POP: THE FIVE BEST GIGS

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1

Jungle Brothers Tue, Wed, Fri

Old school hip-hop's most loved live act offer a special night in London as part of Camden Mix. See Preview, p2-3.

Opera House, Bournemouth (0202 399922) Tue; Event, Brighton (0273 82054) Wed; Forum, London (07-284 00) Fri

2

Neil Finn Mon

The final gig on this UK tour by the ex-Crowded House singer, with Arnold providing stellar support yet again.

Royal Festival Hall, London SE (07-960 4242)

3

Ash Mon - Fri

On their first major tour as a four-piece.

Civic Hall, Guildford (0483 444555) Mon; Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone (0303 253 93) Tue; Guildhall, Portsmouth (0705 824 355) Wed; Corn Exchange, Cambridge (0223 35785) Thur; UEA, Norwich (0603 50540) Fri

4

Ian Dury & The Blockheads Sun, Mon

All the big hits, plus new numbers from the recently-released Mr Good Pants album, from these legends of the punk era.

UEA, Norwich (0603 50540) Sun; Junction, Cambridge (0223 55) Mon

5

Bernard Butler Wed, Thur

The first headlining tour from one of the British indie scene's best guitarists with great support from Arnold and Mojave 3.

University, Bristol (07 954 5800) Wed; Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth (0705 358608) Thur

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