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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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Dorsett Shepherds Bush
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £94  36% off
58 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 1 minute from Alt-J
A short walk from Olympia Exhibition Centre, the Dorsett Shepherd's Bush is a four star hotel within a Grade II-listed landmark building which opened as the ... More
 
 
 
K West Hotel & Spa London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £52  38% off
Richmond Way, W14 | 7 minutes from Alt-J
The K West Hotel and Spa oozes luxury - its sleek design runs from the striking exterior through to the rooms, restaurant and the spa. The ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Kensington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  25% off
179-199 Holland Park Avenue, W11 | 9 minutes from Alt-J
Located in the leafy district of Holland Park and only five minutes' walk from the Westfield Shopping Centre and Notting Hill, the Hilton London Kensington is ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Dire Straits Experience
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 28th June 2018 - 7pm
Alt-J , Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | Same location as Alt-J
Former saxophonist for Dire Straits, Chris White, performs the music made famous by the band....More
 
 
 
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Tremonti
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 29th June 2018 - 7pm
Alt-J , Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | Same location as Alt-J
The trio from Florida performs heavy metal....More
 
 
 
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Leave Taking
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th to 30th June 2018 - Various Times
Alt-J , 7 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
Madani Younis directs this contemporary revival of Winsome Pinnock's award-winning play about three Jamaican women living in London who struggle to feel at home....More
 
 
 
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Bush Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
7 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
London's essential theatre for new writing has been the first step into the big time for dozens of Britain's best playwrights. Challenging, disturbing and original works ... More
 
 
 
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Laugh
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Ginglik, Club on the Green, 1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 4 minutes from Alt-J
A cosy DJ bar that comes alive on Tuesday nights, with the cream of the comedy circuit. Toilet humour has never been so good as in ... More
 
 
 
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Vue Westfield
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, W12 | 5 minutes from Alt-J
London's biggest shopping centre now has a cinema megaplex to match its size and gradeur in the shape of Vue Westfield, which opened in February 2010. ... More
 
 
 
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Shepherd's Bush Green Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | Same location as Alt-J
It may be in the middle of a traffic island but Shepherd's Bush Playground, in the south west corner of Shepherd's Bush Green, is a great ... More
 
 
 
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Shepherds Bush Library
London > Attractions > Museums
6 Wood Lane, W12 | 4 minutes from Alt-J
In the shadow of the Westfield Shopping Centre, the £2 million Shepherds Bush Library easily competes with the sharp architectural lines and bright lights of the ... More
 
 
 
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KidZania London
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Westfield London, Ariel Way, W12 | 5 minutes from Alt-J
A 20 million pound city in miniature, located next to the Marks & Spencer in west London's Westfield shopping mall, KidZania gives children aged four to ... More
 
 
 
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Hummingbird Deli
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
200 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 3 minutes from Alt-J
Opened in April 2015 as a 6 month pop up by Hummingbird Cafe owners, Hummingbird Deli offers healthy deli food to go for Shepherds Bush locals ... More
 
 
 
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Westfield London - Shepherd's Bush
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Ariel Way, Shepherd's Bush, W12 | 6 minutes from Alt-J
At a whopping 150,000 square metres the imposing Shepherd's Bush Westfield Shopping Centre has the dubious honour of being London's largest shopping mall. Opened on 30th ... More
 
 
 
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Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
240 Trussley Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 7 minutes from Alt-J
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
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Patio
London > Restaurants > Central European restaurants
5 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 1 minute from Alt-J
Polish cuisine. Booking advised for dinner. Separate room for parties. Occasional live entertainment. ... More
 
 
 
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Tatra Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
24 Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush, W12 | 1 minute from Alt-J
Eastern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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A Cooke
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
48 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 1 minute from Alt-J
Started by Alfred Cooke in 1899, the family run pie and mash shop A. Cookes has been in the same family for three generations and has ... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 17 minutes from Alt-J
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety ... More
 
 
 
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 19 minutes from Alt-J
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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Puttshack
London > Leisure > Golf
Westfield London, Relay Square, W12 | 5 minutes from Alt-J
Brought to you by the brains behind Bounce and the tech whizzes behind global phenomenon Topgolf, Puttshack ... More
 
 
 
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FirstLight Cycle
London > Leisure >
Westfield London, W12 | 5 minutes from Alt-J
With cycle studios like Psycle and Boom Cycle popping up all over the capital, there's been something of an indoor cycling revolution in ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes Shepherd's Bush
London > Leisure >
Ariel Way, Westfield London, W12 | 5 minutes from Alt-J
Forget about ugly shoes. Bowling gets a dose of serious glamour at All Star Lane. Beautifully done with Art Deco styling, ... More
 
 
 
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The Sindercombe Social
London > Nightlife > Pubs
2 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 1 minute from Alt-J
Taking over the site of O'Neills on a prominent corner spot overlooking Shepherds Bush Green, The Sindercombe Social is a pub decked out like a US ... More
 
 
 
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Defector's Weld
London > Nightlife > Pubs
170 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
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Brook Green Hotel
London > Nightlife > Pubs
170 Shepherd's Bush Road, W6 | 8 minutes from Alt-J
Once a 19th Century coaching inn, Brook Green Hotel is the modern day equivalent, offering food, ale and a ... More
 
 
 
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BrewDog Shepherd's Bush
London > Nightlife > Bars
15-19 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 1 minute from Alt-J
With 40 draught taps BrewDog bar in Shepherd's Bush by BrewDog, Scotland's largest independent brewery, is a veritable cathedral to craft beer. It has the biggest ... More
 
 
 
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Green Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
45A Goldhawk Road, W12 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
Where the Bush Bar and Grill used to be - down a dingy alley off Goldhawk Road - we now have the Green Room. Gone is ... More
 
 
 
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The Bluejay
London > Nightlife > Bars
184 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 3 minutes from Alt-J
Bluejay is a very unusual find on this part of the Uxbridge Road, a classy jazz club with a sleek interior, lounge atmosphere and a smart ... More
 
 
 
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
London > Business > Venue Hire
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 11 minutes from Alt-J
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 15 minutes from Alt-J
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
 
 
 
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 23 minutes from Alt-J
... More
 
 
 

Shepherd's Bush Empire events

 
The Dire Straits ExperienceThe Dire Straits ExperienceFormer saxophonist for Dire Straits, Chris White, performs the music made famous by the band.2018-06-28T19:00:00+01002018-06-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
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TremontiTremontiThe trio from Florida performs heavy metal.2018-06-29T19:00:00+01002018-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
Category: event
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Tremonti
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
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The Skids
Supersonic Blues MachineSupersonic Blues MachineThe trio from Los Angeles featuring Kenny Aronoff, Fabrizio Grossi and Lance Lopez brings its own blend of blues, rock and soul to the UK's stages.2018-07-04T19:00:00+01002018-07-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
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Supersonic Blues Machine
Reflect + Respond = NowReflect + Respond = NowHouston's Robert Glasper leads this hip hop, jazz and soul collaboration.2018-07-16T19:00:00+01002018-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
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Reflect + Respond = Now
Cafe TacvbaCafe TacvbaThis four-piece band from Mexico, formed in 1989, performs its own take on alternative rock.2018-07-19T19:00:00+01002018-07-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
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HrvyHrvyThe singer from London brings his commercial pop and R&B songs to the stage.2018-07-26T19:00:00+01002018-07-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
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Hrvy
Little Steven And The Disciples Of SoulLittle Steven And The Disciples Of SoulThe E Street Band's Steven Van Zandt brings his self-penned rock songs to the stage alongside his own backing band.2018-07-27T19:00:00+01002018-07-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
Category: event
 
Little Steven And The Disciples Of Soul
The UsedThe UsedAmerican rock outfit hailing from Utah.2018-08-31T19:00:00+01002018-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
Category: event
 
The Used
Jonathan WilsonJonathan WilsonAmerican rock singer- songwriter, musician and producer from Forest City, North Carolina.2018-09-07T19:00:00+01002018-09-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shepherd's Bush Empire,   Shepherd's Bush Green      W12 8TT
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Leave Taking
Theatre | Until 30th June 2018 

Bush Theatre 2 minutes walk from Alt-j

Madani Younis directs this contemporary revival of Winsome Pinnock's award-winning play about three Jamaican women living in London who struggle ...More

Bushstock Festival
Bushstock Festival
Concerts | On 23rd June 2018 

Bush Hall 7 minutes walk from Alt-j

English folk rock duo Aquilo (like "Justin Timberlake trying to out-falsetto Jeff Buckley" - Rolling Stone) headlines this year's Bushstock ...More

 
Fatherland
Fatherland
Theatre | Until 23rd June 2018 

Lyric Hammersmith 14 minutes walk from Alt-j

Fatherland is an "excellently staged" (The Guardian) show about contemporary fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions. Created by Frantic ...More

 
POP UP PAINTING AT THE HOUSE AND GARDEN FESTIVAL, OLYMPIA, SATURDAY 23 JUNE
Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2018 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 15 minutes walk from Alt-j

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

The House & Garden Festival
Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2018 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 15 minutes walk from Alt-j

Community & Lifestyle, Trade Shows....More

The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia
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Exhibitions | Until 27th June 2018 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 15 minutes walk from Alt-j

In 2018, the Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair joins three other festivals taking place at Olympia at the same ...More

 
House & Garden Festival
House & Garden Festival
Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2018 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 15 minutes walk from Alt-j

A new summer festival for London, the four-day House & Garden Festival brings together four events: the Spirit of Summer, ...More

 
GROW London
GROW London
Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2018 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 15 minutes walk from Alt-j

It blossomed in Hampstead but last year GROW London upped sticks and moved west to Olympia where it has set ...More

 

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