Monday, 11 May 2009

What's on in London this week (Including FREE shows) w/c May 11th 2009

Here is my hand picked list of gigs happening in London this week. Please leave a comment if you think I've missed any worth knowing about.

Monday May 11th
Andrew Bird and Cortney Tidwell @ Shepherds Bush Empire
Sarabeth Tucek,Lucas renney and Elizabeth Devlin @ Slaughtered Lamb
Graham Coxon instore @ Rough Trade East, 7pm (FREE) see website for more details

Tuesday May 12th
Shearwater and The Cave Singers @ Union Chapel
The Acorn and Ohbijou @ Scala
Cursive @ Dingwalls
The Mae Shi, Abe Vigoda, Tubelord @ Bardens Boudoir

Wednesday May13th
Whispertown2000, The Whispertown 2000, Stars of Sunday League and Lulu and the Lampshades @ The Windmill Brixton
The Low Anthem and Ohbijou @ The Slaughtered Lamb

Thursday May 14th
ATP Presents: Yann Tiersen + Matt Elliott @ Electric Ballroom
The Low Anthem and Ohbijou @ The Slaughtered Lamb
Alessis Ark instore @ Rough Trade East, 1pm (FREE)

Friday May 15th
Platforms:live presents Peggy Sue, Alessi's Ark and Blue Roses @ Borderline

Saturday May 16th
Jarvis Cocker instore @ Rough Trade East, 7pm (FREE) See website for more details

(In case any concerts have changed dates/ changed venues/ been cancelled or I've made a typo, you'd be wise to check out the venue websites before heading out the door)

Lots going on this week, I am very excited about hopefully spending tomorrow morning with a couple of the names on that list, check back here tomorrow to find out who!

I should also bring to your attention the abundance of SKA that's going to be generated at the O2 Academy this week as The Specials begin a five night residency. If you're going best dust off your pork pie hat and start warming up those SKA shuffling muscles to these videos, and if you not going well why not have a little dance anyway, it's good for the soul!

This is Ska! from 1964

The Specials - Too Much Too Young

Have a great week.

1 comment:

Louis said...

You forgot Amazing Baby @ Puregroove this friday!

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