London Venues We Work With
The Victoria, a cherished gem in the heart of Dalston, is an essential destination for music lovers and performers alike. This friendly local, renowned for its vibrant live music scene, is a core element of East London's musical landscape, hosting countless unforgettable gigs over the years. As a performer, you'll step onto a stage in a 200-capacity room equipped with a full sound system, delivering an unparalleled live music experience that resonates with both artists and audiences. Patrons revel in the atmosphere of the 50s-style bar island, sampling an enticing selection of classic cocktails, locally brewed beers, and continental wines. The Victoria is particularly noted for its excellent prices, making it an affordable and enjoyable choice for a night out. The Victoria is conveniently located within a short walk from Dalston Junction and Hackney Downs, making it an accessible hub for the city's music scene. Open until late into the night every day of the week, The Victoria is always ready to welcome you for a night of exceptional music and camaraderie. In short, The Victoria offers a lively and enriching platform for live music, with its blend of top-notch sound, a welcoming atmosphere, and an appreciative audience. Whether you're a musician looking for the next stage to perform on or a music enthusiast in search of your next memorable gig, The Victoria promises an unforgettable experience.
Strongroom Bar & Kitchen, nestled in the heart of Shoreditch, stands as a beacon of quality and innovation in the live music scene. This esteemed venue is a regular host to a diverse array of acts, with a special focus on indie rock, psychedelic rock, and post-punk bands. It also opens its stage to innovative pop acts, offering a platform for a broad range of musical expressions. The exceptional sound quality of Strongroom sets it apart, with a full backline of top-notch amps and drums provided for performers. Despite the intimate size of the stage, it comfortably accommodates full bands, facilitating a close connection between artists and audience. The venue's atmosphere reflects its dedication to music. The indoor square room, housing the stage and a bar, is adorned with vintage analogue compressors, effects units, and other recording equipment, creating a unique ambiance. An expansive outdoor space provides a refreshing contrast, allowing guests to enjoy the urban charm of Shoreditch. Strongroom prides itself on its devoted staff and sound engineers, whose passion for quality events and smooth operations resonates in every performance. This dedication provides an unrivaled experience for both performers and audience members alike. Beyond just a place to perform, Strongroom offers a golden opportunity for artists to be discovered by new fans. It's not just a venue, but a launchpad for talent - a place where music, passion, and opportunity come together to create unforgettable experiences.
Located in Stamford Hill, Mascara Bar is a late-night gem for live music enthusiasts and performers alike. Offering a stage for a wide range of artists, this 120-capacity venue is known for its electrifying live music events curated by the music promoter, REAL. REAL hosts a diverse lineup of bands and solo artists, providing an intimate and powerful showcase of talent. Whether you're an established band or an emerging solo artist, Mascara Bar presents an unmatched opportunity to connect with a passionate audience that appreciates authentic, raw music. The venue provides a full backline, ensuring artists can deliver their best performance. Meanwhile, patrons can enjoy a drink from their well-stocked bar, featuring great prices on a variety of beverages, including Guinness. Open until 3am on weekends, Mascara Bar perfectly combines unforgettable live music experiences with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. If you're an artist looking for a stage to share your music, consider Mascara Bar. With REAL's events, you'll find a receptive audience and a vibrant community eager to discover new sounds.
A beautiful arts and events space, just a couple minutes from West Kensington station.
Paper Dress Vintage
Shop by day and bar by night, Paper Dress transforms from vintage boutique to live music venue and events space within a matter of minutes with a fully stocked bar selling cocktails, local craft beers and Hackney Brewery on tap. Spread over two levels (total capacity 180) with a lovely intimate live music room upstairs, seating downstairs, a spacious backyard that's open till late and a friendly house party atmosphere running throughout.
A new live music stage, housed within a vast kaleidoscopic mega-installation by Hackney artist Kelly Anna. The team of The Victoria Dalston and Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes join forces in this new music venue in Mare Street.
Social Convention is an exciting new venue in Newham’s Royal Docks. Stop by for a drink and a bite to eat in their pizza-bar or catch the latest up and coming musicians and cabaret performers in their lively events programme. Established in 2020 in response to the pandemic, they opened their venue in September 2022, and have rapidly established themselves as a beacon of creativity and connection for people who live, work or learn in the borough, as well as national and international visitors. They invest in innovative ideas and underrepresented creatives, provoke connection and collaboration, and are building the most inclusive venue in Newham.
The Hope & Anchor
Everybody who was anybody passed through these doors in the 'Seventies and 'Eighties: The Clash, The Cure, The Jam, The Police, Dire Straits, The Specials, The Stranglers, The Damned, Dr Feelgood, X-Ray Specs, Eurythmics, Elvis Costello and Madness to name just a few! U2 (famously in front of 8 people) and Joy Division, both had their debut London shows here! Today, the Hope and Anchor has undergone a top to bottom refurbishment. There is a brand new PA system, enlarged stage and stage lighting rig. The stage is now back in its original, rightful and best position as it was back in the 'Seventies! The Hope and Anchor is superbly located on the incredibly bustling Upper Street in Islington with unmatched transport links for London and beyond.
Partner with REAL
Are you looking for a promoter to organise music events in your venue? Look no further. We collaborate with many venues across London and organise multiple quality gigs each week. We understand your hands are full but you won’t have to worry about a thing as we will take care of everything that has to do with the event. Rest assured your venue will be filled with artists and customers each time we will be there.
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