Your guide to the best free live music around the UK

Welcome to NME.COM‘s guide to this week’s free gigs (week beginning October 5).

From record shop in-stores to one-off events and signing sessions, we feature the best free live music in the UK.

Check back every Monday to see what free live events are happening near you.

This weeks free events are listed below (all times are BST).

October 5:
Idlewild, Edinburgh Avalanche (5pm)
Peter Hook (signing), Newcastle HMV, London Pure Groove (5pm)
Fuck Buttons, London Rough Trade East (7pm)
Totally Enormus Extinct Dinosaurs/Sweet Baboo, London Pure Groove (7.30pm)

October 6:
Fortune, London Pure Groove (1.15pm)
The Raveonettes, London Rough Trade East (6.30pm)
Invasion, London Pure Groove (7.30pm)

October 7:
Idlewild, London Rough Trade East (7pm)
Loverman/ Stagecoach, London Pure Groove (7.30pm)

October 8:
Stricken City, London The Flowerpot (9pm)

October 9:
Mudhoney (signing), Edinburgh Avalanche (Noon)
Teenage Cool Kids, London Pure Groove (1.15pm)
Blackchords, London Pure Groove (8pm)

October 10:
Lexapalooza Lite Feat Anna Madeleine/Dave McPherson/Mark McCabe/The Leano, London The Flowerpot (9pm)