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:
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:
Sunday – Editors @ Cardiff University BUY TICKETS
Wednesday – Reverend & The Makers @ Kasbah BUY TICKETS
Saturday – The 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
Check out the video for Albert Cross’ ‘Old Man Chicago’ in our video section.
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 – Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip @ Waterfront BUY TICKETS
(all gigs listed have tickets still avalaible as of 15TH March 2010)
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