1. Hyper Japan Festival at the O2

From sushi to sake, via manga and J-pop – there is something for everyone with a taste for Japanese culture at the O2 over the weekend. Tickets start at £10 for the three day event.

2. Dave Lewis and 1UP at Boisdale

Sax supremo Dave Lewis comes to Boisdale with his band 1UP and the silky-voiced Lizzie Dean to play a selection of tight grooves from 9.45pm. Tickets are £10-£40.

3. Dende at Jubilee Park

If you fancy something free, nine piece tropical roots big band Dende will play a mix of Calypso, Reggae and Brazilian rhythms. The show starts at 12.30pm and is free.