MANDELA STAGE

SATURDAY

12.00 - DEVON YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Taking players from across the whole of Devon to play & perform a wide variety of big band jazz, the DYJO has won many national awards over its history for its performances & educational programmes.

13.10 - DATURA ROOTS COLLECTIVE

Inspired by reggae & dub to blues, hip hop & twisted with electronica this roots fusion 4-piece have been tearing up the south. Expect a delirious cocktail of soulful vocals, mad bars, blistering sax, swirling guitar, allied with an irresistible groove.

14.15 - SHUMBA ARTS

A Devon based collective who teach, perform & are inspired by African music & dance. They run events & courses in Devon & across the South west, & are happiest when they get to bring everyone together in rhythm, song & playfulness.

15.30 - SOUTH AFRICAN CULTURAL CHOIR UK - SACT

Formed by the most talented & professional African artists & musicians based in the United Kingdom, Saturday headliners the South African Cultural Gospel Choir UK are a full membered choir of 20 singers. They sing in different African languages, acapella, classical & traditional gospel songs with a 7 piece band & an energetic Zulu dance bringing excitement & telling a story.

16.20 - DVEON BIRD

Southwest Folk Award finalists Devonbird promise a vibrant performance with a mix of original soul touching folk songs firmly rooted in Westcountry folklore interspersed with lively traditional foot stomping jigs & reels to get you kicking up a dance.

17.10 - SOUTH AFRICAN CULTURAL CHOIR UK - SACT

Formed by the most talented & professional African artists & musicians based in the United Kingdom, Saturday headliners the South African Cultural Gospel Choir UK are a full membered choir of 20 singers. They sing in different African languages, acapella, classical & traditional gospel songs with a 7 piece band & an energetic Zulu dance bringing excitement & telling a story.

18.15 - AVATAR INDIAN DANCE

Dance to a variety of music styles, including traditional, folk, filmi, Bhangra & Indian pop, most of which has featured in Bollywood films. Audience participation encouraged!

SUNDAY

11.00 - PETE CANTER TRIO

Superb swing, bebop & latin jazz with excellent tenor saxophonist Pete Canter. Pete is a prolific composer with a string of creative jazz projects & several well received jazz albums to his name.

12.10 - LA JUEGA LATINA AMERICAN

A five piece Exeter based band made up of individuals from a diverse range of cultures playing a fusion of Latin American music of mostly original materiaL.

13.20 - LOOSE CANNONS

An energetic 12 piece multi genre band from Devon who play a mix of soul, ska, dancehall, rock, pop & funk.

14.30 - INVISIBLE OPERA OF TIBET

Founded by legendary frontman to Gong, Daevid Allen & guitarist Brian Abbott in 1992 IOCOT are a deepspace funk-punk psychedelic rock band infused with a hint of jazz & a twist of gnome!

15.40 - RSVP BHANGRA

Our Sunday headliners are veterans of Glastonbury, WOMAD & Boomtown who have developed a high-energy, interactive & fun Bhangra music experience guaranteed to really rock the crowd & keep them dancing! RSVP Bhangra’s unique blend of Punjabi Indian music with dance beats & mainstream pop creates a new, irresistible sound that audiences everywhere love & keep on coming back for more.

17.10 - KARINA GRACIA DANCE

Passion, grace & power of flamenco & the high energy, colour & bounce of bollywood from Karina & her students of Bollywood & flamenco.

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