The best gigs
Saturday 25 March 2000
Asian Dub Foundation | 27-29 March 2000
The best live act in the country start a short tour to promote their excellent new album Community Sounds. Concorde 2 Brighton (01273 730499) Mon; Waterfront, Norwich (01603 764764) Tue; Colosseum, Coventry (01203 226176) Wed
Rollins Band | 25 March 2000
Henry and folk are back in town and the guitars are heavier than ever. Expect inter-song banter of the highest quality. Forum, London NW5 (0171-344 0044) today
Elliott Smith | 30 March
In the run-up to the release of his new Figure 8 album, the critic's favourite singer-songwriter plays a one-off acoustic performance. ULU, London, WC1 (0171-664 2030) Thur
Sting | 27-29 March 2000
Even back in the Police days he liked to ad-lib and drag things out on stage, but the fans still keep coming. The superb Nitin Sawhney supports. NEC, Birmingham (0121-780 4133) today; Royal Albert Hall, London SW7 (0171-589 8212) Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri
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- 2 Christians: The world's most persecuted people
- 3 The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
- 4 Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star, dies aged 45
- 5 Standing my ground: If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?