Top ten London gigs in December

Check out the best concerts taking place in London this winter
Mariah Carey at the 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Getty 2013
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By Time Out London Music |
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From Christmas concerts to end-of-the-year pop spectaculars, London has plenty of great live music to offer even in midwinter. Here’s our gig guide for December; check out our list of Christmas gigs for shows with some extra festive sparkle.

MGMT.
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Music, Rock and indie

MGMT

icon-location-pin Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, Hammersmith
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Psychedelic New York duo tour in support of their excellent comeback album 'Little Dark Age'.

Orbital
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Music, Dance and electronic

Orbital

icon-location-pin Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, Hammersmith
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Iconic dance duo tour in support of 'Monsters Exist', their first album in six years. 

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Music, Pop

Lily Allen

icon-location-pin Roundhouse, Chalk Farm
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London's own pop queen performs songs from her awesomely raw fourth album 'No Shame'.

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