If you’re looking for somewhere to experience some of the best live music in the world, London is definitely one of the best places to start. Steeped in music history, the capital is packed full of iconic music venues that have hosted some of the most famous acts and bands on the planet - from The Beatles and The Rolling Stones to Oasis and Adele.
London’s music scene, and the way we experience live music and discover new acts has changed massively over the years. So, to explore the city’s music history, we’ve gone back in time to see how gigs, bands and fans have evolved since the legendary 60s.
Don’t leave early to get the last train home - we have hotels near all the capital’s music venues so you don’t have to miss the encore.
Often seen as the golden era of music history - the live music scene of the 60s is remembered as the first decade of experimental sounds and fan hysteria. Want to meet your idols? You’d often find the band down the local pub after the gig!