The Atrium supported by Time Out

The Atrium - supported by Time Out - is a compendium of high arts. It’s the place where the strands of our festival unite. An assembly of sensational music and dance from the UK and around the world, The Atrium is the best bits of Wilderness collected und

Ronnie Scott’s

It was in that 1959 saxophonist Ronnie Scott opened the door to a small basement club in the West End where local musicians could jam. This small club has grown into the lauded jazz venue we know and love today – one of the most famous jazz clubs on the p

Ronnie Scott’s Presents: ‘The Pee Wee Ellis Funk Assembly’

Celebrating 50 years of Cold Sweat - with support from Scott Mckeon’s Superjam. Few musicians get to celebrate their 75th birthday knee deep in a new project charting the history of funk and its impact on music. Even fewer are still actively touring the w

The Wilderness Orchestra Presents God’s Jukebox

Only the best. As chosen by you. On Sundays, at Wilderness, we have a tradition. Our house band holds court and we celebrate a beloved artist with original arrangements and guest vocalists. And our house band happens to be a 47-piece symphony orchestra. S

Oh My God! It’s The Church

Oh My God! It’s The Church is like nothing you’ve ever experienced before and yet also as familiar as your Grandmammy’s biscuit tin. Nominated for ‘Live Act of The Year’ at the 2017 AIF Festival Congress Awards, this Leftfield Church service has their con


Afriquoi are the 5-piece outfit that take the influence of UK house, funky, garage, dubstep and glitch and fuse it with traditional African melodies, harmonies and rhythms plus a dose of dancehall vocals. The band came to life in 2011 after percussionist


KOKOROKO are a young, London based Afrobeat 8-Piece band led by trumpeter Sheila Maurice-Grey. We play music we love, we grew up with and our parents got funky to. Inspired by Fela Kuti, Ebo Taylor, Tony Allen and the great sounds that come out of West Af

My Baby

“MY BABY wore her crown electric Chanted till the flames grew higher She wills you to dance… Until you fall into the voodoo trance” It hasn’t taken long for Amsterdam based psychedelic, shamanic trio MY BABY’s swampy blues and funk-inflected sound to cast

Beating Heart

Hugh Tracey was an amazing, unique, intrepid musical explorer. A plum-voiced English academic, he devoted his life to making field recordings of music right across Africa. From 1920’s – 1970’s he travelled 18 countries across Sub Sahara, in the process re


Yusufla is new jazz. Three saxes up front, anchored by bass and drums. The band’s original material spotlights their unusual front-line trio of saxophones exploring textural and rhythmic reverberations. Influences are wide in range, from their namesake Yu


Attention earth! This is henge. They come in the name of rave. They bring you the gift of cosmic dross - a kind of music - new to your world. They have news. Planet earth is an experiment. Your species was sent codes from space. To help you love and dance

Hip Hop Karaoke

Hip Hop Karaoke has become a Wilderness institution. It's one that defines everything we love: participation, sass and silliness, celebration of music,  appreciation of one another, loads of laughter, and of course, all hail the art of rap. The B-boys and