London Gigs

London Gigs: 9-15 January 2017

by Helen Clarke

This is always a quiet time of year, but the bonus is that it’s a great time to catch new acts taking advantage of a lull in the listings schedules. One of our recommendations this…



London Gigs: 12-18 December 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week It’s that time of year when seasonal gig goers – and performers – dust down their old band t-shirts and head into town. This week sees the likes of The Wurzles,...

London Gigs: 5-11 December 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Indiepop spearheads Allo Darlin’ bow out this this week, with a handful of gigs to say cheerio, after eight years together. The Fortuna POP! signings released a further two albums since...

London Gigs: 21-27 November 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week The brilliantly bonkers Anna Meredith plays at the Scala on Wednesday 23 November. She’s had a fantastic festival season, taking her Moshi Moshi-released debut Varmints to a bigger audience for the...

London Gigs: 14-20 November 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Regina Spektor‘s two nights at the Royal Festival Hall this week follow the release of her seventh album, Remember Us To Life, in September. It saw a change of tack for...

London Gigs: 7-13 November 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week As far as full-album shows go, Spiritualized‘s performance of Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space is set to be something quite special, as the band bring their seminal album...

London Gigs: 31 October-6 November 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Our Ezra Furman crush is no secret. The relentless urgency and irresistible hooks that swamp his music are impossible to shake from your head, and as a live proposition, he’s endlessly...

London Gigs: 24-30 October 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week We were super impressed by Pumarosa when we saw them at St John at Hackney as part of Visions festival, back in July. With just a couple of singles to their...

London Gigs: 17-23 October 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Angel Olsen returns to London for her first UK show since 2014. And how things have changed for her. From grungey pop to folkish lilts, her three albums have seen her...

London Gigs: 10-16 October 2016

by Helen Clarke

This week Explosions In The Sky call in at Brixton Academy as part of a mammoth European tour to mark the release of their sixth album The Wilderness. The instrumental rockers always impress with their...

London Gigs: 26 September-2 October 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Aussie teens The Goon Sax play two shows in London this week – their first ever UK dates – stopping off at DIY Space for London on Monday 26 and the...

London Gigs: 19-25 September 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week It’s a busy week for Björk, who’s set to play two huge shows to coincide with the launch of an exhibition at Somerset House. Björk: Digital brings together a collection of...

London Gigs: 12-18 September 2016

by Helen Clarke

Announcement Of The Week Communion Records’ Matthew and The Atlas have announced their biggest show to date, at the Union Chapel, following a sell-out show at Oslo earlier this year. Surely a perfect venue for...

London Gigs: 5-11 September 2016

by Helen Clarke

Announcement Of The Week Daylight Music is one of those gems that you think twice over writing about, in case it becomes overrun with people. A free Saturday matinee show (12-2pm – donations encouraged) at...

London Gigs: 29 August – 4 September 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week When Sam Beam – perhaps better known as Iron and Wine – and Jesca Hoop joined forces earlier this year to release Love Letter For Fire, we knew it was going...

London Gigs: 15-21 August 2016

by Helen Clarke

Announcement Of The Week Super Furry Animals are set to hit the road later this year for a tour which will see them perform their debut album, Fuzzy Logic and its follow-up, Radiator, in full,...

London Gigs: 8-15 August 2016

by Helen Clarke

Announcement Of The Week This year marks 40 years since Geoff Travis first opened his west London record shop. Four decades on, the name Rough Trade is synonymous with independent music culture, and through the...

London Gigs: 1-7 August 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week Money are set to head down from Manchester for a rare show at the lovely Battersea Arts Centre. The foursome play as part of Borderless, a collaboration between Battersea and GOAT...

London Gigs: 25-31 July 2016

by Helen Clarke

Announcement Of The Week M83 has finally put us out of our misery and announced a London show as part of his extensive tour of Europe and the USA later this year. Anthony Gonzalez will...

London Gigs Diary: 18-24 July 2016

by Helen Clarke

Gigs Of The Week It’s over 30 years since Pet Shop Boys released their first album, and they’ve never really needed an excuse to put on a huge show. This week, however, they’ve got one;...

London Gigs: 11-17 July 2016

by Helen Clarke

Announcement Of The Week The K-Music Festival returns to London in the autumn, with a packed programme of music and performance from Korea. Taking in venues including the Union Chapel, Rich Mix, Oslo and Kings...