Name of night: How Does It Feel To Be Loved?
Venue: We’ve promoted shows at the Brixton
Windmill (150), JAMM (200), the Luminaire (250), and 100 Club (300).
Which day is your night on: Varies
About us: We’ve been putting on club nights
for dancing since April 2002, and live shows since April 2005, promoting
indie pop bands such as Saturday Looks Good To Me, Suburban Kids With
Biblical Names, Tilly And The Wall, I’m From Barcelona, Butcher
Boy, Lucky Soul, Fanfarlo, Sambassadeur and Cats On Fire. We’re
always keen to hear from new bands.
Name of night: Conceited Presents
Which day is your night on: Saturday, once every
About us: 4 bands - indie pop/rock influences mainly
but I don't mind something a bit different if it fits in well. DJs
and cakes in between and after bands.
Name of night: Basement Scam
Venue: Buffalo Bar (150)
Which day is your night on: 4th Friday of the Month
About us: It's usually 4 bands and then dancing afterwards
until late. Although I put on a variety of types of music, from very
twee to very loud, I try and put together bills where the other bands’
audience may like what you do. We try and pay everyone well and make
sure everyone has a good time, me included! I also promote at a variety
of other places too, so even if this night doesn't work for you I
may be able to do something elsewhere.
Name of night: Lostmusic Presents
Venue : In the past we have used - Brixton Windmill
(150), and the Luminaire (250). We will also be using The Horse And
Groom (70) in Shoreditch, and possibly The Pleasure Unit (150) in
Bethnal Green and The Good Ship (240) in Kilburn.
Which day is your night on: Any day of the week.
About us: Lostmusic Presents is interested in putting
on the finest in indiepop, shoegaze and noisepop bands. We currently
put on one gig a month.
Name of night: The Good Ship
City/town: Kilburn, London
Venue: The Good Ship, 240 capacity
Which day is your night on: Every day
About us: We are a venue rather than a specific night
but we put on all sorts from indiepop to folk, to electronica to shoegaze.
If anyone wants to book a night of bands we do not charge a venue
Name of night: Shot By Both Sides
City/town: New Cross, London, SE14
Venue: New Cross Inn. Capacity 300 (er, allegedly,
probably more like 200-250).
Which day is your night on: 3rd Friday of each month
About us: Shot By Both Sides presents a soundtrack
of '60s garage, psych, freakbeat, C86-indie, northern soul - psychedelicsoulnrocknrollmentalism
- alongside 4 of the world's most spektakular beat combos, every third
Friday of the month.
Name of night: White Heat
Venue: Madame JoJo's (200)
Which day is your night on: Tuesday
About us: Uber Cool(!) London Weekly. Djs till 3am,
bands 8 - 10:30. Previous acts include: Suburban Kids with Biblical
Names, Maximo Park, The Long Blondes, Fanfarlo, Voxtrot, British Sea
Power, Good Shoes etc. etc.
Name of night: Sounds XP Presents
Venue: Depends! We have used Purple Turtle, Bar Monsta
(100), The Fly (100), The Windmill (150), amongst others.
Which day is your night on: Random as we have no
set night or venue. We have done gigs on Wednesdays, Thursday and
About us: The music we prefer is alternative, punkish
power pop and indie pop. Bands we have put on to date include Santa
Dog, Fonda 500, The Tamborines, The Bridge Gang, The Schla La Las,
Lucky Soul, The Sequins etc. We also do joint nights with other labels/clubs
such as Purr & Tough Love and are happy to look at such partnerships
Name of night: Nashville-on-Thames
Venue: Buffalo Bar (150)
Which day is your night on: 3rd Sunday of month
About us: Proper country music about drinking whiskey
and kicking ass. Resident DJs play old-school and new-school country,
from George Jones and Merle Haggard to Old 97s and Robbie Fulks. One
live band per night.
of night: PopArt
Venue: Varies... our usual venues are Bloomsbury
Bowling Lanes (400) and Lark In The Park (120)
Which day is your night on: Varies... we currently
have a monthly residency (a Sunday afternoon / evening) at Bloomsbury
Email address: please contact us via MySpace www.myspace.com/popartclub
About us: PopArt has quickly built a cult reputation.
Known for being a storming night, free of pretension and we see it
as a "fanzine presented via the medium of club night". PopArt
nights often have a theme such as "Bowl & Sebastian"
or "Brit-PopArt". We are lucky enough to have had acts such
as Saturday Looks Good To Me, Lucky Soul, Language Of Flowers, Monica
Queen, Jim Bob (ex- Carter USM), And What Will Be Left Of Them?, The
Laurel Collective and The Indelicates play live sets.
of night: Pop, Look & Listen
Venue: Barden's (300), the Enterprise (80).
Which day is your night on: It varies; there's no
regular night yet
About us: Pop, Look & Listen combines indiepop,
electropop, folktronica, exotica and leftfield influences from all
over the international pop underground. We put on occasional gigs
for bands, and a regular DJ night is in the works.
of night: Hooked Up
Venue: The Social (200), Good Ship (240), Punk (270)
Which day is your night on: Last Sunday of the month
at The Social. Second Sunday at the Good Ship for our acoustic night
(un)Hooked Up. Various nights at Punk.
About us: Our nights feature anything from dark burlesque-ish
bands to indie bands. Generally a featured artist or two with some
support slots available
of night: Cripple Creek
Venue: In the past we've used Green Note in Camden
(100), Bullet Bar in Kentish Town (200) and Embassy Bar in Highbury/Islington
Which day is your night on: Normally Thursdays but
it's not a regular fixture
About us: We are a folk, alt.country and blues night,
featuring singer-songwriters & bands. Befriend us on myspace to
hear about upcoming fixtures
of night: Spiral Scratch
Venue: The Windmill Brixton (150), Horse & Groom
(80), The Enterprise (80)
Which day is your night on: varies
About us: Spiral Scratch are club night and gig promoters
with a love of new and
old indie pop and electropop. Previous bands at Spiral Scratch nights
include Suburban Kids with Biblical Names, Cats on Fire, Pipas, Persil
of night: Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes
Venue: Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes (400)
Which day is your night on: Monday, Wednesday and
Friday with out-of-house Promoters covering all other nights (except
About us: We do quite a few nights at the Bloomsbury
with various different genres. There's always loads going on and I'm
always looking for new bands.
of night: Pssst!
Venue: Various - currently doing a regular slot at
Fopp records on Tottenham Court Road
Which day is your night on: Various - mostly Saturdays
About us: We're all about good music, generally with
indie-rock-pop stripes but interested in anything so long as it's
good, and keeping it fun and friendly rather than cliquey or po-faced.
We'll try to put together line-ups that fit as a themed night, and
make it free or very cheap on the door. Bands that have played previous
events we've run include The Laurel Collective, The Sam I Am, Mr David
Viner, The Bicycle Thieves, Polyphonic Man, The Sunset Gun, and more.
of night: Offline
Venue: We've put on shows at Brixton JAMM (200),
Prince Albert (150), Dogstar (300) and
Which day is your night on: Last Thursday of the
About us: Run by the non-profit website urban75.com,
Offline nights are always free, with bands being paid two pints of
beer per member. The club night usually features four live bands,
cabaret, poetry, stand up and a
shedload of DJs playing an eclectic mix of post-punk, electro, Motown,
indie and ska.
of night: Let's Go Baboon
Venue: Brixton Windmill, Luminaire, 12 Bar, Spitz,
Which day is your night on: Any night of the week,
every 4-6 weeks usually
About us: We aim for charming if slightly chaotic
nights with a mix of 3-4 upcoming acts together with a good headline,
plus a guest DJ to help out who we know can spin good tunes. Acts
we've had on are Charlie Parr, Adrian Crowley, THe Wave Pictures,
David Cronenberg's Wife, Thomas Truax, Cheese on Bread, Al Duvall,
My Sad Captains, David Dondero, Bracken, SJ Esau & lots more...Always
keen for new and interesting sounds.
of night: Nocturne Folks/Contrary Motion
Venue: The Half Moon, Herne Hill (approx 220 capacity)
Which day is your night on: Friday and Thursday
About us: Monthly nights in South London showcasing
bands/acts with a twist of 'noir' of the following genres: indie-pop-punk,
avant-garde, progressive, alternative, neo, anti and dark folk, electro,
of night: Liar Liar Club
City/town: New Cross, London
Venue: New Cross Inn
Which day is your night on: First Saturday of the
month. Third Friday of the month.
About us: 60's, PSYCH, SOUL, BEAT and MOD. (Also
shoegaze and neo psych bands are more than welcome)
of night: Damnably
Venue: Brixton Windmill, Catch, The Social W1, The
Wilmington Arms, The Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes.
Which day is your night on: Any night of the week,
1-3 times a month
About us: DIY not for profit collective. We put on
the best in new, groundbreaking or just plain genius acts from all
genres and all over the world. We love John Peel and play edits of
his shows inbetween bands and Podcast a bi-weekly net radio show with
sessions and live shows @ www.damnably.com. Acts we have put on include:
Chris Brokaw, P.W. Long, Thee More Shallows, OMO, Agatha, Lazarus
Clamp, Spraydog, Lonelady, MJ Hibbett and the Validators, Airport
Girl, The Breaking Colts, Dredlunadare, Instruments(UK),Mordros, Calvin
Party. Last harbour, Wintergreen, Pale Man Made and Former Utopia.