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The ten best gigs and concerts in London this week

By Time Out London Music

It’s Monday – here’s our weekly round-up of the city’s best live music. All gigs had tickets still available at time of writing, so be smart and book ahead. Happy gigging!

1. The 1975 

O2 Academy Brixton. Friday March 4 - Tuesday March 9.

Just a handful of tickets remain for the Manchester pop band’s massive five-night stint in London. They’re the biggest cult band in British music right now – head down to Brixton and you might just find out why.

2. Label Mates

Various Hackney venues.
 Friday March 4 - Saturday March 13.

Ten nights of up-and-coming bands and secret headliners, curated by some of the best indie labels around. 

3. Ethan Johns

Bush Hall. Wednesday March 2.

The singer-songwriter (son of legendary producer Glyn Johns) does classic songwriting with deep roots in Americana.

4.  White

The Brewhouse. Wednesday March 2.

White band

Featured among our 2016 ones to watch, this dapper Glaswegian five-piece plays storming, scratchy punk-funk. Franz fans, step up.

5. The Monochrome Set

100 Club. Friday March 4.

The undervalued new wave veterans continue their triumphant return to business.

6. Warren Mailley-Smith

St John’s Smith Square.
 Friday March 4.

The pianist hits halfway on his intrepid journey through all of Frédéric Chopin’s solo piano works.

7. En Vogue

Indigo at The O2. Tuesday March 1.

En Vogue

The ’90s R&B sensations – in their current three-piece incarnation after a series of inter-band squabbles – hit the stage in Greenwich.

8. Telegram

Moth Club. Thursday March 3.

Catch some wah-heavy wig-outs from the London crew, whose debut album draws on krautrock, classic British psych and glam rock.

9. Ballaké Sissoko/Vincent Ségal

Union Chapel. Thursday March 3.

Malian kora master Sissoko and French cellist Ségal whip up a delicate classical/folk blend.

10. Phil Robson Organ Trio

Vortex. Friday March 4.

Guitarist Robson and his band bring driving rhythms, powerful melodies and top-notch solos.

Not floating your boat? Here are loads more gigs in London happening this week.

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