Music

The gig-goers guide to scoring concert tickets

The gig-goers guide to scoring concert tickets

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.

Around London: Classical Music On The Cheap

Around London: Classical Music On The Cheap

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!

Mind the music: Busking In London

Mind the music: Busking In London

On the underground, beside the river, in the park and on the street – Filip Jurzyk meets the musicians behind London’s hidden soundtrack.

Ahmed Dickinson: Songs of the Soul

Ahmed Dickinson: Songs of the Soul

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.

I ♥ East London – The First Pint readers get more love for less

I ♥ East London – <em>The First Pint</em> readers get more love for less

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!

La Soiree: An evening of contortion, cabaret and comedy

La Soiree: An evening of contortion, cabaret and comedy

Behind the National Theatre in the South Bank Big Top, a circus is brewing. Check out the madcap acrobatic exhibition that is La Soirée.

What to do in London for Halloween 2010

What to do in London for Halloween 2010

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!