Icelandic folk-rock sextet Of Monsters and Men will play three shows at London’s iconic Shepherd’s Bush Empire in March. The gigs are part of a busy touring schedule for the group, who have reaped critical accolades and commercial success around the world since releasing their debut album, ‘My Head is and Animal’, in 2011. The shows will run from March 5th -7th.
The dates mark the first major UK gigs for a band whose album has topped the charts both at home and abroad. They scored number six slot on the US Billboard chart, and number three on the British album chart. Compared favourably to massively popular purveyors of folk whimsy Mumford & Sons, Of Monsters and Men have scooped numerous awards in Europe , including the 2013 European Border Breakers Awards.
The Shepherd’s Bush Empire is a constant presence on major bands’ touring schedules. A former BBC radio theatre, it boasts enviable acoustics and a solid reputation as one of the UK ‘s foremost rock venues. The Shepherd’s Bush Empire is located in Hammersmith, a decent, if a little grungy, part of West London . To coincide with the gigs, website LondonTown.com has partnered with a number of London hotels to offer drastically discounted room rates. All London hotels taking part in the offer are within walking distance of the venue.
As the city’s primary events, information and booking site, LondonTown.com has carved out a reputation for enabling British fans of global cultural phenomena – which may only sweep through the capital briefly – to stay in an expensive place at affordable prices.
One of the London hotels taking part in the promotion is the Hilton London Kensington on Holland Park Avenue, less than fifteen minutes walk from the Empire. The Hilton is offering double rooms at a 78% discount, bringing the cost of a night’s stay down to just £60.
The Hilton London Olympia Hotel is also offering reduced rates for the shows. A little further back towards Kensington, the gig can still be reached in less than twenty minutes. Even at the standard rate, the Hilton Olympia is one of the more affordable London hotels in the West End. When booking through LondonTown.com, fans of the band can take advantage of a 72% discount on double rooms, making the cost of a stay just £68 per night.
Visit LondonTown.com for ticketing and information on Of Monsters and Men at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire, and to browse a city-wide selection of discounted London hotels.