If you're bored this weekend, how about seeing The Nightingales?
They're not just three superannuated Brummies with a couple of popstrels to entice the kiddies in: they're Britain's best postpunk band beloved of John Peel that isn't the Fall.
The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton, Friday 27th May, supported by Ted Chippington!
Purcell Rooms, London SouthBank Centre, Monday 30th May (supported by Stewart Lee, Subway Sect and many others).
I won't be at either, damn it. Funeral/wake on Friday, and marking back in The Hegemon on Monday.