nubatones

    Fulani

  • Afro Celt Sound System

    The Magnificent Seven

  • Afro Celt Sound System

    Cascade

  • Afro Celt Sound System

    The Communicator

  • Daymé Arocena

    Negra Caridad

  • Daymé Arocena

    La Rumba Me Llamo Yo

  • Xaos

    Byzantine 2

  • Xaos

    Pontos Blues

  • Leonard Cohen

    Hallelujah

    Singer: Raquel Tavares.
  • Raquel Tavares

    Eu Ja Nao Sei

  • Raquel Tavares

    Sombras da Madrugada

  • The Khmer Rouge Survivors

    Evening Stars are the Masters

  • The Khmer Rouge Survivors

    My Life as a Victim of War

  • Lamomali

    C'et Air

  • Lamomali

    Timbuktu

  • Lamomali

    Lampedusa

  • Lamomali

    L'ame Au Mali

  • David Bowie

    Rebel Rebel

    Performer: Seu Jorge.
  • David Bowie

    Rock n Roll Suicide

    Performer: Seu Jorge.
  • David Bowie

    Five Years

    Performer: Seu Jorge.
  • David Bowie

    Oh! You Pretty Things

    Performer: Seu Jorge.
  • Kourelou

    Tise Mellei

  • Kourelou

    Sousta

  • Kourelou

    The Waitress

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