Festival of the Day: Musicport, Whitby, Oct 20th

ElizaIn the stunning seaside town of Whitby, music is no
stranger, filled with real ale folkies, an annual goth festival and today’s
featured festival, Musicport. Musicport is now in its 7th year, and is billing
itself as a ‘world music festival’.
It’ll
feature diverse acts such as BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB’S Cachaito Lopez,
‘Guajiro’ Mirabal, Manuel Galbon & ‘Aguaje’ Ramo as well as
 Eliza Carthy & The
Ratcatchers, Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri, The Trojan Soundsystem, and acts
from Portugal, Slovenia, Cuba, Serbia places even further flung. Nick Drake producer Joe Boyd will be doing an official opening of the festival too!

Tickets start at £75, and is a better placed alternative than the WOMAD festival. Follow this link to see the official site.

Mof Gimmers

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