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 April 12).

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.

Also, see NME.COM later this week for a definitive guide to events happening this Saturday (April 17) as part of Record Store Day.

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

April 12:
Darwin Deez, London Pure Groove (8pm)

April 14:
Rodeo Massacre, London Blues Kitchen (7pm)

April 15:
The Futureheads, London Banquet (6pm)
Chapel Club, Sheffield Bungalows and Bears (8pm)

April 16:
The Pretty Things, Rise Bristol (6pm)
Scott McKeon, London HMV Oxford Street (6pm)
Ice Black Birds, London 93 Feet East (8pm)

April 17:
Cancer Bats, London Banquet (2pm & 4pm)