Wednesday 16 March 2016

Somerset House - Summer Series 2016 priority booking

Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express® 2016
Set in one of London's most iconic landmarks, Summer Series at Somerset Housereturns with an impressive line-up of headline acts alongside emerging artists hotly tipped for success in 2016.

As a subscriber of our e-newsletter, you have exclusive access to a presale which opens on Thursday 17 March at 09.00. Tickets go on general sale on Friday 18 March at 09.00. American Express Invites® exclusive presale for American Express® Cardmembers opens on Tuesday 15 March at 10.00.

Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express © Hiatus Kaiyote
Hiatus Kaiyote
7 July 2016
Hiatus Kaiyote have carved a mystifying and unique world with their blend of alluring lyricism and cinematic soundscapes. The two-time Grammy Award nominated outfit have gallivanted into unparalleled accolades and success straight from Melbourne’s eclectic music scene with their soulful, genre-defying sounds and superlative dynamic live performances.
Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express © Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
8 July 2016
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott formerly of The Beautiful South follow their critically acclaimed debut album What Have We Become with a wonderfully contemporary record Wisdom, Laughter and Lines. Full of lyrical wit and humour, the album shot straight into the charts at Number 4 and has now been certified SILVER by the Official Charts Company.
Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express © Benjamin Clementine
Benjamin Clementine
9 July 2016
When North Londoner Benjamin Clementine performs, people stop and listen. His powerful and tender voice compliments the stark intimacy of his lyrics and ebb and flow of his piano lines. He creates a connection with the listener that says ‘This is me, maybe it’s you too’. Clementine’s Mercury Prize winning debut album At Least For Now explores love and loss, despair and hope, pride and self-belief.
Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express © Laura Mvula
Laura Mvula
10 July 2016
Since bursting onto the cultural landscape, Laura Mvula has become one of the UK’s finest exports. From her Mercury Prize nomination and MOBO wins to her BRIT Awards and Ivor Novello nods, Laura has found herself at the forefront of the current soul revival since 2013. Laura most recently released new single Overcome – a collaboration with the legendary Nile Rodgers.
Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express © Everything Everything
Everything Everything
11 July 2016
Everything Everything are on a never-ending quest to bring experimentation and creative ambition back to pop music. Their highly-anticipated third album Get To Heaven is an intricate snapshot of contemporary culture within a unique sonic landscape and established them as one of the most progressive bands in British music.
Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express © James Morrison
James Morrison
12 July 2016
James Morrison first came to prominence in 2006 with the platinum selling album Undiscovered, aged just 21. After a successful collaboration with Nelly Furtado, winning a BRIT Award and two further successful albums he made a welcome return to the charts in 2015 with his fourth Top Ten studio album Higher Than Here which he describes as his ‘best ever’.
Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express © Courtney Barnett
Courtney Barnett
13 July 2016
Courtney Barnett’s debut album, Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit, cements her standing as one of the most distinctive and compelling voices in indie rock. These songs reveal not only an assured songwriter and guitar player, but also an artist who in just a few years has already proved highly influential.
Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express © Caravan Palace
Caravan Palace
14 July 2016
Electro-pioneers Caravan Palace fuse hedonistic house and old school jazz to glorious effect. The musical virtuosity of the Parisian seven-piece band combined with their panache, flair and genuine joy in performing live guarantees a riotous good time.
Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express © Jack Savoretti
Jack Savoretti
15 July 2016
Jack Savoretti’s gorgeous, soul-soaked vocals are championed by BBC Radio 2. He returns to music with an impressive new album Written In Scars. In Savoretti’s words “the heartbeat of the album is rhythm. It’s all about groove, drums and bass.”
Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express © St Germain
St Germain
16 July 2016
An uncontested and respected figure in the world of electronic music for the past two decades, a pioneer of the “French Touch” and a creator of intelligent, sensual and original deep house, St Germain has always stood out. His new eponymous album is a subtle mixture of machines and instruments, of authentic roots and modern influences.
Summer Series at Somerset House with American Express © UNKLE:REDUX
17 July 2016
James Lavelle presents a unique UNKLE:REDUX audio visual show with composer Philip Sheppard, a regular collaborator since UNKLE’s Never Never Land album in 2003. This special one off performance will feature regular and new collaborators from the worlds of music, film and art. With new music on the horizon we can expect some interesting guests.
All ‘General Admission’ concert tickets are £29.50 - £35 + booking fees.

A limited number of Summer Series GA Enhanced tickets are available for an additional £20, giving holders access to the private East Wing Bar plus a free drink (wine, beer or soft drink).