A mixed bag and a good one.
On Tuesday Thomas Dolby’s at the Assembly. Best known for his innovative synth-pop in the eighties, five-times Grammy-nominated Dolby has broken a two-decade recording silence with his new album A Map of the Floating City, which features special guests including Mark Knopfler and Regina Spektor. Tickets £22.50
Friday sees Post War Years, Uncle Tim, Coves and Joe Worrall, four acts we know nothing about. Tickets £3
On Saturday Adam Ant hits Leamington with the Good, the Mad and the Lovely Posse. New songs, big hits and if you’re lucky some of his early ground-breaking Ants material. Tickets £25
Read Dave Woodhall’s interview with Adam Ant here
Sunday has the Pigeon Detectives at the Assembly. An infectious blend of straightahead rock and nineties indie, the band released their third album Up, Guards and At ‘Em earlier this year before playing the Reading and Leeds festivals. Tickets £15
Also appearing at the Assembly this month are Ian McNabb (19th), Oysterband (22nd) and Bellowhead (23rd).
For more details tel: 01926-311311 or look at www.leamingtonassembly.com