KINGS PLACE FESTIVAL 2013 Saturday (Evening)

Music, Music festivals

The festival continues with:

Martin Speake Trio

6pm / St Pancras Room

Expect meditative ballads, trance-like grooves, free improvisation, minimalism, jazz standards, Arabic influences, heavy metal guitar, unaccompanied solos and more.

Aimua Eghobamien: Indigo Sessions

6.45pm / Box Office Stage

The latest quartet project led by singer-songwriter Aimua Eghobamien, performing with bassists Jerome Davies and Oli Hayhurst, and violinist Richard Jones.

VIDA Guitar Quartet

7.30pm / Hall One

In this programme The VIDA Guitar Quartet perform four special arrangements, including one of Britten’s charming Simple Symphony and George Gershwin’s magnificent Rhapsody in Blue.

Maurizio Minardi Trio

7.45pm / Concert Level (-2)

Reminiscent of Nino Rota, Yann Tiersen, Rene Aubry, Michael Nyman, Ennio Morricone and Sakamoto, Maurizio's intimate and expressive sound is defined by a daring combination of genres. Think baroque through to minimalist jazz, spiced up with splashes of tango and rumba.

Lisa Knapp: Album Launch

7.45pm / Hall Two

Lisa Knapp emerged with a remarkable debut in 2007, and is now established as a highly distinctive award-winning artist. She merges radiant, traditional folk and self-penned song with fiddle, hammer dulcimer, strings, banjo and sonic delights from the technological age.


8pm / St Pancras Room

This unmissable quartet, inventors of ‘sci-fi folk’, mix all kinds of genres and play all sorts of disco sci-fi folk pop - on ukulele, cajon, trumpet, banjo, mandolin or whatever else is lying around.

The D&I Duo

8.45pm / Box Office Stage

A musical mix of blues, soul, latin jazz and bossa nova. Brazilian guitarist Deicola Neves has developed a unique sound, blending his bossa bova roots with traditional jazz and improvisation.


Robert Newman’s New Theory of Evolution

9.30pm / Hall One

Robert Newman turnes his attention to evolution. After studying a Devil's Orchard made by lemon ants, female buffalo voting which way to go, Prince Kropotkin escaping a Tsarist dungeon and Richard Dawkins' postman, Robert Newman concludes that cooperation drives evolution more than competition.

Silent Disco

9.30pm / Battlebridge Room

Headphones at the ready for Silent Disco's return to the Kings Place Festival. Dance and sing to your hearts content while you friend does the same to another tune - all in apparent silence!

Iain Ballamy and Thomas Strønen's Food

9.45pm / Hall Two

By combining acoustic elements - including bells, blocks, gongs and a lyrical saxophone voice - with live sampling, drums and electronics, this groundbreaking group conjure many moods, from pure minimalism to the angular, more turbulent end of the musical spectrum.


9.45pm / Concert Level (-2)

Four excellent musicians that combine the subtlety of classical chamber music with the creative energy of contemporary jazz.

John Crampton

10pm / St Pancras Room

With his 1930s national steel guitar, harmonica, footboard and stunning, gritty voice, Crampton creates his very own 'big sound'.


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