Top 4 historic music venues in London

London Music

The music scene in London has a long history that stretches back hundreds of years. From the famous composers of the 17th century to the iconic rock stars of today, the city has hosted them all.

There are plenty of great places within easy reach of The Montcalm Luxury hotels where you can watch live music. If whether you’re planning a trip with friends or a romantic weekend away, these historic venues are some of the best places to spend a night out if you love music.

Royal Albert Hall

Kensington Gore, London

This iconic round concert hall has been part of London’s architecture for nearly 150 years and is still one of the most popular spots for music lovers. The building was officially opened by Queen Victoria in 1871 and quickly became the go-to place for music lovers of the period. After quickly gaining a reputation as the most prestigious venue in London, famous composers travelled from around the world to perform there. Today, the Royal Albert Hall is the official host of the BBC Proms and is a must-see if you enjoy classical music.

Wembley Arena

Arena Square, London

Although this venue isn’t one of the oldest in London, it has already become one of the most iconic attractions in the city. Boasting a capacity of 12,500, the atmosphere inside Wembley Stadium is incredible. If you’re planning to check out a gig during your stay at The Montcalm Luxury hotels, be sure to see what performances are on at Wembley Stadium and experience a night you’ll never forget. Some of the biggest bands in the world are set to perform there this year, from rock bands to pop stars. This is an opportunity you won’t want to miss out on.

Hammersmith Apollo

Queen Caroline Street, London

There’s no experience quite like watching your favourite band or singer perform live at the Apollo Theatre. The venue is known around the world for hosting all kinds of performers, from comedians to musicians. It is now a Grade II listed building and opened in 1932. It was created in an Art Deco style and was designed by Robert Cromie to stand out from the aesthetics of the surrounding architecture. This is a great place to take a date on a night out in London and the books are always filled with great performances.

Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace Way, London

Not only will you get a chance to watch some of your favourite artists perform when you take a trip to Alexandra Palace, you will also get a chance to explore the grounds of one of London’s most beautiful buildings. Construction on the palace began in 1865 and it has since hosted some of the biggest names in music. The events calendar is packed full of incredible gigs and fun music festivals this year so be sure to check it out and book your tickets today.