Tom Du Croz from LondonGigGuide selects four small/medium gigs around town this week.
Tuesday 7 October
Jess Morgan, Servant Jazz Quarters, Dalston
This singer songwriter is from Norwalk and part way through a mini national tour. In her spare time she makes videos about potatoes. No, really she does. We can't think of a better venue to see her in than the charming surroundings of Servant Jazz Quarters. @jessmorgan, @ServantJazz
Wednesday 8 October
Paul Straws, Paper Dress Vintage, Shoreditch
This track is from his album The Crooked Branched Fall. He's a multi-instrumentalist singer songwriter from Liverpool, but he's been tempted down to London by Ian Bennett to perform at the vintage clothes shop, bar and venue Paper Dress Vintage. @PaulStraws, @paperdressed
Thursday 9 October
The Wild Things, The Barfly, Camden
Friday 10 October
The Undercover Hippy & The Yuya, Magic Garden, Battersea
This week's double bill. The Undercover Hippy: Billy Rowan is the Undercover Hippy. The phrase 'catchy' doesn't come close, blending reggae and folk and creating great tracks like this. Yuya: Constance Dalrymple and Eliseo Soardi formed in 2008 after a chance meeting at a fancy dress wedding and take their name from the Japanese boy's name meaning "100 nights". @billyrowanmusic, @theyuyamusic, @magic_pub
Saturday 11 October
Black River Wild, Sebright Arms, Dalston
Black River Wild are a folk, rock ‘n’ blues band delivering a stormy melting pot of foot-stomping floor fillers, plaintive ballads and captivating acoustica. It’s whisky-soaked gorgeousness.
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