Camden Music Tour

Quick Details
Availability: Sundays (Mar – Oct)
Ages: All Ages
Duration: 2 hours
Tour Type: Public and Private Tour
Starting Location: Chalk Farm Station
End Location: Camden Market

Camden Music Tour

Embark on a rhythmic journey through the vibrant streets of Camden on this immersive music tour. Unveil the eclectic tapestry of musical history as you explore iconic venues like the Roundhouse and Electric Ballroom. Traverse the cobblestone alleys where legendary artists once busked, and feel the pulse of Camden's alternative scene. Your guide, a music aficionado, shares tales of Amy Winehouse's intimate performances and The Clash's rebellious spirit. Immerse yourself in the kaleidoscope of genres, from punk to indie, as you visit hidden gems and hear stories that reverberate through Camden's rich musical heritage. Discover the beating heart of London's music scene.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore Camden’s vibrant streets, alive with the echoes of music
  • See the famous pub where Madness were discovered
  • See the flat where Amy Winehouse lived for a number of years
  • Unearth indie treasures and vintage sounds in Camden’s eclectic market
  • Walk along Camdens own musical version of the Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Embark on an unforgettable musical odyssey through the dynamic streets of Camden on this immersive and enlightening Camden music tour. Camden has long been hailed as the beating heart of London’s music scene, and this tour is your backstage pass to its soul-stirring melodies.

As you weave through the vibrant borough, your expert guide, a walking encyclopedia of musical history, unveils Camden’s legacy as a breeding ground for revolutionary sounds. Famous venues such as The Roundhouse, Camden Assembly and Dingwalls will be visited with lots of stories about artists such as The Who, Pink Floyd, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, Jeff Beck, The Yardbirds, David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, Jefferson Airplane, Ramones, The Clash, The Jam, Elvis Costello, George Michael, Bob Dylan, Boyzone, Manic Street Preachers, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith Ed Sheeran, The Strokes, The Killers, Kasabian, Adele, Muse and Coldplay.

Venturing to the Electric Ballroom, you’ll learn how this famous venue and rehearsal space hosted Wings, Led Zeppelin, Frank Zappa, The Clash, 90’s Britpop and more recent music.

Camden’s cobblestone alleys unveil a hidden world where buskers once carved their names into the annals of music history. Feel the raw authenticity of the streets where Amy Winehouse honed her craft, and discover the birthplace of unforgettable melodies that captivated audiences worldwide.

Your guide, passionate and knowledgeable, shares anecdotes about Camden’s role in shaping genres and fostering artistic rebellion. You’ll pass the legendary Camden pub where Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, Pete Doherty, Kate Moss and Amy Winehouse all drank. If only the walls could talk.

The tour ends at Camden Market, a bustling enclave of creativity, where indie bands found their first audience and eclectic sounds continue to permeate the air. Dive into record stores and vintage shops that harbor treasures from musical eras gone by, sparking nostalgia and the thrill of discovery.

This two-hour walk is a mix of history, culture, and sound, offering an immersive experience that transcends time and tunes into the soul of London’s most legendary musical enclave.

What’s Included

  • 2 hour walking tour highlighting many of Camden’s musical history
  • Knowledgeable, approachable & fun tour guide

What’s Excluded

  • Food & drink
  • Entry fees
  • Gratuities

What To Bring

  • Consider layers of clothing
  • Camera
  • Comfortable shoes for a leisurely walking tour

Good To Know

  • English language tour

How long is the route?

  • The tour is approximately 2 miles long.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

  • The tour is not suitable for a wheelchair due to the pavements and uneven surfaces on the route. British Sign Language is not provided on the tour.

Do children need to be accompanied?

  • All people under 18 (i.e. 17 years old and younger) must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 years or over) on all tours

Is the tour suitable for children?

  • Yes
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Public Tour
Adult£15
Child£10
Private Tour
Groups of 1 - 10 persons£165
Groups of 11 - 20 persons£185
Groups of 21 - 30 persons£205

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