Music

Your guide to the best gigs and festivals in London, plus book tickets

Music

Fleetmac Wood vs Fleetwood Mac

Fleetmac Wood is a club night that only plays Fleetwood Mac. Who better to interview the band’s drummer Mick Fleetwood?

Read more
Music

Gigs in London this week

Our pick of the best live music over the next seven days

Read more
Music

Jamie XX – ‘In Colour’

Some killer and some atmospheric filler on The XX beatmaker’s solo debut

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Read more
Music

Disgusting of Tunbridge Wells

Punk duo Slaves talk politics, anger and baked goods

Read more
Music

An interview with Ride

After years of speculation and denial, the ’90s indie heroes tell us why they have finally reunited

Read more

Hot tickets

Music

This month’s hottest gigs

See the likes of Fleetwood Mac, Nick Cave and Ride in London this May

Read more
Music

Just announced!

Get ’em while they're hot: here's our weekly list of the capital's latest top tickets to be released

Read more

D'Angelo

Another date with the dark lord of R&B: D’Angelo has announced a Hammersmith show in July

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Read more

Dornik

Catch this slinky new synth-funk singer in an intimate venue before he blows up

Read more
Find more concert tickets

The best upcoming gigs in London

The best classical concerts in London

Music

The Sixteen: The Choral Pilgrimage 2015

Choral adventurers Captain Harry Christophers and his choir The Sixteen make land at Greenwich as part of their annual tour, which this year explores the music of Spain’s Golden Age in sixteenth century Seville, namely that of the accomplished Francisco Guerrero and Alonso Lobo.

Read more
Music

The Barenboim Project 2015

Daniel Barenboim is in town, conducting his Staatskapelle Berlin in concertos with soloists pianist Martha Argerich and violinist Lisa Batiashvilli for two nights in late April. Later, for a week-long series in May and June, Barenboim the pianist gives four recitals of Schubert piano sonatas.

Read more
Music

Wigmore Lates @ 36: Simón Bolívar String Quartet

Cancel your plans for Saturday morning – this is going to be a late one. The night kicks off at 10pm in the legendary auditorium, with an hour-long recital from Venezuela’s Simón Bolívar String Quartet playing Ginastera and Ravel. Then it’s downstairs for drinks and a free gig from Dave O’Higgins’s jazz quartet.

Read more
See more classical music in London

Music lists you’ll love

Music

The 100 best party songs

Plug in your biggest speakers and party hard with our playlist of guaranteed floorfillers

Read more
Music

The 50 best love songs

Say hello to your new smoochy-time playlist – it’s Time Out’s pick of the best love songs ever made

Read more
Music

The 50 best break-up songs

Heaven knows you’re miserable now – so you may as well enjoy it with our ultimate break-up playlist

Read more
Music

The 100 best London songs

London calling! This is the sound of the city, distilled into a hundred songs

Read more
Music

The 50 best karaoke songs

Warm up those vocal cords, take a swig of something strong, and show us what you've got

Read more
Music

The 50 best ’80s songs

From pop hits to hair metal, grab your Walkman and celebrate a golden era of musical excess

Read more
See more great music lists

Music festivals in London

Field Day

An east London weekender with impeccable taste: Caribou and Ride top the bill

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Read more

British Summer Time

Taylor Swift, Blur, The Strokes, The Who and Kylie headline in Hyde Park

Read more

Lovebox

Snoop Dogg, Rudimental, Hot Chip and Jessie Ware join the party in Victoria Park

Users say
  • 1 out of 5 stars
Read more

Citadel Festival

A new one-dayer with Ben Howard, Bombay Bicycle Club and plenty of sophisticated fun

Read more
Find more great music festivals

The best music venues in London

Union Chapel

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Read more

Brixton Academy

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Read more

Royal Albert Hall

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Read more
Music

Koko

Users say
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Read more

The O2

Users say
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Read more

Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Read more
See the best music venues in London