• A collection of Midsummer Festivalimages
  • A collection of Midsummer Festivalimages

Celebrate the summer equinox, the longest day of the year

The soothing sounds of live music float from the festival stage, wonderful aromas fill the air from our global street food traders and beautiful natural decorations adorn the park.

Our stage will be hosting an array of amazing live performers from soothing acoustic sets to international DJ’s sure to get you on your feet.  As well as our live music we will be running free drop-in flower crown workshops for kids and adults alike across both days.

Saturday will be our family friendly day with activities to keep the little ones entertained, including amazing bubble magic from the Bubbleologist 1-4pm and a drop-in Children’s Circus Skills workshop from 1-5pm.

Wear your flower crown with pride this summer at Canary Wharf’s Midsummer Festival!

Artists performing at Midsummer Festival

Sully Gravity, Friday 21 June, 12.30-2pm

Sully GravityTaking inspiration from the best in soul, R’n’B and gospel Sully Gravity is based in south-east London and balances his studies with songwriting, singing in choirs and performing. He’s honed his skills via a love for his favourite artists like Whitney Houston, John Legend and Emeli Sandé. This exciting young performer is already attracting great reviews!

Tristan Mackay, Friday 21 June, 5.30-6.45pm

Tristan Mackay

Tristan is a singer/songwriter and guitarist based in the UK. His two albums, ‘Out Along The Wire’ and ‘Wire & Wood’ have both topped the UK iTunes Blues Chart.He was discovered busking by Grammy Award winning producer Martin Levan in 2010, and together they recorded both albums at Red Kite Studio in Wales. The band consisted of Paul Carrack (Mike & The Mechanics, Eric Clapton) on organ, Peter Van Hooke (Van Morrison) on drums and Tim Harries (Katie Melua, Tom Baxter) on bass. Tristan’s friend John Garden (The Scissor Sisters) played keys.Since the release of his debut album, Tristan has shared the stage with The Proclaimers, Rumer, Graham Parker, Beth Hart, Robben Ford, Eric Johnson and Billy Bragg.

Sound of the Sirens, Friday 21 June, 7-8.30pm

Sound of the SirensWest Country folk-rock duo Sound Of The Sirens will be joining the line-up at Midsummer festival following the release of their new album, This Time released on DMF Records. This Time – the follow-up to their debut album, For All Our Sins, which was released in 2017 to widespread praise – continues to showcase an evident gift for crafting unique, vivid and enduring melodies over 15 heartfelt tracks.

The Roustabouts, Friday 21 June, 8.45-10pm

The RoustaboutsInternational DJ Duo, The Roustabouts, are a London-based collaboration between two distinguished creative forces. These two can be found across the globe on the festival circuit at the likes of Burlesque Hall of Fame (Las Vegas),  Sublime Boudoir (Amsterdam & New York)  The Box, Ministry of Sound (London), Kucukciftlik Park (Istanbul) Adler Planetarium (Chicago), The Underbelly and Bestival!

Tom Lukas, Saturday 22 June, 12.30-2pm

Tom LukasTom Lukas is a singer-songwriter, producer, open mic organiser and live music performer. His passion has always been music, and for the past seven years, he has entertained audiences with his unique and eclectic covers in live music venues all over London. Choose your favourite song from Tom’s hand-out setlist and he will perform it for you!

Tom Korni, Saturday 22 June, 2.15-3.45pm

Tom Korni

Forget what you know about solo musicians. Forget the melancholy acoustic guitar riffs accompanying sombre vocals fitting only for a rainy day. Tom Korni – The One Boy Band can take any genre of song and recreate it amazingly close to the original, using his feet to play a drum kit, his hands to play guitar and bass simultaneously, and sing.

HEARD Collective, Saturday 22 June, 4-5.30pm

Daisy Chute

HEARD Collective promote and support women in music, putting on all-female line-ups as they try to redress the balance of under-representation. Founded by award-winning folk artist Daisy Chute and singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Cerian, HEARD Collective brings together some of the best female talent in folk and Americana with their Midsummer appearance featuring Daisy Chute, Fabia Anderson and Charlotte Campbell

Chelsea Blues, Saturday 22 June, 5.45-7.15pm

Chelsea BluesImagine a melting pool of colours and warm sentimentals that guide you through a paradise of your own world. A galaxy within you, that many only glimpse as versions of themselves in time. Chelsea Blues with her jazzy vocal strides on lofi-soul compositions pour out love and joy with every beat and tap of foot. When you experience her message of “love self to love others” through her blend of new school energy and old school dynamics – it’s the combination that can’t be missed!

Ward Smith, Saturday 22 June, 7.30-8.45pm

Ward SmithWard Smith are a professional acoustic duo who have delighted audiences at hundreds of weddings, parties and events across the UK and have even performed for HRH The Prince of Wales. With the incredible vocals of Victoria and the amazing talent of Charlie on guitar, this duo will set the mood for a fantastic evening.

 

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