London can justifiably claim to be the world’s premier city for Rock and Pop Music.
From Beatniks to Mods, Rock to Rave, Hippies to Punks, Hip Hop to DJ, Reggae to Rap, so many legends have made their careers in our trend-setting musical culture. Join your expert Blue Badge guide for a private tour of the faces, places and venues that have put London on the musical map.
Hear about the history of bands and artistes, their studios, houses and places where they hung out and played. Whatever your musical taste, the stories are all here. London’s musical playlist is an A-Z that spans Abbey Road and The Beatles, Adele, David Bowie, Bee Gees, Blur, Eric Clapton, The Clash, Coldplay, Dizzee Rascal, Bob Dylan, Duffy, Fatboy Slim, Jimi Hendrix, Michael Jackson, Elton John, The Kinks, Madness, Bob Marley, Madonna, Oasis, One Direction, Pink Floyd, Police, Queen, Rolling Stones, Sex Pistols, Spice Girls, Sting, T Rex, U2, The Who, Wham!, Amy Winehouse, Paul Weller and of course Led Zeppelin, to name just a few!
It’s all here in London! Some have (or had) houses, some have plaques, street art and statues. The stars shopped on Carnaby Street or King’s Road, or were suited and booted in Mayfair. And don’t forget the places they played, from the Royal Albert Hall to Wembley Stadium and The 02 Arena, London is full of iconic venues.
Hear these stories with your expert Blue Badge Guide.