The Heart of London’s Alternative Scene: What’s Hot in Camden Right Now?

Camden, the iconic London borough that embodies the essence of alternative culture. From its vibrant street art to its eclectic mix of independent shops and markets, Camden is a treasure trove of unique experiences waiting to be discovered. And when it comes to live music, this north London hotspot is the place to be. Every week, Camden’s legendary venues like the Roundhouse, KOKO, and the Electric Ballroom and our locals Dublin Castle and Camden Assembly, play host to an incredible array of acts, from emerging indie rock bands to world-renowned DJs and electronic artists.

But Camden’s appeal extends far beyond its music scene. The area is also home to some of London’s most iconic landmarks, including Camden Lock Market, where you can find everything from vintage clothing and antiques to street food and artisanal crafts. And when the sun goes down, the area transforms into a party capital, with bars, clubs, and live music venues galore.

So, what’s up in Camden right now? Who’s playing where and when? What are the hottest new events and activities that you won’t want to miss? In this post, we’ll give you the lowdown on the best of Camden, highlighting our top gig picks and recommendations for things to do in this amazing area. Whether you’re a long-time Camden fan or just visiting for the day, we’ve got you covered.

Grab your camera, your rocking dancing shoes, and your sense of adventure – it’s time to experience and explore all that Camden has to offer!


70s Disco Dance Class

Get ready to boogie down to the groovy sounds of the 1970s right here in Camden Town! Enjoying the live music vibes in Camden and love joining our concerts but unsure about your dancing skills? Now’s the perfect opportunity to polish your moves and pick up some new ones! Practice with The Meyer Dancers and showcase your newfound groove at our upcoming live gigs in Camden. We can’t wait to see you show off your new dance skills at the next gig! Use our code DISCO20 for 20% off the ticket price!

Event Details:

  • Date: Tuesday, 18 June 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
  • Location: The Libra Theatre Cafe, Camden Town, London NW1 8AJ
  • Tickets and more info here

Step Back in Time with a 1970s Disco Dancing Class in Camden!


Get Ready to Be Spellbound! Discover the Magic of Rosalie Cunningham at Dingwalls 

As music lovers in Camden, we’re always on the lookout for talented artists who are pushing the boundaries of their genre. This summer, we’re excited to welcome Rosalie Cunningham to Dingwalls on Saturday, June 22nd, for a night of enchanting psychedelic rock that will leave you spellbound.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, June 22nd
  • Venue: Dingwalls, East Yard, 11 Camden Lock Pl, London NW1 8AL
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Tickets and more info here


Rosalie Cunningham: The Psychedelic Songstress Taking Over Camden



CMDN live presents: Live music in Dublin Castle – ALT ROCK, PROG, INDIE & ACOUSTIC ROCK 

Get ready to rock and roll at Dublin Castle on the 27th of June with an awesome lineup that’s sure to get your feet tapping! Our event will feature a mix of incredible artists spanning different genres, guaranteeing a night of unforgettable music that you won’t want to miss with indie, acoustic rock, prog and alt rock.

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday, 27 June 2024
  • Time: Pre-gig meet-up 7:00 PM Live Music 8:00 PM – 10:45 PM
  • Location: The Dublin Castle, 94 Parkway, London NW1 7AN
  • Tickets and more info here



Sunday Roast – Refuel and Rock out in Camden

Get your mates and head on down to LD’s Kitchen – the perfect spot to refuel and rock out in Camden! Tucked away in the black heart (literally) of Camden, LD’s Kitchen is a rock ‘n’ roll BBQ joint that’s a must-visit for anyone who loves good food, good vibes, and good rock music. This no-frills, family-run eatery has been perfecting its recipes for years, drawing inspiration from the owner’s love of music and good old-fashioned cooking.Whether you’re a long-time vegan or just looking to try something new, LD’s Kitchen is the perfect spot to discover the magic of plant-based cooking that even meat eaters will enjoy. Don’t miss out on this hidden gem – make sure to add LD’s Kitchen to your list of must-try vegan spots in Camden!

Event Details:

  • Date: Sundays only for Sunday Roast (duh) but other food also available during the week
  • Time: Food only before 6:00 PM
  • Location: The Black Heart, 3 Greenland Pl, London NW1 0AP
  • Bookings and more info here

LD’s Kitchen: A Hidden Gem in Camden for Plant-Based BBQ Lovers



Enjoy Camden these next few days and let us know what you think of our recommendations 🙂


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