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Alt-J With their infectious genre hopping tunes, Alt-J fast became one of the most successful British bands of 2012. Their debut album 'An Awesome Wave' - a result of five years' work recorded while at university - won the Mercury music prize 2012, they've played sold-out shows in the US and have charted in numerous European countries. Now the nonchalant four-piece are coming to London for three live gigs. The Cambridge based band offers a hybrid of electro-rock and indie-pop, as well as taking influences from hip hop and trip hop. They've rebranded guitar music as fashionable and boast singles such as Tessellate, "an onomatopoeic puzzle of angular beats and pointed sexual advances" (The Guardian) and Matilda, a poignant piece that references classic cult film 'Leon' and associates love with the pin from a grenade. With further rave reviews from NME and the BBC, 2013 is likely to be another promising year for the band.

 

About Shepherd's Bush Empire

The Empire is, admittedly, not the most comfortable of venues - the standing area is sunk so far beneath the main stage that anyone under six foot risks painful neck injuries if they want to watch from close-up. Still, the faded grandeur of this former BBC recording theatre, a fantastic acoustic, and the cheerful international population of Shepherd's Bush all add up to a fun live experience, and many musicians cite this as their favourite London venue to perform in. More about Shepherd's Bush Empire

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £23  23% off
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Shepherd's Bush Empire events

 
Gavin JamesGavin JamesThe singer-songwriter from Dublin performs pop and acoustica in support of his debut album, Bitter Pill.2018-06-09T19:00:00+01002018-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
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Gavin James
BellyBellyThe reunited alternative rock outfit from Boston perform in anticipation to the follow up of their 1995 album, King.2018-06-20T19:00:00+01002018-06-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
Category: event
On Soon
Belly
The SkidsThe SkidsThe four-piece, who formed in Dunfermline in 1977, performs their classic punk-rock and new wave outfit.2018-06-30T19:00:00+01002018-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
Category: event
 
The Skids
HoteiHoteiJapanese pop musician, singer-songwriter, composer, record producer and actor.2018-10-20T19:00:00+01002018-10-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
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Hotei
Lucy SpragganLucy SpragganThe singer-songwriter, known as a contestant from The X Factor in 2012, blends hip hop with folk in support of her album, I Hope You Don't Mind Me Writing.2018-10-25T19:00:00+01002018-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
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Lucy Spraggan
Gary Numan with The Skaparis OrchestraGary Numan with The Skaparis OrchestraAfter his Royal Albert Hall concert sold out in less than four hours Gary Numan added this extra London date to his UK tour, arriving at Shepherds Bush Empire on Sunday 18th November 2018. After 30 years in the business, the King of Synthpop still has a major influence on current musical trends and the British electro pioneer was awarded the Inspir2018-11-18T00:00:00+00002018-11-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATES  Sunday 18th November 2018
VENUE  Shepherd's Bush Empire 
After his Royal Albert Hall concert sold out in less than four hours Gary Numan added this extra London date to his UK tour, arriving at Shepherds Bush Empire on Sunday 18th November 2018. After 30 years in the business, the King of Synthpop still has a major influence on current musical trends and the British electro pioneer was awarded the Inspir... More about this event
 
 

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