After an astonishingly good London gig last month, the melodic rollercoaster rock outfit from New England is back in town for one night only. ULU, London W (07-664 2030) Fri
The Yorkshire-based banditos tie up their immensely successful Liquid Skin tour with the last of four gigs in the capital.
Forum, London NW5 (07-344 0044)
Flaming Lips Wed & Fri
Direct from Oklahoma City, the F'Lips, with Wayne Coyne as intriguing frontman, are unrivalled in their brand of off-kilter, chemical-tinged guitar songs. Forum, London NW5 (07-344 0044) Wed; Anson Rooms, Bristol (07-929 9008) Fri
Death In Vegas tomorrow
After one of the albums of the year in The Contino Sessions, this art-dance-rock crew play their only southern gig.
Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W2 (07-77 2000) tomorrow
Elvis Costello today, tomorrow, Mon & Wed
Old comrade Steve Nieve joins Elvis on this extensive tour, which should see him playing many of his big tunes. Symphony, Birmingham (02- 22 3333) today; Colston, Bristol (07-922 3686) tomorrow; St David's, Cardiff (0222 878444) Mon; Pavilions, Plymouth (0752 229922) WedReuse content