London Music

This is your guide to the best London music to listen out for in the coming months as well as the most exciting concerts and music events in the capital
Arlo Parks Live From Rough Trade

Arlo Parks live From Rough Trade

Iconic record label Rough Trade have this week announced a series of livestreamed performances including a gig by fast rising pop singer Arlo Parks. The artist, who will be releasing her debut album, ...

Paul Weller Live From the Barbican

Paul Weller – Live at the Barbican

Pop legend Paul Weller will be playing a gig at the Barbican Arts Centre early next year as part of the venue’s Live from the Barbican Series. The gig, which represents Weller’s first live perfo...

Jazz Morley Live

Jazz Morley Live

She’s got a voice that could charm the birds down from the trees, and UK audiences will have a chance to experience the incredible Jazz Morley live, when the singer performs at London’s Lafayette in M...

Royal Albert Hall 150th Birthday Concert

The Royal Albert Hall 150th Birthday Concert

The Royal Albert Hall is currently preparing to celebrate an incredibly significant landmark in its history: the institution’s 150th anniversary. And to mark this momentous milestone, the concert hall...

Damon Albarn Live

Damon Albarn Live

Damon Albarn is setting off on tour in 2021 to promote his project, Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows. The star’s latest work is inspired by the landscapes of Iceland, which Albarn has v...

Rhye Live

Rhye Live at The Roundhouse

You probably know him for that  falsetto. Mike Milosh’s vocals have a haunting quality, which has transformed songs like Open and Please into instant classics. Milosh’s band Rhye began life...

Celeste Live

Celeste Live at Shepherd’s Bush

She’s been included in the majority of artist to watch lists for 2020, feted by music journalists up and down the land, and loudly proclaimed as the saviour of modern r’n’b. If you’d like to know what...

Caitlyn Scarlett Live

Caitlyn Scarlett Live

Caitlyn Scarlett’s much delayed gig at the Grace has finally got the go ahead for the 22nd of April 2021. The gig was first scheduled to take place in the first week of February 2020 but Scarlet...

Greentea Peng

Greentea Peng Live

When she’s not extolling the virtues of all things green, London artist Greentea Peng is actually one of the UK’s most exciting young musicians. “Everything that is green is good, except money,” the a...

Emily Burns Live at the OMEARA London

Emily Burns Live

Bitch, Cheat & Damn Good Liar – just a handful of songs written by the insanely talented London based singer Emily Burns. If you’re foolish enough to wrong the up and coming singer, th...

Mahalia Live

Mahalia Live, Brixton

Mahalia Burkmar, or just plain Mahalia to her fans, is making some serious waves in the music industry right now. In 2019 alone, the singer was nominated for a Brit, included in the BBC’s Sound ...

Gregory Porter at the Albert Hall

Gregory Porter at the Albert Hall

Eagerly awaited doesn’t even begin to do justice to jazz star Gregory Porter’s forthcoming Albert Hall concerts. Those who have seen the artist live will testify to just how good the man can be....

Arlo Parks Live

Arlo Parks announces 2021 UK & Europe Tour

city:countdown’s Artist to Watch for 2020, Arlo Parks has announced that she is going on tour. The singer, who is set to release her debut album, Collapsed In Sunbeams, in the next few weeks, wi...

Grace Savage Live

Grace Savage Live

UK Beatbox champion turned electro pop singer Grace Savage will be bringing her irresistibly catchy brand of pop to Colours, Hoxton on the 18th of June 2021. Savage, who was once ranked one of ELLE’s ...

Paul Weller Live

Paul Weller

Paul Weller is going back out on the road this autumn in support of his eagerly awaited new album, On Sunset. The collection, which marks Weller’s first release for his new label Polydor, will see the...

Notting Hill Carnival 2020

Notting Hill Carnival

Always a highlight of the London festival season, this late summer street party, the largest of it’s kind in Europe, has a flavour all of it’s own. Now, with the 2020 edition of the carnival cancelled...

Greentea Peng

Greentea Peng makes BBC list of upcoming artists

London based artist Greentea Peng was celebrating last night after being included in the BBC’s prestigious Sound of 2021 competition. The artist, whose influences include Erykah Badu and Lauren Hill, ...

Ava Fialho - Arena

Single of the Week – Arena by Ava Fialho

city:countdown’s Single of the Week comes from a London based singer taking her first steps into the UK music Industry. Not that Ava Fialho’s Arena sounds anything like a track from a music industry n...

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