Late Junction Festival Day One

Gazelle Twin + Hen Ogledd + Chaines

Gazelle Twin wearing a jester costume with a hobby horse, seated on a chair

Embark on a musical adventure with BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction festival with two days of ear-expanding live music.

The festival brings the radio programme to life, featuring performances from across the musical spectrum. Tonight, there’s innovative sci-fi electronica from Gazelle Twin, following her satirical 2018 album Pastoral. She’s joined on the bill by Hen Ogledd, the new band founded by Richard Dawson, who bring together a discombobulating mix of psych-pop, medieval lore, post-punk, and harp improvisation. Opening the evening is Chaines, whose album The King was a masterpiece of claustrophobic electro-acoustic music.

Late Junction is the flagship experimental music programme on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Sounds, with everything from Russian sound art to free jazz, ancient Japanese court music to Chicago footwork. The festival will feature live versions of the programme’s Collaboration Session, plus a live Late Junction Mixtape for the gathered audience.

This performance will begin promptly at the advertised start time and running time will be confirmed closer to the event.

As a guide, please note that events usually finish by 11pm at the latest.

Please note that this event is 16+, under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction Festival produced by the Barbican in association with Reduced Listening

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‘I first discovered Late Junction in my teens. It was like tuning into a familiar but alternative reality, where I suddenly had access to mysterious, experimental and intriguing music from all origins‘
Gazelle Twin

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