Welcome to our weekly round-up of what’s happening in the grand concert halls, dimly lit basements, airy cafes and grimy sweatboxes across the UK and Ireland. All acts featured come with the Best Fit ‘Seal Of Approval’ so you can be assured that your hard earned cash will be well spent. To tempt your wallets this week, we’ve gathered a pretty London-heavy set of dates for you from the likes of The Tallest Man on Earth, Active Child and M. Ward.
Splashh @ The OBL, London 30/06
With their new single due out on 30 July via Luv Luv Luv Records, London four-piece Splashh’s unhinged vocals, reckless pop harmonies and expertly executed scuzzy guitars have already got a lot of people excited. Especially people who like the 90s.
M.Ward @ Koko, London 02/07
Matt Ward is one of the most genuinely talented songwriters out there: crafting harmonies that are euphoric in their hopes and down trodden in their bitterness.
The Tallest Man on Earth @ Hackney Empire, London 03/07
Having been lucky enough to catch the Swedish singer-songwriter playing a sunset set at Norway’s Pstereo festival in the picaresque coastal city of Trondheim last year, we could not be more excited for this show and to hear material from his latest record There’s No Leaving Now live.
Regina Spektor @ The Apollo, Manchester 04/07
Constantly evolving but always staying true to form Regina Spektor has an artistic vision and confidence often lacking in today’s big names, and whatever your thoughts on her last album are, you can guarantee this will be an evening full of heart breaking and playful numbers.
Active Child @ The Village Undergound, London 05/07
With a voice, honestly, like no other Active Child and his harp and heading to The Village underground along with Hospitality, The Invisible and NZCA/LINES for the best line up of the