45 acts in one weekend on 4 stages in one venue overlooking the North Sea .
Acts performing include
FRIDAY: Dub Colossus Dub Band, African Roots Fusion Band, Marry Waterson & Oliver Knight , O'Hooley & Tidow, Mark Boden's Flamenco Con Fusion, Red Hippo, Two Man Ting , Jaipur Kawa Brass Band,Chrystine Moon, Film Journey Into Hope, DJ Flyffyllfbll
SATURDAY: Edward II , Reem Kelani, Sona Jobarteh Band, The Hut People, Modeste, Celtarabia, The Moulettes, Julie Murphy,The Lani Singers, Jaipur Kawa Brass Band, Sail Pattern Changing Horses, Molly Jones & Lee Southall (The Coral), Darkening Green,Jessica Fostekew, Flying Chilli Beats ,DJ Flyffyllfbll, DJ StefM ,Badyard, LightGarden, Films : Marley Throw Down Your Heart
(green denotes early session)
SUNDAY: Circle Of Sound, Calaita, Former Members (Of Country Joe & The Fish, Steve Miller Band etc), Rafiki Jazz, Jasdeep Singh Degun, Wonderful Sound Of the Cinema Organ, 3 Foot Ninja, Whitby Community Choir, Maggie Boyle & Paul Downes, Maia, Mr Tooleys Travelling Gospel Jukebox, Film : Strange Birds In Paradise
plus Workshops, Films & Stalls
When & Where
Musicport , a not for profit business , was established in 2000 to promote live music and music education in Whitby and the surrounding area with its primary event being Musicport World Music Festival each autumn. Over the last fifteen years the festival has grown year on year and has established itself as a prestigious event in the festival calendar attracting major names such as Rachid Taha, The Buena Vista Social Club presents Cachaito Lopez etc, Toumani Diabate, Levellers,Misty In Roots, Courtney Pine, Talvin Singh, Richard Hawley, Hugh Masekela, Chumbawamba, Altan, Nitin Sawhney , Tamikrest, Mory Kante, Osibisa, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, & Los De Abajo.