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Gigs of The Week, 3 May

03 May 2013, 15:28 | Written by The Line of Best Fit

Welcome to our weekly round-up of shows happening in the grand concert halls, dimly lit basements, airy cafe’s 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 dates from the likes of The Knife, Dirty Beaches and Phosphorescent.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs @ Alexandra Palace, London 04/05

Karen O and her incredible co-horts return to the stage for an outing of material from their new record Mosquito.

SOLD OUT. RSVP via Facebook. Check out more Yeah Yeah Yeahs shows.

Sóley @ The Arches, Glasgow 05/05

Icelandic singer and composer Sóley Stefánsdóttir is held in high esteem by her Reykjavik peers and is set to prove why to us all.



Tickets are on sale now.
RSVP via Facebook. Check out more Sóley shows.

The Neighbourhood @ Start The Bus, Bristol 07/05

Oh LA, you’re so effortlessly cool. Thanks for bringing us the tripping, smooth indie sounds of this five-piece.



Tickets are on sale now.
RSVP via Facebook. Check out more The Neighbourhood shows.

Phosphorescent @ The Ruby Lounge, Manchester 07/05

Dead Oceans signed man Matthew Houck has taken on a whole new life with his second album: It’s more confident, grand and complex and we can’t wait to experience the new him.



Tickets are on sale now.
RSVP via Facebook. Check out more Phosphorescent shows.

The Knife @ The Roundhouse, London 08/05

The Knife have promised “Absurdist Aerobics class taught by a master-teacher-guru-shaman-dictator-aerobics instructor- new age workshop leader, Tarek Halaby” will open their live shows on this refined Shaking The Habitual Tour. Right then. This should be interesting.

SOLD OUT. RSVP via Facebook. Check out more The Knife shows.

Dirty Beaches @ Shipping Forecast, Liverpool 09/05

Taiwanese-born Canadian man Alex Zhang Hungtai is a tour de force on record and on stage.



Tickets are on sale now.
RSVP via Facebook. Check out more Dirty Beaches shows.

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