Plan Your WOMAD NZ 2022 – PlayDay Schedule Released!

Written by on November 26, 2021

Today, WOMAD New Zealand announces the 2022 PlayDay Schedule in what has become a welcome pre-Christmas tradition. From household names to keeping the delight of WOMAD’s discovery element alive, the 2022 WOMAD lineup is the most diverse and worldly rich festival of the summer season.

See your festival favourites perform twice, schedule your weekend around the exclusive one-off performances or discover your new favourite act. WOMAD New Zealand carefully prepares the three-day festival to ensure limited schedule clashes and ensure that festival attendees experience the most that WOMAD has to offer. The entire stage schedule will be released in January 2022, including the World Of Words, Taste The World, OMV STEAM Lab and on-site performance schedules.

WOMAD NZ is returning in full force with all of its eight stages that will feature close to 100 hours of music, with the diverse and rich range of talent that WOMAD go-ers have come to expect. Over three days of March 18-20, Ngāmotu’s stunning Brooklands Park and the Bowl of Brooklands will once again be transformed into a village of colour, energy and inclusion.

WOMAD New Zealand remains a place to bring people together to break down barriers, educate, inform and inspire. Tickets are on sale now HERE 

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Today, WOMAD NZ adds nine musical performers to the 2022 line-up. From household names and festival favourites to keeping the delight of WOMAD’s discovery element alive, these nine new acts solidify the 2022 WOMAD lineup as the most diverse and worldly rich festival of the summer season.

The acts added are: Dream Chambers; APRA award-winning singer-songwriter Jess Chambers’ ethereal electronic music, Ge Luz; Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland-based Brazilian musician who composes in a range of different styles, including samba and bossa nova, Le Moana; performing Pacific Contemporary Dance and storytelling, Muroki; of Kenyan descent, Coromandel born, and residing in Raglan since childhood, Muroki has always lived near the waves — a defining backdrop to this 20-year-old’s sound of smooth roots-based pop. Mazbou Q; the Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland based, UK-born Nigerian artist’s particular brand of Hip-hop challenges the very notion of genre and captivates those with a deep appreciation for musicality. Paul Bosauder presents the Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project; known for performing around the world as a highly regarded flamenco guitarist and composer, Rubi Du; known as “Aotearoa’s Reggae Queen’, TUi MAMAKi; formerly of Mamaku Project, Tui finds inspiration for new works in Bulgarian Folklore. Whirimako Black; from the Tūhoe Nation, blends genres of folk, jazz and blues incorporating English and in te reo Māori.

Tickets are on sale now HERE.

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