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London 2019 Music Calendar: The City’s Best Gigs This Month

Satisfy your lust for live music here. Our calendar is stacked every week with the best gigs and concerts taking place in London – so you won't miss a thing.

By / January 4, 2019
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   @stig_999 via Twenty20

January 7 - 13

DIY - Hello 2019

Hello 2019: Lice, 404, Squid, Haze

January 8

The Old Blue Last

Set over four nights, the Old Blue Last and DIY mag are welcoming in 2019 with some of the buzziest bands you can get your ears on. Oh, and it's all free.

Radkey Band at Dingwalls


January 11


The key to Radkey being so rad? Their live renditions of their punky, distorted and classic sounding rock ‘n’ roll anthems. Unlock your inner rocker spirit and get locked in for this shindig.

A Bowie Celebration at Shepherd's Bush Empire

A Bowie Celebration

January 12, 7pm

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire

Ziggy indeed did play guitar, but Mike Garson has played piano for over 1000 of Bowie’s concerts, and was his longest standing band member. Here he plays his prime numbers with some other musicians.

£29 - £127

January 14 - 20

William Doyle

William Doyle

January 17, 8pm

Chat's Palace

Originally pencilled in for September, former East India Youth artist William Doyle moved this to January to enlist more musicians and visual aspects for his jazzy, trippy pop concoctions.

Gently Tender at Lexington

Five Day Forecast – Day Five

January 18, 7pm

The Lexington

The final day of The Line of Best Fit’s ‘Five Day Forecast’ is shaping up to be a sizzler. Catch ex-Palma Violets members in ace new outfit Gently Tender - plus three other bands.

£9 advance
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   Guns 2 Roses

Guns 2 Roses

January 18, 7pm


Tribute bands give you a wicked night out for a smidgen of the price of the real thing. Catch Guns 2 Roses - and a throat infection from belting out ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ - at Dingwalls.

Soundcrash present Beat Horizon at Printworks

Soundcrash present Beat Horizon

January 19


Soundcrash are bringing Wu Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah, wordsmith Akala and dubstep (Loefah, Digital Mystikz), drum ‘n’ bass (Roni Size) and hip-hop (Ocean Wisdom) to Printworks. Unbeatable, trust.

£27.50 - £66

January 21 - 27

Kojo Funds at 02 Kentish Forum
   02 Forum

Kojo Funds

January 22

O2 Forum Kentish Town

Rapper Kojo Funds has had a huge couple of years. Aside from featuring on Mabel’s ‘Finders Keepers’, he’s racked up 90 million views for his Golden Boy mixtape. Catch him at 02 Academy Forum.

Fucked Up at The Garage
   The Garage

Fucked Up

January 25, 7pm

The Garage

Hardcore punk rockers Fucked Up disturb the senses in the best way possible, with mad stage antics and a lot of throaty screaming. You'll leave with your eardrums and head buzzing.

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   Moth Club

Chloe Howl

January 23

Moth Club

After a three year break from the game, Chloe Howl recently returned with a string of top pop tunes. Now she’s back performing live, too, with a date at Hackney's Moth Club.


January 28 - February 3

Field Music at Imperial War Museum

Field Music

January 31, 9pm

Imperial War Museum

Field Music will be performing at the Imperial War Museum, taking inspiration from the moment WW1 stopped to create vivid soundscapes and animation.

Hamzaa at Omeara


January 30, 7pm


Hamzaa may only be 19, but the singer-songwriter has already created songs as mature as they are stunning. If last year’s Jools Holland performance is anything to go by, this show will be special.

Ghetts at Islington Assembly Hall


January 30

Islington Assembly Hall

Ghetts's album Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament was one of the best LPs of the year, packed full of powerfully penned bars. Hear it live at the first of his London performances.




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