December already. How did that happen? Answers on a mince pie to the usual address (that’ll be the nearest Wetherspoons). Here’s the pick of next week’s advent-tastic gigs in B-Town.
Monday 3rd December
Martha Wainwright @ HMV Institute – cut this woman and she’d bleed music...and blood obviously...but it would be musical blood. Support comes from various bits of the Broken Social Scene too.
Tuesday 4th December
Electric Six 10th Anniversary Tour – they wanna take you to a gay bar...for a nice cocoa and a lie down. 10th anniversary tour? Jeez I’m old.
Wednesday 5th December
Beans On Toast – Frank Turner endorsed drunk folker plays freebie gig at the Yardbird. Blowjobs optional.
Thursday 6th December
Arrows of Love / Ghosts of Dead Aeroplanes / Skull TV @ Hare and Hounds – grungey apocalyptic rock with support from London 5 piece, support comes self appointed musical magpies Ghosts Of Dead Aeroplanes and experimental rockers Skull TV. Tickets here...a fiver...bargain.
Friday 7th December
Pip / Kate Tempest @ HMV Institute – Thou Shalt Always Go See Scroobius Pip...and Kate Tempest too, ‘cos she’s...like a fly Janis Joplin.
Saturday 8th December
Rebellion Xmas 2012 @ Ballroom - featuring Cocksparrer and Rancid plus a gazillion other bands who’ll probably make your ears bleed. A frankly incredible punk all dayer. Band name of the event goes to Gimpfist...closely followed by Bruce Tality.