The Music Guide: Gigs You Should Go In London This Autumn

Whether you have lived in the capital your whole life or have just moved to London to study at university, you should make sure you grab every opportunity that becomes available.

Have you always wanted to see your favourite artist or band live and never been able to? Or Maybe you just want to discover a new artist or band or find something exciting to do? Well, we are here to help you explore and find the gigs you deffo don’t want to miss.

No matter your music tastes we are sure to have something that will grab your fancy, here are 10 gigs in London to check out this autumn.

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1. Amon Amarth & Machine Head 

Amon Amarth & Machine Head are co-headlining on their ‘Vikings and Lionhearts’ arena tour set to hit the stage in London this September.

If you haven’t heard of them, then Amon Amarth are a Swedish melodic death metal band formed in 1992. Their songs are mainly about viking mythology and history.

Their support act Machine Head are a thrash metal band formed in 1991 who have changed style throughout the years but have only got better as time has gone on.

This will be a great gig for all you metalheads out there and they’re playing at the OVO Arena, Wembley so you can’t get a more iconic venue than that! 



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Date: Saturday 10th September 2022

Location: OVO Arena

Price: £25 – £47.50

2. Lewis Capaldi 

If you are looking for a gig in London this September then why not check out Lewis Capaldi’s ‘Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent’ tour. 

In support of his debut album of the same name, you are sure to hear some of his best hits like Before You Go and Someone You Loved.

With some heartfelt songs this gig will be one to cherish so, head on down to The O2 for a guaranteed amazing night with your mates! 



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Date: Friday 2nd September 2022

Location: The O2

Price: £27.50 – £55

3. Ne-Yo

If R&B and hip hop are more your style, then Ne-Yo will defo be your jam.

Ne-Yo is one of the most successful R&B artists around with an amazing tracklist of R&B, soul pop and hip hop songs.

He has had many big collaborations with the likes of Beyonce (irreplaceable), Rihanna (Take a Bow), Kanye West (Knock You Down) and more. 

This gig is not one to miss so, book now for a fun night of dancing with friends! 



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Date: Thursday 29th September 2022

Location: OVO Arena

Price: £40 – £60

4. Three Days Grace 

If you’re looking for a gig to attend in North London this September then go and see Three Days Grace, who are a Canadian rock band formed in 1997.

Their upcoming ‘Explosions’ tour is in support of their seventh studio album of the same name that was released in May 2022.

Their music ranges from post grunge to alternative rock with some songs including an electronic influence.

So if you’re wanting to mosh out in the pit with your pals then these are a band you really need to go and see.


Date: Thursday 15th September 2022

Location: O2 Forum Kentish Town

Price: £22.50 – £177.50

5. Behemoth & Arch Enemy 

A great gig if you are heading down to South London this October is Behemoth with Arch Enemy on their ‘The European Siege’ tour. They’re two death metal bands for anyone who likes the extreme.

Behemoth is considered to have played an important role in establishing the Polish extreme metal scene.

Arch enemy is a Swedish band consisting of members who were previously in other well-known bands before creating this super group in 1995 – if you are fans of big bands like Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath then you are sure to like them.

They also have Carcass, a British band from Liverpool and Unto Others as support acts so it works out at around £37.50 to see 4 bands – It’s too good to pass up! 



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Date: Sunday 2nd October 2022

Location: O2 Academy Brixton

Price: £37.50

6. Paolo Nutini

If you are a fan of Folk & Blues music or Funk & Soul then check out Paolo Nutini at the Alexandra Palace. 

The award winning singer songwriter from Scotland has recently released his brand new number one album “Last Night In The Bittersweet”. Which he will be bringing to the stage in the capital this October.

You will probably have heard his classic tracks like ‘New Shoes’ and ‘Last Request’ – talk about throwbacks! 

He has been producing hits since 2005 and has performed alongside some big artists having recently headlined TRNSMT festival in Glasgow.



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Date: Tuesday 25th October 2022

Location: Alexandra Palace

Price: £47.50

7. Sum 41 & Simple Plan

One place to head to this autumn is Alexandra Palace to watch some fab entertainment by the Canadian rock band, Sum 41. 

Punk lovers out there can sing along to fan favourite hits like ‘In Too Deep ‘ and ‘Fat Lip’ at their ‘The Does This Look All Killer No Filler’ tour.

The support act Simple Plan is a Canadian pop punk and alternative rock band formed in 1999. They have a lot of energy and catchy songs with their track ‘I’m Just A Kid’ finding TikTok success – you will soon be singing along with them! 

This gig is for alternative music fans out there but even if that’s not your jam, don’t be afraid to check them out, you might surprise yourself.



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Date: Friday 21st October 2022

Location: Alexandra Palace

Price: £39.50 – £610

8. Conor Maynard

This October if you are in West London head down to the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire to see Conor Maynard embark on his ‘The Continued World’ tour. 

He is one of the most exciting artists around and has worked with the likes of Rita Ora and Wiley.

We highly recommend to go and grab some tickets, you’ll have an absolute ball with your new uni mates! 



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Date: Sunday 16th October 2022

Location: O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

Price: £17.50 – £80.00

9. Kendrick Lamar

A great gig (or three) for those in South East London is Kendrick Lamar at The O2. 

The American rapper has been branded “The new king of hip hop” with influences from artists like Tupac, Jay-Z and Eminem.

His 2022 world tour will feature two shows at The O2 in London this autumn so you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to what day of the week you wanna attend.

Lamar will be supported by Baby Keem and Tanna Leone, two upcoming artists who are worth checking out too! 

If you are a hip hop fan then tick this off your list for sure. 



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Dates: Monday 7th, Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th November 2022

Location: The O2

Price: £60 – £100

10. Biffy Clyro & Architects

Another great gig at The O2 is Biffy Clyro, who a power-rock band from Scotland. They are one of the biggest rock bands around and have headlined the Reading and Leeds festival amongst others so, we’re sure this one will be a vibe!

You can rock out to tracks like ‘Black Chandelier’ and ‘Many of Horror’ this November.

They will also be supported by the British metalcore band Architects who debuted in 2006. 

This is for sure a gig that should be put in your diary ASAP!



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Date: Saturday 12th November 2022

Location: The O2

Price: £35 – £60

We hope you have enjoyed our London gig guide and found some gigs that grab your fancy – it’s music lover heaven!

Why not get a plan sorted in your flat group chat and have an awesome and unforgettable night with memories that will last a lifetime? 

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