Best Gigs In London This Week: 28 July-3 August 2014

Tom Du Croz from LondonGigGuide selects five small/medium gigs around town this week.

Monday 28 July

Alex Mendham & His Orchestra, King’s Cross Station

A gig in a train station? Why not. This is not just a chance to hear this amazing 12-piece orchestra — you are also encouraged to get up and dance! And they happen to be The Savoy Hotel’s resident orchestra — oooohhhh! @alexmendham@StPancrasInt

Tuesday 29 July

George Wilding, The Old Queen’s Head, Angel

The age of the performer shouldn’t be a factor — this is a beautiful track any way you look at it. But when you realize that George Wilding is merely 18, it only adds to this track’s weight and emotional pull. You can listen to him tonight at The Old Queen’s Head

Wednesday 30 July

Fourth and Folsom, Hootananny, Brixton

This track is from the band’s debut EP which is also called I Won’t Fall. They released it last month and it’s available to buy on iTunes. Tonight they play this and other songs at the Hootananny@FourthandFolsom, @HootanannyBrix

Update: the band has had to pull out of this gig, but follow them on Twitter to find out where else they’re playing.

Thursday 31 July

The Delta Bombers, The Lexington, Angel

Angry blues from this Las Vegas four piece. The Delta Bombers have smashed stages all over the world, playing 50s rock and roll fused with blues, and rockabilly. 

Friday 1 August

Last Lynx, Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen

An indie five-piece from Stockholm. The Swedish have a word, ‘Lagom’, which roughly translates as ‘moderation’, but also means well-balanced, in harmony and well-judged. This is a perfectly ‘lagom’ track (the latter interpretation). @Lastlynxmusic, @HoxtonHQ

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