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The ten best gigs this week… that you can actually get tickets for


 Another week, another crop of ace London gigs, concerts and festivals. Out of everything that isn’t sold out, here’s our top ten. Click on the red headers to read more.

10. A Guy Called Gerald

The acid house pioneer may or may not drop his classic tracks tonight, but he’s an undeniable master.
The Pickle Factory, Sunday.

9. Deep Whole Trio

Bassist Paul Rogers celebrates his sixtieth birthday by playing intelligent improv and free jazz bliss with his band.
Vortex, Tuesday. 

8. Animal Collective

The Baltimore post-psych innovators deliver another heady dose of ecstatic, harmony-drenched avant-pop.
Troxy, Tuesday.

7. UTB x 5

Jack Garratt and Leon Bridges headline to mark Under the Bridge’s fifth birthday. Tickets cost £10 and go on sale at 10am on Wed Apr 13.
Under the Bridge, Sunday and Monday. 

6. Teleman

This great outfit including ex-members of Pete And The Pirates have two albums of ear-grabbing, off-kilter indie tunes.
Koko, Thursday. 

5. Mexrrissey

A Mexican band reinterpret the songs of Morrissey and The Smiths as contemporary Latin rock. ¡ Ay caramba! indeed.
Electric Ballroom, Thursday.

4. Boredoms

The mad and brilliant experimental rock band from Japan roll up for an unforgettable feast of sound and sight in Kentish Town.
The Forum, Monday.

3. Rise of the Machines

Top musicians cover Aphex Twin and mix orchestras with turntables. This is not your average classical concert evening.
Ambika, Friday.

2. Save Norton Folgate

Raising money to fight a destructive new corporate complex on the edge of the City, Suggs and Stick In The Wheel play live sets.
Shoreditch Church, Monday.

The best gig this week: Jóhann Jóhannsson + Hildur Guðnadóttir

Two stunning young Icelandic composers present the world premieres of new work. Break away from the usual and discover something fresh.
Conway Hall, Saturday. 

…and here 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.