Category Archives: Events

Night in Hampstead Heath (Air Studios & Goldfrapp)

This is a night we’d been waiting for and working towards for quite a long time (so I may be a little biased but I’m willing to swear under oath!).  The musical marvels that are Goldfrapp released a film and … Continue reading

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Nights at Oxjam (Shoreditch and Angel)

I attended two of Oxfam’s Oxjam festivals recently, it’s always nice to do something for charity, especially when there’s music involved…win-win! Both nights were quite different, one being DJ sets in a hot room and the other being live bands … Continue reading

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Night in Camden (Silks and Spice, Spiritual Caparinha Bar)

Why has it taken this long for me to find out about Yum Cha?  I’m sure everyone else in the world already knows how good it is, but I’m recommending Silks and Spice Yum Cha in Camden as it was … Continue reading

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Night in Canary Wharf (The Apocalypse Gameshow)

If you’re looking for an alternative night out, it doesn’t get more alternative than The Apocalypse Gameshow.  Here are some bullet points to tell you why: It’s on a ship (Stubnitz to be exact) Your hosts are a bunch of … Continue reading

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Night in Hoxton (Queen of Hoxton)

Queen of Hoxton is a great all-rounder and it’s massive, so technically there should be enough room for everyone, but it’s always packed at weekends, so get there early! QOH is like three places in one; in the basement they … Continue reading

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Night in Hoxton (Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, San Cisco)

A while ago I saw little Aussie band San Cisco, who were introduced to me by an Aussie friend.  The band are from Western Australia and built up a huge following there, ending up on Triple J’s Hottest 100, before … Continue reading

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Night in Kings Cross (Scala, Walk the Moon)

Scala is one of those historic and legendary-venues-turned-music-venue.  Originally opening in 1920 as a cinema with a 20-piece orchestra, it barely survived the Blitz and was reopened in the 50’s screening movies.  They went on to dabble in live music too in … Continue reading

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Night in Shoreditch (Musical Bingo, Pizza East, Concrete)

I’ve been to the wonder that is Musical Bingo twice now, it’s truly awesome.  Let me start by bursting the stereotype bingo bubble…no, they don’t use numbers, sad phrases like “two sitting sucks, 22” nor will you find any sweet … Continue reading

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Night in Shoreditch (XOYO, Friendly Fires)

12th December: A serious subject now on preventing suicide.  English indietronica band, Friendly Fires hosted a special event ‘For Adam’ for their friend Adam Connolly who tragically took his own life in November 2012. Held in popular Shoreditch nightclub, XOYO, … Continue reading

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Night in Camden (Barfly – La Femme)

Thursday 8th November: Well what to say about La Femme?  They are quite unique, so it’s more difficult than I thought.  Let’s start with a description of the band: French Snazzy dressers (of course) Serious Seriously fun The music: Strange … Continue reading

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