We'd like to introduce you to the coolest new music venue in London. Burberry's Regent Street store. Yes, really. The luxury brand has announced that the Kaiser Chiefs will be performing at its 121 Regent Street store on April 23. This is the first public event the Brit store has ever hosted and heralds the start of a series of ticketed shows promoting emerging, as well as established, musical talent.
For those of you already glued to Burberry’s Acoustic series, this is a not-to-be missed opportunity. After all, how ofter do you get to see one of the U.K.’s most popular bands up close and personal like this? The tickets became available yesterday and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Check out this sneak peak video below to whet your appetite. (Burberry)
In news that will surely sadden the hearts of appropriation-happy festival-goers everywhere, The Guardian reports today that U.K. music festival Glastonbury has decided to restrict the sale of feathered "Indian headdresses." Glastonbury's organizers added headdresses to the fest's list of prohibited vendor items, read
If we went by British stereotypes, every guy would act like Hugh Grant in Notting Hill and not, erm, Hugh Grant in real life. Londoners would still be using words like "randy" and "guv'nah," and every problem would be solved by a cuppa tea and a reminder to "keep calm and carry on." If not, Mary Poppins or Harry Potter read