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Asmâa Hamzaoui & Bnat Timbouktou

Contemporary / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

Songlines Encounters Festival welcomes Asmaa Hamzaoui, the foremost female ambassador of Gnawa music. With her group Bnat Timbouktou, she delivers a contagious brand of evangelistic desert blues.

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Tarren

Folk / Future Folk: Contemporary Sounds from Traditional Roots

Kings Place welcomes Tarren to their Future Folk series, a collaboration between Sid Goldsmith, Alex Garden and Danny Pedler. Formed in 2021, this trio is creating new Folk music, by incorporating modular hooks and minimalist forms, Tarren is leading folk music to a new place, while keeping the pulse of traditional dance at its heart.

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Nur: Aidan O’Rourke with Brighde Chaimbeul, Bashir Saade, Graeme Stephen and Rachel Sermanni

Folk / Scotland Unwrapped

A project brought together by Guest Curator Aidan O’Rourke, celebrating the grit, calibre and charisma of Edinburgh’s grassroots music-making, featuring Brighde Chaimbeul, Bashir Saade, Graeme Stephen and Rachel Sermanni.

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Rodrigo Amarante

Contemporary at Kings Place

Kings Place and Bird On The Wire are proud to present Brazilian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rodrigo Amarante to Hall One for a very special London performance, his first in over two years.

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Nils Økland & Sigbjørn Apeland

Contemporary at Kings Place

As music partners of thirty years, fiddle player Nils Økland and keyboardist Sigbjørn Apeland have long explored the interface of Norwegian traditional music and improvisation. They transport us to majestic Western Norway for their Kings Place debut, with evocative music from their latest album, ‘Glimmer’.

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Quartet Diminished featuring Colin Bass

Contemporary at Kings Place

Vaak Records & Artstage present Quartet Diminished's first concert in London, featuring the exceptional Colin Bass as a guest musician.

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Lost Map Records: Pictish Trail + Afterlands

Contemporary / Scotland Unwrapped

Kings Place and Eat Your Own Ears are proud to present a very special label night for Scottish imprint Lost Map Records, featuring a headline set from label boss Johnny Lynch’s psychedelic outfit Pictish Trail, and support from new collaborative duo Afterlands (featuring members of The Phantom Band and Strike The Colours).

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Louise McMonagle: Ancient Modernity

Contemporary / Scotland Unwrapped

Scottish cellist Louise McMonagle (Riot Ensemble) presents Scottish composers from Anna Meredith to John Maxwell Geddes, plus works for cello and electronics spatialised in soundscape.

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Songs We Carry: Saied Silbak & Ana Silvera

Contemporary at Kings Place

Acclaimed singer and multi-instrumentalist Ana Silvera and Palestinian composer, Oud virtuoso and singer Saied Silbak join creative forces in their debut EP ‘Songs We Carry’, a new collaboration exploring the common ground between their heritages - the emotive, melancholy of Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) music and the rich Maqams and intricate melodies of Arabic song.

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Sam Carter

Folk / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

Sam Carter, a Midlands-born guitarist and songwriter who has earned a reputation for vivid, heartfelt songwriting and captivating live performances, makes a welcome return to Kings Place.

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Armstrong meets Wollny

Classical / London Piano Festival

Two world-class pianists come together for a very special collaboration at London Piano Festival: Kit Armstrong and Michael Wollny.

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Piatti Quartet: Glass and Company

Classical / Soundbites

Minimalist pioneer Philip Glass begins our 60-minute journey of meditative to rhythmic and energising music by living composers. Hear a London premiere by American composer Joseph Phibbs, World premiere arrangements of songs by Grace Evangeline and Lucy Walker, as well as the celebrated American composers Caroline Shaw and John Adams.

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Black Lives in Music presents: Classically Black Symposium Day & Evening Performances (Full Day Pass)

Classical / Black Lives in Music presents Classically Black

Get ready to experience ‘Classically Black’, a full-day and night event that includes thought-provoking discussions, celebrations of the contributions of black classical musicians past and present, breath-taking music from celebrated Black British composers, and the opportunity to discover the classical stars of the future. Purchase your Day Pass now for this fantastic event.

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Black Lives in Music presents: Classically Black Symposium (Half Day Pass)

Classical / Black Lives in Music presents Classically Black

Buy a half-day pass to the 'Classically Black' symposium day, which aims to stimulate the mind and engage the musical senses. This event is designed to encourage discussions, celebrate the contributions of black classical musicians, provide a sneak peek at newly commissioned works by celebrated Black British composers, and introduce you to the emerging stars of the future.

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New works by leading Black composers: Julian Joseph, Jason Yarde and Pete Letanka

Classical / Black Lives in Music presents Classically Black

This is a collection of thrilling performances featuring the newly commissioned music from renowned composers Julian Joseph, Jason Yarde, and Pete Letanka.

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Emerging Talent Showcase

Classical / Black Lives in Music presents Classically Black

Talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not, and we want to change this. Join us for a series of performances by future stars of the UK Classic music scene.

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The Sound of Classically Black: Ayanna Witter-Johnson & Friends

Contemporary / Black Lives in Music presents Classically Black

An evening of two parts, singer-songwriter, cellist and composer Ayanna Witter-Johnson displays her multi-genre approach to music.

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Àrainn: Electroacoustic music from Scotland 

Contemporary / Scotland Unwrapped

Àrainn means ‘sound’ in Scots Gaelic, and this promises a captivating evening of spatialised performances of electroacoustic music, sound art and visuals from/of Scotland.

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Frankie Archer

Folk / Future Folk: Contemporary Sounds from Traditional Roots

Kings Place welcomes Frankie Archer to Future Folk, an artist who has exploded onto the electrofolk scene with music that transcends stereotypes using a combination of manipulated samples, synths, drum tracks and earthy Northumbrian fiddle and voice to capture her audience.

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Forest Swords

Contemporary / d&b Soundscape

Kings Place is proud to present an intimate show from electronic producer and composer Matthew Barnes aka Forest Swords – performing using our d&b Soundscape system.

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K-Music Festival 2024: Black String

Contemporary at Kings Place

For K Music Festival 2024, Korean Cultural Centre UK and Serious present Black String, a quartet that make new sounds from the ancient instruments of Korea. Expect percussion, bamboo flutes, guitar and electronica in a mix that swings between East and East, Korean folk and jazz.

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mui zyu

Contemporary at Kings Place

Bird On The Wire and Kings Place are proud to present the biggest headline show to date for Hong Kong British artist/producer mui zyu on the back of her sophomore album releasing this summer. In

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The Dark Matter Choir: Weekend Workshop and Performance

Folk / Scotland Unwrapped

A unique opportunity to form Karine Polwart and Pippa Murphy’s 'The Dark Matter Choir', and take part in a weekend of workshops, as part of Karine’s Sing to the Dark Weekend as Artist in Residence at Kings Place.

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Heal & Harrow: Rachel Newton and Lauren MacColl

Folk / Scotland Unwrapped

Celebrated folk musicians Rachel Newton and Lauren MacColl pay a humanising tribute to victims of the 16th and 17th Century Scottish Witch Trials, while also exploring historical beliefs in the supernatural and modern-day parallels in our society.

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