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American Football  

Brooklyn Bowl London – Thursday 27th August

There was much furore when beloved emo heavyweights American Football announced they were getting back together last year after breaking up in 2000. Now they’re heading to London’s Brooklyn Bowl for an intimate one off show, warming up for huge slots at this years Reading and Leeds Festivals. Melancholic but always glittering if you haven’t already, delve into their wonderful back catalogue at once.

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TUESDAY 25th AUGUST

Foals // That Fucking Tank – Village Underground (Sold Out)

Pell // Age of Luna – Birthdays

Juffage // Cousin // Olympians – The Old Blue Last (Free)

Bellevue Days // Nano Kino – Sebright Arms

Ratking // MC Pinty – Corsica Studios

Paul Smith (Acoustic) – Rough Trade West (Free – 6pm)

Deerhoof – The Dome

Beatsteaks // Sonic Boom Six – KOKO

Pixx – Servant Jazz Quarters

New Found Glory – O2 Islington Academy

Jimi Tenor – Ace Hotel

Winterhours // Fox Hotel // K.Anderson – The Finsbury

François & The Atlas Mountains – Queen Elizabeth Hall

Four Tet – ICA (Sold Out)

Gengahr // Hippo Campus // Blaenavon – Secret Location

WEDNESDAY 26th AUGUST

Cardiknox – Birthdays

The Struts – The Lexington (Sold Out)

Niall James Holohan // Lois & the Love // Whitecliff – The Old Blue Last

Blonde Bunny // Lusts // Lupo – The Shacklewell Arms

Kassassin // Face – Hoxton Bar and Kitchen

Safe Barracks // TØNE – Victoria Dalston

The Xcerts // Only Rivals – Dingwalls

Lock // Celluloid Jam – The Social

DMA’s – The 100 Club

Spector // Hippo Campus // The Rhythm Method – Barfly

The Offspring // The Menzingers // Bright Young People – O2 Academy Brixton (Sold Out)

Lilly Hates Roses // Nicole Stella – Surya

18+ // Shift Work // Robert the Bruce – Electrowerkz

THURSDAY 27th AUGUST

Parquet Courts – Birthdays (Sold Out)

Feverist // Realms // Horse Party – The Old Blue Last (Free)

American Football – Brooklyn Bowl London

The Fiction Aisle // Prince Vaseline // Flights of Helios – Sebright Arms

Broken Brass Ensemble // Gideon Conn – Hoxton Bar and Kitchen

Demdike Stare – The Waiting Room

Rhino’s Revenge // The Charge // Lost In Venice – Windmill Brixton

Young Thug – O2 Academy Islington (Sold Out)

Dawes – Oslo

Cancer Bats // Krokodil – The 100 Club

Limp Bizkit // Mother’s Cake – O2 Academy Brixton

Palumbo & The Funk // Wilson Miles // Nakisha Esnard – The Finsbury

Young Marble Giants // Adult Jazz – Royal Festival Hall

Seether // LTNT – Electric Ballroom

FRIDAY 28th AUGUST

Tony Lanez – Birthdays (Sold Out)

The Moonlandingz // Abjects – The Lexington

Trust Fund // Fake Laugh – The Shacklewell Arms (Free)

Foals – Rough Trade East (Sold Out)

Fashawn // Red Pill – Hoxton Bar and Kitchen

Grass House // Joseph Coward – The Waiting Room

One Man Destruction Show // Spanking Machine – Windmill Brixton

Gulf // Nova Twins – KOKO

DJ Hype // Hazard // Pascal // Randall // Newham Generals // Big Narstie // Scratch Perverts – Fabric

Whisky Stain // The Wow Signal // Runners – The Finsbury

SATURDAY 29th AUGUST

Bad Names // Dani Jacques – Birthdays

Single Mothers – The Lexington

Slowcoaches // The Virgin Kids // The Whig Whams // Night Shades // Lost Dawn – The Shacklewell Arms

Bicep // Midland – XOYO

Aeroplane B2B Alex Metric // Felix Dickinson // Marcus Marr // Grainger – The Nest/The Magic Roundabout

Pete Astor // TEYR // The Left Outsides – Union Chapel (Free -12pm)

Eric Prydz & Nic Fanciulli – Electric Brixton

Jah Shaka – The Forum

Craig Richards // Ricardo Villalobos // Nastia // Terry Francis // Ben Klock – Fabric

Ratking – Oslo

The Scientist // Winston Surfshirt // James Vickery // Saachi Sen – Barfly

Maia // Lucy Kitt – The Finsbury

Piers Faccini and Vincent Segal // Emily Barker – Outdoor Spaces

Todd Terje & Friends – Ministry of Sound

The Gaslight Anthem // Against Me! – O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

Weirds – The Old Blue Last (Free)

SUNDAY 30th AUGUST

Moleskin // Florentino // Fox // Platt // Joey B – Birthdays

Mind Of A Dragon // Brainz // E1D // Brite – The Old Blue Last (Free)

The Wharves // Joya // Hunck // Fever Dream // Seeds of Doubt // Lou E – The Shacklewell Arms (Free)

Jamie Rodigan // Cadenza // Ras Kwame // Jet Letts // Becca Dudley // Asante // Jazzcool – Hoxton Bar and Kitchen

Chris Liebing // Peter Pixzel // Cormac // Jacob Husley // dOP // KiNK – Fabric

TV on the Radio // Haelos – Roundhouse

Newstargazers // Busto Power Trio – The Finsbury

MONDAY 31st AUGUST

Queen Kwong – The Old Blue Last (Free)

The Nightingales // Ethical Debating Society // Raygun – Sebright Arms

Werecats // The Crash Mats // Nuke On Route // Jo Carley and the Old Dry Skulls // Tenth Listen // The Outlines – Windmill Brixton

The Low Budget Men – The 100 Club

TV on the Radio // Haelos – Roundhouse