MORE LONDON FREE FESTIVAL 2015
FREE OUTDOOR MUSIC SEASON PRESENTED BY GET INVOLVED ON LONDON’S RIVERSIDE
Every summer More London presents a free outdoor festival in the inimitable setting of its riverside amphitheatre, The Scoop at More London. This year’s Free Music season (3-26 June) sees a range of up and coming and established performers entertain festival-goers against the backdrop of the London skyline.
This year’s music programme packs a serious punch, with Get Involved on board as music programmers- the team behind Bestival and many other stand-out music events have hand picked some of the UK’s most exciting young performers for this year’s More London Free Festival music season.
The afternoon sessions are laid-back and acoustic, regaling the lunchtime audience with an array of genres and styles, from the 8-piece indie pop band We Used to Make Things to the classically trained beatboxer Bellatrix. Artists will perform at the Free Festival’s resident foodie haven, The London Riviera, so that festival-goers can savour the delicious tastes of the new pop-up while enjoying the music.
Music Fridays at the Scoop are on the 5th, 19th and 26th June, as the volume is turned up and the weekend begins. Get Involved will present the eclectic sounds of Arthur Lea’s Bootleg Brass as well as the spoken word show Tongue Fu and the Bristol-born rapper, poet and musician Dizraeli. Rob da Bank’s record label Sunday Best, will follow with the much-loved trio Kitty, Daisy and Lewis, performing with the duo Xylaroo. Closing the music season is an evening curated by Soho Radio and featuring the British soul singer Omar and multi-instrumentalist Shawn Lee.
Other highlights throughout Free Music season include:
Magic Lantern, the musical moniker of Jamie Doe who has been described as “something very special” by 6 Music’s Lauren Laverne.
Camillo Menjura, the Colombian guitarist and singer who was awarded with the Latin UK Awards Musician of the Year in 2014.
Stick in the Wheel, the London folk band who are winning numerous awards and “reinventing folk music” according to fRoots magazine.
Natalie Shay, the 16 year old who has won the London Music Award for Best Undiscovered Talent and supported acts including Hudson Taylor.
The 13th More London Free Festival at The Scoop also features Sports screenings (29 June- 26 July), Free Theatre (5-30 August) and Free Film season (2-24 September 2015).
No tickets required, no need to book – just turn up and enjoy the show. Cushions are available for hire and you are welcome to bring your own food and drink (but no glass please).
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The Scoop at More London, More London Riverside, London SE1 2DB
Situated between HMS Belfast and Tower Bridge on the South Bank of the Thames
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2015 FREE MUSIC SEASON – listings
3rd June: 12:30-14:00 Camillo Menjura
4th June: 12.30 – 14:00 The Magic Lantern
5th June: 12.30 – 14.00 Rex Domino
5th June: 18:00-21:00 Music Fridays presented by Get Involved featuring Arthur Lea’s Bootleg Brass, Tongue Fu & Dizraeli
17th June: 12.30-14.00 Arthur Lea
18th June: 12.30-14.00 Bellatrix
19th June: 12.30-14.00 We Used to Make Things
19th June: 18:00-21:00 Music Fridays presented by Sunday Best presents Kitty, Daisy and Lewis and Xylaroo
24th June: 12.30-14.00 Stick In The Wheel
24th June: 12.30-14.00 Natalie Shay
26th June: 12.30-14.00 Royal Organ Duo
26th June: 18.00-21.00 Music Fridays presented by Soho Radio featuring Omar and Shawn Lee