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

By Time Out London Music

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

10. Mutual Benefit

Wonderfully whimsical travelling folk songs from Jordan Lee’s recent album ‘Skip a Sinking Stone’. Cecil Sharp House. Camden Town. Thu Nov 17.

Mutual Benefit

9. Madeleine Peyroux

Jazz classics and new tracks daubed in Peyroux’s smoky drawl. Part of EFG London Jazz Festival. Southbank Centre. Waterloo. Sun Nov 20.

8. Ellie Goulding

Ellie’s not just for Christmas ads, people. Saying that, her tender, quavering voice in such a venue will feel pretty festive. Royal Albert Hall. South Kensington. Mon Nov 21.

Ellie Goulding

7. Custard Thruster Vol 4

Festival bursting with 14 live bands including Shit Kid and Sweaty Palms. Plus a BBQ. Unit 30, Bow Triangle Business Centre. Bow Rd. Sat Nov 19.

6. How To Dress Well

Tom Krell is more than sartorial advice, he crafts gloriously emo pop songs too. Village Underground. Shoreditch High St Overground. Mon Nov 21.

5. YolanDa Brown

East London saxophonist and Noisettes frontwoman Shingai Shoniwa link up for some reggae love songs. Barbican. Barbican. Tue Nov 15.

Yolanda Brown © Ikenna Mokwe

4. Regina Spektor

Last London date of Spektor’s European tour. Expect excellent jazzy ramblings and spooked folk. Southbank Centre. Waterloo. Tue Nov 15.

3. Fatima & The Eglo Band

Future-focused funk collective fronted by talented and rightfully hyped soul singer. Islington Assembly Hall. Highbury & Islington. Fri Nov 18.

2. Cakes Da Killa

The New York MC with raging bars, catchy hooks and frantic beats launches album ‘Hedonism’. Camden Assembly. Chalk Farm. Fri Nov 18.

Jamie T

The best gig this week: Jamie T

Since his surprise return to music two years ago, Jamie has continued delivering tales of suburban malaise starring an energetic collection of well-drawn characters and some massive riffs. O2 Academy Brixton. Brixton. Wed Nov 16.

...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.


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