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Image:Allsorts, The Life Season
Thu 30 Jul - Thu 1 Oct
Heart n Soul Presents

Allsorts, The Life Season

Heart n Soul’s Allsorts is a place where adults with learning disabilities can try new creative activities, meet new people and have fun. You decide what to do. Join us for The Life Season, a chance to explore who you are and what you think about the world around you. The season will be run in two parts with a break in the middle for Heart n Soul’s Beautiful Octopus Club where Allsorts participants will be performing.

Image:Something's Gonna Happen
Sat 12 Sep
Kimberley Walker and the Albany present

Something's Gonna Happen

Something’s Gonna Happen returns for Autumn presenting the best in fantastic live, local music. Come and join us, and have your ears nourished by a unique night of music, burlesque, cabaret arts and body art. Anything can happen.

Image:Gordon Masiala
Fri 18 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

Gordon Masiala

Congolese singer Gordon Masiala and his band NK Musica play upbeat and high tempo Soukous, Rumba, Salsa and Afro-Cuban music.

Image:Yinka Davies
Sat 19 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

Yinka Davies

In her first London show, Yinka will play with an all-star band to perform songs from her own solo albums “Emi n’lo” and "Black Chiffon" and recently recorded songs.

Image:The Reapers Choir
Mon 21 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

The Reapers Choir

The Reapers Choir, directed by Anu Omideyi, is a church choir from the Christ Apostolic Church (Bethel) UK. This magnificent choir was a finalist in the BBC Gospel Choir of the Year 2014 competition.

Image:Aar Maanta
Tue 22 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

Aar Maanta

Considered the voice of the new generation of Somalis in the UK, British Somali singer and songwriter Aar Maanta produces an eclectic mix of styles blended with traditional Somali music.

Image:Hanisha Soloman
Wed 23 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

Hanisha Soloman

A brilliant and powerful performer, Ethiopian Hanisha Solomon sings in Amharic, Oromiffa & Arabic languages.

Image:Mike Aremu
Thu 24 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

Mike Aremu

Nigeria’s leading saxophonist Mike Aremu continues to shape his music with sophisticated melodies of contemporary jazz and the infectious rhythms of his Nigerian culture.

Image:Daby Touré
Fri 25 Sep
Joyful Noise presents 13th Annual London African Music Festival

Daby Touré

Blessed with an open mind and an explorer’s spirit, Daby Touré never fails to astound audiences with his ethereal voice, masterful guitar work and catchy original songs.

Image:The Rails
Sat 3 Oct

The Rails

The Rails are English singer-songwriter duo Kami Thompson and James Walbourne. They released their debut album in May 2014 and their sharp, true folk-rock blend and stripped back, direct sound have been earning them fans and widespread acclaim ever since.

Image:Projections of: Miles
Fri 9 Oct
Jay Phelps presents

Projections of: Miles

Jay Phelps has put together an international all-star line up to re-arrange and perform over four-decade’s worth of the wonderful music of jazz legend, Miles Davis. Jay (on trumpet) is joined by Jean Toussaint (Tenor saxophone), Nathaniel Facey (Alto saxophone), Tim Thornton (bass), Shane Forbes (drums) and Ashley Henry (piano). 

Image:16 Singers
Thu 15 Oct - Fri 16 Oct
Egg Productions in association with Dance Umbrella present the world premiere of

16 Singers

16 Singers is a special experience. Created by Katherine Morley for babies aged 0 – 18 months and their grownups, it cleverly captures the attention of tiny spectators using breath, rhythms and song, and by blending movement with an intricate, moving set.

Image:sound is sound is sound
Sat 24 Oct
Lewisham Arthouse presents

sound is sound is sound

sound is sound is sound showcases and celebrates the curious mix of forward motion and DIY attitudes that have flourished in the SE postcodes. A highly motivated gathering of outsider sounds, exploring the logics of punk, free jazz, electronica, sound art and breakbeat, and melding them to suit the intentions of the musicians.

Image:Hatched: Awful Things Can Happen at Any Time (An Uplifting Musical)
Fri 6 Nov
Mingbeast and the Albany present

Hatched: Awful Things Can Happen at Any Time (An Uplifting Musical)

Our Artist Development programme, Hatched is back with work-in-progress sharings. We’ve always wanted to be in a band. We don’t have any instruments yet but we’ve got a ton of songs in us just floating around.

Image:Lizzie Emeh
Fri 13 Nov
Heart n Soul in association with the Albany presents

Lizzie Emeh

This event is part of EFG London Jazz Festival. Award-winning artist Lizzie Emeh blends her love of soul, R&B and jazz with powerful lyrics to produce a unique, soulful sound. 

Image:Smitty's Big Four
Sat 14 Nov
EFG London Jazz Festival presents

Smitty's Big Four

Hang out in the Albany Café for an afternoon of upbeat swing with the ‘feisty little brother’ of the Kansas Smitty’s House Band.

Image:Folie à Deux
Sat 14 Nov
Mahogany Opera Group presents

Folie à Deux

This event is part of EFG London Jazz Festival. Insanity, electricity and love collide in this operatic concept-album into the shared psychosis known as ‘folie à deux’, where a delusion is transmitted from one person to another. 

Image:Catapluf's Musical Journey
Sun 15 Nov
EFG London Jazz Festival presents Adriano Adewale's

Catapluf's Musical Journey

Explore rhythms and sounds of the world with Catapluf, whose imagination takes you to places where music can be found in everything: pans, water and even the body. 

Image:Skip 'Little Axe' MacDonald & King Size Slim
Sat 21 Nov
Music-Net presents

Skip 'Little Axe' MacDonald & King Size Slim

A double bill, featuring Skip ‘Little Axe’ MacDonald and King Size Slim.

Image:Something's Gonna Happen
Sat 12 Dec
Kimberley Walker and the Albany present

Something's Gonna Happen

Something’s Gonna Happen returns for Autumn presenting the best in fantastic live, local music. Come and join us, and have your ears nourished by a unique night of music, burlesque, cabaret arts and body art. Anything can happen.