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Cheap thrills: Great gigs happening this week for a tenner or under

Posted at 2:20 pm, June 3, 2014 in Music & Nightlife

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Want some musical enjoyment this week without breaking the bank? Your wish is our command. 

North: Baby Strange

Full-throttle, lo-fi, vaguely sinister rock ’n’ roll from this burgeoning Glaswegian trio. They’ve supported Palma Violets and could be massive this time next year. Barfly. Tube: Chalk Farm. £7 adv. Tue Jun 3.

East: Relics + Joseph Coward

London four-piece Relics headline with their widescreen noise-pop, plus sardonic indie support from JC. Paper Dress Vintage. Shoreditch High Street Overground. Free. Thu Jun 5.

West: Charlotte Carpenter

Drawing on country and acoustic pop, contemporary folk singer Carpenter headlines at NHAC’s early evening Portobello Live session. Notting Hill Arts Club. Tube: Notting Hill Gate. Free. Sat Jun 7.

Central: James Rhodes

Doing his bit for the kids, the no-rules pianist gives an early evening fundraising performance to help buy musical instruments for schoolchildren. Hinde St Methodist Church. Tube: Bond St. £10. Wed Jun 4.

South: The Jason Lyon Quartet

Chick Corea-influenced pianist Lyon performs modern jazz classics and originals with his talented band, which includes young drum ace Sophie Alloway. Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec. Tube: Kennington. Free. Mon Jun 9.

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