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Free Music and Free Concerts in London — Forget shelling out for pricey festivals and arena tours, some of the capital’s best gigs and concerts don’t cost a penny!

 

Angelita Jimenez

Categories, Jazz and experimentalfree concerts london

  • Critics’ choice
  • Free

London-based Brazilian chanteuse performs her alluring blend of samba rhythms with lilting pop-tinged originals. The quality threshold is also lifted by her fine band that features guitarist Kiris Houston and drummer Fabio de Oliveira.

  1. Sat Jun 29
  2. Pizza Express Jazz Club 10 Dean St, Soho, W1D 3RW
  3. £20

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Angelita Jimenez

Categories, Jazz and experimental

  • Critics’ choice
  • Free

London-based Brazilian chanteuse performs her alluring blend of samba rhythms with lilting pop-tinged originals. The quality threshold is also lifted by her fine band that features guitarist Kiris Houston and drummer Fabio de Oliveira.

  1. Sat Jun 29
  2. Pizza Express Jazz Club 10 Dean St, Soho, W1D 3RW
  3. £20

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Astral Pattern

Electronica, Synthpop

  • Critics’ choice
  • Free

Three members of London darkwave act SCUM return with a sunnier disposition as Astral Pattern, making lovely synth-pop with a Kraftwerk bent. Former drummer Melissa Rigby handles lead vocals, with Huw Webb and Bradley Baker building up big, sweeping layers…

  1. Thu Jul 4
    – Fri Jul 5
  2. Shacklewell Arms 71 Shacklewell Lane, E8 2EB

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The Curst Sons

World, Blues, roots and country, Folk

  • Critics’ choice
  • Free

One of the best, if most unlikely, acts to come out of Brighton – hands down – this briliant trio play bluegrass, gospel and rockabilly as if their lives and loves depended on it, mixing Americana classics with tuneful originals full of superior lyrics….

  1. Sat Jun 29
  2. Green Note 106 Parkway, NW1 7AN

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Vision Fortune

Indie rock, Noise

  • Critics’ choice
  • Free

Ultra motorik and super hypnotic, this London three piece combine influences from krautrock, techno and Shellac to create a noisy and stunningly harsh sound. The live experience, with a constant solitary strobe light, is difficult but definitely worth…

  1. Thu Jul 4
  2. The Old Blue Last 38 Great Eastern St, EC2A 3ES

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Sarah Ellen Hughes

Categories, Jazz and experimental

  • Free

Former NYJO singer Hughes performs sweet-toned vocal standards and swinging classics.

  1. Sun Jun 30
  2. King’s Cross St Pancras Euston Road, N1C 4QP
  3. £8, concs £6

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Love Buzzard

Psych and garage rock

  • Free

Ultra-scuzzy lo-fi garage rock from the Love Buzzard duo.

  1. Thu Jul 4
  2. The Waiting Room (formerly The Drop) 175 Stoke Newington High St, (below The Three Crowns), N16 0LH

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Balkan Gypsy Jam

Traditional music, Folk

  • Free

Monthly Eastern European jam session.

  1. Tue Jul 2
  2. The Harrison 28 Harrison Street, London, WC1H 8JF

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STONEYDOWN PARK FESTIVAL: Ben Church + Tandem + The Swingtime Serenaders

Folk

  • Free

Walthamstow Folk Club’s annual end-of-season day out features the percussive acoustic guitar playing of Church, multi-instrumental folk for fans of Lau from Tandem, and vocal led jazz and swing standards. Plus floorsingers, stalls and real ale, natch…

  1. Sun Jun 30
  2. Stoneydown Park Pretoria Avenue, E17 6JY

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The Big Smoke

Singer-songwriter

  • Free

A new, free weekly night of unplugged and acoustic music showcasing up-and-coming singer-songwriters.

  1. Tue Jul 2
  2. White Horse 153 Hoxton Street , United Kingdom, N1 6PJ

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Bloody Knees

Categories, Music

  • Free

Guitar-slamming upstarts Bloody Knees come across like an Oi!-punk version of Misfits.

  1. Thu Jul 4
  2. Tamesis Dock Albert Embankment, SE1 7TP

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Congo Natty

Categories, Pop and rock

  • Free

Event description Passing Clouds is proud to present the summer party ‘not to be missed’ featuring Congo Natty with Heads High Soundsystem!

  1. Thu Jul 4
  2. Birthdays 33-35 Stoke Newington Rd, N16 8BJ

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Dan Raza & The Shrouds + The Kitchen Drinkers

Blues, roots and country

  • Free

Delicately wistful Americana from the headliners. Side-project of Dog Roses front man Mike Perret support – expect old time Americana featuring banjo and lap steel.

  1. Wed Jul 3
  2. The Crown 692 High Road, Leytonstone, E11 3AA

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Dick Laurie’s Elastic Band

Categories, Jazz and experimental

  • Free

Sitters-in and singers are welcome at this long-running Dixieland and mainstream jazz residency.

  1. Sun Jun 30
  2. Half Moon Putney 93 Lower Richmond Rd, Putney, SW15 1EU

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Dove & Boweevil

Blues

  • Free

Smoky East Anglian blues originals from the male-female duo.

  1. Tue Jul 2
  2. Ain’t Nothing But Blues Bar 20 Kingly St, W1B 5PZ

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El Khandak’s Traditional Cretan Wednesdays

World, Blues, roots and country, Folk

  • Free

Traditional – for which read: beautifully melodic but stylistically rampaging –sounds from Crete and the Eastern Mediterranean.

  1. Wed Jul 3
  2. Jamboree Jamboree, 566 Cable St, Tower Hamlets, E1W 3HB

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Katy Bradley & The Chris Corcoran Trio

Blues

  • Free

Corcoran and his guitar-led blues trio hook up with vocalist and blues harpist Bradley, whose ‘I Hear the River’ has been shortlisted for a 2013 British Blues Award in the Best Original Blues Song of the Year catagory.

  1. Tue Jul 2
  2. Ain’t Nothing But Blues Bar 20 Kingly St, W1B 5PZ

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Lewis Cohen/The Absentees

World, Folk

  • Free

Solo americana acoustic bluesman, later joined by organ, mandolin and double bass for a busy bluegrass feel.

  1. Wed Jul 3
  2. Ain’t Nothing But Blues Bar 20 Kingly St, Piccadilly, W1B 5PZ

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‘Longplayer’

Pop and rock, Installation

  • Free

The original composition by former Pogue Jem Finer continues. It’s designed to play continuously for 1,000 years. www.longplayer.org

  1. Sun Jun 30
  2. Trinity Buoy Wharf 64 Orchard Place, England, E14 OJW

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Ma Polaine’s Great Decline

Blues, roots and country

  • Free

Delta blues and ’40s jazz dance sweatily around the room together while country and soul smooch in a corner in the blues harp and brass-accompanied songs of the headlining quartet.

  1. Thu Jul 4
  2. The White Horse 1-3 Parsons Green, SW6 4UL

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Mark Armstrong

Categories, Jazz and experimental

  • Free

Jazz trumpeter Armstrong is joined by saxophonist Simon Allen, pianist John Pearce, bassist Paul Morgan and drummer Trevor Tomkins.

  1. Mon Jul 1
  2. Red Lion Isleworth Linkfield Rd, Middx, TW7 6QJ

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Nathan Haines Quintet

Categories, Jazz and experimental

  • Free

Kiwi soul-jazz saxophonist Haines is best known for his work with the Metalheadz and his boundary-crossing Bemsha! sessions at the Notting Hill Arts Club, although he has also worked with everyone from Marlena Shaw to Jamiroquai. He performs with his…

  1. Thu Jul 4
  2. Cadogan Hall 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X 9DQ

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Niall Kelly And Friends

Blues

  • Free

Derry singer-songwriter Kelly plays acoustic blues and roots, with a hint of Van Morrison about the vocal, and invites some guests too.

  1. Fri Jul 5
  2. Ain’t Nothing But Blues Bar 20 Kingly St, W1B 5PZ

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Nila Band

African music

  • Free

Led by Alioune Samb, this Senegalese band aim to plot a course through blues, samba, jazz, reggae and other influences on Senegal’s music history.

  1. Sun Jun 30
    – Mon Jul 1
  2. Hootananny 95 Effra Rd, SW2 1DF

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Pacifico Blues

Blues

  • Free

Contemporary London blues outfit play as part of the More London Free Festival.

  1. Thu Jul 4
  2. The Scoop More London Riverside, between London Bridge and Tower Bridge, SE1 2DB


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