When celebrities ruin busking
From Bon Jovi to Boris, why busking is best left to actual buskers
The best LCD Soundsystem songs
As James Murphy and his dance crew prepare to headline Lovebox, we round up the best of their back catalogue
Why every Londoner should go to the Proms
Five extremely good reasons to Prom this year – no Union Jack headgear necessary
Róisín Murphy interview: ‘I am a drag queen’
We met the disco doyenne who’s about to make history with a gig at The Globe
The best new music: Clams Casino
The New Joisey hip hop producer is finally dropping his debut album
Discover live music in London
Rock concerts in London
From huge upcoming rock concerts to indie gigs, here’s how to get your rock ’n’ roll fix in London
Hip hop concerts in London
Hear the best of hip hop live in London with our guide to the city’s upcoming hip hop concerts
Punk and metal concerts in London
Feel the force of punk and metal live in London at one of these upcoming concerts and events
Reggae concerts in London
See reggae live in London with our full guide to upcoming reggae concerts and events – irie!
This month’s best gigs
From Rodriguez to Somerset House Summer Series, here are London’s best gigs this July
The best gigs in London this week
Powerfully melodic and quietly strong, saxophonist Tori Freestone celebrates the launch of her new album, ‘El Barranco’, tonight with help from...
Folk With Altitude
Seasoned London folk crew The Nest Collective return with another summer series of gigs on the green and pleasant roof of the Queen Elizabeth Hall....
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Iceland, we forgive you: Björk is coming to London for a gig and exhibition
Spring, summer, Björktumn? It’s not the catchiest portmanteau, but we’re calling it regardless: this is the autumn of Björk. Starting on September 1,...
A London music venue needs your help after last month’s floods
London’s music venues have been ravaged by redevelopment and rent rises over the last few years, but here’s a reminder that there’s one enemy even more...
The best classical concerts in London
NonClassical Club Night
Nonclassical, the longest running and coolest regular classical club night in the UK, continues its Dalston pub residency. Co-run by scene-leading composer...
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The 100 best party songs
Plug in your biggest speakers and party hard with our playlist of guaranteed floorfillers
The 100 best London songs
London calling! This is the sound of the city, distilled into a hundred songs
The 20 best R&B songs
Get slow, smooth and sexy with our ultimate R&B playlist
The 20 best house tracks
Time Out writers and Rinse FM DJs pick the finest four-to-the-floor tracks ever made