Music in London Friday 8 March

Music in London on Fri 8th March

Our guide to music concerts in London on Friday 8 March 2013.

Music concert in London: Nolans at Wembley Arena

Wembley Arena Concert at the Wembley Arena London. This is your last chance to see Coleen, Bernie, Linda and Maureen -- The Nolans -- as they embark on their Farewell Tour. The all-girl group have sold over 25 million records since their debut in the late-70s, “I’m with big hits like "In The Mood For Dancing", "Who's Gonna Rock You", "Don't Make Waves" and "Gotta Pull Myself Together".
Music concert in London: Justin Bieber at O2 Arena


to O2 Arena Teen superstar Justin Bieber is coming to the UK in 2013. The tour will be taking in six different cities, culminating with three nights at the O2 Arena. Catch Justin Bieber’s gig at the O2 Arena on Friday March 8th.

We don’t have any more concerts, but how about these other nights out on Friday 8 March?

Barocci exhibition: Brilliance and Grace8 MarchThe National Gallery’s new Barocci exhibition, “Brilliant and Grace”, includes some masterpieces never before seen outside of Italy. A master of the human form, he fused charm and compositional harmony with an unparalleled sensitivity to colour. The exhibition will consist of 14 of his most spectacular altarpieces and four of his finest portraits.

A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance Art8 MarchThis exhibition will look at the relationship between performance and painting since 1950. Key works by the likes of Jackson Pollock and David Hockney will be used to show two different ways of approaching the canvas: one gestural, and the other theatrical.

“Longing”… with Tamsin Greig and John Sessions8 March“Longing” is a comedy which follows the story of Kolia, who is invited to visit his oldest friends on their country estate. But as their provincial Russian lives play out around him, he finds himself adrift in a miasma of false expectations, missed opportunities and unspoken passions. The cast includes Tamsin Greig, John Sessions and Iain Glen.

See the stars at Hampstead Observatory8 MarchHampstead Observatory is a small observatory with a six-inch refractor, housed inside a rotating dome, and it has one major advantage over its more famous brother in Greenwich — it allows the public to just turn up and see the stars for free. You don’t even have to book.

Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire8 MarchThe British Library has a magnificent collection of manuscripts and paintings by the Mughals. At their peak, the Mughals ruled from Kabul in modern-day Afghanistan to most of the South Asian subcontinent. This exhibition will document the entire historical period from the 16th to 19th centuries, through more than 200 exquisite objects.

Brussels Philharmonic, at Cadogan Hall8 MarchJoin conductor Michel Tabachnik, pianist Markus Groh and the Brussels Philharmonic at Cadogan Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Beethoven, Bartok, Debussy and Ravel.

Man Ray Portraits8 MarchThe “Man Ray Portraits” exhibition features more than 150 prints from the influential artist’s career, taken in America and Paris between 1916 and 1968. This is the first major museum retrospective of his photographic portraits, and highlights his leading role in the Dada and Surrealist movements.

Ansel Adams: Photography from the Mountains to the Sea8 MarchAnsel Adams is arguably the most influential photographer in American history. Famous for his dramatic and evocative landscapes, the forests, mountains and coastlines of the US provided a rich environment for Adams’s pioneering photography. This new exhibition features more than 100 of Ansel Adams’s original prints.

“A Chorus Line”, at the London Palladium8 March“A Chorus Line” is coming to London… auditions are underway for a brand-new musical and it’s the chance of a lifetime… Based on a series of true stories, “A Chorus Line” uses song, drama and stunning choreography to tell the story of the auditionees, as they describe the events that have shaped their lives.

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