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The Outlook Orchestra: A Celebration of Sound System Culture

26 October 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm UTC+1


Southbank Centre, Outlook Festival and Diplomats of Sound are proud to announce the return of The Outlook Orchestra to London for the final performance of the band’s 2017 score.

In collaboration with Southbank Centre, Outlook Festival are celebrating their 10th year with a bespoke musical project – a 100-minute live mix celebrating some of your favourite tracks that have played on sound systems worldwide.

The 20-piece Outlook Orchestra features some of the UK’s finest musicians, and includes two drummers in an extended rhythm section, along with large string and horn sections.

The Orchestra is joined by some of the scenes biggest vocalists, such as Congo Natty, JehstGeneral Levy (Official) and many more. Playing huge sound system tracks such as Skreams “Midnight Request Line”, General Levy’s “Incredible”, MJ Cole’s “Sincere” & Dawn Penn’s “No No No”.

The orchestra is lead by BASCA award-winning composer Tommy Evans, the creative force behind both Submotion Orchestra and Gentleman’s Dub Club. He is assisted by trumpeter and arranger Matt Roberts, who has performed and collaborated with the likes of Orlando Julius, The Gaslamp Killer and The Heliocentrics.

This performance will be the final outing of the band in it’s current set-up, whilst a new score is being worked on for 2018.



26 October 2017
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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