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5-7th March 2004 .Botanic Park. Adelaide.


Recordings and set lists.

    For most of the history of Womadelaide the good old Australian Broadcasting Corporation ( affectionately known as Auntie ) has documented the festival. However there have been lapses and rather strange turns in policy ( mostly due to budget cuts ) so there are gaps. Also, the ABC only ever set up recording facilities on stages 1-3 and some of the more interesting acts have appeared elsewhere. So its been left to tapers to fill the gaps here and there.

2004 Recordings

  There were a few scattered radio broadcasts (one wonders, just why do the ABC attend the whole weekend and then broadcast so few sets ) , there was definitely a full film crew present in 2004 as the ABC broadcast a few minutes of film footage of the Youssou N'Dour set on their Womadelaide retrospective. However I have never seen a full set of any of the acts from 2004 broadcast, as they were in 2006-2007, so yet again it might have been a one off not organised by the ABC . There also may have been some other film crews there as SBS broadcast a program on the festival.

Eliza Carthy and the Ratcatchers
3/5/04 Botanic Park .Womadelaide . Stage two

Live On Stage AM 45 minutes

Youssou N'Dour et le Super Etoile de Dakar

3-05-04 Botanic Park Adelaide Stage One

AM source Live On Stage ABC radio 50/audience 60 minutes

Seven Seconds Away , Li Ma Weesu
Liggeey, Beykat ,New Africa.

Les Hurlements de Leo !

03-05-04 Botanic Park Adelaide. Stage Three .

AM source Live On Stage ABC radio 50

The Cat Empire

3-07-04 Stage one

The Sun , How To Explain , Days Like These , The Rhythm , Two Shoes , The Chariot .

AM source Live On Stage ABC radio 50

Compilation ABC broadcasts


Awaye! went to the Womadelaide Festival and caught up with its headline act, Senegal's Youssou N'dour who talks about his community's influence on his music and being a muslim in these troubled times. We're also joined by didgeridoo specialist Mark Atkins; 5 times Grammy Award winner, Navajo flautist R. Carlos Nakai and Oki Kano an Indigenous Ainu man from northern Japan. They all perform live for us in the Radio National broadcast tent at the Botanic Gardens in Adelaide.

The Music show

6th March, 2004

Live performance:
Title: Bateau Espagnol
Les Hurlements de Leo Live performance:

Try before you buy
Comp. Eliza Carthy
Perf. Eliza Carthy, vocal
John Spiers, melodeon
Jon Boden, fiddle
Ben Ivitsky, guitar

Interview guest: Eliza Carthy

Title: Harley Davidson
Les Hurlements de Leo

Guest: Oki Kano
[includes short performance on the tonkori]

Perf. Savinna Yannatou, vocal
Kostas Vomvolos, kanoun
Dur: 2.00Guests: Savina Yannatou & Kostas Vomvolos

Live performance and interview:Guests: Zakir Hussein, tablas & Sultan Khan, sarangi

Oumou Sangare

Stage two?

AM source Live On Stage ABC radio 50 minutes .

03-06-04 Botanic Park .Stage One .Womadelaide .

AM source 50 minutes

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