Friday Tonic

Wind down at the end of the working week and experience some great music and performance for free, whatever the style. Our Friday Tonic series profiles the best in jazz, improvised musics and emerging artists, as well as occasionally featuring other genres and art forms, linking into other festivals and happenings at Southbank Centre.

Past Events

31 Oct 2008–2 Oct 2009

Huw Warren

Foyer Bar - level 2

Equally at home in many different styles, Welsh pianist/composer Huw Warren is one of the UK's most eclectic musicians sourcing material and influ ...

3 Apr 2009

Shamus Dark's Songs For Suicid

The Clore Ballroom

Friday Tonic migrates to the Clore Ballroom for a special event fusing music and film, exploring songs of obsession, betrayal and lost love.

17 Apr 2009

Tim Exile Collaboration

The Front Room at QEH

Extraordinary producer of high intensity avant electronics, Warp Records' Tim Exile collaborates with pianist Sarah Nicolls and jazz saxophonist a ...

17 Apr 2009

Simon Bolivar Brass

The Clore Ballroom

The brilliant brass players of the Símon Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela conducted by Thomas Clamor in an early evening performance.