You don’t have to part with all your cash to get your boogie on. We’ve picked this week’s best gigs that keep your bank balance happy.
The brilliantly groovy Buenos Aires trio play sparse, funky post-punk in the vein of ESG or The Slits, but with more synths. Oslo. Hackney Central overground. £7. Thu May 15.
Melbourne’s Pavement-ish slacker-punks SACW headline Fire Records’ thirtieth birthday party. The Lexington. Angel underground. £10. Fri May 16.
The LA producer and keyboard player arrives in London to mix complex jazz and dance beats. Mau Mau Bar. Ladbroke Grove underground. £10, £8 adv. Thu May 15.
Young folkie Ball evokes Nick Drake and John Martyn with his fingerpicked guitar lines, but his vocals are more Ben Howard-ish. The Borderline. Tottenham Court Rd underground. £6 adv. Thu May 15.
Zambian-Scottish singer Namvula Rennie combines her roots to create an Afro-folk hybrid. Hootananny. Brixton underground. Free. Sun May 18.
Stay glued to our gig listings to keep tabs on everything musical London has to offer.