Here at The First Pint, we know that amazing sensation of crossing the venue gates with a cheap ticket in your hand. That’s why we’ve approached both experienced music journalists and shameless scalpers to give you the essential handbook for gig-goers.
London can be an expensive city to go out in and gigs or concerts can reach extortionate heights if you add up the cost of tickets, over-priced drinks and travel fares; But there are some musical bargains to be had – The First Pint has done a bit of research and compiled a list of free and cheap classical music events around the capital. Enjoy!
On the underground, beside the river, in the park and on the street – Filip Jurzyk meets the musicians behind London’s hidden soundtrack.
Cuban guitarist Ahmed Dickinson has come together with British Soprano Laura Mitchell to make an album fusing Spanish guitar sounds with soprano vocals. Beatrice Bedeshi spoke to Ahmed Dickinson about the new album’s styles and influences.
You don’t have to own a fixie bike for this: I ♥ East London is for everyone with a passion for East London Music, and what’s more: First Pint readers get cheap tickets!
Behind the National Theatre in the South Bank Big Top, a circus is brewing. Check out the madcap acrobatic exhibition that is La Soirée.
Scared that you haven’t found what to do this Halloween weekend in London? Never fear, ‘fraidy cat! The First Pint guides you through parties, walks, and other spooky happenings around London in All Hallow’s Eve. BOO!