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Rihanna And Taylor Quotes Appear On Train Departure Boards

Rihanna And Taylor Quotes Appear On Train Departure Boards

"If you don't live your life, then who will?" | By Will Noble
Gigs, Pies And More: Day-To-Night Venue BeatBox Arrives In Shoreditch

Gigs, Pies And More: Day-To-Night Venue BeatBox Arrives In Shoreditch

Daily, nightly, ever-so-rightly | Sponsor
This Southbank Restaurant Is Jazzing Up Your Saturday

This Southbank Restaurant Is Jazzing Up Your Saturday

Spectacular seafood... | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
The People Who Sell CDs On The Street

The People Who Sell CDs On The Street

"Hustle hard not to end up in the bin." | By Harry Rosehill
The Bowie Mural Located Outside Some Shopping Centre Toilets

The Bowie Mural Located Outside Some Shopping Centre Toilets

Three Davids for the price of one. | By Will Noble
Mamma Mia! Waterloo Residents Are Lashing Out Against An ABBA-Themed Restaurant

Mamma Mia! Waterloo Residents Are Lashing Out Against An ABBA-Themed Restaurant

FernandNO. | By Will Noble
Did You Know There's A Shrine To Rock 'N' Roll Royalty In Barnes?

Did You Know There's A Shrine To Rock 'N' Roll Royalty In Barnes?

The Bolan Tree. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
Drag Acts Were Dancing On The Bar Of This Pub In The 1960s

Drag Acts Were Dancing On The Bar Of This Pub In The 1960s

How more pints didn't get knocked over, we don't know. | By Danny Lavelle
850 Songs About London On One Gorgeous Map

850 Songs About London On One Gorgeous Map

Don't (use it to) go back to Dalston. | By M@
London's Best Blues Bars

London's Best Blues Bars

Carnaby, Camden, Soho and Smithfield... here's where they're keeping the best blues | By Jethro Wookey
A Britpop Tour Of Camden

A Britpop Tour Of Camden

Created by a super fan. | By Londonist
London's Best Intimate Nightclubs

London's Best Intimate Nightclubs

Get your dancing shoes on. | By Harry Rosehill
This Man Has Turned Big Ben's Final Bongs Into A 17-Min Track

This Man Has Turned Big Ben's Final Bongs Into A 17-Min Track

Spiritual sounding tribute. | By Will Noble
Elvis Is Coming To The O2

Elvis Is Coming To The O2

Uh huh. | By Will Noble
Is Your Favourite Artist On This London Music Map?

Is Your Favourite Artist On This London Music Map?

Get clicking. | By Will Noble
In Photos: David Bowie's London

In Photos: David Bowie's London

What a kook. | By Londonist Staff
7 Things To Do At Alexandra Palace's Summer Festival

7 Things To Do At Alexandra Palace's Summer Festival

Check out the giant waterslide. | Sponsor
What Is The Lambeth Walk?

What Is The Lambeth Walk?

And what can you find there. | By M@
Winner Of London Busking Competition Takes On Paris

Winner Of London Busking Competition Takes On Paris

Allons y. | By Harry Rosehill
Radiohead's Paranoid Android Video... Recreated In London. With A Brass Band

Radiohead's Paranoid Android Video... Recreated In London. With A Brass Band

Beanie hats off to Old Dirty Brasstards. | By Will Noble
7 London Internet Radio Stations That Are Ripping Up The Rule Book

7 London Internet Radio Stations That Are Ripping Up The Rule Book

Local community stations reaching the entire world. | By Harry Rosehill
London Neighbourhoods With Music In Their DNA

London Neighbourhoods With Music In Their DNA

Match the genre to the area. | By Harry Rosehill
How To Survive (And Thrive) In London If You’re A Live Music Venue

How To Survive (And Thrive) In London If You’re A Live Music Venue

It's not all doom and gloom. | By Kyra Hanson
Who Was Samuel Coleridge-Taylor? (He's Not To Be Confused With Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

Who Was Samuel Coleridge-Taylor? (He's Not To Be Confused With Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

His music reached all over Britain. | By Londonist
Tickled Pink? What's The V&A's Pink Floyd Exhibition Like?

Tickled Pink? What's The V&A's Pink Floyd Exhibition Like?

A psychedelic treat for the ears and eyes. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
New Plaque For Punk's London Birthplace

New Plaque For Punk's London Birthplace

The ROXY remembered. | By M@
When Riot Police Entered Camden Ballroom On Horseback

When Riot Police Entered Camden Ballroom On Horseback

It was all about an out-of-tune piano. | By Zoe Craig
This Exhibition Is Exploring 100 Years Of Black Sounds In Britain

This Exhibition Is Exploring 100 Years Of Black Sounds In Britain

The players, the promoters, the producers, the punters. | By Will Noble
Iconic Soho Venue Reopens And It Looks Fantastic

Iconic Soho Venue Reopens And It Looks Fantastic

The Borderline looks swish. | By James Drury
Brixton's Getting A Huge Lightning Bolt Bowie Memorial

Brixton's Getting A Huge Lightning Bolt Bowie Memorial

Beats your average statue. | By Will Noble
Kentish Town: Former Centre Of The Universe For Pianos

Kentish Town: Former Centre Of The Universe For Pianos

Look out for really big windows. | By Harry Rosehill
The London Music Scene In The 1980s

The London Music Scene In The 1980s

Were you there? | By Daan Deol
A Map Of London's Grassroots Music Venues

A Map Of London's Grassroots Music Venues

Discover your new favourite this weekend. | By Harry Rosehill
Who Goes Clubbing On A Sunday Evening?

Who Goes Clubbing On A Sunday Evening?

Shouldn't people be in their jammies by 8pm? | By Harry Rosehill
Love Classical Music? Hate Classical Music? Watch This Video

Love Classical Music? Hate Classical Music? Watch This Video

London Symphony Orchestra adapting to the times. | By Harry Rosehill
Meet The Amy Winehouses Of London

Meet The Amy Winehouses Of London

They do Cher, too. | By Will Noble
Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London 2016

Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London 2016

Because there's more to Christmas than grottos and ice rinks. | By Zoe Craig
London's Rock 'N' Roll Plaques

London's Rock 'N' Roll Plaques

They've gone plaque-inum. | By Sian Meades
Must-See Festive Dance Shows In London This Christmas

Must-See Festive Dance Shows In London This Christmas

Mad Hatter's tea parties to Jazz Age romps. | By Sam Smith
See Kaiser Chiefs Play A Tiny London Venue... For Just £2

See Kaiser Chiefs Play A Tiny London Venue... For Just £2

As well as Jess Glynne, Jake Bugg and more. | By Harry Rosehill
Get Lost In The Sounds And Sights Of London's Past

Get Lost In The Sounds And Sights Of London's Past

At the Museum of Lost Sounds. | Sponsor
The Best Places To Watch Gigs In London

The Best Places To Watch Gigs In London

Enormo-dromes to cosy pubs. | By Londonist
What To See At London Jazz Festival 2016

What To See At London Jazz Festival 2016

Our pick from the impressive line-up. | By Liam Izod
Christmas Carol Concerts In London

Christmas Carol Concerts In London

Five go-old rings... | By Harry Rosehill
Oxjam Is Hosting A 24 Hour DJ Marathon

Oxjam Is Hosting A 24 Hour DJ Marathon

See your favourite DJs one after another after another after another after... | By Harry Rosehill
Secrets Of The Royal Albert Hall

Secrets Of The Royal Albert Hall

And a couple of bonus facts too. | By Londonist Staff
Meet The Men Who Are David Bowie For A Living

Meet The Men Who Are David Bowie For A Living

Are they more in demand since Bowie died? | By Will Noble
Meet The London Punks That Grew Up

Meet The London Punks That Grew Up

New Museum of London exhibition. | By Will Noble
David Bowie Has Been Immortalised In These Neon Artworks

David Bowie Has Been Immortalised In These Neon Artworks

Ziggy goes electric. | By Tabish Khan
The Clubs That Made London's Drum 'N' Bass Scene

The Clubs That Made London's Drum 'N' Bass Scene

As picked by Hospital Records' founder. | By Tony Colman
Hear The Voice Of God In A Swimming Pool By The Thames

Hear The Voice Of God In A Swimming Pool By The Thames

Bompas & Parr want to make your eyeballs vibrate. | By Zoe Craig
Records And Rebels: The V&A's Brilliant New Exhibition, Reviewed

Records And Rebels: The V&A's Brilliant New Exhibition, Reviewed

Lie on the grass and watch clips of Woodstock. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★★
Fabric Nightclub: Anger As Closes Permanently

Fabric Nightclub: Anger As Closes Permanently

250 jobs lost as Islington Council revokes licence. | By James Drury
Campaign To Save Fabric Launches

Campaign To Save Fabric Launches

Club urges fans to show their support. | By James Drury
What Does Your Tube Station Sound Like?

What Does Your Tube Station Sound Like?

It's the sound of the Underground. | By Zoe Craig
See Harry Potter, Psycho Or ET With A Live Orchestra In London

See Harry Potter, Psycho Or ET With A Live Orchestra In London

Don't miss these classic-film-plus-live-orchestra extravaganzas. | By Zoe Craig
Fabric Closure Overshadows Night Tube Celebrations
Opinion

Fabric Closure Overshadows Night Tube Celebrations

As the 24-hour trains run, clubs are closing. | By Alan Miller
New Music Venue Opening On Former Barfly Site

New Music Venue Opening On Former Barfly Site

Plus Lucky Chip will do the food. | By James Drury
Book Now: A Concert In A Tower Bridge Bascule Chamber

Book Now: A Concert In A Tower Bridge Bascule Chamber

A Victorian wonder. | By M@
Free Gigs Happening In King's Cross

Free Gigs Happening In King's Cross

Cubitt Sessions offer up classical tunes. | By M@
The Best Places To Watch Jazz On A Budget In London

The Best Places To Watch Jazz On A Budget In London

Live music without breaking the bank. | By Eleanor Ross
Everything You Need To Know About The Notting Hill Carnival

Everything You Need To Know About The Notting Hill Carnival

Your expert guide to Europe's biggest street festival | By Londonist
12 Tips For Doing The Proms Like An Expert

12 Tips For Doing The Proms Like An Expert

Never been before? Here are some tips. | By Lucinda Borrell
David Bowie Musical Coming To London

David Bowie Musical Coming To London

Few ch-ch-changes to New York cast. | By M@
The Best Performance Art We've Ever Seen, Reviewed

The Best Performance Art We've Ever Seen, Reviewed

A joy to experience. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★★
Ramin Karimloo: Musical Theatre, Buff

Ramin Karimloo: Musical Theatre, Buff

Phantom and Les Miserable heart-throb Ramin spills his guts about his six-pack. | By Londonist Staff
The Best Songs About London In The Rain

The Best Songs About London In The Rain

The city doing what it does best. | By Will Noble
Join In With A Mass Karaoke Singalong Near Tower Bridge

Join In With A Mass Karaoke Singalong Near Tower Bridge

Plus free film and theatre shows. | By Zoe Craig
A Rock Star Is Handing Out Limited Edition Tube Maps Tomorrow

A Rock Star Is Handing Out Limited Edition Tube Maps Tomorrow

On the tube. | By Zoe Craig
Spend An Evening With Johnny Rotten

Spend An Evening With Johnny Rotten

It's your only chance, this year at least. | By Londonist Staff
Musicians: Want To Play In Paris?

Musicians: Want To Play In Paris?

Gigs competition closes soon. | By Laura Reynolds
London Festival Guide 2016

London Festival Guide 2016

The best (and the more dubious) from May-November. | By Chris Lockie
Royal Albert Hall Launches First Film Festival

Royal Albert Hall Launches First Film Festival

A celebration of magic of the movies and cinema’s most stunning scores. | By Zoe Craig
Have You Seen This Rolling Stones Map Of London?

Have You Seen This Rolling Stones Map Of London?

Mick, Keef and co's lives documented. | By Londonist Staff
See A Broadway Musical Reimagined At Bishopsgate Institute

See A Broadway Musical Reimagined At Bishopsgate Institute

Historic archives inspire this unique show. | Sponsor
Where To Watch Eurovision In London 2016

Where To Watch Eurovision In London 2016

Flags at the ready. | By Laura Reynolds
Discover The Switzerland You Didn't Know Existed At Zürich Meets London Festival

Discover The Switzerland You Didn't Know Existed At Zürich Meets London Festival

From Dadaism to EDM. | Sponsor
Does Music Make Beer Taste Better?

Does Music Make Beer Taste Better?

Someone's about to test the theory. | By Will Noble
Book Now: Bowie's Baby Ballroom At The Arcola Theatre

Book Now: Bowie's Baby Ballroom At The Arcola Theatre

Celebrate the life of the goblin king with your little princes and princesses. | By Zoe Craig
People You Find In Record Shops #1: The Little Record Shop

People You Find In Record Shops #1: The Little Record Shop

Pete Paphides meets stressed teachers and international pop stars. | By Pete Paphides
Jazz Cafe To Reopen After £3m Refit

Jazz Cafe To Reopen After £3m Refit

Venue was closed in February. | By James Drury
Celebrate World Record Day In Carnaby With David Bowie Exhibition

Celebrate World Record Day In Carnaby With David Bowie Exhibition

He loved the record shops here. | By Zoe Craig
The Best Songs About London Places: Mapped

The Best Songs About London Places: Mapped

Classics, cheese and downright curious. | By Londonist
Summer Of Stan: Kubrick Exhibition Coming To London

Summer Of Stan: Kubrick Exhibition Coming To London

And Barry Lyndon is re-released. | By Stuart Black
Review: Rolling Stones Exhibition Gives Us Plenty Of Satisfaction

Review: Rolling Stones Exhibition Gives Us Plenty Of Satisfaction

Exhibitionism is messily immersive. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
Essential Film Festivals In London This April

Essential Film Festivals In London This April

No more Netflix. | By Stuart Black
The Thames Is Getting A Floating Festival

The Thames Is Getting A Floating Festival

Well, a miniature one anyway. | By Londonist
Where To Hear Classical Music In London

Where To Hear Classical Music In London

The best venues for concerts in the capital. | By Jessica Bailey
Ticket Alert: Summer Series At Somerset House

Ticket Alert: Summer Series At Somerset House

Artists include Laura Mvula and Everything Everything. | By Londonist
See Vintage Photos Of Caine, Jagger, Moore And More

See Vintage Photos Of Caine, Jagger, Moore And More

Iconic images to buy. | By Londonist Staff