The best freaking gig guide (London): Jan – Mar 15

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A roundup of what we believe to be the best upcoming, established and local bands…

January

Digitalism (DJ set) – Friday 16th // The Nest, N16 – £10  Buy tickets

Die Antwoord – Saturday 17th // O2 Academy Brixton, SW9 – £25  Buy tickets

Deers – Wednesday 21st // Boston Music Room, N19 – £8.50  Buy tickets

Tove Lo – Thursday 22nd // KOKO, NW1 – £13.75  Buy tickets

Ben Pearce & Lane 8 – Friday 23rd // XOYO, EC2 – £14.85  Buy tickets

alt-J – Saturday 24th // The O2 Arena, SE10 – £30  Buy tickets

Barli – Monday 26th // Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, N1 – FREE  Tickets

First Aid Kit – Tuesday 27th // EventIM Apollo, W6 – £30  Buy tickets

Ghostpoet – Wednesday 28th // Chats Palace, E9 – £12  Sold out

The Barr Brothers – Wednesday 28th // Bush Hall, W12 – £15.40  Buy tickets

Florrie – Thursday 29th // The Borderline, W1 – £14  Buy tickets

Lights – Thursday 29th // Scala, N1 – £14  Buy tickets

Jessie Ware – Friday 30th // O2 Academy Brixton, SW9 – £27.50  Sold out

Julio Bashmore – Friday 30th // XOYO, EC2 – £14.50  Buy tickets

Marcus Marr – Friday 30th // The Nest, N16 – £7  Buy tickets

 

February

HONNE – Tuesday 3rd // Electrowerkz, EC1 – £9  Sold out

Metropolis – Wednesday 4th // Birthdays, N16 – £8.60  Buy tickets

Boys Noize – Friday 6th // XOYO, EC2 – £14.85  Buy tickets

Daniel Avery – Friday 6th // Fabric, EC1 – £19  Buy tickets

Kele – Friday 6th // Islington Academy, N1 – £20.95  Buy tickets

Stealing Sheep – Tuesday 10th // Chats Palace, E9 – £11.25  Buy tickets

Gorgon City – Thursday 12th // Roundhouse, NW1 – £16  Buy tickets

IYES – Thursday 12th // Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, N1 – £6.60  Buy tickets

James Bay – Thursday 12th // XOYO, EC2 – £16.95  Sold out

Prides – Thursday 12th // Heaven, WC2 – £11  Buy tickets

Rae Morris – Thursday 12th // Electric Brixton, SW2 – £14.85  Buy tickets

Aeroplane – Saturday 14th // Ministry of Sound, SE1 – £20  Buy tickets

TOKiMONSTA – Thursday 12th // Oval Space, E2 – £13.75  Buy tickets

Kodaline – Tuesday 17th // Roundhouse, NW1 – £18.50  Sold out

Don Broco – Friday 20th // The Forum, NW5 – £19.25  Buy tickets

TV On the Radio – Saturday 21st // Roundhouse, NW1 – £22.50  Sold out

Ryan Hemsworth – Wednesday 25th // XOYO, EC2 – £14.15  Buy tickets

Brolin – Thursday 26th // Ace Hotel Shoreditch, E1 – £9.50  Buy tickets

Enter Shikari – Thursday 26th // Roundhouse, NW1 – £21  Buy tickets

N-A-I-V-E-S – Thursday 26th // Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, N1 – £7.25  Buy tickets

 

March

Bear’s Den – Tuesday 3rd // O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, W12 – £14  Buy tickets

Jungle – Tuesday 3rd // Roundhouse, NW1 – £20.35  Sold out

Slaves (NME Awards Tour) – Wednesday 4th // The Forum, NW5 – £20  Buy tickets

Years & Years – Friday 6th // Heaven, WC2 – £11  Sold out

Satellite Stories – Monday 9th // The Barfly, NW1 – £7.95  Buy tickets

José González – Wednesday 11th // Scala, N1 – £18  Buy tickets

Little Comets – Thursday 12th // KOKO, NW1 – £15.50  Buy tickets

Clean Bandit – Friday 13th // Alexandra Palace – £23.65  Buy tickets

Caribou – Saturday 14th // O2 Academy Brixton, SW9 – £19.70  Buy tickets

Placebo – Tuesday 24th // EventIM Apollo, W6 – £38.25  Buy tickets

Future Islands – Monday 20th // Roundhouse, NW1 – £20  Sold out

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