Here is my hand picked list of concerts happening in London over the week:
Monday 3rd August
Stars of Sunday League with Little Words, Olly The Octopus, I Said Yes, Semaphore, Younghusband, Planet Earth, Jeremy Warmsley, Broadcast 2000 plus a Special Secret Guest @ The Luminaire
Tuesday 4th August
Crocodiles with Colours and The Jelas @ Bardens Boudoir
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart with Hatcham Social and Veronica Falls @ The Garage
Crocodiles instore @ Pure Groove, 1.15pm (FREE)
AN EVENING WITH ALICE IN CHAINS @ Scala
Treetop Flyers @ Notting Hill Arts Club
Wednesday 5th August
The Twilight Sad + Factory Floor @ The Lexington
The Evangenitals + She Keeps Bees @ The Sheepwalk (FREE)
Thursday 6th August
Wild Beasts instore (Album Launch) @ Pure Groove, 1.15pm (FREE)
Friday 7th August
Mariee Sioux with Alessi's Ark @ Cafe OTO
Sunday 9th August
Hunga Munga's Natural Selection with Alessi's Ark, Off Ground Touch and more @ East Reservoir Community Garden
If you're partial to a little Jazz the Brit Jazz festival is on so there's plenty going on at Ronnie Scotts, check it out here.
(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)
Since this is a handpicked list, please don't expect every person twanging a stringed instrument in London this week to get a mention, I try to give you a selection of what I think should be interesting concerts. Of course there is no way that I will have heard of every band or artist who is going to be playing so if you think someone else deserves a mention why not leave a comment and give a recommendation.
btw on Friday it's going to be 07/08/09 (British dates) and at five minutes past four and six seconds in the morning it'll be 040506070809. I'll stop now.