Music night at The Supper Room, Hornsey Town Hall

Crouch End Festival 2016. What a fabulous and very successful night at the first of the Crouch End Live music events. It took place at the beautifully atmospheric Supper Room at Hornsey Town Hall which resembles a speakeasy or a ’40s jazz bar (see photo above). Both the nights – the second will be on…

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Crouch End Festival music nights

Organised by Charthouse Music, the crouch end festival team and gourmetgigs: two evenings of music, please come and support the festival and the artists HERE IS THE LINEUP FOR MUSIC NIGHT TUESDAY 14TH AT HORNSEY TOWN HALL, SUPPER ROOM Tuesday June 14th   Charthouse Music acoustic night,  7.30 – 7.55     Amie Fuller 8.00 – 8.25…

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Friday night, music night at The World’s End Finsbury Park

The World’s End pub in Finsbury Park has become quite a destination for live music, with many of those nights put on by Success Express music, an organisation devoted to nurturing emerging artists. Driving Success Express is the indefatigable Lorraine Solomons, who also commandeers The Roof Garden and Century Soho amongst other venues. Lorraine will also be…

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Summer of Love

The Summer of Love On May 22 Blacktooth Productions will be going back to the Sixties with an evening of readings, music and anecdotes. Expect lashings of peace, love and liberation alongside a celebration of key personalities. The readings include: Stoner talk from Woodstock ● At home with RD Laing ● The Dead meet Timothy Leary ● The 14 Hour Technicolour…

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Asian Dub Foundation for Bearded Theory

BEARDED THEORY have announced that Asian Dub Foundation will now headline Sunday night, replacing the previously announced Arrested Development. I saw them in 2013 and they were one of the festival highlights. Asian Dub Foundation are one of the UK’s best known fusion bands, who effortlessly blend, rapcore, bhangra, dub, dancehall and ragga, rock and…

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Review: Earl Slick Station to Station

At the 02 Islington, Bowie’s long-standing guitarist Earl Slick and his assembled cast of musicians performed their fourth night of what so far has been a hugely successful run of his mini tour of Station to Station. The band included Steve Norman from Spandau Ballet on guitar, saxophone and percussion (I saw Steve with Holy Holy in 2014). Also on guitar was Luis…

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Ray Davies at Hornsey Town Hall

TICKETS NOW SOLD OUT After months of planning, Ray Davies is to appear at the Hornsey Town Hall June 26th 2016. Putting The Kinks’ frontman back in his old stamping ground has been the wish of many residents, visitors and music lovers for years. And with Hornsey Town Hall left abandoned by Haringey Council for many years, that wish for…

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Robin Trower album and tour

Good to hear there’s no stopping for Robin Trower, who just released a new studio album entitled Where You Are Going To, by Manhaton Records.  Trower was a member of Procol Harum in the 60s, and became known for his ‘soft psychedelia’. The legendary  blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter is also going to be heading out on…

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Review: The Besnard Lakes, London

The Besnard Lakes closed the UK leg of their tour with a triumphant, beautiful and emotional performance at The Assembly Hall, Islington. The space was a perfect fit for The Besnard Lakes. It’s a medium-sized venue with a grand feel, and the Besnard sound swirled around and filled the space, the mirrorball on the ceiling looking like an escapee from their last album…

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