Amelia’s Magazine | Music Listings: Sept 27th – Oct 4th


Monday 28th September: Loverman, visit Ox.Eagle.Lion.Man, more about A Grave With No Name and Sunderbands, sale Hoxton Bar & Grill, London

Hotly tipped grunge punk trio Loverman launch their EP release via Young and Lost Club at Hoxton Bar & Kitchen tonight amongst a star studded line-up. Former Mr. Peaches fronted OELM and shoegaze grungers AGWNN are in support and rumours are, that the most hyped band of 2009, The Big Pink will also make a live appearance.

Florence and the machine

Tuesday 29th September: Florence & The Machine, Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

What else is there to say about this young lady who has single-handedly made gospel cool? She headlines a sell out tour hitting most towns this month and with her effortless style and performance prowess it will no doubt be worth a look.

melodica melody and me

Wednesday 30th September: Climate Swoop Benefit, The Purple Turtle, London

This fundraiser for the Climate Swoop dangles a bunch of great acts in our faces; my favouritely named act Melodica, Melody & Me, Melbourne catchy rock trio The Spiral and the ska-tinged five-piece Five Working Days with Bonoestente bringing up the indie corner.

laura gibson live

Thursday 1st October: Laura Gibson, Peasant and Steve Abel, Café Oto, London

Celebrate the arrival of a new month with Portland autumnal songstress, Gibson. We’re still stuck on Beasts Of Season after catching her instore earlier this month. Her album launch sees her headline a Dalston night with Pennsylvania-based singer Peasant and mesmerising NZ singer songwriter, Abel.


Friday 2nd October: Stricken City, Pure Groove, London

We’re extra excited about this instore as we’ll be chatting to the band beforehand. Stricken City’s catchy post-punk pop has made them a fixture on our shuffle.

hackney colliery band

Saturday 3rd October: Stop Deportations Network Benefit Night, Rampart Social Centre, London

Nine-piece (including two drummers) brass band Hackney Colliery Band, traditional African beats of Kasai Masai and reggae dub outfit, One Drop provide the musical element of this night supporting asylum seekers and migrants threatened with deportation.


Sunday 4th October: Joan As A Policewoman, Union Chapel, London

Joan Wasser’s beautiful songcraft has previously caught the romantic attentions of Jeff Buckley and professional eye of The Wainwright’s. You can catch her alt bluesy ways in this godly setting.

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