Sinead O'connor - Sinead O'connor Helps Womad Bosses Sell Out

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Sinead O'connor's last-minute Womad set helped give festival bosses their first sell-out in seven years over the weekend (24-27Jul14).

Organisers of England's annual world music gathering were left scrambling for a third headliner when Bobby Womack passed away last month (Jun14), and they were thrilled when O'Connor agreed to close the festival on Sunday night (27Jul14).

Her spot led to Womad's first sell-out since the event relocated to Wiltshire from Reading in 2007.

As a result, over 40,000 music fans attended the four-day festival, which also featured performances by Youssou N'Dour, Richard Thompson and Manu Dibango.


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