Music concerts in London May 2013

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Music in London in May

Our guide to music concerts in London during May 2013.

Beyonce at O2 Arena, London
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Beyonce — The Mrs Carter Show World Tour

to O2 Arena Music concert at the O2 Arena London. Beyonce's "Mrs Carter Show World Tour" is coming to London for a 6-night run at The O2. As one of the most successful females stars in the world, Beyonce has sold more than 75 million albums and racked up 16 Grammies. This tour promises to be her most ambitious show to date.
Vaccines at O2 Arena, London
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The Vaccines — at The O2

O2 Arena The Vaccines embarked on a mini-UK tour in November to plug the release of their second album "The Vaccines Come Of Age", and 2013 will see them play their biggest-ever headline gig at The O2. Vaccines will be performing live in London during May 2013 at the O2 Arena.
 
Matt Cardle at Union Chapel, London
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Matt Cardle, at the Union Chapel

Union Chapel Having rose to fame after winning the X-Factor, Matt Cardle now finds himself with two best-selling albums under his belt -- his debut "Letters", and the recently released "The Fire".
Omd at Roundhouse, London
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OMD, at the Roundhouse

Roundhouse Since their triumphant return in 2013 with the album "History of Modern", Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are back on the road in support of their much-anticipated new work "English Electric".
 
Michael Ball at Eventim Apollo, London
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Michael Ball, at the Hammersmith Apollo

Eventim Apollo Michael Ball, one of Britain's best-loved theatre stars, is hitting the road in April and May in support of his brand-new album "Both Sides Now". The album and show are split into two halves -- encompassing Michael's biggest hits from both his recorded and stage careers.
Leona Lewis at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Leona Lewis, at the Royal Albert Hall

to Royal Albert Hall It seems like an age since Leona Lewis last appeared on in concert, but now shes back with a new UK tour and brand-new album -- "Glassheart". Leona is the most successful winner of X-Factor ever, with two No.1 albums behind her, sell-out tours that went around the world, and 20 million singles and albums sold.
 
Engelbert Humperdinck at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Engelbert Humperdinck — Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall Fresh from his exploits at the Eurovision Song Concert, Engelbert Humperdinck is back at the Royal Albert Hall for a night of Humperdinck classics and songs from his most recent albums. Expect to hear classic tracks like "Please Release Me", "The Last Waltz", "Am I That Easy To Forget", "There Goes My Everything" and "A Man Without Love". Engelbert Humperdinck will be performing live at the Royal Albert Hall in London during May 2013.
Steve Hackett at Eventim Apollo, London
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Steve Hackett (ex-Genesis)

Eventim Apollo London music gig at the Eventim Apollo. Legendary Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett has confirmed a World Tour in support of his latest album "Genesis Revisited II". The tour will include six dates in the UK, starting at the Hammersmith Apollo in May.
 
Brand New Heavies at KOKO, London
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Brand New Heavies, at KOKO

KOKO The Brand New Heavies have been around since the early 1980s, playing 1970s grooves. Big hits included "Never Stop", "Dream Come True", "Midnight At The Oasis" and "You've Got A Friend". You can join them when they play one night at KOKO.
Adam Ant at Roundhouse, London
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Adam Ant, at the Roundhouse

Roundhouse Live at the Roundhouse for one night only, Adam will be joined by and The Good, The Mad and The Lovely Posse to bring his explosive new solo album "Adam Ant Is The Blueblack Hussar In Marrying The Gunners Daughter" alongside some of his classic hits.
 
Noah And The Whale at Palace Theatre, London
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Noah and the Whale… at the Palace Theatre

Palace Theatre Noah And The Whale are back with their fourth studio album -- "Heart Of Nowhere" -- which follows on from 2011's platinum-selling "Last Night On Earth".
Eric Clapton at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Eric Clapton, at the Royal Albert Hall

to Royal Albert Hall Eric Clapton is returning to the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate his 50th year in the business. The concerts will coincide with the release of a brand-new album in early 2013. Clapton's career began with the legendary Yardbirds in 1963, and went through Blind Faith and Derek and the Dominos, before setting out on his successful solo career.
 
Mcfly at Wembley Arena, London
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McFly, at the Wembley Arena

Wembley Arena McFly are hitting the road in Spring for their "Best of McFly" tour, in support of their latest album "Memory Lane". "Memory Lane" is a collection of McFly's greatest hits including 'All About You', 'One For The Radio' and 'Shine A Light'.
Chas And Dave at Indigo, London
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Chas & Dave, at the indigO2

Indigo It wasn't so long ago that Chas & Dave played their final show together, but we are happy to report that they're back together for a good ol' knees up at the indigO2. The UK's favourite cockney duo are promising to play all of their greatest hits including 'Snooker Loopy', 'Rabbit', 'The Sideboard Song' and 'Margate'.
Lana Del Rey at Eventim Apollo, London
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Lana Del Rey, at the Hammersmith Apollo

to Eventim Apollo Lana Del Rey could have stepped straight out of the 60s with her big hair and talk-of-the-town lips, and this is your chance to see her when she returns to the UK for a string of live dates. Lana's debut album "Born To Die" sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide, and has recently been released in a special "Paradise" edition.
Noah And The Whale at Palace Theatre, London
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Noah and the Whale… at the Palace Theatre

Palace Theatre Noah And The Whale are back with their fourth studio album -- "Heart Of Nowhere" -- which follows on from 2011's platinum-selling "Last Night On Earth".
 
Craig David at Indigo, London
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Craig David, at the indigO2

Indigo With global album sales of over 13 million, 2 UK No.1s, and sold out shows across the world, Craig David has proved himself to be one of the UK's most successful male solo artists. Now you can see him for one night only as he performs at London's indigO2.
Zucchero at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Italian music star, Zucchero

Royal Albert Hall Zucchero is one of Italy's biggest music stars, duetting with everyone from Eric Clapton and Elton John, to Sting and Pavarotti. He last performed at the Royal Albert Hall in 2011 and returns now with a brand-new album called "La Sesion Cubana", which was recorded in Havana and features collaborations with some of Cuba's most important musicians.
 
Jack Jones at London Palladium, London
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Jack Jones, at the London Palladium

London Palladium Jack Jones was a popular jazz singer in the sixties, and this will be his farewell performance at the London Palladium. The show will feature all of his big hits including "Wives and Lovers", "Love Boat", "Impossible Dream" and "The Race Is On", alongside Jack's special tribute to his friends Sinatra, Martin, Torme and Andy Williams.
Mark Knopfler at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Dire Strait’s Mark Knopfler, at the Royal Albert Hall

to Royal Albert Hall During the 1980s Dire Straits was one of the biggest bands in the world with songs like "Money For Nothing", "Romeo and Juliet" and "Sultans Of Swing". Then Mark Knopfler hit out on his own, releasing seven solo albums to great success. Now he's up to number eight -- "Privateering" -- a double album containing 20 original songs.
 
Brian Mcfadden at O2 Academy Islington, London
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Brian McFadden (ex-Westlife), at the O2 Academy

O2 Academy Islington Concert at the O2 Academy Islington London. It's been a long time since Brian McFadden split from Westlife, but now he's out and about on his first headline UK tour for more than eight years, in support of his brand-new album "The Irish Connection".
Specials at O2 Academy Brixton, London
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The Specials… at the Brixton Academy

to O2 Academy Brixton Newly reformed in 2009 for their 30th anniversary tour, The Specials are still going strong four years later. You can catch their UK tour in May, when they play two nights at the Brixton Academy. You can see Specials’s concert at the O2 Academy Brixton in London this May.
 
Depeche Mode at O2 Arena, London
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Depeche Mode — at The O2

to O2 Arena Depeche Mode are back on the road with a full European tour -- including two nights at the O2. These will be their first live shows since their successful 2009 "Tour of the Universe", and promises to include some new songs from their highly anticipated 13th studio album.
Finley Quaye at 100 Club, London
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Finley Quaye… at the 100 Club

100 Club Finley Quaye will be performing a selection of songs from his ten-year career at the 100 Club. The former Mobo and Brit award winner's big hits include "Sunday Shining", "Love Gets Sweeter Everyday", "Ultra Stimulation" and "Even After All".
 
Alicia Keys at O2 Arena, London
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Alicia Keys, at the O2 Arena

to O2 Arena 14-times Grammy award winner Alicia Keys is returning to the UK in support of her highly-anticipated fifth studio album, "Girl on Fire". You can see Alicia Keys’s concert at the O2 Arena in London this May.
 
 
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