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year’s NME Awards Shows are kicking off in a big way, with two (yes two!) shows happening tonight in old London Town. First up at Camden’s KOKO is La Roux, who single-handedly made synth music and ginger hair cool again (this may or may not be true, but let’s roll with it anyway). Then over at Oxford Street’s 100 Club, new (ish) kids on the block The Districts will be bringing their rocked-up roots music to the city.

And that’s just the first night I hear you cry! Yes, those New Musical Express peeps have got a lovely line-up of gigs throughout February, with a bit of something for everyone from the likes of Kele, Peace, The Cribs, Interpol, Honeyblood and loads more. Check out our playlist to get you in the mood!

Check out the full list of shows below!

3 Feb KOKO La Roux
3 Feb 100 Club The Districts
4 Feb Birthdays Happyness
5 Feb Electrowerkz Dolomite Minor vs Baby Strange
5 Feb XOYO Childhood
6 Feb Islington Assembly Hall Kele
7 Feb Hoxton Bar&Kitchen Telegram
9 Feb Heaven Peace
11 Feb Oslo Honeyblood
12 Feb Electric Ballroom The Cribs
12 Feb The Dome Drenge
13 Feb Oslo These New Puritans
16 Feb Village Underground The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
17 Feb Forum Interpol
17 Feb 100 Club Twin Peaks
17 Feb The Garage Darlia
17 Feb Birthdays Together Pangea
19 Feb Islington Assembly Hall Alabama Shakes
25 Feb Brixton O2 Academy DFA1979