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Friday, July 22, 2005


Virtual Festivals
21 July 2005

The finishing touches have been added to the lineup for this month's WOMAD festival in Reading, with organisers announcing the final few acts and confirming the weekend's billing.

Crystal Music, David Lowe's Dreamcatcher, Future World Funk, Pete Moser, Swami, and The King Swingers have just been confirmed, and will join a robust line-up of over 70 artists from 37 countries.

WOMAD 2005 takes place at Rivermead, Reading, from 29-31 July. Its just one of several WOMAD festivals that take place around the world. CLICK HERE for more.

Each year the festival welcomes over 26,000 visitors, offering an unrivalled atmosphere, live music, and attractions that include hundreds of participatory workshops, a kids procession, a traditional funfair, shopping in the 'Global Village' with international food, drink, arts, craft and merchandise stalls, and loads more.

The day-by-day lineup follows [snipped]:

Saturday 30 July

Chris Difford Songwriting Workshop (UK)

Sunday 31 July

Chris Difford (UK)

Weekend tickets have already sold out but day tickets are available priced between £35 and £55. Click here to buy. lists the 31st show, but not the 30th workshop, so I'm not sure what that means.