Upcoming events

Monday 27 October

Hugh Masekela + Somi

LONDON Barbican

Hugh Masekela has come to be known as a living legend in the decades since he first picked up a trumpet, and luckily for us ...

Sunday 2 November

Adriano Adewale: Catapluf’s Musical Journey


Meet Catapluf, a character who's fascinated by sounds. His imagination travels to places where everything makes music: saucepans, water, drums and even the body! ...

Friday 7 November

Penguin Cafe

TRURO Hall for Cornwall

Following a sell-out UK tour last Spring and performances across Japan and Australia, Penguin Cafe released their new album The Red Book in February 2014. The ...

Thursday 13 November

Frazey Ford from The Be Good Tanyas + Sophia Marshall of The HaveNots


One of the defining features of The Be Good Tanyas is Frazey Ford’s distinctive vocals.  David Honigmann said in the Financial Times &...

Friday 14 November

Angélique Kidjo

LONDON Southbank Centre / Royal Festival Hall

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Angélique Kidjo performs songs from her forthcoming album Eve. Hailed as 'the undisputed queen of African music', ...

Jazz Voice

LONDON Barbican

The Festival’s signature opening-night gala returns with its epoch-spanning celebration of singing and song. The list of past guests stretches from Boy ...

An evening with the Branford Marsalis Quartet - SOLD OUT

LONDON Southbank Centre / Queen Elizabeth Hall

One of the great small bands in jazz today plays its first London concert in some years.  The consummate solo skills of the leader ...

John Surman + Trans4mation Strings + Chris Laurence: ‘Surman at Seventy’ residency

LONDON Kings Place (Hall One)

The first of a two-night residency, Surman at Seventy, celebrating John Surman's seventieth year. Surman’s writing for the combination of a ...