Mark Lettieri performs the Union Chapel on Nov 8. Photograph: Chad Jenkins
THEATRE collective Excessive Rise Leisure challenges myths about UK drill music and its hyperlinks to youth violence in The UK Drill Venture at Barbican (Nov 3-12). Then, on Nov 11. Buena Vista Social Membership star Eliades Ochoa will make a uncommon UK look on the venue.
• Multi-Grammy award-winning Snarky Pet guitarist Mark Lettieri performs Union Chapel on Nov 8.
• Take pleasure in an early Christmas sing-along at Seven Dials Winter Heat Up on Nov 17. Be part of the Inventive Vocal Freedom Choir on the sundial pillar from 5pm-9pm throughout a night of festive workshops, seasonal meals and winter leisure plus a Seven Harts of Seven Dials treasure hunt.
• The Unbiased Label Market returns to Coal Drops Yard, King’s Cross, on Nov 12. Snap up vinyl rarities, take a look at pressings, signed merch and advance copies in time for Christmas.
• Bono guarantees a night of phrases, music and a few mischief at his Tales of Give up guide tour to mark the discharge of memoir SURRENDER: 40 Songs, One Story at London Palladium on Nov 16.
• Take in some true insider information at Abbey Street Studios’ Amplify occasion, returning for a second yr of talks, masterclasses, interactive classes and panels. Operating from Nov 7-12, classes embrace, Music For Movie, From Bed room Producer to Skilled, Music Pictures Panel, The Enterprise of the Music Business and extra, with a packed line-up of trade figures.
• Witness unbelievable pace guitarists in a stay shredding contest at The Black Coronary heart (Nov 8). The highest two will play a monitor with nu-metal band Wargasm in the course of the band’s stay set on the night time, competing to take residence their very own Jackson American Collection Soloist SL3, favoured by Anthrax’s Scott Ian and Slipknot’s Mick Thompson. Tickets free, earplugs suggested!
• Camden royalty Jazzie B speaks to DJ and broadcaster Haseeb Iqbal at a particular Café Koko night time on Nov 9, celebrating the discharge of his autobiography, A Completely satisfied Place, A Thumpin’ Bass For a Lovin’ Race, charting his life, rising up in London, breaking into the music scene in 1977, Soul II Soul and his life since. Jazzie takes over the decks after signing books, available for purchase on the Koko store.
• Pitchfork Music Pageant returns with 5 nights of unbelievable exhibits from greater than 50 new and established artists – together with Black Nation, New Street, Kae Tempest and Courtney Barnett – enjoying throughout 13 London venues. Full line-up at https://pitchforkmusicfestival.co.uk/
• Gok Wan brings soulful membership classics to Ally Pally Fireworks Pageant the place he leads a headline DJ set on Nov 5.
• The bookings at PowerHaus have gotten extra noteworthy: MF Robots (Nov 12), The Districts (Nov 18), Heather Nova (Nov 20) and Glasvegas (Nov 26) are all arising with a lot extra on the web site.
• Lafayette London, one other venue brimming with thrilling acts, has a lot to supply within the coming weeks: Gaz Coombes (Supergrass) debuts materials from new album Flip The Automobile Round (Nov 3); afro supergroup Afriquoi (Nov 4); Flyte (Nov 7); Tim Burgess (The Charlatans) in assist of double album Typical Music (Nov 9); Yeule (Nov 15); Sorcha Richardson (Nov 17).
• Extra upcoming gigs: Nov 4 – Confidence Man, Koko; Ray BLK, Islington Meeting Corridor; State of You + Tether, Boston Music Rooms; Nov 4-6 – Tedechi Vehicles, Palladium; Nov 5 – Jack Valero, London Roots Pageant, Kings Place; Ms Banks + Dreya Mac Koko; Vieux Farka Touré, Islington Meeting Corridor; Jo Harman & Mike Farris, Jazz Café; Tove Lo + Miya Folick, Roundhouse; 5 Journey, Outernet; Kirk Brandon, West Hampstead Arts Membership; Nov 5-6 – Leah Kate, Islington Academy; Nov 6 – The Afghan Whigs, Koko; Nov 7 – Clinton Kane, The Storage; HO99O9, Scala; Nov 8 – The Surprise Years, Electrical Ballroom; Nov 9 – King Promise, Koko; Mabel Matiz, Barbican; John Cale, Palladium; Marwan Moussa & Afroto, The Storage; Erja Lyytinen + Dom Martin, The Grace; Nov 9-10 – Gang of Youths, Outernet; Nov 10 – Tobe Nwigwe, Koko; Rexx Life Rajj, Jazz Café; Muna, Roundhouse; Soul Asylum + Everclear, Electrical Ballroom; Jake Morrell, Inexperienced Notice; Naked Jams, Colours Hoxton; Excessive Vis, Underworld; Nov 11 – Stone Basis + Graham Parker, Koko; Byron The Aquirius Jazz Café; Julia Jacklin, Roundhouse; Bonfire Radicals, The Betsey Trotwood; Nov 11-12 – Will Younger, London Palladium; Nov 12 – Staples Jnr Singers, Jazz Café; Deaf Havana + Khazali + Jaws The Shark, Roundhouse; Nov 13 – Youngsters of Zeus, Koko; Jeremy Jordan & Age of Insanity, Outernet; Nov 14 – Ibeyi, Koko; Al Massrieen ft Hany Shenouda + Mona Aziz, Jazz Café; Belle and Sebastian + Sinead O’Brien + Drug Retailer Romeos, Roundhouse; Declan Welsh and The Decadent West, Camden Meeting; Nov 15 – Anais Mitchell, Koko; Antigoni, Camden Meeting; Nov 16 – Bob Moses, Koko; Derya Yildirim & Grup Simsek, Islington Meeting Corridor; Camilla George, Jazz Café; The Mountain Goats + Carson McHone, Roundhouse; Joey Valence & Brae, Underworld; Buzzard, Buzzard, Buzzard + Pretend Turins + Slate, 100 Membership; Julie Odell + Junodef + Alexander Wolfe, The Lexington; Sam Lewis, The Water Rats; Sarah Kinsley, The Social; Nov 17 – Symposium, Islington Meeting Corridor; Ezra Furman + The Golden Dregs, Roundhouse; GA-20, The Storage; Amaria BB, Scala; Dai Value album launch, Inexperienced Notice.