London Gigs

London Gigs: 11-17 May 2015

Gig Of The Week

The first lady of electro, Róisín Murphy, releases her latest solo album, Hairless Toys, on Monday, and she’s marking the occasion with a show at the Roundhouse, the following Saturday. It’s been eight years since we heard from the former Moloko singer and she’s not spent the time penning chirpy pop songs; it’s dark, evocative…and desperate to be brought to life on stage.

Announcement Of The Week

As if the bill couldn’t get any bigger, the people at Field Day have announced yet more names have been added to the line-up for the Victoria Park event on 6-7 June. There’ll be DJ sets from Jungle, Django Django and Beaty Heart, while Antix, Cholombian and Matthew & Me are among the acts set to join Caribou, FKA Twigs, Matthew E White, Savages, Patti Smith and Viet Cong. Find out more here.

Monday 11 May

Belle and Sebastian – Central Hall Westminster
Cheatahs – Oslo
Katzenjammer – Scala

Tuesday 12 May

Foxygen – Electric Ballroom
Spectres – Corsica Studios
Beach Slang – The Stillery
Helsinki – Shacklewell Arms

Wednesday 13 May

Joyce Manor – Bush Hall
Duke Special – Islington Assembly Hall
Laura Doggett – XOYO

Thursday 14 May

Hot Chip – Oval Space
The Maccabees – Coronet
Dog Is Dead – Scala
The Tamborines – Shacklewell Arms

Friday 15 May

The Prodigy – Alexandra Palace
BadBadNotGood – Electric Ballroom
Thurston Moore – Oslo
She Keeps Bees – Bush Hall

Saturday 16 May

Mr Scruff – Koko
Róisín Murphy – Roundhouse
The Monochrome Set – The Islington
Great Cynics – Lexington

Sunday 17 May

Sam Lee – Blackheath Conservatoire
Lubomyr Melnyk – Café OTO

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