One of the hottest tickets in London's musical calendar is the annual series of outdoor gigs held in the grand, riverside courtyard of Somerset House. This year's line-up has just been announced – here's who's rocking the quad this year...
Once a bedroom pop project, Metronomy grew into a five-piece whose live set incorporates light shows and wonky dance routines. Expect elegant yet eccentric indie drawn from five ace albums.
This Aussie DJ duo make electro-dance hits that shimmer with nostalgia.
Don Letts Presents Bass Forward
Letts curates a one-off musical spectacular that includes a Wiley live performance and DJ sets from Jazzie B and Norman Jay MBE. More special guests will be announced soon.
David Rodigan and The Outlook Orchestra
This 25-piece project isn’t to be trifled with. Live versions of bass classics – from reggae to jungle – make this a treat for the slightly older rudeboy and rudegirl.
The kooky psych duo behind ‘Time to Pretend’ and ‘Electric Feel’ are riding high again thanks to this year’s stunning comeback album ‘Little Dark Age’.
She started out writing hits for Rihanna and Rita Ora, but the music Laura ‘LP’ Pergolizzi makes now is sleek, spiky pop-rock.
This Norwegian star won the BBC’s Sound of 2018 poll for good reason: she’s a fierce live performer whose impeccably crafted pop is both infectiously spunky (‘Don’t Kill My Vibe)’ and deliciously wistful (‘Strangers’).
When they’re not doing their day job as Jimmy Fallon’s house band, The Roots are true festival crowd-pleasers.
Having won the Brit Critics’ Choice Award and collaborated with Drake and Stormzy, this Walsall-born singer-songwriter is one to watch. Catch her singing hits like gorgeous piano ballad ‘Let Me Down’ before she goes supernova.
De La Soul
Expect an incendiary set drawing liberally from 1989’s iconic debut ‘3 Feet High and Rising’ and 2016’s Grammy-nominated comeback ‘and the Anonymous Nobody...’
A fearlessly theatrical performer who loves diving into her dressing-up box onstage, while simultaneously mesmerising her audience with prog-disco heat.