Thursday, December 14The Voice of London

Tag: Live Music

The London live events industry for women: Band guys and cable ties

The London live events industry for women: Band guys and cable ties

Entertainment
Words: Kiera Chapman | Subbing: Bernadette Galbraith Not every 21-year-old can work a high vis - nor can they say they've worked with some of the most exciting talent 2017's music scene has to offer. From Nothing But Thieves, to Fickle Friends and Declan Mckenna, Joanna Chidgey has witnessed them all, radio at the ready. Having graduated from Buckinghamshire New University with a degree in Music and Live Events management, Joanna has blossomed from pupil to professional. She now goes by the official title of Events and Promotion Assistant and yes, a badge does come with that. She kindly invites me in from a piercing November chill into her cosy home on the outskirts of London, and I am quick to ask her if she can recall her CV off by heart. "Reading Festival, Barn On The Farm, 1
7 of the best venues in London for checking out new music

7 of the best venues in London for checking out new music

Entertainment, Music
Words: Kiera Chapman | Subbing: Bernadette Galbraith Spotify can be overcompensating when it comes to feeding us new music. Every Friday is "New Music Friday" when highly anticipated and promoted tracks are compiled together and added as an instalment to Spotify’s infamous playlist. Luckily, in London, you’re able to uncover new music at your own free will on your doorstep. The city hosts an exciting mix of independent, lesser known venues that offer an assortment of artists doing what they do best: giving the system a bollocking. The Sebright Arms Situated in East London, The Sebright Arms can hold 150 people beneath its ground floor, in a dark, shabby room. It’s renowned for hosting the known before they blossom into the public sphere, boasting Charlie XCX, Ezra Furman and Marika H
The Drive Thru Music Trend

The Drive Thru Music Trend

Entertainment
Words: Kiera Chapman | Subbing: Joanne Clark I’ll have my beats to go please, with a side order of chips. It’s half past ten and I’m wedged between two human walls of sweat, crunching melodically side to side on crumpled plastic cups to the pulsating Supercut. It’s a song performed by the phenomenal Lorde; she’s playing out her London date of at Alexandra Palace and has been swanning euphorically around the stage for just over an hour now. As far as headliner sets go, and judging by the prominence of Supercut on her 2017 album Melodrama, the performance indicates that the end of the night is nigh, but still a good twenty minutes away. I’m suddenly thrust forward into a space that has opened up beside me by a bunch of intoxicated  White Teeth Teens. It appears people are already starting

London: A Night on the Town

Food, Lifestyle, Music
    Nighttime Adventures For many, night time is when they go to sleep, but for others, it’s when they come alive. London is a city, so it never truly sleeps. Eager adventurers can find all sorts of places to go, things to do, and people to see in London on a night on the town. All it takes is some curiosity. Hungry? London offers every style of cuisine from mouth-watering Vietnamese street food to succulently elegant French brasseries. No matter how picky the eater, everyone will find something they’ll like. It’s best to not decide where to go ahead of time: just walk outside and follow your nose.   Take In a Show Those who are looking to take in a show should look no further than London’s Piccadilly Circus. Whether you’re strolling i
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