Kasabian, The Blackout, Siouxsie Sioux – free gigs this week (begins May 18)

Your guide to the best free live music around the UK

Welcome to NME.COM‘s guide to this week’s (beginning May 18) free gigs.

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).

May 18:
Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson, London Pure Groove (1:15pm)
Scott Matthew, London Rough Trade East (2pm)
Nathan Fake, London Pure Groove (6:30pm)
Sad Day For Puppets, London Rough Trade East (7pm)

May 19:
The Blackout, Manchester HMV (12:30pm)
Madness, London HMV 150 Oxford Street (1pm)
Magic Arm, London Pure Groove (1:15pm)
Siouxsie Sioux (signing session), London HMV 150 Oxford Street (6pm)
Crystal Fighters, London Pure Groove (6:30pm)

May 20:
Titus Andronicus, London Pure Groove (1:15pm)
Magic & Fur, London Pure Groove (6:30pm)
Kasabian, London secret venue (see Blog.kasabian.co.uk for information)

May 21:
Akron Family, London Rough Trade East (1pm)
Bell X1, Glasgow HMV Buchanan St (5pm)
Vieux Farka Toure, London Rough Trade East (7pm)

May 22:
Yes Giantess, London Pure Groove (6:30pm)
Pinch DJ Set, London Rough Trade East (7pm)


May 23:
Sharon Van Etten, London Rough Trade East (1pm)

If you want your free event listed in the next round-up, email news@nme.com with ‘Free Gigs’ as the subject.