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Cheap thrills: great gigs this week for a tenner or less

Posted at 2:00 pm, August 12, 2014 in Music & Nightlife
 Lois And The Love

We love live music, but we don’t always fancy spending loads of money on it. Oh, you too? Then here are five good-looking gigs this week that won’t break the bank. You’re very welcome.

 Central

Parakeet at Madame Jojo’s

Fuzzy punk-pop with a heavy Primitives slant from the Yuck/The History Of Apple Pie superduo. Tue Aug 12. £6.

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West

Lois And The Love at Mode

Actress and singer Lois Winstone leads her band at a new west London night, also featuring a DJ set from melon-twisting maraca man Bez. Thu Aug 14. £10.

 

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North

Life at The Garage

Riotous, spasmodic but accessible indie sounds from the Hull headliners and excellent support band Climbing Boys. Thu Aug 14. £6.

 

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South

Protomartyr at The Windmill Brixton

One of the best new bands in America arrives in London, promising passionate, spiky post-punk. Sun Aug 17. £7 adv.

 

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East

DZ Deathrays at Shacklewell Arms

The scuzzy garage rock duo from a land down under gleefully inflict their loud and shouty brand of ‘thrash pop’ on a rowdy London crowd. Mon Aug 18. £7 adv.

 

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