Best London gigs in January

Start the year with some seriously good live music – here are our pick of the best gigs in January
By Time Out London Music |
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After the hustle, bustle and general madness of Christmastime and the inevitable indulgence of New Year's Eve, January can often be a quiet time for staying inside from the bitterly cold weather at home to save money after the expenditure of the festive period. 

Admittedly, January is a quiet month for London's music scene. But that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of great gigs and world-class artists passing through our city. From homegrown talent to visiting pop royalty, there's bound to be something to give your January that added sprinkle of winter magic. Here’s our January gig guide – book now or regret it later!

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Snow Patrol

icon-location-pin The O2, Greenwich Peninsula
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After a seven-year break, a bout of writer's block and the scrapping of a whole album, Irish band Snow Patrol are back to tour their latest record ‘Wildness’. The group will also be playing Wembley Arena on February 2 2019. 

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ODESZA

icon-location-pin O2 Academy Brixton, Stockwell
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Seattle-based electronic music pioneers ODESZA come to Brixton to perform tracks from their third album ‘A Moment Apart’. Expect everything from cinematic soundscapes to summery synths. 

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The Neighbourhood

icon-location-pin O2 Academy Brixton, Stockwell
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American alt-rock outfit The Neighbourhood may be the perfect companion to those gloomy January nights with their brand of downtempo LA pop noir. 

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