Gigs of the Week

Gigs of the Week | 14th-20th June

Gigs of the Week is here to remind you that despite the footballing hoo-ha over in Russia for the next month, gigging truly remains the beautiful game.
Gigs of the Week

Gigs of the Week | 26th July-1st August

What finer distraction from the rather overheated world that we live in, but to sift through the gig listings and unearth the Gigs of the Week?

Phoebe Bridgers | Live Review & Photoset

Understated and flawless, Phoebe Bridgers bewitched the Thekla audience recently. Melz Durston and Jessica Bartolini review.
Half Waif

Half Waif | Live Preview

Kezia Cochrane looks forward to a myriad of lingering synths, brooding beats and glistening melodies from Half Waif this Wednesday.
Pale Waves

Pale Waves | Photoset

Off the back of their 'My Mind Makes Noises' album, Pale Waves returned to the O2 Academy with their shimmering goth-pop. Photos by Alesha Hickmans.
Swimming Girls

Swimming Girls | Live Preview

There’s something hauntingly beautiful about the voice behind the dark dream-pop four-piece band that is Swimming Girls. Kelly Jobanputra previews.

Kurt Vile | Preview

"A natural successor to Neil Young, Kurt Vile is part of the great American songwriting tradition." Max Baker previews Kurt Vile at The Anson Rooms.

Matt Maltese // Preview

Matt Maltese provides a perspective on the nastiness in the world with an unparalleled beauty. Ffion Riordan-Jones previews his show at Thekla.

Blossoms // Live Review & Photoset

Stockport's finest, Blossoms, confirmed their ability to work a crowd at the O2 Academy recently. Rhys Buchanan and Alesha Hickmans review.

Kamasi Washington // Preview

"Holding his tenor sax as a dignified tribal elder might hold a staff." Gabriel Palmer previews Kamasi Washington at The O2 Academy.