Thailand’s music and lifestyle festival Wonderfruit has unveiled the second wave of artists recruited for its 2017 edition.

Joining the previously announced acts like DJ Richie Hawtin, Roots Manuva, and Izzy Bizu are New York experimental rockers Yeasayer, British indie outfit Wild Beasts, West African desert blues band Songhoy Blues, and Jojo Mayer-led electronica quartet Nerve.

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They will be performing on the Live Stage alongside local fingerpicking favourite Singto Numchok while Spanish one-man band Vurro and folk musician John Will Sail put on acoustic shows in to-be-uncovered corners of the field.

Groovy disco and after-dark thumping beats will be provided by Bobby Pleasure, Crew Love Takeover, Craig Richards, Eduardo Castillo, Curtismith, Space Telexxx, Gapi and the Thai Dub Mafia, Hernandez Brothers, Matt Sassari, Marmosets, and Sarayu.

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To underline and demonstrate its sustainable mission, Wonderfruit has pledged that selected artists and collaborators will be paid in tree tokens, a cryptocurrency backed by natural capital and traded on the blockchain.

The festival has also added new talks, workshops, activities and art structures. Visit Wonderfruit’s website for the full program so far.

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Wonderfruit returns to The Fields at Siam Country Club, Pattaya on December 14-17 (Thur-Sun). This will be the second Wonderfruit taking place this year after the 2016 edition had been pushed to February.

Tickets are now available through Event Pop. Phase three price for four-day tickets is THB6,000 and THB5,500 for weekend passes.

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