The Lexington

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  • Address:

    96-98
    The Lexington Pentonville Road
    London
    N1 9JB

  • Venue phone:

    020 7837 5371

  • Venue website:

    www.thelexington.co.uk

  • Transport:

    Tube: Angel; Tube/Rail: Kings Cross

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Bob Log III

Blues

Dirty ol' blues from Tuscon's mysterious one-man band, who sings through an astronaut's helmet, plays a mean slide guitar and asks for audience participation on the wonderful 'Boob Scotch'.

  1. Fri May 2
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £12, adv £10
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Circa Waves

Indie rock

Hotly tipped and much beloved of the NME, Liverpudlian four-piece Circa Waves bring their spiky-but-sweet guitar-pop numbers to the capital tonight.

Circa Waves
  1. Wed May 28
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £8
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Cold Specks

Categories, Pop and rock

  • Critics' choice

Canadian expat Al Spx performs minimal epics, full of raw guitar and piano lines. After an impressive debut album that blended anguished blues, gospel and black spirituals, she's previewing a new record tonight.

Cold Specks
  1. Wed Jun 11
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £13.50
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Coves

Categories, Pop and rock

Gritty London boy-girl duo Coves do an incredibly, shogaze-y and langorous cover of Chris Isaak's 'Wicked Game' – hopefully they'll play it tonight alongside tracks from their debut album 'Soft Friday'.

Coves
  1. Thu May 1
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £7
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Crocodiles

Indie rock, Noise

San Diego tearaways Crocodiles rock out with their fuzzed-up noise-pop, indebted equally to the Mary Chain and The Strokes. They'll be aiming to blow your mind and move your feet with songs from their latest record 'Crimes of Passion'.

Crocodiles
  1. Sat May 24
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £10
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Evil Blizzard

Punk and hardcore, Prog rock

The Preston-based five-piece unit performs heavy leftfield progressive punk.

  1. Thu May 29
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. adv £7
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Gallon Drunk

Alternative rock, Rock 'n' roll

  • Critics' choice

The sexily snarling and noir-ish sounds of these brilliant swamp-punky funketeers have been a highlight on London’s underground scene since the ’90s. They’re still led by former Bad Seed James Johnston, and draw from their quality back catalogue.

  1. Mon Apr 21
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. w/wristband free
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Georgia Ruth

Folk

Welsh brittle alt-folk singer plays from her recently released debut album, 'Week of Pines'.

  1. Tue Apr 29
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £8.50
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Ja Ja Ja

Blues, roots and country, Indie rock, Pop, Clubs, Folk, Electronica

  • Critics' choice

A club night dedicated to showcasing new Nordic music talent. Tonight's performers include ethereal Finnish artist Suvi and Farao, a Norwegian vocalist creating hypnotic, synth-strafed indie-pop.

  1. Thu Apr 24 – Fri Apr 25
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £8, £7 adv, £5-£6 mems
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Mike Watt And The Missingmen

Alternative rock, Punk and hardcore, Rock 'n' roll

Stooges bassist and Minutemen member Watt leads the band as it plays punk rock and alternative rock.

  1. Until Sat Apr 19
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £12, adv £10
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Odd Box Weekender

Indie rock, Pop, Folk, Music festivals, New wave and post-punk

  • Critics' choice

The London indie label runs its annual multi-venue festival, with a three-day bill heavy on scratchy, lo-fi pop. Artists include The Manhattan Love Suicides and Tyrannosaurus Dead on Friday, The Spook School and Shopping on Saturday, and Kid Canaveral...

  1. Fri May 2 – Sun May 4
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £27.50 (Fri-Sun), £20 (Sat and Sun), £12...
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Paddy Considine's Riding The Low

Indie rock, Rock 'n' roll

The five-piece band, fronted by the actor, plays indie-rock originals. With support from Fawn Spots and Band Of Pricks.

  1. Sun May 18
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. adv £10
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Pawws

Categories, Music

Lucy Taylor, a waif of a singer from north London, exhales over glitchy beats like Ellie Goulding.

  1. Mon May 12
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £6.50
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Russian Red

Indie rock, Folk

Spanish singer-songwriter Lourdes Hernandez is Russian Red, performing her wistful but sprightly brand of indie-folk.

  1. Tue May 6 – Wed May 7
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £10
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Samantha Crain

Country, Folk, Singer-songwriter

  • Critics' choice

Delicate Oklahoman singer-songwriter Crain performs an acoustic solo set, performing songs from her brilliant, intimate new album (and UK debut) 'Kid Face'.

Samantha Crain
  1. Tue Jul 29
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £12
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School Of Language

Indie rock, Rock 'n' roll

The four-piece band led by David Brewis of Field Music performs indie-pop originals. With support from Barbarossa.

  1. Wed Apr 23
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. adv £10
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Scott And Charlene's Wedding

Alternative rock, Indie rock

  • Critics' choice

Melbourne-via-New York slacker-punks SACW, named after a classic scene from 'Neighbours', hit our shores in support of new album 'Any Port in a Storm'. Their slowly unwinding alt rock ballads will go down a treat with Pavement and Kurt Vile fans.

Scott And Charlene's Wedding
  1. Fri May 16
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £10
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Traams

Alternative rock, Indie rock, Rock 'n' roll, New wave and post-punk

  • Critics' choice

This bunch of bad spellers offer the most authentic taste of down-home US slacker-rock since Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. Strange, then, that they’re from Chichester – effectively making them Sussex's answer to Parquet Courts.

Traams
  1. Wed Apr 30
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. adv £7.50
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VV Brown

Soul

On her fairly successful debut album 'Travelling Like the Light', London singer VV Brown mixed up bubblegum punk 'n' soul with summery doo wop and '60s R&B. Now she's back, but with a more mature electronic soul sound that suggests she's gunning to become...

VV Brown
  1. Thu May 8
  2. The Lexington 96-98, Pentonville Road, N1 9JB
  3. £8
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