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Coming Soon: Musicport Festival

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby 
Friday 20 - Sunday 22 October 2017 


Often referred to as the UK's biggest indoor festival of 'world music' the event covers a much broader and more eclectic range of music than that term implies and the organiser Jim McLaughlin believes that the term 'local, national, international' describes it much better. With over 50 acts on 6 stages within the one building (Whitby Pavilion) it is as intimate and friendly an event as one could imagine and has a reputation developed over 18 years for the high quality of its programming, acts and production. 

This year will also see the first of the Northern Sky Interviews, which will take place throughout the weekend.

This year's line-up includes:

Afro Celt Sound System
Benjamin Zephaniah and The Revolutionary Minds
Trio Da Kali - Tcha Limberger's Kalotaszeg Trio
Kefaya - Maia Barou - Maarja Nuut
Joanne Harris and Storytime Band - Amaraterra
Andy Kershaw - Rafiki Jazz - Jamie Smith's Mabon
Omar Puente's Cuban Sextet - Fistful of Spookies
Himmerland - Bollywood Jazz Project - Orchestra of Samples
Pete Williams and His Band - Ian Prowse
Rory McLeod and The Familiar Strangers
Kathakali Theatre Company - O'Hooley and Tidow
Hardeep Singh Kohli - Bob's Blundabus - Grace Petrie
Bar Steward Sons Of Val Doonican - Hattie Hatstar
Mambo Jambo -  Haymanot Tesfa - Tom Towsend Band
Hope and Social - Ten Foot and the Leprosy Crooks
Mestisa - Bonnendis - Odette - Julie Murphy
Don't Feed the Peacocks - Vera Van Heeringen Trio
Naomi Bedford and Paul Simmonds - LightGarden
Eduardo Niebla - Ribbon Road

More Info: www.musicportfestival.com

 

October 2017

Date Title Venue
20/10/2017 to 22/10/2017 Musicport Whitby Pavilion