BoomTown Jazz and World Music line up revealedFollowing the release of their main headlinersreggae, roots, dub and sound system, Psychedelic Gatherings and punk & ska line up, BoomTown have revealed their jazz and world music line up.

Acts added to the bill include the likes of Swedish band Little Dragon, the unique and seemingly effortless voice of the multi-talented artist and wordsmith Kate Tempest, saxophonist and composer Nubya Garcia will bring the passional sounds of her afro-tinged Jazz; plus singer songwriter and Grammy nominated Maimouna Youssef AKA Mumu Fresh plus  Tthe hypnotic dance vibe that combines elements of Cumbria and Afro-Caribbean rhythms is The Mauskovic Dance Band and Necktr.

Saturday will see a full day takeover from Brighton based label Tru Thoughts celebrating their 20th anniversary with artists spanning two decades including Alice Russell, Nostalgia 77, Rodney P & Skitz, Anchorsong, Wrongtom, J Felix, Ego Ella May, Bryony Jarman-Pinto.

The intimate Floating Lotus venue, play host to Old Sea Brigade, pop folk outfit Keston Cobblers Club, one man band Tamu Massif,  Manchester singer songwriter Caoilfhionn Rose and Sufi inspired folk from Pakistan born Babar Luck.

Just around the corner, with a new stage designed for Chapter 11 in Kidztown, Town Centre headliners and Latin salsa and Urban hip-hop legends Ozomatli will be bringing Ozomatli presents Ozokidz a family friendly set geared towards children and adults, alongside Boomtown favourites Big Fish Little Fish, Fun DMC, Junior Jungle, Kid Carpet and Reggae Roast & Raver Tots bringing Reggae Tots. DJ Archie will be making a welcome return, plus Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon, Laid Black and many more.

Boomtown is unlike any other festival with different ‘districts’ that make up the ever evolving ‘city’. Each district is a mini festival in its own right, with a main stage, smaller venues and an interactive theatrical experience as part of the overarching festival storyline and its own unique mix of genres represented.  

BoomTown takes place from Wedensday 7th -  Sunday 11th August at the Matterley Estate nr. Winchester.

Ticket Information

Standard Festival: £234.00 plus booking fees
Public Transport Saver: £229.00 plus booking fees
Teen Tickets: £176.00 plus booking fees
12s and under FREE

BoomTown Jazz and World Music line up Poster

Photo by Sarah Ginn