Main stage

Performers on the Main stage

Event schedule details

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 June


Event location details

Exhibition Road

Hear an eclectic range of performances from the Royal Albert Hall and the Royal College of Music!


    12.00-12.45 RCM Brass

    13.15-14.00 Elye Cuthbertson

    14.30-15.15 Jally Kebba Susso

    15.45-16.30 All Day Breakfast Café

    17.00-17.45 Tee Peters and the Working Class


    12.00-12.45 Blues and Roots Ensemble

    13.15-14.00 Albert's Band

    14.30-15.15 The Higher Planes

    15.45-16.30 Sam Eagle

    17.00-17.45 Tee Peters and the Working Class

    About the performances

    RCM Brass

    Students from the Royal College of Music Brass Faculty perform an exciting and diverse programme of music.

    Elye Cuthbertson

    Elye's playing has developed into a unique style, influenced by the teaching of some of England's finest folk musicians as well as folk styles across Europe. With exciting arrangements and thoughtful harmonies, he brings a new sound to the melodeon and a new approach to folk music. 

    Jally Kebba Susso

    Afro-futurist kora player Jally Kebba Susso is expanding the boundaries of West African musical traditions while keeping its heart and soul intact. Seamlessly combining traditional West African sounds with electronic effects, beats and sounds. His songs, sung in Mandinka, call for unity and togetherness.

    All Day Breakfast Café

    A seven-piece all-female group recently crowned as South London’s favourite disco band. With an equal love for disco greats and jazz legends, they’re on a mission to spread disco-joy and to get everyone dancing!

    Tee Peters and the Working Class

    With his latest track “Pressure” appearing on Spotify’s Fresh Finds Hip Hop playlist in 2021, South London hip hop artist Tee Peters is a homegrown talent on the rise. With an emphasis on chill, conscious and catchy vocals, Peters’ music encourages people to cut out distractions and focus on living a purpose-filled life.

    Blues and Roots Ensemble

    Formed in 2017, Blues and Roots Ensemble is a diverse band that plays creative arrangements, as well as authentic interpretations of music written by the great bandleader/composer, Charles Mingus. With performers ranging from South Africa to Sicily, Bulgaria, Australia and Cuba - the ensemble prides itself on its energy and audience interaction during concerts.

    Albert's Band

    A versatile and highly skilled group of musicians, Albert’s Band put on bespoke performances and workshops for all ages, both at the Royal Albert Hall and in the community.

    The Higher Planes

    With radio play on BBC Introducing for their latest EP Tidal Wave, a UK tour supporting Hurray for the Riff Raff and appearances in international festivals, folk-rock quintet The Higher Planes are one of the most exciting bands coming out of South London, bringing a blend of classic folk, blues and soul with their own fresh slant for our times.

    Sam Eagle

    23-year-old Sam Eagle, is a songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist from the coast of Essex. Receiving strong support from a growing fan base of music fans across the country, as well as BBC Introducing on BBC Radio 1, and BBC 6Music, he merges a wide range of genres such as indie pop, funk, psych and soul, for captivating, eclectic experience.

    Visitor information

    This is a drop in event. To plan your visit, you can download a copy of the timed events schedule and map (pdf) or see the printed programme (pdf)

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    Event categories

    • Adults
    • Family with 12+
    • Family with 7+
    • Family with under 7s
    • Performance
    Performers on the Main stage