WOMAD 2012

Friday – Peatbog Fairies Scottish band on the main stage – lively Scottish jig tunes to a pounding beat. Violins and bag pipes with a disco beat.
Then Jimmy Cliff on main stage, reggae rocks.

Saturday – Correspondence British scat band.  Lovely and sunny good vibes and beat. Bit too much base and in need of a sangria.  New age ska and manic dancing by lead singer.  From here looks like Adam Ant.  Fear and delight all the way through the night. Then dub step.  Just gave my review to the Guardian newspaper.
Later in evening there was a ska band ska cubana. Really good feel good ska and they are right anyone can dance to them.  Even me!

Sunday – Pine Leaf Boys from Louisiana.  Blue grass stomping sounds.  Then Aussie punk with a hint of Latin.

All these images I hope show why festivals are such fun.  Music and much, much more.  Hope to do it all again next year.

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