Novelist’s party tips
Planning a party? Here’s some sound advice from the teenage grime prodigy from Lewisham
Return of The Maccabees
What inspired the indie heroes’ new album? Cheap DVDs and Elephant & Castle, apparently
‘I had a big Slipknot phase’
Time Out meets Streatham soul queen (and unlikely nu-metal fan) Lianne La Havas
Why I love The Sonics
Tom Furse of The Horrors is bewitched by the raw rock ’n’ roll of the original garage band
Inside the Julio Bashmore exhibition
Retro arcade games, fried chicken and Bashmore-inspired art all feature at the producer’s week-long installation
This month’s best gigs
Don’t miss D’Angelo, AC/DC and Terry Riley in town this month
Get ’em while they're hot: here's our weekly list of the capital's latest top tickets to be released
The best gigs in London this week
Big beats in Hertfordshire, a short train ride from central London
BBC Proms 19 & 21: Alina Ibragimova plays Bach
The London-based Russian instrumentalist performs two late-night Proms offering JS Bach’s ingenious Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin. Stand by for a...
Y Not Festival
Snoop, Basement Jaxx and Primal Scream headline at this Peak District festival
The latest music and nightlife news
Knockin' Boots: check out this interactive Julio Bashmore exhibition
Enigmatic Bristolian producer Julio Bashmore is about to release his long-awaited debut album 'Knockin' Boots'. Not content with a bog-standard launch party,...
Watch a concert in the Bascule Chambers underneath Tower Bridge
You may have heard whispers about the secret caverns submerged beneath Tower Bridge. No, this isn't an urban myth. The Bascule Chambers are massive...
Confetti cannons at the ready: Lavish Ibiza party Glitterbox is coming to London
Whatever your plans are for this weekend, we're guessing they don't involve nearly enough confetti. Rectify that by heading to Glitterbox, and enjoy one hell...
Illuminations festival announces its 2015 line-up
Since it started in 2012, the annual Illuminations series has expanded to ten days of gigs, parties and fascinating music-themed film screenings. Tickets...
The best classical concerts in London
Talk about musique concrète! Peckham’s disused multi-storey car park is the setting for summer concerts from the 60-strong Multi-Story Orchestra under Christopher Stark, alongside recitals in a smaller ‘strawditorium’ space.
Proms 19 & 21: Alina Ibragimova plays Bach
The London-based Russian instrumentalist performs two late-night Proms offering JS Bach’s ingenious Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin. Stand by for a thrilling experience as Ibragimova renders the vast space of the RAH an intimate one.
Music lists you’ll love
The 100 best party songs
Plug in your biggest speakers and party hard with our playlist of guaranteed floorfillers
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
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
The 100 best London songs
London calling! This is the sound of the city, distilled into a hundred songs
The 50 best karaoke songs
Warm up those vocal cords, take a swig of something strong, and show us what you've got
Music festivals in London
David Byrne’s Meltdown
The head Talking Head curates this year’s Southbank music and arts series
A one-day celebration of UK rave culture, returning to shake up Finsbury Park