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K-Music 2023

Korean music across London this autumn! 

Join us in celebrating 10 year's of K-Music Festival.

Starting this autumn, The K-Music Festival is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a diverse and eclectic line-up of Korean artists, showcasing contemporary Korean music based on traditions. With seven live shows across London through October and November, this is a unique opportunity to hear some of the most exciting and dynamic Korean artists performing live. 

‘Hallyu! The Korean Wave has flourished across the world over the past decade and more – not only in K-Pop but also in film, video games, TV, fashion and food. To align with the trend, the festival's line-up this year is filled with boundary-pushing shows, thrilling collaborations and extraordinary performances that expand to cinematic music and alternative K-Pop. 

This year’s line-up includes the highly anticipated Opening Concert from Jung Jaeil and London Symphony Orchestra featuring film scores from Parasite and Squid Game at the Barbican; the must-see double bill with JAMBINAI and LEENALCHI; a new collaboration from CelloGayageum and Dasom Baek; the all-female groups groove& and DUO BUD who join together to explore the enchanting realm of Korean percussion music; a debut performance from the female alt-electronic duo HAEPAARY, acclaimed drummer Sun Mi Hong and Soojin Suh who return with an intriguing new collaboration featuring Kit Downes.

“We are thrilled to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the K-Music Festival this year. We have been organising the festival in partnership with Serious, the founder of the EFG London Jazz Festival. Throughout the past nine years, the festival has left a lasting impact, infusing the vibrant music scene of London with delightful Korean musical flavours. It has become the largest and most enduring platform in Europe, shining a spotlight on the finest talents from Korea [...] This year's line-up continues to push the boundaries of musical artistry, incorporating film scores, alternative K-Pop, and electronic music, while still embracing traditions. We hope that the festival's legacy will contribute to adding another layer to the UK music scene, making it even more diverse and exciting."

Jaeyeon Park, Artistic Director