All eyes are on Manchester this week, as Ariana Grande stages a benefit show to pay tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack that took place at her show in the city last month.
Thursday, June 1
Molly Burch, Sebright Arms, 7pm
One of New York indie stable Captured Tracks’ most intriguing recent signings, Molly Burch released debut album Please Be Mine back in February. Hear its sparkling country/soul at her first ever London headline show.
Friday, June 2
Kirin J Callinan, Sebright Arms, 8pm
Fresh from a support slot with Mac DeMarco at O2 Academy Brixton, this Aussie maniac heads to East London for a Friday night show you won’t forget in a hurry,
Saturday, June 3
Field Day, Victoria Park, 12pm
Slowdive, Aphex Twin, Run The Jewels, Flying Lotus, Thee Oh Sees, HMLTD and loads more compete for the attention of a park full of cool people and music geeks. Playing in newly built second state The Barn, Aphex is the big draw.
Sunday, June 4
Ariana Grande/Justin Bieber/Katy Perry/Coldplay/Usher/Niall Horan/Take That/Black Eyed Peas, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester
The biggest names in pop come together to pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena attack. This will be one of the year’s biggest music moments.
Monday, June 5
Matt Maltese/The Rhythm Method, Sebright Arms, 7.30pm
These two are hot right now, as they say. Come for a double header of freaky indie and beery pub rock, leave having seen two new artists you’ll probably be talking about for the rest of the year.