New additions to the line-up include comedian John Hegley, Manic Chord Theatre, Jo Freya, Annie Whitehead & Jennifer Maidman and Talaro (Gambia /CzechRep)
Plans are being made to involve 20 schools in workshops and events in the lead up to the event and the village tour is beginning to take shape with 8 concerts in villages surrounding Whitby with acts including Andy Irvine (Eire) Poor Nameless Boy (Canada) and Moussu T E Lei Jovents (France) performing in small venues on a pay what you feel basis for local residents.
Musicport runs at Whitby Pavilion from Friday October 18 to Sunday October 20Tier 3 and day tickets are now on sale.
Plans are being made to involve 20 schools in workshops in the lead up to the event and the village tour is beginning to take shape with eight concerts.
Friday: Misty in Roots : LO’JO: Warsaw Village Band: Jasdeep Singh Degun: Peace Artistes: Talaro: Mambo Jambo: Napoleon III: Manic Chord Theatre.
Saturday: Orchestra les Mangalepa : Catrin Finch and Sekou Keita: Lemn Sissay: Banco de Gaia: Amira Medunjanin: Reem Kelani: Orchestra that Fell to Earth: Sarah Jane Morris : Jim Moray Trio : Varldens Band: The Lake Poets : Riccardo Tesi: Martin Stephenson: John Hegley: Anne Niepold: Reg Meuross/Twelve Silk Handkerchiefs: The Hut People: Katie Spencer: Jo Freya Annie Whitehead & Jennifer Maidman: Jay Johnson
Sunday: Aziza Brahim : Peatbog Faeries: Moussu T et Lei Jovents: Belinda 0’Hooley: Holy Moly and the Crackers: The Little Unsaid : Me and My Friends: Rafiki Jazz : Commoners Choir : Harry Gallagher: Rebecca Riley Joe Solo: Joshua Burnell: Don't Feed the Peacocks: Rosie Brown: Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage: The Far Side
Tickets: 01947 603475 or www.musicportfestival.com