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GIL SCOTT-HERON TO OPEN WF SETE

April 6, 2010

Gil Scott-Heron, the man known as ‘the godfather of rap’ and ‘the black Bob Dylan’ will be performing live on Thursday July 8, on the opening day of the WF Sete (8-11 July ’10). One of the most important figures in 20th-century music to have come out of America, his thoughtful, provocative and still rebellious voice is something to be heard. Excited? You bet we are! http://www.worldwidefestival.com

Other confirmed artists include: Josh Wink, The Gaslamp Killer, dOP, Norman Jay, Floating Points ft. Fatima, Quantic and his Combo Barbaro, Dynamite MC, Jeremy Ellis, Joy Orbison, Ladybugz, Foreign Beggars, Dorian Concept, DJ Kind Of A Big Deal, SBTRKT ft. Sampha, Jeremy Boon, Mala, Half Seas Over, Kevin Beadle, Simbad, The bPm, Lefto, Son Of Kick, Gilles Peterson & Roberto Fonseca present Havana Cultura live, Orchestre Poly-Rhytmo de Cotonou and many more to come.

4 days in 3 different stunning outdoor venues, a fantastic clubbing area specially designed for the festival situated in the heart of Sete’s harbour, a mammoth 16 hour beach party on Sète’s best private beach on the last day of the Festival and still the magnificent “Theatre De La Mer” for some unforgettable live performances.

For more info on tickets, line-up, accommodation, how to get to Sète etc… http://www.worldwidefestival.com