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Skip 'Little Axe' McDonald on The Paul Jones Show, Radio 2, Thursday 24th June

Skip 'Little Axe' McDonald appears on the Paul Jones blues show on BBC Radio 2, at 8pm Thursday 24th June. He is in session with British jazz/blues singer and keyboard player, Sam Payne. Legendary bluesman, guitarist, songwriter and ex Sugar Hill member, Skip McDonald, has worked with Adrian Sherwood on the Little Axe album, 'Champagne And Grits', to be released on Real World Records in September.

Published 23rd Jun 2004, 11:57am »

Charlie Musselwhite in Session on BBC Radio 2

Charlie Musselwhite recorded a session for Paul Jones Blues show for BBC Radio 2 during his recent visit to the UK. This will be broadcast in two parts with the first three tracks going out on 1st July and a repeat with the final track on 9th December.

Published 15th Jun 2004, 12:41pm »

Ozomatli Headline at Glastonbury

Festival favourites Ozomatli, whose new album 'Street Signs' is released in Europe on Real World Records on June 22, will be headling the Jazz-World Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival on Sunday 27 June. They are perennial favourites at this event - loved by the audience and the organizers alike. The show will be filmed by the BBC - look out for broadcast times closer to the event!

Published 15th Jun 2004, 12:35pm »

Spaccanapoli to support Peter Gabriel in Genoa, 16 June 2004

From the streets of Naples, Spaccanapoli are a quintet of socialist rabble-rousers, brimming with street savvy and carnivalesque energy. Inheriting an age old tradition, they perfom modern protest songs filled with vibrant energy, impassioned vocals and wild abandon. Spaccanapoli will support Peter Gabriel in Genoa at the Piazza Del Mare on Wednesday 16 June.

Published 14th Jun 2004, 11:47am »

Tenores De Bitti to support Peter Gabriel at home in Sardinia

The Tenores De Bitti, one of the most fascinating traditional polyphonic quartets of the Mediterranean Sea, will support Peter Gabriel on their home island of Sardinia. The festival takes place in Cagliari, Monday 14th June.

Published 14th Jun 2004, 11:37am »

Come and Join Us at Wembley.

The end of the 'Still Growing Up' tour is approaching, with the
Wembley shows being the last opportunity to see the full 'in the
round' production of this tour. Peter wants the show to go out with
a bang and so is offering you the chance to come and join the

Peter has opened up his own ticket allocation to this competition.
If you would like to join the us at Wembley next Monday 7th or
Tuesday 8th of June just fill in the simple form at and
there's a good chance we'll be welcoming you to the show next week.

Published 4th Jun 2004, 11:41am »

Daby Touré CD available for preorder

Diam, Daby Touré's forthcoming release is now available for preorder in WOMADshop.

Daby locked himself away for several years to work on his first solo album 'Diam', collaborating with electronic musician and digital wizard Cyrille Dufay. Daby may be proud of his African roots but he values creative freedom above all else, and shuns any obligation to be more 'African' than his heart and soul tell him to be. 'Diam' is a superbly-crafted contemporary pop record, that blend the sounds of Africa, Paris and international pop in equal measure.

Published 2nd Jun 2004, 11:08am »

Charlie Musselwhite Brings Blues to the Barbican

Eric Bibb / Charlie Musselwhite + special guests Odetta & Martin Simpson

Friday 4 June 7.30pm, Barbican Centre

Four very different but extraordinary blues artists explore the roots that inextricably bind their music. Silky voiced Eric Bibb's take on laidback acoustic blues combines with blues harmonica legend Charlie Musselwhite's Chicago/urban blues, Odetta's folk-blues and Martin Simpson's steel string acoustic guitar sound.

Published 28th May 2004, 4:17pm »

Charlie Musselwhite on Later With Jools Holland

Catch harmonica virtuoso Musselwhite performing songs from his recent Real World album 'Sanctuary' on BBC 2's Later With Jools Holland on Friday 11 June.

Published 28th May 2004, 4:16pm »

Daby Touré microsite launched

A new site for Real World Records artist Daby Touré and his first solo release 'Diam'

Published 26th May 2004, 3:53pm »

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