You don’t always have to shell out to catch top-quality live music in London. Here are five shows this week that’ll set you back less than £10, leaving you with more pennies for that pre-gig pint.
This lot offer ’90s-tastic, Britpop-reviving riffs and haircuts, with baggy swagger and strong pop songwriting. ’Ave it! Wednesday April 1. £5.
London’s latest indie heartthrob sings sweet guitar-pop with shades of Damon Albarn. Thursday April 2. £6.
Slinky electro-funk and R&B by the new London girl duo, plus a DJ set by rad young pop dude MNEK. Thursday April 2. £5-£6 adv.
Nine bands including storming shoegazers Younghusband, and free barbecue food to boot! Friday April 3. £9.
Fans of Mouldy Peaches will dig Edinburgh’s Dan Wilson and his lovely, lo-fi alt folk. Friday April 3. £8 adv.
Or if you’re feeling flush after payday, dive in to the rest of this week’s London gigs.