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Womad 2017 - King Ayisoba, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Bonga

Lopa Kothari, Andrew McGregor and Kathryn Tickell present further coverage of Womad 2017, live from Charlton Park. Featuring King Ayisoba and Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

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

Tonight, traditional Ghanaian kologo music for the 21st century from King Ayisoba, South Africa's iconic a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Chilean cumbia from Chico Trujillo and the powerful voice and semba rhythms of Angola's Bonga. Plus interviews and a backstage visit to the Radio 3 Session Tent.

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

  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo

    Yibo Labafana

  • King Ayisoba

    Live at Womad 2017

  • The Spooky Men's Chorale

    We are the men, The Sweetest Kick in the Heart

  • Chico Trujillo

    Malgeniosa, Loca, La Sopa, Abajo del Bote

  • Tanzanian Albinism Collective

    My Life, Happiness

  • Zhou Family Band

    Tune of Sadness, Wild Geese Landing on the Shore, Red Forever

  • Vesevo

    Live at Womad 2017: O'rre rre, Catarina, Munta Gna Pemuntagna

  • Parvathy Baul

    Live at Womad 2017: Tara, Kanada (Raag)

  • Grupo Canalón de Timbiquí

    Lolita, Zapateando y Coqueteando

  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo

    Unomathemba, King of Kings, Homeless

  • Bonga

    Homem do Saco, Mona, Recordando Pio

Broadcast

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