If you’re feeling the pinch but still want to enjoy some great live music this week, you’re in luck: these five gigs look great and won’t have you coming up with awkward excuses for another overdraft extension.
The Mercury-nominated London producer plays from his album ‘Total Strife Forever’, mixing Tim Hecker-esque electronic soundscapes with romantic pop. His intense live show is well worth catching. Thursday November 13. £8.50.
Three sisters who mix up the misty, epic pop of ’80s Fleetwood Mac with synthy R&B atmospherics – no, it’s not Haim but tipped north London trio Jagaara. Tuesday November 11. Free.
MC Dizraeli lays down his flow over Afro-grooves and Latin rhythms, pumped out by the rest of his Brighton hip hop outfit. Thursday November 13. £9.50 adv.
A rare opportunity to pretend you’re Neil Young: this brilliantly titled tribute night includes live band karaoke, a covers outfit and guest acts including Dead Flowers weaving ol’ Neil’s hits into their sets. Saturday November 15. £6.
The jazz pianist and singer is joined by some talented friends to launch her new album ‘Atlas and Vulcana’, which includes music for trio, quartet and septet. Thursday November 13. £10.
Not floating your boat? Find the rest of this week’s hot gigs here.