Adelaide’s WOMADelaide line-up has grown even further with the addition of 40 new groups including AB Original, Jerome Farah and The Cat Empire.
They will be joined by other newly announced musical guests such as UK producer Floating Points, Canadian DJ Jayda G, global music group Tijuana Cartel, revered blind artist Gordon Koang, Maori DJ AROHA and multi-instrumentalist Joseph Tawadros, who will be joined by the 52 musicians of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
The additional additions complement what was already an impressive bill, featuring Paul Kelly, Courtney Barnett, Baker Boy, Haiku Hands and more. This will be the 30th edition of the Music and Art Festival, which will take place March 11-14 at Adelaide Botanic Park / Tainmuntilla.
âExpanding our 30th anniversary lineup with the caliber of artists we are announcing today is extremely exciting,â festival director Ian Scobie said in a press release.
âThe diversity of our 2022 lineup and celebration of predominantly Australian artists is exceptional, from Asteroid Ekosystem (Ed Kuepper, Lloyd Swanton & Alistair Spence), to Australian hip hop royalty AB Original, Farhan Shah & Sufi – Oz and DJ Floating Points, exemplify the mix of diversity and discovery that our audiences love and expect at WOMADelaide.
Tickets for the event can be purchased here.
WOMADelaide was one of the few festivals that could take place in 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic hit Australia. The 2021 iteration of the festival also took place earlier this year, but on a smaller scale and as a sit-down event.
WOMADelaide’s second 2022 line-up is:
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
AROHA (DJ set)
Australian Art Orchestra
Azymuth and Marcos Valle
Mondo Psycho by Carla Lippis
The empire of cats
Farhan Shah & Soufi-Oz
Floating points (DJ set)
Jayda G (DJ set)
Joseph Tawadros & James Tawadros
Joseph Tawadros with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
Karen lee andrews
Te Tangi O Te Ka’ara
Victor Martinez Parada