Afro Celt To headline WOMADelaide

Afro Celt Sound System and Aussie folk pop duo Angus and Julia Stone will co-headline Womadelaide in Australia.

The local version of the UK’s WOMAD festival is held at Adelaide’s Botanic Park March 11-14 and host 400 acts from 25 countries over six stages.

Acts include UK musician producer Nitin Sawhney; Mongolian folk-punk band Hanggai; the 10-voice Creole Choir of Cuba, Ireland’s Alan Kelly Quartet; Egypt-based Sudanese group Rango; India’s shehnai and flute master Rajendra Prasanna; and Syrian folk-pop superstar Omar Souleyman.

Fifty more will be announced Nov. 17.