On this page you will
find my recommendations on which artists definitely not to miss
at the Roskilde Festival 2004. I am a "world music man",
so I recommend mostly exciting acts at the 'Ballroom' scene.
After the festival you will find interviews with selected artists.
Interview with Amparo Sanchez from Spanish Amparanoia.
In Danish. > In English
Interview with the Basque rebel-rocker who supports the anti-capitalism
of Roskilde Festival and Christiania. In Danish >
In English >
Brass Band. Interview with Hameed Khan, director of
the Rajasthani Jaipur Kawa Brass Band and Musafir. In English
Recommended Artists RF '04:
Koité. Mali. [Saturday:Ballroom:12.30] Let there
be dance. Traditional-modern fusion with strong roots. A must
for fans of Mali music! Biography
Kawa Brass Band. Rajasthan. [Thursday:Ballroom:18.00]
No Bollywood wedding without a brass band. Jaipur blows strong
and comes with a full line-up including dancer, fakir and magician!
Diffusion. France/North Africa. [Thursday:Ballroom:22.30]
An interesting French / North African line-up fusing traditional
gnawa music with dub and reggae. website
Pessoa. Brasil. [Friday:Ballroom:19.15] Energetic modern
interpretations of North-East Brazilian music style, Forrô.
Uptempo accordion dance music with modern influences.
Sangaré. Mali. [Thursday:Ballroom:20.15] One
of the greatest divas of the Wassollou region in Mali. This
is going to be big. Website
Muguruza Kontrabanda. Basque Country. [Ballroom:Saturday:19.00]
powerful rock/rap/soul/reggae/ska/ drum'n'bass and dub from
the rebel of words and music from the Basque Country. This is
- - - music
Oumou Sangaré - great diva from Mali - played thursday 20:15
at the Ballroom stage.