The Outlook Orchestra

Southbank Centre, Outlook Festival and Diplomats of Sound are proud to announce the return of The Outlook Orchestra to London for the final performance of the band's 2017 score.

In collaboration with Southbank Centre, Outlook Festival are celebrating their 10th year with a bespoke musical project – a 100-minute live mix celebrating some of your favourite tracks that have played on sound systems worldwide.

The 20-piece Outlook Orchestra features some of the UK's finest musicians, and includes two drummers in an extended rhythm section, along with large string and horn sections.

The Orchestra is joined by some of the scenes biggest vocalists, such as Congo Natty, Jehst, General Levy, Dawn Penn and many more. Playing huge sound system tracks such as Skream's 'Midnight Request Line', General Levy's 'Incredible', MJ Cole's 'Sincere' and Dawn Penn's 'No No No'.

The full line-up includes:
Horace Andy
Dawn Penn
General Levy
Congo Natty with Nanci & Phoebe
Foreign Beggars
Flowdan & Killa P
Jenna G
Ruby Wood (Submotion Orchestra)
MC Jila (Gentlemans Dub Club)

The orchestra is lead by BASCA award-winning composer Tommy Evans, the creative force behind both Submotion Orchestra and Gentleman's Dub Club. He is assisted by trumpeter and arranger Matt Roberts, who has performed and collaborated with the likes of Orlando Julius, The Gaslamp Killer and The Heliocentrics.

This performance is the final outing of the band in its current set-up, while a new score is being worked on for 2018.

'a glorious symphonic soundclash'
The Guardian
‘there was an electrifying buzz pulsating through the air'
'Outlook Orchestra at the Southbank tonight was unreal. So many legends performing live with an orchestra.'

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Partner venues

490 Commercial Road, London, E1 0HX

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Age recommendation
For ages 14+. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Event information
Please note, this performance is taking place at Troxy, not Southbank Centre.

Doors open at 7pm

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Relive the night The Outlook Orchestra blew the Royal Festival Hall audience away