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Music, comedy & film in May
Some movies, music and comedy gigs worth watching in May
to • Alexandra Palace Electronic music star Simon Green, aka Bonobo, will be playing his only live headline gig of the year at Alexandra Palace. to • Comedy Store Alun Cochrane is a Comedy Store regular, and will be making frequent appearances at London's most popular comedy club. • Barbican Hall Ben Folds (from the Ben Folds Five) will be playing at Barbican Hall, with just a grand piano for company. • The Forum 1970s American rock band Sparks are coming to London in May and playing one night at the O2 Forum in Kentish Town. • O2 Academy Brixton Cigarettes After Sex are back in the UK for the a show at the Brixton Academy -- their biggest London show to date. to • Battersea Arts Centre John Kearns is taking his 'Don't Worry They’re Here' show on tour, and playing one week at the Battersea Arts Centre. • Bush Hall Ian Moss from the Australian band Cold Chisel will be coming to London in May for a show at Bush Hall. to • Eventim Apollo Sarah Millican will be coming to the Eventim Apollo in May to tell us all about her life as a 'Control Enthusiast'. • O2 Academy Brixton Rita Ora's huge new headline tour of the UK will be coming to London in May, where she'll play one night at the Brixton Academy. to • Eventim Apollo American singer Ray Lamontagne is coming to London and playing two nights at the Eventim Apollo in May. • The Forum Peace will be touring their new album 'Kindness Is The New Rock And Roll' in May, and playing one night at the O2 Forum Kentish Town. • Royal Albert Hall Foreigner ('I Want To Know What Love Is') are coming to London in May for a show at the Royal Albert Hall. • Comedy Store Imran Yusuf is one of the quickest comedians around, with an act that's full of gags, satire and hard-hitting commentary. • The Forum Australian indie rock band Gang of Youths are coming to London in May and playing a show at the O2 Forum Kentish Town. • Eventim Apollo The undisputed king of the pun, Tim Vine, is back at the Hammersmith Apollo with his new stand-up show -- 'Sunset Milk Idiot'. • Eventim Apollo Irish comedy sketch group Foil, Arms & Hog are coming to the Eventim Apollo in May with their new stage show -- Oink Oink. • 100 Club 'The Mash Report' star Nish Kumar will be headlining a comedy night at the 100 Club, with support from Jamali Maddix. to • Comedy Store Mick Ferry is one of the best comperes around, and will be making regular appearances at the Comedy Store. • Jazz Café Gabrielle will be playing some brand-new songs and all her biggest hits including 'Dreams', when she comes to the Jazz Cafe in May. • Eventim Apollo The barmy Bill Bailey is back in London at the Eventim Apollo to perform his new stand-up show, 'Larks in Transit'. • The Forum Gomez will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album 'Bring It On' with a headline show at the O2 Forum Kentish Town. • Royal Albert Hall Beth Hart will be coming to London and playing one night at the Royal Albert Hall in May. • Eventim Apollo The legendary lead-singer from Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry, is back on tour and playing one night at the Hammersmith Apollo in May. • The Forum NF's world tour is coming to the O2 Forum Kentish Town in May, in support of the American rapper's latest album 'Perception'. • O2 Academy Brixton Plan B will be setting off on a headline tour of the UK to promote his new album, 'Heaven Before Hell Breaks Loose'. to • Comedy Store Jarred Christmas is one of the most popular performers at the Comedy Store, a bravura performer full of confidence and passion. to • BFI IMAX Cinema Go and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.