Kick off the new decade with London’s finest musical happenings. North, East, South and West, our weekly London gig list has you covered!
09/01: Drug Store Romeos/Malady
Tipped by EYOE, London In Stereo, Cool Brother & Grandma, this Shacklewell Arms extravaganza looks set to be a good’un. Drug Store Romeos top the bill, a name as enticing as their sound. Self defined ‘dream pop trip hop.’ Malady also feature, the musical outfit are tipped for an excetional 2020. Listen out for ‘Famous Last Words,’ it’s right dreamy!
Where? The Shacklewell Arms (Hackney)
10/01: The Big Moon
The Big Moon head East in celebration of their much-anticipated second album. Walking Like We Do is an ambitious mix of straightforward love songs and more thorny subjects. The band are as self-assured and creatively fearless as ever.
Where? Rough Trade East (Brick Lane)
10/01: Modern Age: Ones To Watch 2020
Fast rising London promoters Modern Age bring their 2020 ‘Ones To Watch’ showcase to their spiritual home, 229 The Venue. Featuring some of the country’s favourite new guitar bands including Weekend Recovery, Drusila and SNAYX. Expect hard-hitting musical ferocity throughout.
Where? 229 The Venue (Great Portland Street)
12/01: This Feeling: Big In 2020
This Feeling’s ‘Big In’ series marks the official beginning of a new musical year. This January, their tipping a whole new class of the country’s great new guitar bands to hit the big time in 2020 and beyond. Proceedings kick off at Nambucca with The K’s, Ivory Wave, Cruel Hearts Club, The Gulps & more before the extravaganza heads across the capital and beyond in the coming weeks.
Where? Nambucca (Holloway Road)