Monday: The BT London Live site at Trafalgar Square presents live music from Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band at 7.45pm and the Paralympics live on the big screen (free).
Tuesday: Discuss the Pussy Riot case at the ICA from 7pm (£3, members free).
Wednesday: The Dash Cafe hosts a discussion on the past year’s cultural and political happenings in the countries of the former Soviet Union with live folk, fiddle and Balkan music at Rich Mix from 7.30pm (free).
Saturday: Head to the river for the fantastic Mayor’s Thames Festival, with a huge variety of outdoor arts and performance plus a firework finale — ends Sunday (free).
The Band Stand in Regent’s Park hosts Klezmer in the Park from 1-6pm (free).