The Top Music Events Happening in London This Summer
London has long been the home of some of the most iconic concerts and shows and this summer is no different. With nearly 1300 upcoming concerts during June and July, you can rest assured you will find a great variety of performance to watch in London this summer. Be prepared for this summer as some of the best musicians and legendary bands from around the world are already preparing for their appearance in the capital of the British Isles.
For those looking for the top concerts happening in London this summer, you have come to the right place. I’m going to take a look at some of the best music concerts for the summer of 2017 plus one bonus.
London has seen a lot of breathtaking performances, and the month of June is no different. With some of the most iconic bands and rock legends, June is promising us a hot atmosphere and some great concerts.
Depeche Mode — Saturday 03 June 2017 — Olympic Stadium, London, UK
Depeche Mode are on their Global Spirit Tour, taking a stop at the 80.000 capacity Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. A good atmosphere is guaranteed as Depeche Mode concerts are famous for their lush performance. With only a month till the venue, remaining tickets are selling fast, with prices ranging from £40 to £140.
Phil Collins — Sunday 04 June 2017 — Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
With almost 50 years of active service in the name of music, seven Grammy Awards, six Brit Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, an Academy Award, and a Disney Legend Award, Phil Collins is sure a name to be reckoned with in the industry. With songs such as “In the Air Tonight” or “Another Day in Paradise” he made millions of fans and this summer you can hear it live at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Take That — Saturday 10 June 2017 — The O2 Arena, Greenwich, UK
The English pop group formed in Manchester, Take That, will be live at the O2 Arena in Greenwich in June. Their new album “Take That Wonderland” is out and with ticket prices starting from £55, you’ll need to be quick to book yours.
Guns N’ Roses — Friday 16–17 June 2017 — Olympic Stadium, London, UK
I don’t have to introduce you to the legendary Guns N’ Roses, the upcoming London concert in June is part of the “Not in this lifetime” tour and has the potential to be an exceptional experience. The concert is part of their recent European tour and will be at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Ticket prices range from £75 to £3650. You can use HotelsCombined to book an affordable hotel that gives you easy access to the Olympic Stadium.
July promises another streak of great venues, with concerts from performers such as Adele, Norah jones and Celine Dion.
Adele — Saturday 01 July 2017 — Wembley Stadium, London, UK
The Adele concert in July attracts a lot of fans and music lovers as this venue at the 90,000 capacity Wembley Stadium is already sold out. If you wish to book a ticket you may try to look around at songkick.com, where you might spot some last minute deals for this venue.
Linkin Park — Monday 03 July 2017 — The O2 Arena, Greenwich, UK
Sources say that there will be several surprises during these concerts, making them that much more exciting to catch. Of course, you need to book tickets early if you want to be among the limited fans that get to watch Linkin Park perform live at the O2 Arena this summer. The standard tickets for the concert — scheduled for 3rd of July — are already on sale. If you’re lucky, you can also win a chance to meet the band backstage through competitions and other programs.
Norah Jones -Thursday 06 July 2017 — Somerset House, London, UK
If you enjoy good Jazz, you don’t want to miss the Norah Jones concert in July 2017. With numerous awards and more than 50 million albums sold worldwide Jones concert promises a great experience for fans and amateur enthusiast.
Celine Dion — Saturday 29 July 2017 — The O2 Arena, Greenwich, UK
The best way to enjoy the Celine Dion concert is by securing some of the VIP packages, to give you the best view of the stage while still offering a magnificent concert experience. That said, VIP packages tickets are raging between £275 — £525 and are also among the fastest selling tickets for this venue, so you need to move quickly if you want to get one.
Bonus: Metallica Playing the at the O2
Although the concert is not in the summer, but the upcoming Metallica concert in October has the potential to top them all. Metallica is staging a worldwide tour dubbed “Worldwired” and will make a stop in London for two performances. The tour in Europe starts in September with a show in Amsterdam and will continue in Paris, Lyon, Cologne and the band will stage two performances at the O2 Arena in London, on October 22nd and 24th. Tickets are selling very fast, so be sure to book as early as you can if you want to get one.
No matter which event you’ll choose, I’m sure you’ll have a fantastic time at the London concerts. Which one will you choose?