This week includes an eclectic mix, from canonical singer songwriting to the best of current hip hop and rap, there's something for everyone. Enjoy the sun and check out the best gigs to head to this week.
MIGOS, LIL YACHTY, and QUALITY CONTROL, 26th April @ 02 ACADEMY BRIXTON
Three-piece rap group Migos rose to fame this year after releasing 'Bad and Boujee,' and together with Atlanta rapper Lil Yachty who is also managed by Quality Control music, the squad made up of some of hip hop's most exciting talent of the moment are performing on two nights in Brixton. Expect recognisable bangers and their new collaboration, 'Peek-A-Boo.'
MISTAJAM presents Jampacked, RUM COMMITTEE X RAG'N'BONE MAN, 27th April @ XOYO
MistaJam was voted 2016 Broadcaster of the Year by The Radio Academy, and broadcasts for BBC 1Xtra, representing "the breadth of UK musical cultures." He performs a set at XOYO alongside UK DJ Hip Hop collective Rum Committee and Rag’n’Bone Man, plus sets from DJ Dobby (Represent Radio). He's "one of the most powerful influencers in UK music today" and takes XOYO by storm before heading off to festivals abroad during summer.
BOB DYLAN, 28th April @ London Palladium
Jay Sean rose to prominence with his 2009 single 'Down,' which made him the first UK urban act to top the Hot 100. He has since released a string of hits, including 'Do You Remember,' and more recently 'Make My Love Go' ft. Sean Paul and this week's release 'Do You Love Me,' sure to be a summer hit. On the 29th, Sean leads the charity concert held by Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty and boxer Amir Khan, aiming to raise both vital funds and awareness of the plight of orphans in South Asia. Tickets here.
ED SHEERAN, 1st May @ 02
Ed recently released his new album Divide to much critical acclaim, after surprisingly returning to music after a year's break with 'Castle on the Hill' and 'Shape of You.' The album went to number one immediately and he broke records with 16 different songs in the UK Top 20 Charts at the same time. The tour is sure to be just as much of a success as the album. Get tickets here.