The evolution of live music in London



Nowadays we probably expect the most famous bands and artists to only play big venues such as Wembley and the O2 in London, but in the 80s big acts also played smaller venues like leisure centres and student unions. Tickets were also a lot cheaper back then, with some gigs even being free.

Tell us why you think the 80s was the best decade to experience live music.


Going to a gig in London?

Don’t leave early to get the last train home - we have hotels near all London music venues so you don’t have to miss the encore.