Giorgio Moroder | Mon 1 Apr | Symphony Hall
The legendary producer and songwriter, frequently called the ‘father of disco’, swung back into the spotlight a few years back via Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’. Grab this incredibly rare opportunity to hear the greatest hits performed by the man himself.
Mourning Suns + Thinktank | Sat 6 Apr | Artefact
Catch some stunning Birmingham talent in the form of Mourning Suns’ expansive melancholy and finely woven country blues. With support from Thinktank’s hypnotic, experimental indie-rock.
Nilüfer Yanya | Thu 11 Apr | Hare & Hounds
Hot on the heels of her couldn’t-be-more-critically-acclaimed debut ‘Miss Universe’, the enigmatic Londoner brings her fuzzy and adventurous pop-rock to the best tiny venue in town.
Victories at Sea | Thu 18 Apr | Hare & Hounds
The local titans of exquisite post-rock, Victories at Sea will be testing out new material to a cosy crowd; plenty to love for doom-mongering Mogwai fans and hopeless-romantic National lovers alike.
Rufus Wainwright | Mon 22 Apr | Symphony Hall
Commemorating the 20-year anniversary of his eponymous debut album, the ever-eccentric Rufus Wainwright will be performing the early stuff, in all its art-house, ornate charm.
Dave | Mon 22 Apr | O2 Academy
Don’t expect easy listening from Dave – his critically lauded debut ‘Psychodrama’ is an unvarnished and agonisingly cutting view on London life, set over haunting piano and drums – but do expect to see a new rap talent on the rise.
The Unthanks | Thu 25 Apr | St Paul’s Church
Northumbrian folk of the most delicate, astonishing kind, the Unthanks combine gorgeous orchestral arrangements with a knack for traditional folk melodies: Bjork songs from a pre-technological world.
Frauds, Rat the Magnificent + more | Fri 26 Apr | The Flapper
Die Das Der present the gluttonous sleaze-rock of Frauds, with support from the corrosive terror-rock of Rat the Magnificent, and more besides – after which you’ll probably need a good shower.
Published on: Fri 22 Mar 2019