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Under the Stars 2019

Our FREE outdoor music spectacular Under the Stars will return to East Ham’s Central Park on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August 2019. With music for every taste, there’s sure to be something for everyone to enjoy. So come around and bring your friends and family for a night under the stars.
Under the stars

Saturday 10 August

Naughty Boy 

As our headlining act for this year’s Saturday night, we are delighted to announce none other than mega-successful DJ, producter, songwriter Naughty boy. On stage with a full live band and some very special guests, you can expect to hear huge pop hits including La La La (his UK number one with Sam Smith) Runnin’ (his collaboration with Beyonce); and tracks from his top-selling album Hotel, which featured superstars Emeli Sandé, Ed Sheeran and Tinie Tempah.

With a steady stream of dance releases and celebrity studio collaborations to his name, Naughty Boy, real name Shahid Khan, will be bringing the party to Central Park! Catch him at this rare live London appearance and don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes.​

Norman Jay

DJ Norman Jay MBE is making his debut appearance at Under the Stars where he will entertain music lovers with a mix of northern soul, rare groove, funk and disco. Co-founder of the legendary Good Times Sound System and London dance music station KISS FM, he fostered the Rare Groove scene pushing the boundaries of the UK’s emerging club culture. 

IMD Legion

Urban dance crew IMD Legion, from East London, (Got to Dance finalists, Jump Off champions, Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalists) will be showing off their best moves in a performance specially tailored to the night’s event.

Musical Youth

Musical Youth will ease you into the groove with their blend of smooth reggae and dancehall. The band, who hit the charts in the 1980s with their number one single Pass The Dutchie, also featured on the Donna Summer UK top 20 hit Unconditional Love.


Sunday 11 August

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) and a fireworks grand finale will again delight audiences on Sunday night. The RPO has been performing at Under the Stars for more than six years bringing an ensemble of up to 75 musicians. They cover a huge range of music from core symphonic music by composers such as Beethoven and Tchaikovsky, through the world of musical theatre and up to modern day film soundtracks.

his year’s concert will feature traditional proms in the park favourites under the baton of ever popular conductor John Rigby who has worked on film, screen and stage music.

Making her first appearance is vocalist Alison Jiear who trained classically in voice and piano at Queensland Conservatorium of Music in Australia before moving to the UK in 1988. She has performed in the West End while working on numerous other projects.

Also debuting is British baritone Ross Ramgobin who attended London’s Royal Academy of Music where he gained an MA in Vocal Studies and then his Advanced Diploma from the Royal Academy Opera. He has performed at opera houses all over the world.

unday night promises to be an unforgettable evening of classical music concluding with a dazzling fireworks grand finale.

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