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 FATEA AWARDS  - Indoor Festival Of The Year 2013


Below are videos from the 2014 festival which we have to say was fairly magnificent : Thanks to everyone who contributed in so many ways.

Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita   Varldens Lo'Jo  Arthur Brown

lots of other footage by Peter Simmonds here


 review from Northern Sky

2015 festival dates 16-18 October . Ring us on 01947 603475.

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Artists

Robert Maseko

Our patron and one of the finest ambassadors of African music based in the UK

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Reem Kelani

The singer who in Musicport 2006 gave us one of the most memorable performances at the festival.

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Misty in Roots

Brought Rasta consciousness to the UK punk scene in the late 70's. Their only UK appearance was at Musicport 2009

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Justin Adams 1512
Juldeh Camara 1422
Nitin Sawhney

Nitin Sawhney is not only a classically-trained pianist and flamenco guitarist but also a cutting-edge DJ and producer.

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Carmen Souza

Carmen Souza creates a new and unique sound in her ancestors' dialect, Creole.

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Abdullah Chhadeh

The Arab worlds most innovative ganun player.

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Mad Professor Ariwa Posse 1279
Les Quatre Etoiles

This Congolese supergroup of musicians have been dubbed the greatest soukous band in the world.

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Banco de Gaia

Presents a different spin on electronica that he uses to express his thoughts and observations on issues that he finds bewildering - like the plight of the Tibetan people.

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Jim Moray

Moray's music has been described as the most significant development in folk music in the last 30 years.

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Chumbawamba 1462
Malam Mamane Barka

The only living master of the biram in Niger.

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Demon Barber Roadshow 1406
Rafiki Jazz

RAFIKI JAZZ play gloriously ambitious contemporary world music.

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Rango

An exotic musical ensemble that performs music from mystic healing ceremonies and spiritual rites, along with Sudanese folk songs.

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Monks of the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery

Performing meditative chants, music and dance that provides a fascinating insight into the authentic Buddhist traditions of Tibet.

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Fernhill

Highly regarded, innovative cultural ambassadors for Wales and its folk music.

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Nibs van der Spuy

This South African plays spellbinding acoustic guitar with a versatility that cross-pollinates various musical styles.

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