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The Ancestors standing in a bare room

Shabaka and the Ancestors


Performing energetic, futurist jazz, including material from their new album We Are Sent Here By History.

The performers from The Lost Words stand outside a house with a slated roof

The Lost Words: Spell Songs


This concert has been rescheduled for Wednesday 3 February 2021. Details including ticket sales will be announced this week.

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Nadine Shah: Live from the Barbican

Atmospheric post punk noir pop from Nadine Shah in a special one-off performance of her latest record Kitchen Sink in its entirety.

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Tony Visconti & Woody Woodmansey: The Best of Bowie

Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey perform The Best of Bowie – iconic hits and cult classics from his extraordinary back catalogue.

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

Novo Amor

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

Hollie McNish leaning against a brick wall and looking over her left shoulder

Hollie McNish

Poet and author Hollie McNish hosts an evening of spoken word to launch her new book, Slug… and other things I’ve been told to hate.

Arthur Jeffes standing with a walking stick and holding a fake penguin head on his shoulder

Penguin Cafe

This concert has been rescheduled for Thursday 10 June 2021.

the four members of Moodswing stand against a white wall. black and white photo


This concert has been rescheduled for Sunday 11 July 2021. All existing tickets remain valid.

Neil Hannon in a black and white suit and tie standing in front of a blue pyramid

The Divine Comedy: Liberation/Promenade

As part of a five-night residency celebrating their 30th anniversary, Neil Hannon’s The Divine Comedy, performing as an eleven-piece ensemble, play the band’s first two full albums in their entirety.