NME Festival blog: Musicians refusing to perform in UK due to ‘humiliating’ post-Brexit vote visa process and right-wing politicians, says Womad Festival organiser

Amadou and Mariam, Django Django and Leftfield are performing at the event

The organiser of Womad Festival has slammed the post Brexit referendum visa process, branding it “difficult and humiliating” for performers entering the UK.

Chris Smith claims it has become tougher to enlist performers to this year’s event as a result.

Smith told Radio Times: “The world has never needed events like Womad more than it…


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