With summer in full swing, here are our picks of the most epic music events and bottomless brunches to party at over the coming months.
LATE NIGHT LIVES
Summer Anthems at 100 Wardour Street
Step into summer at London’s leading drinking, dining and dancing destination, 100 Wardour Street, with the launch of Summer Anthems! Taking place every Thursday, guests are promised the ultimate summer party with delicious set menus, free-flowing wine, and an incredible soundtrack by some of the world’s hottest powerhouse divas including Karen Harding (28th July), Kelli Leigh (4th August) and Alex Mills (1st September). Once the live music ends, the party doesn’t stop as DJs will take guests into the early hours spinning classic dance anthems from past and present.
Thursday 28th July, 4th August & 1st September | £10 for ticketed events, otherwise all Thursdays are free entry | 9:30pm – 10:30pm | Book tickets here.
Ibiza Summer Party at Sky Garden
Transport yourself to sunnier climes for an epic one-off Ibiza Summer Party in London’s iconic Sky Garden, with music from the Ibiza Live Orchestra curated by the legendary ALR Music. Enjoy Balearic beats with DJs playing dance anthems from 7pm to 2am in the clouds overlooking the capital. Entry tickets come with a welcome cocktail whilst tables for up to six include entry, two bottles of Moët & Chandon Champagne and two sharing boards of cheese and charcuterie. Better yet, kick off the celebrations with a fine-dining experience at Fenchurch Restaurant or dine at the informal Darwin Brasserie (tickets include entry and a choice of set menu offerings).
19th August | Tickets from £55 for entry and £600 for tables of six. Prices for dinner reservations vary | 7pm – 2am | Book tickets here
Al Fresco Live Music Series with Oyster Meister at Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane
Raise a glass to summer and enjoy Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane’s new live music series running every Thursday from now until the 25thAugust in its al fresco haven, On The Terrace. Featuring a variety of artists and musicians playing throughout the series, listen to everything from soulful saxophonists and upbeat party anthems to laidback acoustic sessions. For the ultimate indulgence, every guest ordering a glass of Cloudy Bay or Whispering Angel will be treated to two complimentary oysters or order a bottle and receive half a dozen, expertly shucked and dressed at your table (offer available with Oyster Meister every Thursday from 14th July – 18th August).
Live music series every Thursday until 25th August | Prices vary | Book here
Burlesque Idol at Lola’s Underground Casino
Inviting tassel-twirling starlets from the length and breadth of the UK to shimmy, tease and lampoon their way to victory, Europe’s biggest and oldest burlesque competition, Burlesque Idol, takes to the stage at Lola’s Underground Casino. As the panel – made up of some of burlesque’s brightest stars and chaired by House of Burlesque founder and internationally renowned Tempest Rose – puts performers through their paces each month, the best of the best will go head-to-head in the grand final on Saturday 29th October.
Fourth Friday of every month | Tickets from £15 | 7.30pm – 9.30pm | Book tickets here
West End Drag Brunch at The Folly
Sashay down to The Folly for its West End Drag Brunch and experience more sequins, feathers, sass and spectacular vocals than you can shake a stick at. Featuring professional drag queens from West End shows like Kinky Boots and Priscilla Queen of The Dessert, expect dancing, death drops and dazzling performances, hosted by the fabulous Ruby Murray of Pikes Ibiza. As well as a top-notch show, you’ll enjoy 90 minutes of bubbles and bottomless cocktails alongside an “unlimited” selection of grazing plates, including fiery slow-cooked pork ribs and smoked aubergine & mozzarella arancini.
Sunday 31st July & Sunday 28th August | Tickets from £54.95 | 12pm – 3pm | Book tickets here
Gospel Motown Brunch at The Anthologist
Let The Anthologist raise your spirits with its soulful Gospel Motown Brunch running on the last Sunday of each month and featuring an incredible gospel choir and live Motown singers. Show some R.E.S.P.E.C.T to the greats and sing along to everything from Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder to Sister Act and Beyoncé. Belt your heart out to all the classics whilst sipping on bottomless cocktails and tucking into brunch dishes including pancake stacks, eggs royale and braised short ribs with polenta mash. It’ the brunch you’ve been praying for!
Sunday 31st July & Sunday 28th August | Tickets from £39.95 | 12pm – 4pm | Book tickets here