Under the Stars

Under the Stars outdoor music concerts returns this August to Central Park, East Ham to offer residents four nights of free live musical entertainment.
Under the Stars

Event details

Thursday 17, Friday 18, Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 August, 6.30pm to 10.30pm
Central Park, High Street South, East Ham, E6

Newham’s Council’s popular free music spectacular Under the Stars returns to East Ham’s Central Park from Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 August. Details of the stellar line-up can now be revealed.


Thursday 17 August

The first evening of Under the Stars will be headlined by popreggae
supremo PATO BANTON performing tunes such as “Baby Come Back”.
Pato Banton and musicians
TIPPA IRIE, known for hit single “Hello Darling” will open the evening. He will be followed by HORACE ANDY AND THE MAFIA AND FLUXY BAND.
Horace Andy and Daddy G
This year a special guest DJ slot is being introduced for DADDY G, founding member of trip hop outfit Massive Attack.

The night will be hosted by DJ, MC and radio star DADDY ERNIE.

Friday 18 August

An evening hosted by BBC Asian Network’s TOMMY SANDHU with DJ SACHY and headlined by Bhangra legends APNA SANGEET, who have entertained audiences across the world with their powerful beats and anthems.

Other fantastic acts include CHAND ALI KHAN QAWWAL & PARTY, ARJUN, FARAZ KHAN and dance troupe EPIKA who will have you partying all night long!

Saturday 19 August

Saturday’s headliners will be THE THREE DEGREES with classics like “When Will I See You Again”.

The evening will start with the fabulously soulful EDWIN STARR BAND featuring ANGELO STARR. Soul diva RUBY TURNER, currently fronting Jools Holland’s band, will also take the stage.
Ruby Turner
Saturday night will be hosted by Heart FM’s radio producer ROBERTO.


2016 event

If you joined us at our 2016 event, we hope you had a fantastic time!

If you were unable to make it, you don't have to miss out completely. Our pick of the best photos are now on our Facebook page:

There is also a short film of some of the highlights from the weekend.

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