Cage The Elephant: Time flies by, they all sang along

Cage The Elephant | O2 Forum Kentish Town | 11 February 2016

There must be moments when Matt Shultz’s roadie wishes he worked for someone less energetic. Someone who’s not always moving, his microphone cable entangling  the monitors. Someone who’s not always dropping into the photo pit, his microphone cable reaching snapping point. Someone who’s not always leaping into the crowd, his microphone cable entwining with a writhing mass of body parts.

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OnBlackheath line up revealed

Primal Scream, Belle and Sebastian, Hot Chip, and James are among the big names nabbed for OnBlackheath 2016.

The two-day London festival, taking place on 10 and 11 September 2016, will also feature performances from the likes of Róisín Murphy, Squeeze, Lonelady, and Soak.

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Broken Witt Rebels sharing ‘Georgia Pine’ on tour

Broken Witt Rebels storm into 2016 with a new EP and a series of live dates.

The band, who release the five track ‘Georgia Pine’ in April, play London Water Rats on 2 April 2016. They return to the capital a little over a month later (at Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 8 May) as the main support on Brantley Gilbert’s UK tour.

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Ezra Furman taking ‘Perpetual Motion People’ to Roundhouse

Although Ezra Furman’s latest UK tour bypasses London, he’s back in the capital in October.

The singer, who performs at this weekend’s BBC 6 Music Festival, has announced a headline show at the Roundhouse on 31 October 2016. And he’s shared a lyric video for new single, ‘Ordinary Life’.

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Wild Nothing announces Oslo show

Next week, Wild Nothing releases his new album. Today he’s announced a world tour.

The Los Angeles-based musician, born Jake Tatum, will cross North America in April and May before reaching Europe in June, including two gigs in London: Field Day (11 June) and a headline show at Oslo (13 June).

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Teleman heading to KOKO via ‘Düsseldorf’

Teleman have revealed their brand new single — and the support acts for their upcoming UK tour.

‘Düsseldorf’ is the second single from their forthcoming album, ‘Brilliant Sanity’, and will no doubt be on the setlist when the band hit the road at the end of March, joined by Oscar and Moshi Moshi labelmates NZCA Lines.

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The Last Shadow Puppets share ‘Bad Habits’ with Alexandra Palace

The Last Shadow Puppets are playing two huge London shows at Alexandra Palace this summer.

Following their sold-out show at Hackney Empire on 1 April, Miles Kane and Alex Turner return to the capital on 15 and 16 July 2016.

The duo’s first live dates since 2008 support the release of their second album, ‘Everything You’ve Come To Expect’.

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