Crystal Palace Bowl August 6-29


Three days of free live music in the bowl curated by Crystal Palace Festival and Albert’s Favourites.

These are free non-ticketed shows, you can just turn up on the day.

Thursday 12th August
Crystal Palace Voices
Gates open 17:30 / Curfew 22:15

Line up and schedule

17:30 DJ Mamasutra
17:45 Carmen Marie and Band
18:35 The Jenny Hanivers
19:30 The Dirty Magnets feat. Breezy Lee
20:25 The Cracked
21:20 Jack Tyson Charles

Jack Tyson Charles brings his brand of Epic Soul to the famous Crystal Palace Park bowl, headlining an evening of very special hyper local Crystal Palace talent

The Cracked – the hazy Balearic vibe of Ibiza meets funky African, Soca and tropical beats 

The Dirty Magnets feat. Breezy Lee – Crystal Palace based rock band with Franck Alba and Breezy Lee on vocals

The Jenny Hanivers – memorable hooks, wry storytelling, sly grooves and a guilty sprinkle of sweet romance

Carmen Marie and Band – authentic and raw new soul full of emotive lyricism 

DJ Mamasutra – eclectic funky sets by the Crystal Palace Festival’s resident DJ

Thursday 19th August
Albert’s Favourites Presents

Line up and schedule

17:30 Albert’s Favourites DJs
18:00 Sawa Manga
18:50 Magnetic Tape Device
19:45 Hector Plimmer
21:00 Andrew Ashong

Andrew Ashong, the British Ghanian singer songwriter from Forest Hill headlines an evening curated by Crystal Palace based label Albert’s Favourites. In the words of Paul Lester of the Guardian, Andrew is “a hazy, jazzy dreamer of a young soul rebel who in his music references Roy Ayers and Shuggie Otis, Bill Withers and Marvin Gaye”. 

Also featuring;

Hector Plimmer dreamy and beautiful electronic beat explorations that play with jazz and soul music equally

Magnetic Tape Device a journey through improvised musical spaces blending trombone, drums, and electronic sounds

Sawa Manga – a thoughtful and bass-heavy ethereal liminal experience of blue flame, bump and sway

Thursday 26th August
Celebrating Creative Communities

16:00 Doors
16:15 London Mozart Players
17:15  DJ Donna Bummer
17:45 South London Youth Orchestra
18:45 DJ Donna Bummer
19:15 Spirit of the Estate Jam
21:15 Soothsayers
22:00 Curfew

Soothsayers – the Brixton based nu Afro Beat and Dub collective headline this very special evening of community celebration with their organic unique and universally uplifting sound, lyrical messages, warm sonics and irresistible dance grooves.

Spirit of the Estate Jam

Celebrating the expressive and creative voice of people and communities and their aspirations and inspirations. Featuring MC SunSun, DJ DBO and Grounded Movement with Ragtime to Grime we celebrate culturally conscious and socially connected artforms of dance, music and words. With guest appearance by Crystal Palace grime crew About Crw.

South London Youth Orchestra (SLYO) performing Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony

SLYO is an orchestral experience designed to nurture and train young musicians to be inspired orchestral players, encouraging them to perform to their highest abilities and serveing the diverse communities of south London and beyond.

London Mozart Players Presents…Strictly Strings!

Relax in the sunshine as LMP string players serenade you with Strauss, perk you up with Piazzolla and get you moving with Mozart! Dance melodies abound in this cornucopia of Classical delights from the London Mozart Players – Crystal Palace’s very own orchestra. Bring your dancing shoes! For all the family.







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