Over a million people attended 22 concerts in London last week
Over a million people attended 22 concerts in London last week, including sold-out shows by Bruce Springsteen, Blur, The 1975, Billy Joel, and Lana Del Rey. These concerts brought an estimated £320 million in ticket sales and boosted the city’s economy through additional spending on hotels, dining out, and public transport. Music Venue Trust’s Beverley Whitrick emphasized the importance of music in London’s culture, while Mayor Sadiq Khan highlighted its role in driving economic recovery. Upcoming gigs in London include performances by Stormzy, The Strokes, Haim, and The Weeknd. Alana Haim expressed excitement about playing for their fans at upcoming festivals.