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The ten best gigs in London this week

By Time Out London Music

Want to go to a gig this week? There's plenty of great shows and concerts you can still buy tickets for...

1. Little Simz 

O2 Academy Islington. Tue Feb 16.

Islington’s fast-rising young MC shows off her raw talent and a confident grasp of every hip hop subgenre going.


2. Girls Names

The Lexington. Fri Feb 19.

San Francisco’s ultra-weird art rock troupe present their latest theatrical show, ‘Shadowland’, in Hackney.


3. Nimmo 

The Pickle Factory. Thu Feb 18.

The young Londoners perform their dark-edged synthpop songs, which have made them a hot tip for 2016. 


4. Money

Village Underground. Mon Feb 22.

Epic, echoey anthems as the poetically minded Mancunian indie trio play from their second album.


ennio morricone

5. Ennio Morricone

The O2. Tue Feb 16.

The soundtrack maestro performs from his 60-year discography, with a little help from a full orchestra and choir.

6. Sunflower Bean

The Dome. Thu Feb 18.

They may look like kids dressed up as massive hippies, but this US trio do a tidy line in sharp, chiming guitar-pop.

7. Shuggie Otis

Koko. Sun Feb 21.

The elusive Mr O is a cult figure thanks to his prolific record production and his 1971 song ‘Strawberry Letter 23’.


8. Marina & The Diamonds

Roundhouse. Sat Feb 20 and Sun Feb 21.

Elastic-voiced quirk-pop star Marina Diamandis returns with a fresh set of songs from her new album ‘Froot’.


9. Fluffer Pit Party: Best Friends

A secret venue in Manor House. Fri Feb 19.

Rough-edged garage rockers Best Friends headline another sweaty warehouse show with Fluffer Records.  

10. A Night Of Amy

XOYO. Wed Feb 17.

A live band plays the music of Amy Winehouse at this special post-Valentine’s tribute concert.

Not floating your boat? Here's loads more gigs happening this week.

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