Pick of the week: Rock & pop

London: Jane Birkin | Dr Strangely Strange | Pete Doherty | Fleet Foxes | Popfest

Jane Birkin
Barbican Hall, EC2, Sat 20 Feb
The former muse of French song-master Serge Gainsbourg (and mother of actress and occasional singer Charlotte) brings songs in English and French.

Dr Strangely Strange
The Gaff , N7, Sat 20 Feb; The Green Note Cafe, NW1, Sun 21 Feb
Folk revival! Ireland's answer to the Incredible String Band bring eccentric wyrdness, as found on reissued Kip Of The Serenes album.

Pete Doherty
O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, W12, Sun 21 Feb
Befuddled bard with messy flat promotes very good new solo album Grace/Wastelands. Customary charm much in evidence.

Fleet Foxes
Roundhouse, NW1, Sun 21 Feb, Mon 22 Feb, Tue 23 Feb
The gentler side of Seattle. Close harmonies and plaid shirts from the widely-tipped country rockers.

Popfest
Jamm, SW9, Thu; Buff alo Bar, N1, Fri 27 Feb
Pelle Carlberg and Tender Trap headline respectively the first nights of the inaugural indie pop feast.

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