Launching in August 2024, Stories in Sound is a new immersive experience from Abbey Road Studios combining rich storytelling with live music. For the first time, music fans can hear the incredible story of Abbey Road and its role in music history, alongside live performances of the music created within our walls.

Join us on 2,3 & 4 August 2024!

 

Taking place in the legendary Studio Two, Stories in Sound brings the audience into the world of Abbey Road through the iconic songs and film scores that have shaped popular culture for over 92 years.

Led by music experts Kevin Ryan & Brian Kehew, this unforgettable experience will be brought to life through storytelling, imagery and performances. Immerse yourself in music as a live string quartet, guitarist & pianist play the soundtrack to our lives in the very room where it was recorded.

Stories in Sound is a timeless and unforgettable journey of the people, tales and music that have changed the course of music history forever.

Running across 2, 3 & 4 August at various times, in-person tickets are available HERE.

New for 2024, Abbey Road introduces a global streaming experience, ensuring everyone can be part of the magic regardless of location. On Saturday 10 August, immerse yourself in an exclusive online event brimming with behind-the-scenes content unavailable at the live event. Enjoy unique glimpses into our spaces and gear, live musical performances, and appearances by special guests yet to be announced, all designed to bring the Abbey Road experience directly to you.

 

The Story

From the patenting of stereo to the invention of numerous recording techniques used across the globe today, the Abbey Road story will be told by Kevin Ryan & Brian Kehew - producers, musicians and authors of Recording The Beatles; the definitive book charting the studio equipment and techniques used to create The Beatles’ classic albums. During their research, Kevin and Brian dug deep into the EMI Archives, uncovering fascinating and often hidden stories of our history which will be brought to life through their talks.

 
 

2, 3 & 4 August 2024

Studio Two
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Stories In Sound will take place in Studio Two, home to countless landmark recordings by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Shirley Bassey, The Hollies, Elton John, Ella Fitzgerald, Kate Bush, Massive Attack, Oasis, Radiohead, Muse, Adele, Celeste, Stormzy, Ed Sheeran and many more. Ticket buyers will have the rare chance to take photos inside Studio Two during their visit.

 

What to expect...

Meet the Storytellers

Brian Kehew and Kevin Ryan, authors of Recording The Beatles, will explore the studios' legacy of innovation, the incredible artists that have passed through our doors and the music recorded for some the biggest movies ever made.

Access to Studio Two

The lectures will take place in the most famous of our studios, Studio Two. Guests will have time before the lectures begin to explore Studio Two and a display of instruments and equipment from our collection.

The Sound

Along with audio and video presented by Brian and Kevin, a string quartet, guitarist & pianist will play a special collection of songs and film scores throughout your experience in Studio Two.

 
 

FAQs

AGE LIMITS

Given the nature of the lectures, with close access to various rare and unusual pieces of equipment from our archives, the lectures only suitable for those aged 12+.

Those aged 12-17 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

SECURITY & BAG POLICY

We’d ask that guests don’t bring large bags or luggage with them for their visit as there will be nowhere to store them at the Studio and taking them into Studio Two will not be possible.
 

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Please note that Abbey Road is a working studio and business and as such, is not open to the general public for visits or tours. For information on vacancies and internships in the UK, please visit the Universal Music website.