Live4ever’s Weekly UK Gig Guide

Wanting to get out to a gig this week? Well find out where tickets are still available with Live4ever’s guide to some of the best shows going on in a major city near you over the next 7 days:


SaturdayThe Joy Formidable @ O2 Academy 3 BUY TICKETS


The Joy Formidable (pic) are a three-piece formed in Wales in 2007. Currently unsigned, the band have released six acclaimed singles, the most recent of which is the excellent ‘Popinjay’. An as-yet-untitled debut album is set for release this year, and the band are currently on a UK tour throughout March. Check out a selection of their music, including debut single ‘Austere’ on their Myspace page:


SundayEditors @ Cardiff University BUY TICKETS


WednesdayReverend & The Makers @ Kasbah BUY TICKETS


SaturdayThe Beat @ HMV Picture House BUY TICKETS


The Beat (pic) formed in Birmingham in 1978 and released their superb debut album ‘I Just Can’t Stop It’ in May 1980, which peaked at #3 in the UK charts and put them at the forefront of the Ska/2 Tone scene. Two more records followed before they split in 1983. They reformed in 2006 without former members Andy Cox and David Steele. They will continue their tour of the UK into April and May. Listen to their classic single ‘Save It For Later’ and more on Myspace:


Wednesday Stiff Little Fingers @ Barrowlands BUY TICKETS


SaturdayThe Automatic @ Brundell Social Club BUY TICKETS
SundayNew Young Pony Club @ The Cockpit BUY TICKETS


Monday The Joy Formidable @ Korova Basement BUY TICKETS
Sunday Bad Lieutenant @ Masque BUY TICKETS


MondayAlberta Cross @ Dingwalls BUY TICKETS
Thursday The Courteeners @ Brixton Academy BUY TICKETS
Friday The Stranglers @ Hammersmith Apollo BUY TICKETS

Check out the video for Albert Cross’ ‘Old Man Chicago’ in our video section.


Thursday The Answering Machine @ Jabez Clegg BUY TICKETS
Friday The Magnetic Fields @ Manchester Cathedral BUY TICKETS

The Answering Machine

The Answering Machine

Manchester’s The Answering Machine (pic) play a homecoming gig at the city’s intimate Jabez Clegg venue this week. They released their debut record ‘Another City, Another Sorry’ in June last year, which was called a ‘fantastic debut’ by NME. Live4ever caught up with The Answering Machine on their visit to New York back in November, have a read through the feature here.


Tuesday HIM @ O2 Academy BUY TICKETS
Wednesday The Automatic @ O2 Academy 2 BUY TICKETS


TuesdayDan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip @ Waterfront BUY TICKETS


Tuesday The Joy Formidable @ Bodega Social Club BUY TICKETS
Thursday The Beat @ Rescue Rooms BUY TICKETS
Sunday Turin Brakes @ Rescue Rooms BUY TICKETS


Monday New Young Pony Club @ Wedgewood Rooms BUY TICKETS
Tuesday Trivium @ Pyramid Centre BUY TICKETS


Monday Bad Lieutenant @ Leadmill BUY TICKETS
Wednesday Turin Brakes @ Memorial Hall BUY TICKETS
Thursday Four Tet @ Plug BUY TICKETS

(all gigs listed have tickets still avalaible as of 15TH March 2010)

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