WOMADelaide has today unveiled the first 18 acts for its 2018 line-up, which includes a number of big-name Australian and international acts.

Leading the SA festival's first announce is Melbourne legends The Avalanches and 'Queen Of The Sitar' and daughter of the late Ravi Shankar, Grammy-nominated artist Anoushka Shankar.

They'll be joined at Botanic Park from 9-12 March by acts including Dan Sultan, Kamasi Washington, Yirrmal & The Miliyawutj Band, Adrian Sherwood and Havana Meets Kingston.

45 more international and Australian acts will be announced on the 2018 line-up over the coming months. 

For more information, check out the WOMADelaide website or click on theGuide.

See the full first announce below.

Adrian Sherwood

Anoushka Shankar

Architects Of Air "Arboria"

The Avalanches

Bixiga 70

Chico Trujillo

Dan Sultan

Daymé Arocena

Havana Meets Kingston

Kamasi Washington

Le Vent du Nord

Noura Mint Seymali

Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band

Rahim Alhaj Trio

Rodrigo y Gabriela


Violons Barbares

Yirrmal & The Miliyawutj Band

The Avalanches
Chevron Gardens, Perth
WOMAdelaide 2018 Feat.
Botanic Park, Hackney
Golden Plains Festival 2018 Feat.
Supernatural Amphitheatre, Mt Mercer