Apple Music Festival in London, this September

10 Major Artists, 10 nights to celebrate the 10th Apple Music Festial — #AMF10

Over 10 nights, the Apple Music Festival returns to London. This year, 10 major artists will perform; and if you’re in London you can win free tickets to see the shows in person. Otherwise you can stream it at home, or wherever you are. The festival will be at London’s Roundhouse, a former railway engine repair shed which was transformed into a groundbreaking performing arts venue approximately 50 years ago. From 2004–2006 the venue was further upgraded for performances, with added sound protection and reinstating the glazed roof lights, adding more comforts such as cafe’s and bars. Apple further refurbished the venue in 2015, for a previous iTunes Music Festival, “making major upgrades to the lighting, plumbing, and HVAC systems; installing recycling and composting bins… offering reusable water bottles instead of plastic ones… to reduce the Roundhouse’s annual carbon emissions by 60 tons, save 60,000 gallons of water a year, and divert more than 1,600 kilograms of waste from landfills”.

The Roundhouse, 1859 when it was an engine repair facility

The Festival was previously known as the iTunes Music Festival, and has been quite the awesome event for music lovers, with a broad range of artists that should appeal to almost anyone. This Year’s lineup for myself is not perfect, though I might be introduced to some bands, or impressed by their live abilities and appreciate their music too.

I am looking forward to seeing Chance the Rapper the most this time, and maybe Britney for the nostalgia value. Past festivals have been filmed very well, and if you have a decent TV and Sound setup it’s the closest thing to being at the live event you can experience.


Full Schedule:

Elton John: 18th of September
The 1975: 19th of September
Alicia Keys: 20th of September
OneRepublic: 21st of September
Calvin Harris: 23rd of September
Robbie Williams: 25th of September
Bastille: 26th of September
Britney Spears: 27th of September
Michael Bublé: 28th of September
Chance the Rapper: 30 of September

Chance the Rapper, performing on the 30th of September

Alicia Keys will perform on the 20th of September

“I love London and performing at the Roundhouse! I can’t wait to see you there. It’s going to be magic!” — Alicia Keys

“I’m so excited to go back to London, which is a special place for me to visit and I’m really looking forward to performing at the Apple Music Festival. It’s also their 10th birthday! It’s going to be a great party.”

“I am so excited to be playing at the Roundhouse. I love London and can’t wait to share this fantastic experience at the Apple Music Festival with my fans.” — Elton John

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