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London Gigs: 17-23 August 2015



David Byrne

David Byrne, curator of Meltdown

Gig Of The Week

After the usual summer lull, London’s life scene is back with a bang this week, and it’s mostly down to a certain David Byrne. Mr Byrne is curating the Southbank Centre’s annual Meltdown festival – and predictably, he’s pulled together one of the most eclectic programmes ever. Shows go on until the end of the month, and this week’s highlights include Anna Calvi, Sunn O))) and Matthew Herbert.

Monday 17 August

Estrella Morente – Purcell Room
Jet Setter – Rough Trade East

Tuesday 18 August

Sunn O))) – Royal Festival Hall
Pissed Jeans – 100 Club

Wednesday 19 August

Viet Cong – Scala
PSAPP – Queen Elizabeth Hall
The Ex – Oslo

Thursday 20 August

Hercules And Love Affair – XOYO
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Queen Elizabeth Hall
Sinkane – Royal Festval Hall
Misty Miller – Windmill

Friday 21 August

Benjamin Clementine – Queen Elizabeth Hall
Young Blood Brass Band – Garage
Table Scraps – Lexington

Saturday 22 August

Anna Calvi – Queen Elizabeth Hall
Eskimo Twins – Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen

Sunday 23 August

Matthew Herbert – Queen Elizabeth Hall


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