CONCERTS: POP, JAZZ & WORLD
From 31 May: The Pasadena Roof Orchestra. Music from the 1920s and 1930s including hot dance tunes as played at Harlem’s Cotton Club. Please check for times and prices. www.cadogan hall.com. 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X 9DQ. T: 0207730 4500. F6. Station: Sloane Square.
The Jazz Café
This live music and club specialises in jazz and funk. 6 May: Matthew Bourne and Franck Vigroux Perform Kraftwerk’s Radioland Live. Please check for times and prices. www.thejazzcafelondon.com. 5 Parkway, NW1 7PG. T: 0844- 847 2514. Off map. Station: Camden Town.
The O2 arena
Enormous venue for live music in Greenwich, which attracts big-name acts. 1-3 May: Ed Sheeran. 25-26 May: Ariana Grande. 27-28 May: Iron Maiden. 31 May: KISS. Please check for times and prices. www.theo2.co.uk. The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 0AX. T: 0844- 856 0202. Off map. Station: North Greenwich.
Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club
London’s most famous jazz venue. 15-17 May: Monty Alexander Trio. Jamaican jazz piano virtuoso Monty Alexander’s career has spanned five decades. Please check for times and prices. www.ronniescotts.co.uk. Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, 47 Frith St, W1D 4HT. T: 020-7439 0747. D7. Station: Tottenham Court Road.
Royal Albert Hall
4 May: Magic at the Musicals. Magic Radio presents. 6 May: Film Music Gala. By the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. 8 May: Laura Mvula. 10 May: Abbaphonic. By the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. 11-14 May: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Watch the film to a live score ( p. 8). 17 May: Adam Ant. 18-19 May: The Beach Boys. Please check for times and prices. www.royalalberthall.com. Kensington Gore, SW7 2AP. T: 020-7589 8212. F4. Station: South Kensington.