Here’s what our events team picked as their favourite 10 shows of 2021: Little Simz – Ben, Production Manager: “There are not many acts I sit and watch the whole way through, but I made sure I did for this one. She’s a megastar, and her performance cemented her as one of the greats to … Continued

It’s time to brush off the Slade records, pretend to like sprouts and avoid political fallouts with the family; It’s Christmas and we’ve had the gang create you the perfect winter playlist! Although it may be packed with the classics, there’s more to this Christmas sound-track than Mariah, Mulled wine and mince pies.  We’re kicking … Continued

We’ve got a bit of a different format this time, and it involves me going through the wonderful Albert Hall end-of-year list and telling you why I wholeheartedly agree with the chosen albums. I have to admit some trepidation upon opening the list that none of the things *I* thought were brilliant would be on … Continued

We’re closing into Christmas now and on top of the multipacks of socks from family and obscure snowglobe from your co-worker, we have even more gifts for you, with plenty of enticing 2022 shows now on-sale! Having performed on our stage once before, supporting Kano in 2019, Kojey Radical has since grown from strength to … Continued

One of the UK’s most important cultural voices, Kojey Radical, is soon to release his highly anticipated debut album ‘Reasons To Smile’ on 4th March. Another reason we can smile is because he’s bringing himself to our stage on 6th April. Tickets go on sale 9am Friday 10th December! Over four EP’s he’s showcased a … Continued

Though it’s definitely getting towards the festive season, and the shop has reverted to it’s chilly winter state, we’ve not been inundated with Christmas releases this year. There are a few records coming in the next couple weeks that may get a seasonal look-in but this week it’s strictly rest-of-year non-christmas fare. There’s a wonderful … Continued

Bringing in the festive season some twelve days before Christmas is Manchester Camerata’s ‘Festive Happening’ on Sunday 12th, which features the AMC Gospel Choir accompanied by an orchestral performance from the Camerata themselves. Set to be a phenomenal, family-friendly, festive evening, at which you can enjoy mince pies and mulled wine whilst attending. Following this, … Continued

Exclusively for La Discotheque, Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy has created a tripped-out disco/house mix ahead of their 5th birthday celebrations, which take place in our hall on Saturday 11th of December! A Worldwide FM resident and globally renowned DJ, Colleen is the founder of Classic Album Sundays, a programme telling the stories of classic albums that … Continued

It’s been a while since I’ve done any updates but there have been a whole host of superb albums released in the past few weeks so I’ll kick off with a couple of highlights from the (recent) past. The newest outing from Australian slacker-indie of Courtney Barnett and the incendiary raucous punk adjacent power-chord heft … Continued

Introducing Albert Hall Staff Picks, a playlist curated by the eclectic staff that help make the events as amazing as they are. Expect everything from Math Rock to Hip-Hop, Techno to Trap and Noise Rock to … Nelly Furtado? All songs are accepted here and the staff have complete and utter control – check it … Continued