With support like this, it's kind of imperative you turn up early
gigwise intern
13:40 19th November 2014

You know those tired, weekday gigs, where you've been working in the office all day and debating selling your ticket to a tout, and eventually decide you'll just turn up for the main act after you've had a nap at home? You are forbidden from doing that for any of the following gigs.

There are some gigs whose support acts are so brilliant that it hardly even matters who's actually headlining (sorry Foo Fighters). From Royal Blood to Anna Calvi to Wolf Alice, here's 9 gigs coming up for which the support act alone is worth the ticket price.