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The pick of London's gigs. This list of London gigs is updated every Sunday.
If you have a show that you'd like to submit for inclusion, email howdoesitfeel@btinternet.com - make sure you title your email "Gig Entry" and ensure your submission is in the exact style of the list, so we can cut and paste it directly. If the submission is incorrectly titled or in the wrong format, it won't be added to the list. Do not attach any flyers, jpgs or mp3s to your submission.

HDIF's Gig Of The Week
Fri 18 - Swervedriver at Academy Islington
Welcome return for our old friends and comrades Swervedriver, whose piledriving dreampop lies somewhere between the bliss of shoegaze and the righteous power of Dinosaur Jr. If you haven't experienced "Son Of Mustang Ford" live, you're missing out - so go go go!




Thurs 17 - Sohn at Roundhouse
Thurs 17 - Soweto Kinch at Oslo
Thurs 17 - Beckie Margaret at St Pancras Old Church
Thurs 17 - God Is An Astronaut + Tim Bowness at Electric Brixton
Thurs 17 - Yoko Ono at Albert Hall
Thurs 17 - Cut Chemist at Scala
Thurs 17 - Acid Dad at Shacklewell Arms
Fri 18 - Avi Buffalo + Lowpines at St Pancras Old Church
Fri 18 - Girl Sweat + Errant Monks at New River Studios
Fri 18 - Swervedriver at Academy Islington
Fri 18 - The Tiger Lillies at Wilton's Music Hall
Fri 18 - Japanese Breakfast at Brixton Windmill
Fri 18 - Jah Wobble’s Invaders of the Heart at Mirth, Marvel And Maud
Fri 18 - MFC Chicken at Blues Kitchen
Sat 19 - David Gedge of The Wedding Present DJs at How Does It Feel To Be Loved?
Sat 19 - Pere Ubu at Borderline
Sat 19 - Uk Subs at 100 Club
Sat 19 - The Bluetones at Shepherd's Bush Empire
Sat 19 - The Monochrome Set at Half Moon Putney
Sat 19 - Barrence Whitfield and The Savages + King Salami & The Cumberland Three at Garage
Sat 19 - Tangerinecat, Kapil Seshasayee, harmergeddon, Flange Zoo, Solution Hours, and Pranic Attack at DIY Space For London
Sun 20 - Langhorne Slim at Bush Hall
Sun 20 - Nick Mason at Dingwalls
Sun 20 - Radar Men From the Moon at Sebright Arms
Mon 21 - Avi Buffalo + Lowpines at St Pancras Old Church
Mon 21 - Matthew and the Atlas at Village Underground
Mon 21 - Du Blonde at Sebright Arms
Mon 21 - M. Ward at Oslo
Mon 21 - Lowpines at St Pancras Old Church
Tues 22 - Josh T Pearson at Islington Assembley Hall
Tues 22 - The Rolling Stones + Liam Gallagher at London Stadium
Tues 22 - Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever at Electric Ballroom
Tues 22 - Basement Revolver at Paper Dress
Weds 23 - Car Seat Headrest at Roundhouse
Weds 23 - Ben Folds at Barbican
Weds 23 - Ezra Furman at Electric Ballroom
Weds 23 - Os Mutantes at Jazz Cafe
Weds 23 - Gaz Coombes at Palladium
Weds 23 - Screaming Females at Oslo
Weds 23 - Aidan Moffat and RM Hubbert at Moth
Weds 23 - Amyl and The Sniffers at Lexington
Weds 23 - Heavy Heart at Brixton Windmill
Thurs 24 - Unknown Mortal Orchestra at Roundhouse
Thurs 24 - Cigarettes After Sex at Brixton Academy
Thurs 24 - Sparks at Forum
Thurs 24 - Spector at Scala
Thurs 24 - Pale Waves at Heavenj
Thurs 24 - Wreckless Eric at 100 Club
Fri 25 - The Rolling Stones at London Stadium
Fri 25 - Deerhunter at Koko
Fri 25 - Black Lips at Garage
Fri 25 - Field Music at Barbican
Fri 25 - Simian Mobile Disco at Pickle Factory
Fri 25 - Dog Chocolate at Macbeth
Sat 26 - The Alarm at Forum
Sat 26 - Snappled Ankles at The Dome
Sat 26 - The Vibrators at Islignton Assembly Hall
Sat 26 - Bonnie Dobson, Lisa Knapp, London Bulgarian Choir, Ye Vagabonds, whyte, Anna Roberts-gevalt, and Boss Morris at Mirth, Marvel and Maud
Sun 27 - Ben Folds at Barbican
Sun 27 - Thee Hypnotics at The Dome
Sun 27 - The Band Of Holy Joy at Bones And Pearl
Sun 27 - Grace Petrie at Rich Mix
Mon 28 - Sleep at Shepherd's Bush Empire
Tues 29 - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at Victoria
Tues 29 - Superchunk at ULU
Tues 29 - The Goon Sax at Sebright Arms
Tues 29 - Tracyanne & Danny at Oslo
Weds 30 - The Breeders at Roundhouse
Weds 30 - The Hunna at Koko`
Weds 30 - Beth Ditto at Electric Brixton
Weds 30 - Femi Kuti and the Positive Force at Islington Assembly Hall
Thurs 31 - Frankie Cosmos at Scala
Thurs 31 - Betty Who at Bush Hall
Thurs 31 - Art Garfunkel at Albert Hall
Thurs 31 - The Scientists at Borderline


Fri 1 - Echo & The Bunnymen at Albert Hall
Fri 1 - Wolf Girl at Dalston Victoria
Sat 2 - The National, The War on Drugs, Future Islands, Warpaint, The Districts, Cat Power, Public Service Broadcasting, Broken Social Scene, Spoon, Amber Run, This Is The Kit, Flyte, All We Are, Warhaus, To Kill a King, and Cosmo Sheldrake at Victoria Park
Sat 2 - Hotel Lux at Moth Club
Sat 2 - The Masonics at The Finsbury
Sun 3 - Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Patti Smith, St. Vincent, Courtney Barnett, The Psychedelic Furs, Black Lips, Baxter Dury, Nadine Shah, Shame, Bo Ningen, Black Foxxes at Victoria Park
Mon 4 - The Libertines, Patti Smith, Loyle Carner, and Thurston Moore at Roundhouse
Mon 4 - Eli 'Paperboy' Reed at 100 Club
Tues 5 - Nouvelle Vague at Union Chapel
Tues 5 - The The at Albert Hall
Tues 5 - Newton Faulkner at Borderline
Tues 5 - The Sea and Cake at Moth Club
Tues 5 - Jenny Hval at St John On Bethnal Green
Weds 6 - Courtney Barnett at Roundhouse
Weds 6 - The The at Brixton Academy
Weds 6 - Bardo Pond at 100 Club
Weds 6 - Slim Cessna's Auto Club at Omeara
Thurs 7 - Arctic Monkeys at Albert Hall
Thurs 7 - The The at Troxy
Thurs 7 - Born Ruffians at Oslo
Thurs 7 - Nico Muhly, James McVinnie, Eliza McCarthy, Timo Andres, and Chris Thompson at St Paul's Cathedral
Thurs 7 - Amber Arcades at Omeara
Fri 8 - Thom Yorke at Roundhouse
Fri 8 - Wavves and Dune Rats at The Dome
Fri 8 - Laura Veirs at Union Chapel
Fri 8 - Half Man Half Biscuit at Forum
Fri 8 - Flat Worms at Garage
Fri 8 - Thousand Yard Stare at Lexington
Fri 8 - Oh! Gunquit at Underdog
Sat 9 - Ty Segall at Forum
Sat 9 - Microdisney at Barbican
Sat 9 - Warm Digits at Pickle Factory
Sat 9 - Thousand Yard Stare at Lexington
Sat 9 - Great Big Kiss soul club at The Phoenix
Sat 9 - The Flaming Stars at Water Rats
Sat 9 - Oh! Gunquit at Arcola Theatre



If you have a show that you'd like to submit for inclusion, email howdoesitfeel@btinternet.com - please title your email "Gig Entry" and ensure your submission is in the style of the list, so we can cut and paste it directly.

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