JuJu will perform at this year’s WOMAD Charlton Park festival, on July 29th, with Robert Plant (vocals) and Patty Griffin (vocals, guitar) as part of The Sensational Space Shifters, a unique collaborative line-up drawing inspiration from the roots music of Mississippi, Appalachia, Gambia, Bristol and the foothills of Wolverhampton. The Sensational Space Shifters will also perform at The Sunflower Blues & Gospel Festival in Mississippi, USA, August 10 – 12.
Juju featyures Justin Adams (electric guitar, bendir, backing vocals), Juldeh Camara (lead vocals, ritti, talking drum), Billy Fuller (bass) and Dave Smith (drums, percussion). Their most recent album ‘In Trance‘ (Real World Records) was recorded live to capture live experience of JuJu’s electric performances on stage – incorporating trance rhythms from traditional Africa, jazz and rock.
Sunday, 29 July
WOMAD Charlton Park, Malmesbury SN16 9DG
The Sensational Space Shifters (Robert Plant, Patty Griffin and JuJu)
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