5 Music Acts You Won’t Want to Miss in London this August


When you visit London, you are perfectly placed to enjoy some of the best live music in the world. Venues great and small are dotted all over the capital, and London is a draw for the biggest, established names and those still making their mark.

Whether you want to see musicians you know and love, or are in the mood for something new and exciting, London has it all. Even better, you are perfectly placed in your room at the M by Montcalm Shoreditch to make the most of everything London has to offer.

Britney Spears – O2 Arena

Recent years have seen Britney Spears reclaim her spot as one of the best performers in the world. Following a string of hits early in her career, Britney developed from a teenage songstress into one of the most dynamic musical artists out there. And this is your chance to see her show in all its glory, and only a short hop from Montcalm’s many hotels near Chiswell Street London.

Britney’s shows are known for their amazing staging, providing a sense of grandeur alongside great, infectious songs. She will be at the O2 Arena from the 24th to the 26th of August, so make sure you bring your dancing shoes.

Boyz II Men

Bringing their amazingly smooth, danceable tunes to the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, Boyz II Men deliver a great show and all the songs you know and love them for.

Not far to travel from M by Montcalm Shoreditch, the trio put on a show that impresses with their still flawless voices and effortless stage presence. Prepare yourself for some of the smoothest songs and grooves you’ve ever heard.

Underbelly Festival: Blazin’ Fiddles

If you like the idea of an immensely talented group of musicians going ham on fiddles, amazing you with their skill and getting your feet moving, Blazin’ Fiddles is for you.

The six-piece – all hailing from the islands and mainland of Scotland – are an award-winning group that delivers very energetic, flawless Celtic folk performances and they’re in London during August. Blazin’ Fiddles deliver an entrancing and totally unique experience that will leave you wanting more.

Iron Maiden

One of the most famous and hard-working bands of all time, Iron Maiden are rocking up at the O2 Arena on the 10th and 11th of August and the show will most definitely be an epic one.

Known for incredible stage shows – sometimes they bring out a tank onto the stage – and a back catalogue jammed full of hits and popular metal standards, an Iron Maiden show is as much about the experience as it is about the music. They are sure to offer a once-in-a-lifetime performance, so don’t miss out! The venue is easy to reach from Montcalm’s many hotels near Chiswell Street London, so get yourself there.

Maggie Rogers

Taking the stage on the 30th of August at the famous KOKO, Maggie Rogers delivers heart-felt music and great musicianship.

Appearing alongside Haim in June, Rogers will go solo for the KOKO gig, digging into her newly released album and older releases to deliver the songs that have seen her hotly tipped as a rising force in music.

It’s a chance to see someone who could very well be on the cusp of stardom, and the songs are brilliant – what more could you want?