gigs & contemporary music

Get your music fix at the iconic Royal Festival Hall. Our contemporary music programme spans rock, pop, electronic, folk, world, jazz, blues, urban and much more. Whether it’s our dedicated music festival Meltdown, or our free Friday Lunch and evening Friday Tonic performances, not to mention all the gigs featured in our festivals throughout the year, there’s something to entertain all ears and tastes.

Book yourself a night out from the list below.

Free

5:00 pm | 26 Aug 2017
Gigs
Urban
Journey through the history of hip-hop, from 1970s funk and 1980s rap to 2010 trap

Free

12:00 pm | 27 Aug 2017
Gigs
Urban
Two of London’s top clubs team up for a genre-hopping DJ set for our city

Free

12:00 pm | 27 Aug 2017
Dance
Gigs
Enjoy funk, soul and classic hip-hop in the summer sunshine

Free

1:00 pm | 1 Sep 2017
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Spend your lunchtime with this bassist and vocalist

Free

5:30 pm | 1 Sep 2017
Gigs
Folk & World
Kick off your evening with Austrumkalns, the UK-born Latvian four-piece playing folk music.

Free

1:00 pm | 8 Sep 2017
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Spend lunchtime with this award-winning composer

Free

6:00 pm | 8 Sep 2017
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Start your evening off with music from this London-based singer-songwriter and pianist
7:30 pm | 8 Sep 2017
Gigs
Electronic
Get swept away with minimalist electronic soundscapes as Kiasmos and Dawn of Midi perform live

Free

10:30 pm | 8 Sep 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
Gigs
Electronic
Sink into synth sounds with this London-based producer
5:30 pm | 9 Sep 2017
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Hear the Ukrainian composer and pianist perform his pioneering Continuous Piano Music

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