Road, WC2 (0844 482 5120). Tube: Leicester Square. Tue-Thu & Sat 7.30pm, Fri 5.30pm & 8.30pm, mats Sat 3pm, Sun 4pm, ends Feb 14, 10- 49.50, Fri 5.30pm perfs 19.50 SISTER ACT Musical comedy. London Palladium Argyll Street, W1 (0844 412 2704). Tube: Oxford Circus. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 3pm, ends Dec 18, 2010, 17.50- 62.50, Premium Seats 85, limited number of 25 front row stalls seats available in person from 10am on day of performance SPEAKING IN TONGUES Andrew Bovells thriller. The Duke Of Yorks St Martins Lane, WC2 (0870 060 6623). Tube: Leicester Square. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, ends Dec 12, 10-48.50 A STAGE KINDLY BRAVO A revue featuring songs from new musicals. Freedom Bar Wardour Street, W1 (020 7437 3490). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Tonight 8pm, 10, booking viaastagekindly.com STILL LIFE Cabaret comedy from exotic dancer Faith. Canal Cafe Theatre Bridge House Pub, Delamere Terrace, W2 (020 7289 6054). Tube: Warwick Avenue. Tonight 7.30pm, 7, concs 6 STOMP Steve McNicholas and Luke Cresswells show. Ambassadors Theatre West Street, WC2 (0844 811 2334). Tube: Leicester Square. Mon, Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 6pm, mats Thu, Sat & Sun 3pm, ends Apr 4, 25-47.50 THRILLER LIVE A celebration of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. Lyric Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0844 412 4661). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Tue-Fri, Sun 7.30pm, Sat 8pm, mats Sat 4pm, Sun 3.30pm, ends May 9, 22.50-53.50 GiGs Rock & Pop AVENTURE Acoustic duo performing indie and rock classics. Exhibit Bar & Restaurant Balham Station Road, SW12 (020 7274 5591). Tube: Balham. Tonight 8.30pm, phone for prices TIM BARTON Covers from the Australian guitarist- vocalist. Walkabout, Covent Garden Henrietta Street, WC2 (020 7379 5555). Tube: Covent Garden. Tonight 8.30pm, phone for prices BBC EMERGING PROMS: ARUBA RED, SPEAKERS CORNER QUARTET, MAVERICK SABRE, JAMIE WOON The London soul and dub singer- songwriter hosts a showcase of emerging talent. Other acts include Iron Braydz, Jem Cooke, Marrik Layden Deft, Betty Steeles and DJ Snuff. Dingwalls Camden Lock, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 (020 7428 0010). Tube: Camden Town. Tonight 7.30pm, 5, concs 3 BOWLING FOR SOUP The American band play punk-pop. Roundhouse Chalk Farm Road, NW1 (0844 482 8008). Tube: Chalk Farm. Tonight 7pm, 17.50 THE CHAPMAN FAMILY Indie-punk from the Stockton-On- Tees four-piece. The Barfly, Camden Chalk Farm Road, NW1 (0844 847 2424). Tube: Chalk Farm. Tonight 7.30pm, 7 DOESITOFFENDYOU,YEAH? The Reading five-piece play dance- punk to promote their second album Dont Say We Didnt Warn You. Heaven Charing Cross Arches, Villiers Street, WC2 (020 7930 2020). Tube/Rail: Charing Cross. Tonight 7.30pm, 12.50 ROBERT HABERMANN The vocalist performs pop from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Live! On The Park At Pizza On The Park Knightsbridge, SW1 (020 7235 5273). Tube: Hyde Park Corner. Tonight 8.30pm, 15 MAYER HAWTHORNE, LIZZIE PARKS Soul from the American singer- songwriter and multi-instrumentalist and his band. The Queen Of Hoxton Curtain Road, EC2 (020 7422 0958). Tonight 7.30pm, 12 HONEY SPIDERS The London-based outfit play modern melodic rock. Underbelly Hoxton Square, N1 (020 7837 4412). Tube/Rail: Old Street. Tonight 7pm, 6 THE LANTERN SOCIETY A live showcase of local acoustic and folk talent. The Betsey Trotwood, Upstairs Farringdon Road, EC1 (020 7253 4285). Tube/Rail: Farringdon. Tonight 8pm, 3 GRUPO LOKITO Latin and salsa from the outfit. Rich Mix Bethnal Green Road, E1 (020 7613 7498). Tube: Aldgate East/Old St. Tonight 8pm, 13, adv 9 LONDON GUITAR FESTIVAL IN THE FALL: DUOUD Contemporary African-Parisian two-piece experimenting with the fusion of traditional North African instruments with modern digital technology. Kings Place, Hall One York Way, N1 (020 7520 1440). Tube/Rail: Kings Cross. Tonight 7.45pm & 9pm, 9.50- 14.50, Saver Seat 6.50 PAYBACK Ten piece funk, soul and disco outfit. Dover Street Restaurant And Bar Dover Street, W1 (020 7629 9813). Tube: Green Park. Tonight 10.30pm, 12, free before 10pm JACK PENATE London-based indie-pop singer-songwriter. The Fridge Town Hall Parade, SW2 (020 7326 5100). Tube/Rail: Brixton. Tonight 8pm, 14 QEMISTS, CRAZY P, THE IRREPRESSIBLES, DUKE, FRENCH SOLER Drumnbass-rock outfit. Relentless Garage Highbury Corner, N5 (0870 060 3777). Tube/Rail: Highbury & Islington. Tonight 7pm, 10 REMUS DOWN BOULEVARD AND KATE NEWLEY A Metal outfit, featuring ex-Iron Maiden guitarist Dennis Stratton. Bridgehouse 2 Bidder Street, E16 (020 7474 3200). Tube: Canning Town. Tonight 7pm, 5 RETURN TO CAMDEN: THE GOOD MIXER BAND, CHARLIE LENNON AND JOHNNY CONNOLLY Riverside Studios, Studio 3 Crisp Road, W6 (020 8237 1111). Tube: Hammersmith. Tonight 8pm, 6 STEREO TOTAL The Berlin-based duo play French pop. The Luminaire Kilburn High Road, NW6 (020 7372 7123). Tube: Kilburn. Tonight 8pm, 8.50 TRIBUTE THURSDAYS: BON JOVI Motion Hungerford House, Victoria Embankment, WC2 (020 7389 9933). Tube/Rail: Embankment. Tonight phone for details CHARLIE WINSTON The country-folk singer-songwriter plays songs from his album Hobo. O2 Academy Islington N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 (0844 477 2000). Tube: Angel. Tonight 7pm, 10 WONK UNIT, HOVERCRAFT PIRATES The trio play acoustic-punk. The Fox & Firkin Lewisham High Street, SE13 (020 8690 8925). Rail: Lewisham/Ladywell. Tonight 8pm, free THE WOODENTOPS Acoustic folk rock from the London- based five-piece. Pure Groove West Smithfield, EC1 (020 7778 9278). Tube/Rail: Farringdon. Tonight 7.30pm, free GABBY YOUNG & OTHER ANIMALS, RACHEL WRIGHT AND THE GOOD SONS, SHANE BEALES Alternative folk-rock eight-piece. Monkey Chews Queens Crescent, NW5 (020 7267 6406). Tube: Chalk Farm. Tonight 7.30pm, 5 Clubs Drum & Bass B.O.M.B. AT CAFE 1001, ROOM TWO The residents supply dubstep and basslines. Dray Walk E1 (020 7247 9679). Tube: Aldgate East. Tonight phone for times, free Gay & Lesbian G-A-Y PORN IDOL AT HEAVEN The residents supply pop and disco. Charing Cross Arches, Villiers Street WC2 (020 7930 2020). Tube/Rail: Charing Cross. Tonight 10.30pm-late, 7 INDUSTRI AT BARCODE VAUXHALL, VAUXHALL House from DJs Paul Heron and Brent Nichols. Goding Street SE11 (020 7582 4180). Tube/Rail: Vauxhall. Tonight 8pm-2am, free House & Garage CENTRAL HEATING AT THE PLAYER Pete Gooding and Chris Coco spin Balearic and groovy house. Broadwick Street W1 (020 7494 9125). Tube: Oxford Circus. Tonight 8pm-1am, free DICING WITH DUST AT DUST DJ Fruju provides house, funk, soul and disco. Clerkenwell Road EC1 (020 7490 5120). Tube/Rail: Farringdon. Tonight 5pm-4am, club opening hours, free FISH DONT DANCE AT HORSE AND GROOM Allister Whitehead, Phil England, Dan McKie, Lloyd Chapman and resident DJs play house, electro and techno. Curtain Road EC2 (07702 901719). Tube/Rail: Old Street. Tonight 8pm-late, free GET ON IT AT THE MOOSE BAR DJ Loko and Andy P play club classics, house and electro. Duke Street W1 (020 7644 1426). Tube: Bond Street. Tonight 6.30pm-2am, free JACK & JILL AT THE HILL The residents supply minimal techno house. Muswell Hill N10 (020 8365 3651). Rail: Alexandra Palace. Tonight 10pm-3am, 8, 5 before midnight THURSDAY AT WALKABOUT, WIMBLEDON DJ Leslie Lanza spins house and R&B. The Broadway SW19 (020 8543 8624). Tonight 8pm-late, phone for prices UNIQUE PARTIES AT EMBASSY Resident DJs spin chilled-out classics. Old Burlington Street W1 (020 7851 0956). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Tonight phone for times, 20, ladies free before 11pm Trance & Techno MOBILEE LOVES T BAR AT T BAR Anja Schneider and Hector play techno and house. Dukes Place EC3 (020 3206 1091). Tonight 9pm-3am, free PLASTIK PHILOSOPHY AT PACHA Label launch party with electro and house from Trafik, Rick Charles, Chris Stock and Masashi Osaku, Cut La Roc, Afghan Headspin and Dale Kerrigan in the Global room. Terminus Place SW1 (0845 371 4489). Tube/Rail: Victoria. Tonight 9pm-3am, 35 Others ALLURE NIGHTS AT STANZA Resident DJs play hip hop, R&B, swing, funky house and garage. Shaftesbury Avenue W1 (020 7494 3020). Tube: Leicester Square. Tonight 9pm-late, 6.50 ALUCIDNATION AT THE BIG CHILL BAR Bruce Bickerton, Raz and InputJunkie supply dance, downtempo and chillout music. Drury Walk E1 (020 7392 9180). Tube/Rail: Liverpool Street. Tonight 7pm-midnight, free BANGERS & MASH AT PUNK Rocknroll and hip hop from guest DJs. Soho Street W1 (020 7734 4004). Tube: Tottenham Court Road. Tonight 8pm-3am, 7 & 8, 5 before 10.30pm, free before 9pm BEARTRONIC AT THE ENCLAVE The residents play Eighties and Nineties electro. Brewer Street W1 (020 7434 2911). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Tonight phone for details BOOM BOOM CLUB AT THE BATHHOUSE DJs Bioux and David H play Fifties swing and rocknroll with burlesque and cabaret from Miss Vicky Butterfly, Chrys Columbine, Alexis Terry and Tricity Vogue, all compered by Dusty Limits. Bishopsgate Churchyard EC2 (07951 624098). Tonight 7.30pm- 3am, 7, adv 5, inc meal 15 BOOGIE-OOGIE-OOGIE AT THE YARD Resident DJs play disco, soul and funk. Tabernacle Street EC2 (020 7336 7758). Tube & Rail: Old St. Tonight 7pm-11.30pm, phone for prices BORDELLO PRESENTS NIYA AT THE DEN & CENTRO, THE DEN Gonzalo, Big John, Monsieur Dimanche, Jose Luis, Tuomo Fox, Biggy C and Jeffrey Hinton play electro and urban. West Central Street WC1 (020 7240 1083). Tube: Holborn. Tonight 11pm- 4am, 6, free w/flyer before 1am EAGLE AT EAGLE DJ Screwpulous spins Eighties and Nineties classics. Kennington Lane SE11 (020 7793 0903). Tube/Rail: Vauxhall. Tonight 9pm-2am, 3, mems free FLINTSTONE AT THE ELBOW ROOM, ISLINGTON The residents supply funk, soul and rare grooves. Chapel Market N1 (020 7278 3244). Tube: Angel. Tonight 9.30pm-late, free THE HEATWAVE AT THE BIG CHILL HOUSE Reggae, hip hop and basement with The Heatwave, Jstar, Upstate Rockers and Shimmy Shimmy on rotation. Pentonville Road N1 (020 7427 2540). Tube/Rail: Kings Cross. Tonight 8pm-1am, free RESIDENT NIGHT AT INIGO Inigo resident DJs play dance music. Wandsworth Road SW8 (020 7622 4884). Rail: Wandsworth Road. Tonight 9pm-2am, free RETRO GROOVES AT BABBLE Andrew Davies spins Seventies, Eighties and Nineties classics. Berkeley Square W1 (020 7758 8255). Tube: Green Park. Tonight phone for details SALSA WITH GERALDO & MAGDALEINA AT FIESTA HAVANA The residents supply salsa, plus dance classes. Fulham Road SW6 (020 7381 5005). Tube: Fulham Broadway. Tonight 8pm-late, intermediate, advanced, 4, free before 10pm SHIMMY SHIMMY AT ALBERT AND PEARL Reggae, dancehall, hip hop, soul and funk. Upper Street N1 (020 7354 9993). Tube: Highbury & Islington. Tonight 5pm-late, phone for prices SHOEGAZING AT BELUSHIS BAR DJs spin indie, rock and Britpop. Borough High Street SE1 (020 7939 9700). Tube: Borough. Tonight 9pm- 2am, 3, free before 10pm SHOUT AT THE OLD BLUE LAST, DOWNSTAIRS Residents spin indie, electro and pop. Great Eastern Street EC2 (020 7739 5793). Tube/Rail: Old Street. Tonight 8pm-late, 5 & 3 SMASH AND GRAB AT PROUD Indie electro night with resident DJs and live acts. The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road NW1 (020 7482 3867). Tube: Camden Town. Tonight 7.30pm- 2.30am, 8, 4 before 11pm SOCIALIZE AT THE ELUSIVE CAMEL DJ Rudy plays soul and rare groove. Gillingham Street SW1 (020 7233 9004). Tube/Rail: Victoria. Tonight 7pm-11.30pm, free SOTB AT SOUTH OF THE BORDER Residents DJs play alternative rock, plus live bands to be announced. Old St EC1 (020 7739 4202). Tube/ Rail: Old Street. Tonight 9pm-late, 5 STARTING YOUR WEEKEND EARLY! AT APT The resident DJs play dance and party classics. Queen Street EC4 (020 7618 9020). Tube: Mansion House. Tonight phone for details COMEDY APOLLO THEATRE Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0870 890 1101). Tube: Piccadilly Circus Dylan Moran: What It Is. Dry humour from the star of Black Books. Tonight 8pm, 20-35, concs available, premium seats 65 THE BOOGALOO Archway Road, N6 (020 8340 2928). Tube: Highgate Bare Back Comedy Club. Comedy double bill. Line-up to be announced. Tonight phone for details COMEDY CAFE Rivington Street, EC2 (020 7739 5706). Tube/Rail: Old Street Best In Stand Up. With Paddy Bramwell, Phil Burto, Mike ODonovan and Zoe Lyons. Tonight 9pm, 8 COMEDY STORE Oxendon Street, SW1 (020 7930 2967). Tube: Piccadilly Circus The Best In Stand Up. With Tom Wrigglesworth, Craig Campbell, Carey Marx, Mark Wilmot and MC Sean Meo. Tonight 8pm, 16 & 18 The Best In Stand Up. With Tom Wrigglesworth, Craig Campbell, Mike Wilmot and MC Sean Meo. Tonight midnight, 13 THEFYMFYGBAR.COM Cambridge Heath Road, E2 (020 7613 1057). Tube: Bethnal Green Random Thursdays At The FymFygBar.Com. With Greg Burns, Zoe Lyons, Marcel Lucont and Del Strain. Tonight 8pm, 10 SOHO THEATRE Dean Street, W1 (020 7478 0100). Tube: Tottenham Court Road Comedy Club 4 Kids. James Campbell returns with his stand-up act aimed at children over six. Today 1pm, 10, family 30 Daniel Sloss: Teenage Kicks. Stand- up from the 2008 So You Think Youre Funny finalist. Tonight 8pm, 7.50 & 10 Tom Wrigglesworths Open Return Letter To Richard Branson. The comic argues for people to make a stand, based on his experience of witnessing a train manager abusing his position. Tonight 9.30pm, 12, concs 10 32 Thursday, 29 October 2009 London Lite lisTiNGs Ministry Of sound live See in the new year with a set from Calvin Harris, left, accompanied by a pyrotechnics display programmed to fit in with his music. Support sets from Justice, PlumpDJs, Deadmau5, eric Prydz, Dave Spoon and example ensure this really will be the party of the year. 31 Dec, The 02, Millennium Way SE10 (0871 984 0002, theo2.co.uk), 9pm, 50-75. Tube: North Greenwich bOOKiNG NOW IN&OUTTONIGHT LISTINGS The quartet play traditional Irish folk. The London Irish Centre Camden Square, NW1 (07871 088121). Tube: Caledonian Road. Tonight 7.30pm, 10, concs 7 RETURN TO CAMDEN: 3 DAY TRADITIONAL GATHERING PROJECT A number of traditional Irish folk musicians perform over a number of days. The London Irish Centre Camden Square, NW1 (07871 088121). Tube: Caledonian Road. Today 11am & 2pm, 40, child 30, concs 20 TOM ROBINSON The singer-songwriter presents a showcase of new musicians.