From emerging artists to living legends, our gigs programme showcases the best in live music, from jazz to experimental techno – and everything in between, whilst our new club night Concrete Lates presents experimental electronic DJ sets from cutting-edge artists.

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Crystal Castles transformed the dignified Southbank Centre into a raving night club with a torrential set of alternative electropunk
Jennifer Sanin, The Upcoming, in review of Meltdown 2017, curated by M.I.A.
When the Royal Festival Hall was built it was a celebration of what was possible, giving a platform to all kinds of artists
Guy Garvey, curator of Meltdown 2016
The much loved raw and sweaty energy most often experienced in London’s dark techno basements, tonight came with a view over the brightly lit River Thames.
Madara Fridenvalde, Inverted Audio, in review of Concrete Lates

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Discwoman collective
Various times
30 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Various times | 30 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Gigs
Electronic
Lose yourself in the sounds of DJs from New York-based electronic music platform Discwoman
Lose yourself in the sounds of DJs from New York-based electronic music platform Discwoman
Whyte Horses Experience
7:30 pm
Thu 13 Sep 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 13 Sep 2018
Gigs
Electronic
A rare live appearance from the enigmatic Mancunian psychedelic pop group with special guests
A rare live appearance from the enigmatic Mancunian psychedelic pop group with special guests
James Parry Jones skating - Image credit Rob Ashby
Various times
Sat 15 Sep 2018
Various times | Sat 15 Sep 2018
Performance & Dance
Gigs
Support the restoration of Southbank Undercroft Skate Space at a Long Live Southbank fundraiser
Support the restoration of Southbank Undercroft Skate Space at a Long Live Southbank fundraiser
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Photo portrait of the musician Masayoshi Fujita
7:30 pm
Sun 23 Sep 2018
7:30 pm | Sun 23 Sep 2018
Gigs
Electronic
Hear the Berlin-based composer and vibraphonist’s latest experimental sounds from his new album
Hear the Berlin-based composer and vibraphonist’s latest experimental sounds from his new album
Concrete Lates x Spiritland: Jane Fitz & Lovefingers
10:30 pm
Thu 27 Sep 2018
10:30 pm | Thu 27 Sep 2018
Gigs
Electronic
Lovefingers and Jane Fitz bring forward-thinking dance music to Concrete Lates x Spiritland
Lovefingers and Jane Fitz bring forward-thinking dance music to Concrete Lates x Spiritland
James Holden
8:00 pm
Thu 04 Oct 2018
8:00 pm | Thu 04 Oct 2018
Gigs
Electronic
Go on a folk-trance trip with electronic music producer James Holden and his new, bigger band
Go on a folk-trance trip with electronic music producer James Holden and his new, bigger band
8:00 pm
Wed 10 Oct 2018
8:00 pm | Wed 10 Oct 2018
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Experience the progressive new album from this rising star of post-classical music
Experience the progressive new album from this rising star of post-classical music
Slow Moving Clouds, musical band
7:45 pm
Wed 31 Oct 2018
7:45 pm | Wed 31 Oct 2018
Gigs
Electronic
On their debut album, this atmospheric band combine Irish and Nordic folk influences
On their debut album, this atmospheric band combine Irish and Nordic folk influences
London Contemporary Voices with special guests
7:30 pm
Sat 03 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 03 Nov 2018
Gigs
Electronic
The pioneering choir puts its spin on popular hits, with Orlando Weeks (the Maccabees)
The pioneering choir puts its spin on popular hits, with Orlando Weeks (the Maccabees)
7:30 pm
Mon 26 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 26 Nov 2018
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Hear the world premiere of a new work by Roxy Music legend Andy Mackay
Hear the world premiere of a new work by Roxy Music legend Andy Mackay

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13 Sep
Gigs
Electronic
A rare live appearance from the enigmatic Mancunian psychedelic pop group with special guests

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Abbey Raymonde
14 Sep
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Hear the collaborative debut album from Simon Raymonde and Richie Thomas
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From the Be Good Tanyas to 2017’s Wildflower Blues, hear some of their great songs
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Listen to music from acts playing Southbank Centre in autumn in this Spotify playlist