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The Best Cities in Europe for Live Music

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Feeling down now that summer is over? While the time for outdoor festivals has come and gone, the live music scene in many European cities continues to rage on indoors. By taking short breaks from your job using remaining holiday time, you can get away from your home for extended city break. What are the best cities in Europe for live music this autumn? If you plan your trip to any one of the following three cities, we practically guarantee that you will have a great time. 1) Berlin Berlin is considered to be the cultural capital of Germany, as…

Rock Out in London at the Notting Hill Carnival

Begun in 1965, the Notting Hill Carnival is the largest street festival in Europe, and the second largest Carnival in the world, bested only by Rio. A wicked place to sample the flavours of the capital during your time studying on English courses in London, the Notting Hill Carnival was originally a time for slaves to mock their masters and scorn the laws with song and dance. Today, that has morphed into an elaborate parade of costumes and music. Held over England’s Bank Holiday, August 26 and 27 of this year, the Carnival is ready to roll, and with millions…

The Muso’s Guide: 5 Must See Sights in London

London’s love affair with music spans centuries, and just like any fickle lover, London can’t decide which she likes best. From baroque to heavy metal, pop to punk, London has been the breeding ground for some of the most influential music ever created. Join us as we seek out some of the most iconic sights and current hot spots that will have any music fan loving London.

Guest Post: London’s Best Hidden Music Venues

If you’re spending your holidays in London and are looking for a place to go and see live music – be it rock, pop, indie, jazz, metal or classical – then you are very much spoilt for choice. There are hundreds of venues in the city and you will invariably stumble across one even if you’re not actively looking for somewhere to get your groove on. Many of London’s venues have had to close down recently. Both the Astoria and Astoria II have closed their doors for the final time because of nearby developments. Others have fallen into states of disrepair,…

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