Late night events, Music, World

23 events

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Jamie MacDowell and Tom Thum

The Melbourne-based duo performs hip hop and beatbox.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Tue 2 Sep

London Wonderground

£15.50–£20.50 (£14) / 0844 875 0073

  • 21:30

Africa Live!

Samba Sene and Rise Kagona A whistle-stop tour of some of the best African music at the Fringe, headlined by popular Fringe performers Samba Sene and Diwan (Senegal) and Rise Kagona, original member of the legendary Bhundu Boys, and his Jit Jive Trio (Zimbabwe). A different lineup of special guests each night.

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ben Audu

Nigerian funk/jazz alto saxophonist Ben Audu makes his festival debut at the head of a terrific 6-piece band.

Hootananny, London SW2

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7737 7273

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Bhundu Boy Rise Kagona

Rise Kagona and the Jit Jive Band Rise Kagona is a guitar hero to many on two continents! In Zimbabwe, Rise transferred traditional Jiti rhythms to guitar, and his band The Bhundu Boys toured the world extensively in the 1980s and 90s. The BBC's Andy Kershaw sights them as having changed his life, and John Peel…

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Bonfire Radicals

Birmingham-based folk eight-piece, weaving traditional sounds with eastern European influences.

The Fish Pond, Matlock

Fri 12 Sep

The Bar

Free / 01629 760 240

  • 22:00
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Da Lata

The band plays Afro-Brazilian beats.

The Hideaway, London SW16

Sat 15 Nov

£15 / 020 8835 7070

  • 21:00

David Okumu / Shingai Shoniwa

The Invisible frontman Okumu and Noisettes frontwoman Shoniwa explore their African heritage in performance with SoundSational.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Fri 1 Aug

Main Auditorium

Free / 0141 353 8000

Part of New Music Biennial.

  • 21:30

The Destroyers

Balkan music ensemble.

Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

Sat 16 Aug

£10 adv / 01214 442081

  • 21:00

Festival 2014 Club

Programmed in association with Celtic Connections, each night the Festival 2014 Club takes audiences on a journey across the many musical cultures of Scotland and the Commonwealth.

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

Over-18s only

£10 / 0141 353 8000

Featuring The Chills and Team Scotland as guest DJs.

  • 21:00

IntsåRing and Andrew Mill

Edinbal Danish and Scandinavian folk music with a reel or jig here and there - fun, beautiful, entertaining, and crazy, all with a swing and not-so-traditional rhythms. Ivan Bjerre Damgård (Jydsk på Næsen, Ostinat Express), nominated for four Danish Music Awards and winner of Folk Composer of the Year 2007, partners…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Back Room

£10 (£8) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Back Room

£10 (£8) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Jammin' @ The Sevilla

Sevilla Mia's resident band start off this informal yet exciting night of jazz and world-fusion music, with a rotating cast of guest performers joining in.

Sevilla Mia, London W1T

Tue 29 Jul

Free / 020 7637 3756

  • 22:30 – 01:30

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 020 7637 3756

  • 22:30 – 01:30

Tue 12 Aug

Free / 020 7637 3756

  • 22:30 – 01:30
…and 20 more dates until 30 Dec

Jumbo Gumbo

Authentic Cajun and Zydeco music straight from the bayous of North Kent.

The Louis Armstrong, Dover

Sat 30 Aug

Free

  • 21:00 – 23:00

The Vigo Inn, Sevenoaks

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 01732 822465

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Klonk

The Yorkshire-based group performs a selection of Klezmer music.

Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 01422 835547

  • 21:00

Los Monkys (Spain) - Live Band

Los Monkys is a Spanish trio who have an energetic live show with music influences ranging from Funk, Drum & Bass, Trance, Tarantella and Rhythms of the East.

The InSpiral Lounge, London NW1

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 020 7428 5857

  • 21:30 – 01:30

Monte Carlo Cocktail

Coco Bohème and Serge Pachnine Mlle Coco has travelled all the way from her villa on the Riviera to serenade you with a sparkling selection of songs made famous by Piaf, Trenet, Milva, Tino Rossi and Eartha Kitt. She is accompanied on the accordion by pet musician Serge Pachnine. ‘The whole experience was more than…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Nordic Raga

Jyotsna Srikanth, Pär Moberg and Dan Svensson 'One of the most exciting musical meetings I've heard and seen for a long time' (Alexander Agrell, Sydsvenskan, Sweden, January 2014). Nordic Raga was formed because the Swedish folk musicians Pär Moberg (saxophone and flute) and Dan Svensson (percussion and vocals) wanted…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Orkestra del Sol

Energetic world music from all corners, incorporating samba, gypsy polka, carnival anthems, Slavic waltzes and calypso.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Queen's Hall

£12.50 / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin

Roots folk, blues and world music twosome.

Square & Compass Inn, Swanage

Tue 5 Aug

Phone for prices / 01929 439229

  • 21:00

Poción de Fe

Seven-piece Edinburgh band specialising in Caribbean rhythms, Cuban salsa and Afrobeat funk.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Aug

Main Floor

£8 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Main Floor

£8 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 11 Aug

Main Floor

£8 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 19 Aug

Senegal Roots

Samba Sene and Diwan Diverse international collection of musicians, led by charismatic Senegalese singer Samba Sene. Exuberant fusion of rootsy, funky mbalax / Afrobeat grooves, with undercurrents of ska and reggae; original songs with impassioned vocals, infectious guitar licks and irresistible dance grooves. Sene’s…

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£6) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£6) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£6) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 23 Aug

Simon Thacker's Ritmata

Led by the visionary Scottish guitar virtuoso, Simon Thacker's Ritmata play exhilaratingly direct new music Combining sounds from every corner of the globe with the incredible musical experiences of all four performers: the unbridled expression of flamenco, the limitless emotions of the ragas of India, pulsating…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

The Cafe

£10 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

The Cafe

£10 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

The Cafe

£10 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 23 Aug

Son al Son

The seven-piece Scottish Cuban salsa band with a mission to get feet tapping.

The Jam House, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£9) / 0131 226 4380

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Hat Pack

Woodstock Taylor and Guests Eclectic music cabaret in the Mysterious theatre bar, with veteran Fringe chanteuse Miss Woodstock Taylor, her band and a changing line-up of talented international and local guest musicians who will bring you jazz, blues, folk, world music, hip hop, original songwriters and more. Hat…

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Mysterious

£7 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug