Music Choice: Monday 28th January - Friday 1st February

By London_Phil Last edited 130 months ago
Music Choice: Monday 28th January - Friday 1st February

Nu-metal stars Linkin Park are the main draw on Monday night, with support coming from the mighty Biffy Clyro as they play the first of two consecutive nights at the O2, and whilst tickets are all sold out, there are a few floating around on Scarlet Mist and such like. Stephen Fretwell plays a sold out show at The Troubadour, and reggae star Finley Quaye plays the first of a three night stay at the Jazz Cafe. Tickets available from See Tickets at £20 each.

Tuesday sees the brilliant Canadians Stars play Koko - tickets are suprisingly still on sale at £12 from Ticketweb. Current Radio 2 favourite Adele plays a sold out Bloomsbury Theatre, indie rockers Pete and The Pirates play the Borderline - tickets are £8 from See Tickets, and emo singer-songwriter Luke Pickett plays the Camden Barfly - tickets are £6.


Austin based Instrumental post-rockers Explosions in the Sky play a sold-out Astoria on Wednesday night, whilst Canadian folk star k.d. lang plays the Apollo Hammersmith - tickets are £31.50 each from See Tickets. Plain White T's play their odes to Delilah at a sold out Shepherds Bush Empire, and the ingeniously named Fuck Buttons bring their electro bleeps and bips to the ICA - £10 tickets are from WeGotTickets

British Sea Power play a sold out show at Koko on Thursday, without their cornet player due to a horrifying 12-foot fall mid-gig on Wednesday. Ohio multi-instrumentalist Elliott Sharp plays the Luminaire, tickets are £6 each from Ticketweb. This Londonista's choice for the week is the "Time Out on the Up" evening at the Islington Carling Bar Academy, headlined by camp Swedish up-and-comers Those Dancing Days and London popsters The Wave Pictures.

To round out the week, emo scenesters Paramore play the first of two consecutive sold out nights at the Brixton Academy, whilst NME favourites Black Kids, Friendly Fires and Ipso Facto all play 93 Feet East as part of the Vice Live tour. Tickets are free, but you'll need to give your details to them over here. Finally, for a more chilled out night the gorgeous Laura Marling plays a sold out Soho Revue Bar,

We always recommend ethical gig trading site Scarlet Mist as your first port of call for tickets particularly when they're sold out, so check them out and beat the touts. Failing that Gumtree is always a friend.

Photo of Linkin Park comes courtesy of their MySpace, and the Laura Marling photo is taken from Hi-Fi Heart's blog

Last Updated 27 January 2008