Is it the guy who plays accordion on Tottenham Court Road? The guitarist outside Shepherd's Bush tube? The bespectacled bloke who shoots great big flames out of his tuba? Time Out is on the hunt for London's very best musical street performer. Submit your nomination using the form below then, in the autumn, you'll have the chance to vote for London's finest singer, strummer, or, indeed, fiddler.
Plenty of people escape from London in August to hit music festivals around the UK. Follow them at your peril: there are plenty of great gigs in London this summer, and you might just catch some of those festival headliners a lot closer to home. Here’s the best live music this month. This page will be updated as more events are announced.
September is one of the best months to see live music in London: the gig calendar ramps up after the summer music festivals, but the days are still long and the evenings light. Here are the best concerts to catch this month. This page will be updated as more events are confirmed.