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Here it is: the best moments from Brits 2017
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Here it is: the best moments from Brits 2017

Who won what? What did they say? And who fell off stage?

Six reasons why you need to see Solange at Lovebox
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Six reasons why you need to see Solange at Lovebox

Eeek! Solange Knowles will be playing Lovebox this year

EXCLUSIVE: Solange, Sampha and Jamie xx join the Lovebox line-up!
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EXCLUSIVE: Solange, Sampha and Jamie xx join the Lovebox line-up!

Roll on summer!

The xx: ‘London inspires us to make music’
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The xx: ‘London inspires us to make music’

Romy, Oliver and Jamie discuss their upcoming, record-breaking, sold-out seven-night run at the Brixton Academy

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

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

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

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

Citadel

Citadel

Head to this Sunday festival in East London for just £55.25

Sigur Ros

Sigur Ros

The innovative post-rock giants from Iceland perform new and unreleased tracks - from £50.75

Reading Festival

Reading Festival

Get your tickets to one of the greatest UK summer music festivals - from just £213

The Cribs

The Cribs

Get your indie vibes from just £25.85

Giggs

Giggs

See the English rapper for as little as £23.25

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The best upcoming gigs in London

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

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

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

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

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

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

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Brixton Academy

Brixton Academy

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Koko
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Koko

Users say
  • 3 out of 5 stars
The O2
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The O2

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

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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