Poetry & Lyrics 2018 - First Wave of Acts

08th June 2018 16:00
Kings Place
80 York Way, London, N1 9AG
Poetry & Lyrics is back for its third year. Over a weekend in June, musicians and poets spanning genres from classical and folk to contemporary, world and hip hop come together for a programme of concerts, live music, talks, workshops and readings. This year we’ll be celebrating how poetry and lyrics have articulated great moments of change throughout history, experiencing the legacy of famous classic poets on composers and songwriters, hosting a party premiering new poetry commissions inspired by one of hip-hop’s biggest names, and much more…

Tickets are now on sale, click here to explore the festival.

Friday 8th June

Cerys Matthews and Friends

Benin City - Last Night

Saturday 9th June

Super-Sonic Poetry

Anthony Joseph - The Frequency of Magic

Emily Dickinson - Copland Settings

John Wilson and Jehnny Beth

The College Dropout R.A.P Party with Inua Ellams and Special Friends
Poet in the City Menu