Camden Town has more than its fair share of iconic music venues. Up near Chalk Farm station, The Roundhouse has hosted Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix, and Koko (formerly Camden Palace) was the home of Britpop. But these days the best gigs in Camden tend to happen on small pub stages, at places like The Barfly, where up-and-coming indie bands keep the racket going seven nights a week. Here are the best places to catch gigs in Camden.
Camden's best gig venues
Camden's best upcoming gigs
Ever since she hit the big time with 'Milkshake', R&B singer Kelis has been genre-hopping like crazy. After exploring EDM with Guetta and minimal bass with Skream, she's now worked with indie wizard Dave Sitek to cook up a super-funky, soulful stew of an album called 'Food'. She'll be dishing that up tonight, so expect a horn section and a revue-style live band alongside Kelis's own magnetic performance. Dee-licious.Read more
He’s coming home, he’s coming: Dev Hynes is coming home. The artist formerly known as Lightspeed Champion has a new LP called ‘Freetown Sound’, inspired by his parents’ immigrant stories, the Black Lives Matter movement and the hip hop, jazz and ballroom history of his adopted hometown NYC. We’re guessing it’ll also feature a glittering range of features from BFFs like Solange and FKA Twigs. Get a first bite in Camden next month.Read more