Another week, another crop of ace London gigs and festivals. Here’s our pick of everything that isn’t sold out – just click on the red headers to read more.
Woozy, psych sounds from the promising Surrey teen group. Support from Factory Seconds and Caramel. Lock Tavern. Chalk Farm. Thu Jun 8.
This duo’s minimal, doomy yet pretty post-rock will perfectly suit the long-running series ‘Daylight Music’. Union Chapel. Highbury & Islington. Sat Jun 10.
Chamber opera does jazz to tell sax genius Charlie Parker’s life story. Hackney Empire. Hackney Central Overground. Fri Jun 9 and Sun Jun 11.
6. Amir Obè
Def Jam’s latest signing is riding high following the release of his new wave-y R&B EP ‘None of the Clocks Work’. Koko. Mornington Crescent. Fri Jun 9.
Head west for this nifty one-day festival with Nick Mulvey, Áine Cahill and Benjamin Francis Leftwich. Various venues. Shepherd’s Bush. Sat Jun 10.
4. Young Kato
The band hang up their plectrums after six years with this final show. Go for catchy jangling indie-pop. The Garage. Highbury & Islington. Sat Jun 10.
3. Joey Purp
Expect bouncing, low-slung lyricism from this Chicago-born lyricist. Chance The Rapper is a fan. Village Underground. Shoreditch High St Overground. Sun Jun 11.
Legendary dance institution turns 30 years of experience into its first outdoor party in London, with world-class DJs. Finsbury Park. Sat Jun 10.
The best gig this week
1. Junction 2
Brutalism and techno go hand-in-hand at this newish festival organised by record label Drumcode and club institutions The Hydra and London Warehouse Events. It’s a massive party under the M4 motorway – what’s not to like? Boston Manor Park. Brentford rail. Sat Jun 10.
...and there are loads more gigs this week. Don’t say we’re not good to you.
NB. All events were available to book at time of writing.