Tag Archives: Live Music

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 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 Great Portland Street (229 the Venue)

Wednesday 3rd October 2012: As amazing as London is, sometimes there are those nights that just stand out (and those you want to forget).  This was one of the former.  It was hump day but rather than rushing home to … Continue reading

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Night on Oxford Street – 100 Club

Friday 24th August 2012: I’ve been to the 100 Club many times now and it will always be one of the best places to see live music.  Yes, it’s essentially a basement; it’s a bit grimy and probably hasn’t had … Continue reading

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Night in East London (Hackney House)

Saturday 11th August 2012:  Free music!  Correction, free and awesome music, woop!  Hackney House is a great pop-up venue in the middle of “Tech City” in Shoreditch.  It has been host to various events from live music to comedy nights to … Continue reading

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Night in Kings Cross (Smithy’s/Monto Water Rats)

Thursday 9th August 2012: Band night!  Oh how I love these nights! *said in a wistful, romantic way with hands clasped and eyes to the clouds*.  Tonight it was time to see Scars on 45, but first we stopped by … Continue reading

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Night in Tooting (John Kennedy, XFM)

Friday 20th July 2012: One of my favourite times of the month, another John Kennedy’s The Remedy at the Tramshed. Tonight started with Francobollo, a “low-fi grunge” band.  There was a good crowd there already when we arrived half-way through … Continue reading

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Night in Camden/Chalk Farm (Barfly)

Saturday 16th June: Another impromptu night out on the hunt for live music took us to Barfly in Camden/Chalk Farm. Barfly is a live music venue known for promoting up and coming talent and a hosting a selection of club … Continue reading

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Night in Hammersmith (The Distillers Pub)

Friday 30th March: Following some work drinks, I somehow managed to convince several colleagues to ditch the usual haunts (old man pubs) to go to a slightly more youthful old man pub, named The Distillers Pub in Hammersmith. I like … Continue reading

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Night in Tooting (John Kennedy)

Friday 14th January:  Tooting Tram & Social AKA Tramshed = AWESOME.  Had such a brilliant night out, everything you need and want.  Live music; started off with Death Rattle who opened the night, I liked the “666” song, then Elephant … Continue reading

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