Summer is festival season and there are so many options for everyone loving different styles in music. But unfortunately not everyone can enjoy them because of expensive prices or different reasons. Famous street in London Carnaby offers perfect solution – absolutely free festival “Carnaby Sound” in central London on 6th July. Line-Up was announced and has some pretty interesting names. A*M*E, Drop Dead presents Night Engine, Dr. Martens presents Kids in Glass Houses, James McCartney, Luminites, Last of The Troubadours will perform on the main stage Liberty’s roof top, overlooking Carnaby Street from 1.30pm. Young Knives, Dr. Martens presents Spycatcher, The Carnabys, Luxe, Diaz, Dr. Martens presents Giovanna will perform on the Newburgh Quarter Stage from 12 pm. There will be another areas with live music playing. Dr. Martens’ Van on Broadwick Street will have DJs playing throughout the day, while you can film your own film clip in the video booth. Ukulele band The Fleas will be playing throughout Carnaby’s food quarters – Kingly Court and Kingly Street. The spectacular One Man Destruction Show will be playing live in Cheap Monday, Carnaby Street. Rock band the IC1’s will be playing in Lambretta.
There is no shopping street in the world that can boast such an authentic relationship with music and popular culture quite like Carnaby Street. Music and fashion have simultaneously worked well together ever since John Stephen opened his first boutique in 1958, known for styling famous musicians such as John Lennon, Brian Jones and Mick Jagger. Carnaby was not only recognised as a place where musicians came to shop, Jimi Hendrix, The Who and The Kinks also came to perform in Carnaby clubs including The Roaring Twenties and Bag O’ Nails. During festival fashion stores will offer some goodies like promotions, giveaways, offers, make-overs, complimentary drinks and exhibitions too.
As well as live music, you can enjoy gourmet street food from the likes of Dehesa, Antidote, Cinnamon Soho, Fornata and Good Buns, food and drink offers, Ale and Cider Festivals at The White Horse and Shakespeare’s Head.