With some excellent performances so far, WOMADelaide 2019 is now half over. But there’s still a lot more to come – stay tuned!
As part of Headliners at WOMADelaide, star junior reporter Niamh Trainor had a chat with Mexican music makers Las Cafeteras.
After a body-moving opening, the Expressions Media Headliners interviewed some of the different artists, including Arrived and BCUC.
The RCC pulled together quite a line-up for the principal gig of their Fringe program. Originally announced as original members of Pussy Riot re-uniting for the first time, (a major coup in itself) we then had the additions of Yothu Yindi, Rev Billy & the Stop Shopping Choir, Cash Savage & the Last Drinks and Ecca Vandal – the event turning into a mini-festival.
Day one of WOMADelaide 2019 was filled with energy, joy and musical diversity and has set the bar high for the days to come!
Down at the botanical Gardens on the 8th of March, global artists and media eagerly swarmed to the stage for their first look at the sacred grounds that they were soon to rattle.
Guitar master Harts will play WOMADelaide this Monday evening in a one off festival appearance with his full band. A later addition to the bill, it was a chance occurrence at an Adelaide gig back in November that led to his inclusion.
Englishman, Dan Clews’ The James Taylor Story, is an Adelaide Fringe show that will please all acoustic music fans and deserves a full house every night.
Orbital were exciting, uplifting and mesmeric at the RCC on Sunday night – and seemed genuinely excited to be playing to such an appreciative RCC crowd, but Severed Heads were not quite as inspired on the night.
In collaboration with Upside News, Expressions Media is running Headliners at WOMADelaide, a course where young people learn the art of music journalism and then put those skills into practice at the WOMADelaide media morning.