Music in London: 4 unique venues in the city

You’re most likely visiting London for many different reasons. But maybe you haven’t considered that the capital’s a great place for concerts and shows. If you’re a fan of music, then you’ll be glad to hear that there are an abundance of music arenas where you can see excellent performers grace the stage with their electrifying talent.

Music in Britain

While you’ve most likely heard of the o2 arena and the Apollo, we’ll be guiding you through some of the more niche places in the city worth visiting.

Barfly
Found on 49 Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8AN, this venue puts you in a place that once had big bands (before they were big) like Coldplay and Franz Ferdinand perform here. It has regular club nights and plays host to famous and upcoming talents in the city.

The Dublin Castle
The relaxed pub in Camden prides itself on its eclectic variety of music, and it’s niche jukebox that gets crowds hitting the dance floor any day. It can be found on 93 Parkway Camden, NW1 7AN and is usually open between 10 PM and 1 AM.

Koko
One of London’s most loved music venues, this site was originally built as a theatre but was transformed into a high-class music venue knowing to have been blessed with greats like Prince, Oasis, and Katy Perry. It’s located in Camden High Street, NW1 7JE and is the largest venues out of the ones we’ve mentioned.

Roundhouse
Just like its name suggests, this circular site boasts a large circular space that only hosts live music performances but also theatre, comedy, and art developments. And when it comes to the music, there’s an eclectic mix of genres on show – from hip hop, pop, to electronic and acoustics. It can be found right on Chalk Farm Road in Camden. The Park Grand London Paddington can be found just a short distance away from the venue.

The Union Chapel
The grade-I listed gothic masterpiece gives visitors an uplifting journey into pure music. Besides that, the place is also known as a charity drop-in centre for the homeless in Islington. It’s in Compton Terrace in North London.

We hope some of these attractions give you the insight you need and allow you to rejoice in what it offers musically. Have you been to London before and frequented its music venues?

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