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Roundhouse Rising reveals 2018 programme

Varied and eclectic, each Rising show reflects the Roundhouse’s distinct and diverse personality.

Roundhouse Rising

Roundhouse Rising is back in 2018 and has revealed the latest details of its line-up. London’s historic Roundhouse is a staple of the capital and has been part of the city’s musical soul but also a creative hub for young people. The 2018 festival will be supported by YouTube, who will be the headline partner for Roundhouse Rising and host of the Artist Toolkit Day in the YouTube Space London.

Roundhouse Rising festival is all about providing top quality shows, which are also affordable. 2018 will see the likes of Little Simz’ Welcome to Wonderland Part II but also a 1Xtra grime takeover, plus a sound clash, workshops, panels, talks and much more.

Roundhouse Rising first 2018 line-up details are below:

Wednesday 21st February || TBC

Main Space, time TBC

Saturday 24th February || Artist Toolkit day

YouTube Space London

Sunday 25th February || Blair Dunlop (Headline)

Ailbhe Reddy (Main support)

DM Farley (Support 2)

Saachi Sen (Support 3)

Sackler Space, Doors 18:00-21:30

Tuesday 27th February || JAZZ RE:FRESHED

Triforce (Headline)

Ayo Saluwu and the Jazzadelics (Main support)

Fred Fredas (Support 2)

Roundhouse Music Collective (Support 3)

Sackler Space, Doors 19:00-22:30

Wednesday 28th February || BBC1XTRA/Introducing
Dapz on the Map / Yizzy / Alicai Harley / Shivz / Mvngo & Lashes / Sackler Space Doors 19:00-22:30 , Free event

Thursday 1st March || RISING SOUNDS

Rising Sounds Album Launch featuring unsigned bands and artists who have taken part in our Rising Sounds Album project, working with a professional producer to record a track. Producers working on the project this year include Gaika (Warp Records), Bayoz Music (Giggs), Margot Broom (Fat White Family)

Sackler Space, Doors 19:45-21:30

Friday 2nd March || Rising Soundclash with returning champions Boko! Boko!
+ More artists TBA

Sackler Space, 20:00 – 01:00

Saturday 3rd March || Rising Festival Producers Takeover

Spaces and Time TBC

Sunday 4th March || Little Simz – Welcome to Wonderland Part II (Main Space)

Special guests yet to be announced.

Main Space + other spaces, 13.00 – 23.00

Roundhouse Rising Festival takes place between 21st February and 4th March in London.


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