If you want to do something different this winter, why not check out some of London’s hot gigs? Some of the world’s biggest artists, along with local talent, perform in London throughout the year and this winter is no different. Whatever your taste and genre, you will definitely find a gig to suit you. We’ve listed five of the most talked about gigs this winter below, to help you get started planning your entertainment diary for your next trip.
18th and 19th January 2019, The O2
The 1975 are returning to London for a two night stint at The O2 in January and it’s already set to be one of the biggest gigs this winter. As one of the world’s hottest bands at the moment, it’s not surprising that The 1975 are back in London and selling out the city’s biggest venue. If you’re staying at The Devonshire London Paddington, The O2 can be reached with ease via public transport.
11th December 2018, The O2
It’s not Christmas without Mariah Carey and this year she’s bringing her festive cheer to London. Mariah Carey at The O2 is one of the most anticipated gigs of the winter and it’s sure to be a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Only Mariah Carey could make a stay at The Devonshire London Paddington that little bit more festive.
December 17th 2018, Chalk Farm
If you’re done with your Paddington afternoon tea and you want something a little bit more lively, see if you can get a ticket to Lily Allen in Chalk Farm. London’s very own songstress, Lily Allen is back in the city this December with a one off show in Chalk Farm. This tour is for her newest album, which she has recently taken to the United States. When Lily Allen is back in London, will you be joining her?
January 26th 2019, Greenwich
After a lengthy break, Snow Patrol are back with new music and a new tour. This tour will showcase some of the band’s newest album, as well as their biggest hits and fan favourites. As Greenwich is easy to reach, this is a great gig to head to after a delicious dinner or a Paddington afternoon tea.
January 12th 2019, Stockwell
Fans of Enter Shikari will be pleased to know that they’re back with a gig in January. In Stockwell on the 12th, Enter Shikari will be performing some of the biggest hits from their albums. Enter Shikari haven’t performed in London for a while, so it’s a gig that’s likely to sell out fast.
It doesn’t matter what type of music you’re into or the type of gigs that you enjoy, you’ll find something in London. There’s a show for everyone, including plenty of gigs from lesser known and upcoming artists if you’re looking for something new. Of course, if you’re a fan of more established names, there are dozens of shows from some of the world’s biggest stars in London each year.