London Gigs

London Gigs: 12-18 June 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week The Southbank Centre’s Meltdown festival gets fully underway this week, and the MIA–curated programme is probably the most eclectic yet. This week sees Crystal Castles, Young MA and Tommy Genesis, JD…



London Gigs: 5-11 June 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Summer is here! Bushstock – the annual jaunt around Shepherd’s Bush – always marks the start of summer for us, and this year’s festival takes place on Saturday 10 June. As...

London Gigs: 29 May-5 June 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week How and why Thea Gilmore isn’t headlining the Royal Albert Hall, with a stack of artists clamouring to record cover versions, and chart stars throwing her name around as their super...

London Gigs: 22-28 May 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week With another bank holiday on the horizon, it’s a busy old week in London town, and narrowing down our picks was a tough job this week. We start with someone who...

London Gigs: 15-21 May 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson, both pioneers and legends in their own right, and have been collaborating for years on live and recorded projects. Their latest project looks set to be...

London Gigs: 8-14 May 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week If raucous, venomous, in yer face DIY is your cup of tea, you’ll soon fall in love with Goat Girl. The Rough Trade signings have built up a steady following around...

London Gigs: 1-7 May 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week You wouldn’t normally want a live show to send you to sleep – but that’s exactly what Max Richter has in mind, as he’s set to debut the live version of...

London Gigs: 24-30 April 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week The wonderfully gravely voiced Tom Hickox plays at the Lexington this week. It’s fair to say that musical prowess runs in Hickcox’s blood; he’s the son of a Grammy Award-winning conductor,...

London Gigs: 17-23 April 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of the Week High on the success of his debut album, Human, Rory Graham – aka Rag ‘n’ Bone Man – is embarking on his biggest shows to date, including a stop-off at Shepherd’s...

London Gigs: 10-16 April 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Former member of The Pipettes, Rose Elinor Dougall, has honed a more sophisticated pop sound in recent years. Her recent album, Stellular, merges synths with chunky bass sounds in what her...

London Gigs: 3-9 April 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Grandaddy stop off at both the Roundhouse, on Monday 3 April, and Rough Trade East, on Tuesday 4 April. This run of shows follows their brief reunion in 2012 and marks...

London Gigs: 31 March-2 April 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Goldfrapp are set to release their seventh album this week. Silver Eye will be unleashed on 31 March, a few days after their show at the Roundhouse, on Monday 27 March....

London Gigs: 13-19 March 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Dutch Uncles’ tour stops off at the Village Underground on Tuesday 13 March. Over the last few years the Mancunians have earned a reputation for consistently upping their game, forging a...

London Gigs: 6-12 March 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week The xx bring a huge cast of support act to their week-long residency at Brixton Academy, which starts on Wednesday 8 March and continues through to Wednesday 15 March. The trio...

London Gigs: 27 February-4 March 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week The Barbican hosts an exciting show this Saturday, 4 March. Forty years after their first ever show, experimental rock band The Heat are set to reunite, with the help of a...

London Gigs: 20-26 February 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week It seems like a life time ago that Kate Nash burst into our lives. Back in 2007, her bedroom-penned piano angst-pop felt so brilliantly fresh; peppered with her heavy London accent,...

London Gigs: 13-19 February 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Los Angeles trio LA Witch bring their gothic surf rock to The Lexington this week. They recently supported The Kills on their US tour, and that offers a glimpse as to...

London Gigs 6-12 February 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Icelandic singer/songwriter Emilíana Torrini has joined forces with Belgian experimental orchestra The Colorist to release an album that prods at the thin boundaries of pop, underground and classical music. Their collaborative...

London Gigs: 30 January-5 February 2017

by Helen Clarke

Announcement Of The Week Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson are set to perform together for the first time outside America, as two of music’s greatest minds come together for a special show at the Barbican this...

London Gigs: 23-29 January 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Bluegrass ensemble Chatham County Line return to Bush Hall this week, to showcase their seventh album, Autumn. They’re a simple set up, playing traditional strings around a single microphone, drifting in...

London Gigs: 16-22 January 2017

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Annelotte de Graaf – aka Amber Arcades – specialises in a sun-kissed sort of dream pop sound. Her debut album, Fading Lines, released last summer, saw de Graaf – who also...