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
London Unlocked

London Unlocked

With the nation’s music venues lying dormant and the live events industry in crisis, Fabric have launched a series of virtual events to raise money for the Music Venues Trust. Entitled London Unlocked...

Four In Winter EP - Rachel Chinouriri

Four° In Winter EP – Rachel Chinouriri

Rachel Chinouriri has today announced details of her forthcoming EP, ‘Four° In Winter’. The collection, which contains the singles Darker Place and Through The Eye, is set for release on the 23rd of A...

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 at Village Underground

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 Jones Meltdown

Meltdown Festival

If I told you that a 72 year old woman was in charging of selecting acts for this year’s Meltdown Festival, you might well assume that the event had undergone a seismic change to its music policy. If ...

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...

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...

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...

Kaleidoscope Festival

The Kaleidoscope Festival

The Kaleidoscope Festival is back this summer with another world class selection of music, comedy and entertainment. Returning to North London’s Alexander Palace, the organisers of the festival are on...

Rachel Chinouriri Live at St Pancras Old Church

Rachel Chinouriri live at St Pancras Old Church

South London artist Rachel Chinouriri will be playing her first post lockdown gigs at St Pancras Old Church on Thursday the 29th and 30th of July 2021. The singer, who is still basking in the success ...

We Out Here Festival

We Out Here Festival 2021

As I type this, the thought of IRL festivals with crowds, sweaty bodies, alcohol, music and absolutely NO social distancing seems almost mind blowing. Yet, at some point this summer, this will be our ...

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. With last year’s event cancelled due to the Co...

Field Day

Field Day

After a couple of away days and a break for the pandemic, Field Day is back in its spiritual home of Victoria Park for 2021. The one day festival moved to Brockwell Park in 2018 and then on to Enfield...

Wide Awake Festival

Wide Awake Festival

It may be entering a fairly congested playing field, but the organisers of the Wide Awake Festival clearly feel that they’ve spotted a gap in the market. The one day event, which will take place on th...

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 3rd of September 2021. Savage, who was once ranked one of ELL...

Mighty Hoopla Festival

Mighty Hoopla

If only all of London’s music festivals could be this much fun. The Mighty Hoopla takes the accepted festival formula and doesn’t so much turn it on its head as flip it over and tickle its belly. The ...

Cross The Tracks

Cross The Tracks

South London’s Cross The Tracks festival is set to return this September. The one day event, which is often described as Brixton’s premiere soul, jazz, and funk fest, was cancelled in 2020 due to the ...

The Waterworks Festival

The Waterworks Festival

Following hot on the heels of the announcement of Crystal Palace’s inaugural South Facing Festival comes news of a new one day electronic music event called The Waterworks Festival. Originally intende...