Kings Place

Kings Place
90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
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Kings Place

Music and visual arts venue, home to the London Sinfonietta and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and connected directly to offices of The Guardian.

The building is located 450 metres from King’s Cross/St Pancras train stations.

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9Bach formed in 2005 thanks to a chance meeting between Welsh singer-songwriter Lisa Jên (also known for her collaborative work with Super Furry Animals' Gruff Rhys) and English guitarist Martin Hoyland. With their unmistakable sound of Welsh language vocals shimmering alongside swamp guitar, harp, rhythm section and a…

Mon 14 Oct

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

Andy Irvine

A solo performance from this Irish singer and mandolin player who co-founded a succession of acclaimed Irish bands, from Sweeney's Men to Patrick Street.

Thu 31 Oct

£13.50 / 020 7520 1490

Arcade: Heidi Talbot & Adam Holmes

Heidi Talbot and Adam Holmes join forces to tour an album of original materials.

Wed 23 Oct

£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

Awake Arise - A Christmas Show

In an unmissable one-off collaboration, five of the English folk scene's most inventive artists bring you Awake Arise A Christmas Show For Our Times; celebrating the riches of our varied winter traditions and reflecting upon the hope and resilience in music and song that can bring joy to us all in the darkest season.

Fri 20 Dec

£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

Bella Hardy

A retrospective of the uncompromising journey of celebrated folk singer & songwriter Bella Hardy. So far. Bella Hardy has sung unaccompanied ballads at a sold-out Royal Albert Hall. She's taken a band of drums, brass and electronics to the National Concert Hall of Budapest. She's learnt the songs of Chinese farmers…

Thu 14 Nov

£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

Della Mae

Since forming in Boston in 2009, Nashville-based string band Della Mae has established a reputation as a charismatic live act comprised of some of the finest players in bluegrass, Americana and beyond. 2020 sees a brand new album, and a welcome return to touring in the UK. Originating from different musical backgrounds…

Fri 31 Jan 2020

£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

Ewan McLennan

Folk, ballads and airs from guitarist/singer McLennan.

Sat 9 Nov

£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

Ex:re With 12 Ensemble

The 12 ensemble join Elena Tonra (vocalist/guitarist of Daughter) for a unique, re-imagined performance of her solo record, Ex:Re. To celebrate the one year anniversary of its release, London’s leading string orchestra bring a renewed perspective to this acclaimed album with brand new arrangements from Tonra’s close…

Sat 30 Nov

£24.50 / 020 7520 1490

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar joined forces in 2011. Combining Russell's powerful vocals and driving guitar style with Algar's All-Ireland winning fiddle playing, the duo have become one of the most sought after acts on the British folk scene. In 2013 the pair won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award before going on to win…

Fri 20 Mar 2020

£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

Jackie Oates

Jackie Oates is synonymous with the reinvigoration of English folk. Her mellifluous voice, plaintive fiddle and tantalizing approach to traditional songs gained her several BBC Folk Awards in a career that's seen her perform as a member of the nascent Unthanks, collaborate with Alasdair Roberts and Belinda O'Hooley, and…

Thu 12 Dec

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

Jazz for Toddlers

Join us at Jazz For Toddlers this November for an interactive musical session for children aged 2-5 and all the family. This fun and dynamic workshop, led by Juliet Kelly and Tony Kofi, introduces toddlers to the wonderful world of jazz as they explore a range of sounds, techniques and styles.

Sat 23 Nov

£6.50–£8.50 / 020 7520 1490

Jean-michel Blais

We're delighted to be working with Canadian pianist and composer Jean-Michel Blais for the first time. Dans ma main, the sophomore release by pianist and composer Jean-Michel Blais, is an expansive album of post-classical piano with strands of electronic detail. Blending his conservatory skill and precise pop…

Mon 25 Nov

Sold out / 020 7520 1490

The Jigdoll Ensemble

Hannah James has been an unmatched force of innovation in British folk for nearly two decades. A multi-faceted performer, James' virtuosic talent spans all her four disciplines: singer, accordionist, composer and clog dancer. She has amassed an international touring career, multiple award nominations, and credits in some…

Sat 5 Oct

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

John W Duarte Centenary Concert

Antigoni GoniVladislav BlahaAntonio De InnocentisThe Burley/Brattland DuoWe are celebrating the 100th birthday of the guitar composer, arranger, teacher, writer and pipe smoker John W. Duarte with a concert of music spanning nearly five decades.The music will include his Variations on a Catalan Folk song op.25, written…

Wed 2 Oct

£7–£23 / 020 7520 1490

K-Music Festival

Annual Korean music festival with international singers and bands featuring various contemporary music genres.

Sun 6 Oct

£15 / 020 7520 1490

Jambinai (Korean post-rock band playing traditional Korean and modern instruments)

  • 19:30

Kate Nv (uk Debut)

Kate NV mines the far corners of Japanese new wave, bubble gum, and blissed­ out electronica to form master­-crafted experimental pop gems.

Fri 20 Sep

£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

Kelly Moran

Following her sold-out Southbank Centre appearance earlier in the year, Kings Place & Parallel Lines present the genre-defying composer and pianist Kelly Moran, performing her free-form, ambient Warp Records debut, Ultraviolet and new EP.

Wed 16 Oct

£14.85 / 020 7520 1490


The jazz pianist performs tracks from his album Stay In The Dark.

Mon 21 Oct

£15.40 / 020 7520 1490


Mànran are one of the best-known and best-loved Scottish bands on the scene today. The 2011 launch of their debut singles, 'Latha Math' heralded a meteoric rise to the top of the Scottish music world that quickly saw them playing many of the most prestigious festivals in Europe despite having only been in existence a few…

Sat 15 Feb 2020

£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

Matt Forde

Star of Unspun with Matt Forde dolls out political comedy and satire.

Sat 12 Oct

£19.60 / 020 7520 1490


Hold on tight… there’s a meteorite! A highland fairy tale for all the family brought to life through live jazz and story-telling. 65 million years ago, as a meteorite strikes the Earth bringing about destruction and chaos, a friendly family of Nessasauruses find themselves locked in Loch Ness. A bonkers feast cooked up by…

Sat 16 Nov

£6.50–£8.50 / 020 7520 1490

Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People

Robin Ince curates evenings of science, comedy and music.

Thu 12 Dec

020 7520 1490

With Robin Ince, Helen Czerski, Lucie Green, Matt Parker, Helen Arney, Simon Singh, Seb Lee Delisle, Jo Neary, Matt Watson, Susie Maidment, Linda Cremonesi and Andrea Sella.

Fri 13 Dec

020 7520 1490

With Robin Ince, Matt Parker, Andrea Sella, Lucie Green, Ginny Smith, Jo Neary, Dean Burnett, Andrew Steele, Claudia Hammond, Becky Smethurst, Chris Stokes and Steve Pretty.

Sun 15 Dec

020 7520 1490

With Robin Ince, Bec Hill, Dean Burnett, Steve Mould, Ginny Smith and Greg Foot.

Family matinee

…and 2 more dates until 21 Dec

The Outside Track

Multi-award-winning band, The Outside Track, fronted by four powerhouse women, released their fifth studio album, Rise Up in January. Having headlined major Folk Festivals all around the world, The Outside Track have already won a multitude of fans with their high-energy performances, and this new album captures their…

Fri 17 Jan 2020

£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

Rachael Mcshane And The Cartographers

Rachael McShane is a singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player based in the North East of England. An original member of folk big band Bellowhead, Rachael toured internationally with them as well as making several TV appearances. Bellowhead recorded 5 studio albums, and won a total of 8 BBC Folk Awards in their 12 years…

Fri 27 Mar 2020

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490


Raw and vibrant folk from the foursome in support of the album Reverie.

Fri 1 Nov

£13.50 / 020 7520 1490


Mohsen Amini (concertina), Hayley Keenan (violin) and Craig Irving (guitar) play folk informed by their strong backgrounds in Irish and Scottish music.

Wed 13 Nov

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

Wed 20 Nov

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

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