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Apple Music Festival: who’s playing?
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Apple Music Festival: who’s playing?

Free music, anyone? Discover the line-up of huge acts at Apple Music Festival 2016

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Discover live music in London

Rock concerts in London
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Rock concerts in London

From huge upcoming rock concerts to indie gigs, here’s how to get your rock ’n’ roll fix in London

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Hip hop concerts in London
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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

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Punk and metal concerts in London
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Punk and metal concerts in London

Feel the force of punk and metal live in London at one of these upcoming concerts and events

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Reggae concerts in London
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Reggae concerts in London

See reggae live in London with our full guide to upcoming reggae concerts and events – irie!

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Hot tickets

Warpaint

Warpaint

Get culty with the LA four-piece and their seductive psychedelia

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Wild Beasts

Wild Beasts

The bolshy indie crew from Kendal have reactivated for a Camden show in October

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Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs

Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs

The Scottish stage-and-screen star sings cabaret and pop songs, complete with sweary anecdotes

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Flume

Flume

The Australian production wunderkind headlines at Ally Pally

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Bear's Den

Bear's Den

Fast-rising beardy Londoners play wistful folk-pop at a big Brixton show

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The best classical music in London

BBC Proms 2016: what's on
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BBC Proms 2016: what's on

Not sure what to see at this year's BBC Proms? Here are our Prom highlights for 2016

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Why every Londoner should go to the Proms
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Why every Londoner should go to the Proms

Five extremely good reasons to Prom this year – no Union Jack headgear necessary

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This month's best classical concerts
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This month's best classical concerts

Discover the best classical music events to see in the capital

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A beginners' guide to the BBC Proms
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A beginners' guide to the BBC Proms

How do I buy tickets? When should I clap? And what the hell is a Prommer? We answer all these questions and more

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Playlists by Time Out’s music experts

The 100 best party songs
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The 100 best party songs

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

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Relaxing music: the ultimate playlist
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Relaxing music: the ultimate playlist

Relaxing music doesn't necessarily mean aural wallpaper. Plug in to our three-hour playist for meditation, sleep, study or general chilling

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The 50 best sad songs
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The 50 best sad songs

Misery can be delicious too. Here are 50 super-sad songs to prove it

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The 100 best London songs
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The 100 best London songs

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

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The 50 best ’90s songs
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The 50 best ’90s songs

From Britpop to hip hop and R&B to riot grrrl, we’ve picked the 50 best songs of the 1990s

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The 20 best R&B songs
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The 20 best R&B songs

Get slow, smooth and sexy with our ultimate R&B playlist

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The best music venues in London

Union Chapel
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Union Chapel

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Brixton Academy

Brixton Academy

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Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Koko
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Koko

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  • 3 out of 5 stars
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The O2
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The O2

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Shepherd’s Bush Empire
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Shepherd’s Bush Empire

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