Songlines Encounters Festival

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This is the eighth year of Songlines Encounters Festival and the most ambitious yet. It does what it has always done – bring high-quality artists from around the world championed by Songlines magazine to play music in the superb environment of Kings Place. Some of the concerts feature new or unusual collaborations – like the opening evening with 3MA – others have particular themes – like the special exploration of time in Indian music.

This year, with an unprecedented global spread, we have musicians, instruments and voices from Mali, Morocco, Madagascar, Mongolia, Syria, Finland, India and, of course, the UK. Check out our Finnish Friday, Syrian Saturday and Indian Sunday. There are films too, and workshops coming soon, to really get inside the music and culture.

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