Roundhouse Rising announce line-up for 2018 edition

© Nici Eberl
© Nici Eberl

The London venue has revealed the programme for its ninth edition of Roundhouse Rising.

Set to take place at the Roundhouse with a music programme spread across nine days, those who’ve been newly announced include Little Simz – who’s previously performed a headline set in 2014 and made her return in 2017 – gender inclusive club night and radio show Boko! Boko!, a 1Xtra grime takeover, Jazz Re:freshed and more.

1Xtra will be making its showcase on 28 February with BBC Music Introducing. They’re set to host the likes of Birmingham MC Dapz, Lewisham wunderkind Yizzy, Shivz and East London collective Mvngo & Lashes.

On 1 March, there’ll be a listening party for the Rising Sounds album, which features tracks from former Crack cover star Gaika, Bayoz Music, Margot Broom and more.

Rounding off the programme will be Little Simz’s Welcome To Wonderland Part II showcase of up-and-coming talent, discussions and exhibitions.

Roundhouse Rising will be staging its events from 21 February to 4 March. Tickets go on general sale on 9 November. Head to their website for more info.