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Cheap thrills: Great gigs for a tenner or under

Posted at 4:30 pm, May 14, 2014 in Music & Nightlife
Las Kellies

You don’t have to part with all your cash to get your boogie on. We’ve picked this week’s best gigs that keep your bank balance happy.

East

Las Kellies

The brilliantly groovy Buenos Aires trio play sparse, funky post-punk in the vein of ESG or The Slits, but with more synths. Oslo. Hackney Central overground. £7. Thu May 15.

North

Scott and Charlene’s Wedding

Melbourne’s Pavement-ish slacker-punks SACW headline Fire Records’ thirtieth birthday party. The Lexington. Angel underground. £10. Fri May 16.

West

Mark de Clive Lowe

The LA producer and keyboard player arrives in London to mix complex jazz and dance beats. Mau Mau Bar. Ladbroke Grove underground. £10, £8 adv. Thu May 15.

Central

Nathan Ball

Young folkie Ball evokes Nick Drake and John Martyn with his fingerpicked guitar lines, but his vocals are more Ben Howard-ish. The Borderline. Tottenham Court Rd underground. £6 adv. Thu May 15.

South

Namvula

Zambian-Scottish singer Namvula Rennie combines her roots to create an Afro-folk hybrid. Hootananny. Brixton underground. Free. Sun May 18.

Stay glued to our gig listings to keep tabs on everything musical London has to offer.

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