Damon Albarn, Led Zeppelin and Yeah Yeah Yeahs men for Spanish Africa Express

Artists for Festia dos Mundos show announced

Damon Albarn, John Paul Jones and Yeah Yeah YeahsNick Zinner are among the artists who have been announced for Africa Express‘s first ever Spanish gig.

The collective, who stage collaborations between African and ‘western’ artists, will take over the Festia dos Mundos event on August 7.

The full list of artists taking part is:

Afrikan Boy
Amadou & Mariam
Amparo Sanchez
Cheik Tidiane Seck
Damon Albarn
Fatoumata Diawara
El Guincho
Eliades Ochoa (Buena Vista Social Club)
Femi Kuti & The Positive Force
Fyfe Dangerfield
Jon McClure (Reverend and the Makers)
Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)
John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin)
Mehdi Haddab
Rachid Taha
Rokia Traore
Richy Pitch
Spoek Mathambo
Toumani Diabate
Triangulo Amor Bizarro

See Africaexpress.co.uk for more information.