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Black and white photo of Novo Amor. He wears a white t shirt and a black beanie hat against a plain wall background
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Contemporary music

Novo Amor

Acclaimed Welsh producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter Novo Amor performs his Barbican debut.

James Vincent McMorrow sitting on the corner of a tiled roof. He is wearing an orange beanie and checked shirt.
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Contemporary music

James Vincent McMorrow’s Imagining Ireland

James Vincent McMorrow gathers some of the most exciting young Irish musicians for an evening of the vibrant sounds of modern Ireland.

John McLaughlin playing guitar, wearing a suit
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Contemporary music

John McLaughlin

Bringing together musicians from different musical cultures and traditions in his all-star band, guitarist John McLaughlin performs with The 4th Dimension.

Postwar Modern installation shot
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Age of Many Posts Weekender

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Associate Artist Abbas Zahedi presents a weekend of activities taking place across the Conservatory and Garden Room inspired by Postwar Modern and its resonances with our current age.

William Basinski performing. He is wearing sunglasses and a black jacket
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Contemporary music

William Basinski with the LCO: The Disintegration Loops

Experimental composer, sound sculptor and video artist William Basinski celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the career-defining four-album series The Disintegration Loops.

A photo of John Waters sitting on a chair and wagging his finger
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Contemporary music

John Waters: False Negative

John Waters, the legendary filmmaker and writer with a brilliantly twisted mind, presents a fast-moving, all-new, comic monologue covering his career, movies, fashion, art and the urge to startle.

Arooj Aftab standing sideways on from a mirror
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Contemporary music

Arooj Aftab

The musician and singer performs her album Vulture Prince – a collection of beautiful compositions mixing acoustic and electronic; traditional and contemporary.

a live performance photo of Frederic Gassita playing piano
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Contemporary music

Frederic Gassita & The Bantu Jazz Orchestra

A celebration of African Bantu music with jazz and classical influences. The pianist and composer will be joined on stage by the mighty Bantu Jazz Orchestra, plus singers and dancers.

a photo of Herbie Hancock performing on stage
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Contemporary music

Herbie Hancock

Now in the sixth decade of his professional life, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: at the forefront of global culture and music.

a close up photo of Marisa Monte wearing sunglasses and a red suit against a dark background
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Contemporary music

Marisa Monte

Brazilian vocalist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Marisa Monte is widely recognised as one of the greatest Brazilian singers of her generation.