Youssou N’Dour, AURORA, Sampa The Great and more join 2023 WOMADelaide festival lineup

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Youssou N’Dour, AURORA, Sampa The Great and more join 2023 WOMADelaide festival lineup

30 huge local and international acts have been added to the lineup, joining previously announced Bon Iver, Florence + the Machine and Gratte Ciel.

WOMADelaide have today announced 30 huge artists that are being added to their lineup for a festival that’s set to take over Adelaide’s Botanic Park from March 10 until March 13.

With the likes of Senegalese headliner Youssou N’Dour & Le Super Etoile de Dakar, AURORA, The Proclaimers, Sampa The Great, Bangarra Dance Theatre and Angel Olsen being added to the already stacked lineup, they’ll be joining the likes of Florence + The Machine, Bon Iver, Gratte Ciel’s Places des Agnes and Soul II Soul for an unforgettable festival.

The WOMADelaide artists announced today

  • ADG7
  • Angel Olsen
  • Bab L’Bluz
  • Bangarra Dance Theatre
  • Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn
  • Billy Bragg
  • Cimafunk
  • Constantinople
  • Foco alAire
  • Gaia by Luke Jerram
  • The Garifuna Collective
  • Genesis Owusu
  • Jaguar, DJ set
  • Justin Adams and Mauro Durante
  • Kee’ahn
  • Kefaya and Elaha Soroor
  • The Langan Band
  • Madeleine Peyroux
  • Mdou Moctar
  • Nakhane
  • Nightmares on Wax
  • Pandit Ronu Majumdar & Dr Jayanthi Kumaresh
  • The Proclaimers
  • Ripple Effect Band
  • Rizwan Muazzam Qawwals
  • Sampa The Great
  • San Salvador
  • Small Island Big Song
  • Youssou N’Dour & Le Super Étoile de Dakar

Keep up with the latest music news, festivals, interviews and reviews here.

“We’re incredibly excited to be able to present a full international program again with such a diverse array of artists from 26 countries many of whom are making their Australian debut at WOMADelaide next March,” said Ian Scobie, WOMAD Director.

“It is exciting to see the return of world-renowned international artists to WOMADelaide, highlighting South Australia’s events are back and bigger than ever,” Premier Malinauskas said. “Events like WOMADelaide fill our hotels, pubs, restaurants and shops, driving expenditure to businesses and boosting local jobs.”


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The next WOMADelaide program announcement will be in late November.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ WOMADelaide, 10-13 March 2023, Botanic Park/ Tainmuntilla, Adelaide, South Australia.

It’s going to be huge. Find out more and grab your tickets by heading here.