A voice best served live
Jessie J is one of the most extraordinary singers in pop, with an incredible voice, but she exerts less control over her career, bouncing from one stunt to another, following her underperforming album R.O.S.E. with another, This Christmas Day. On stage, though, she shows what she can really do.
De Montfort Hall, Leicester ( jessiejofficial. com), Thurs, and touring
Brand-new album No Tourists sees the big beat electronica punks on fierce form. Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham (theprodigy. com), tonight, and touring
The veteran space rockers add an orchestra to their psychedelic insanity. London Palladium, London W1 (hawkwind.com), tomorrow and Mon
As Morrissey’s political pronouncements upset his fans, the Smiths’ guitarist is hard at work cheering them up. Bright and inventive as ever, he plays solo material as well as Smiths classics. UEA, Norwich ( johnnymarr.com), tomorrow, and touring
Jessie J, who is touring the UK this month