Thursday 10th May - The Miller Of Mansfield, London Bridge
96 Snowsfields Road, London Bridge
London, SE1 3SS 

Cost: £6/£5 with flyer 

Description:A headline return to our very first gig back in August 2006! A most excellent and intimate venue. Always a joy to play...

Saturday 19th May - The Dublin Castle, Camden
94 Parkway, Camden

Cost: £5/£4.50 (concs)

Description: An internationally famous music venue noteable for spearheading various musical movements over the last couple of decades or so. Former residence to Madness and still one of London's best loved music venues.

Tuesday 29th May - The Fox & Firkin
316 Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6JZ 

Description:Fun, lively and enjoyable envirionment in the heart of South East London. Above all, the drink's cheap and entry is FREE!

Saturday 2nd June - The Spice Of Life, Soho
6 Moor St, Cambridge Circus, London , W1D 5NA

Cost: £6 or £5 with flyer from

Friday 8th June - The Catapult Club, The Amersham Arms 
388 New Cross Road, London SE14 6TY
Cost: £5/£4 with flyer

Premier South East London music venue conveniently located near New Cross station (excellent rail and tube (East London Line) links). Famed for its big stage and film crew transmitting gigs on big screens.

Thursday 12th July - The Fox & Firkin
316 Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6JZ

Description:Fun, lively and enjoyable envirionment in the heart of South East London. Above all, the drink's cheap and entry is FREE!

Friday 10th August - The Hope & Anchor, Camden
207 Upper Street, Islington
London, N1 1RL 

Cost:£6/£5 with flyer
Description:There's Spandau Ballet! There's Madness! The Damned, Joy Division, U2, Ian Dury, The Stranglers........ The Hope and Anchor. It's 70's pub rock/punk history is very well documented as is it's involvement with Stiff Records and Elvis Costello/Clash manager Jake Riviera. Suffice to say the term legendary is no exaggeration. To play this venue is a feather in the collective cap! Nearest Tube: Highbury and Islington (Victoria Line and BR) Bus Routes: 4, 19, 30, 43, 271, 277 Night Buses: N43 Taxis can be found outside The Garage venue at the top of Holloway Road. 

Friday 24th August - The Basement Bar @ The Venue
2a, Clifton Rise, New Cross, London SE14 6JP (020 8692 4077)

Cost: £5/£4 
Doors: 9pm - 2am
Onstage: 10:30 pm
Situated on the junction of New Cross Road, and Clifton Rise
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12th October - The Clapham Grand
21-25 St John's Hill, Clapham Junction, London, SW11 1TT

Cost:£8 door/£6 in advance and available from Ticketmaster

Description: MASSIVE VENUE! LET'S GET IN WITH BIG NUMBERS!! The Grand, in Clapham Junction captures the glamour and excitement of Soho in SW11, all in a vintage and theatrical listed building with cascading balconies, VIP boxes, state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems. New VIP areas, three gleaming new bars, black velvet lined booths and low, candle-lit tables in the Circle ensure that the atmosphere at The Grand is superb. Bands such as Jamiroquai, and The Pretenders have cut their teeth there and Oasis, played at The Grand in May 2005 to mark the opening of their UK tour. In addition, Turin Breaks, appeared there in April 2006 and New Model Army, in May 2006. 

19th October - OXJAM, Bar Academy Islington
N1 Centre, 16 Parkfield Street, London, N1 0PS
Cost: £7 in advance available or credit card hotline: 08444 772000; £9 at the door

Description: OXJAM - ’Get Your Rocks Off’ Charity gig. Oxjam is about raising money for Oxfam to tackle poverty all over the world. Supporting Oxjam helps people to earn a living; to get an education; health care; fresh water; and to grow more food. Doors open between 7pm and 10pm and the cost includes free entry to an Indie/Britpop club night M6M1 that continues until 3am. Bar Academy is key on the London gig scene, fundamental for showcasing Academy Events acts and hot new talent. To date Bar Academy has enjoyed capacity gigs from the likes of Bloc Party, Kasabian and Delays, all of whom have gone on to immense recording and live successes.

20th March 2008 - The Montague Arms, New Cross
289 Queens Road, London SE15 2PA, £3.00 
First gig 2008!

17th May 2008 - The White Hart, New Cross
184 New Cross Road, London
Cost: £3.00 with this flyer:
Part of Titch Turner’s successful Catapult Club in the up and coming trend centre known as New Cross, The White Hart sees us return to our ’backyard’ with new numbers and a new maturity to their music borne from the extensive gigging (by their standards!) of 2007. 

21st June 2008 - The White Hart, New Cross
184 New Cross Road, London
Could it be that New Cross is becoming the new Hoxton? Nice venue...
Cost: £3.00 with this flyer:

5th July 2008 - Number 10 Club
10 Golborne Road, Westbourne Park, W10 5PE
Cost £3.00 -£5.00
Our first foray into the Wild West of London!

4th July 2009 - 229 Great Portland Street
229 Great Portland Street, London W1W 5PN
Cost £5.00 Guest list; £8.00 Door
First gig of the year. It's  Up West and it's very early!

Friday 26th February 2010 - Absent Kelly presents MONOLUX
at The Amersham Arms 388 New Cross Rd London SE14 6TY
Onstage 8pm, tickets £5.00 (from Martin, Robin & Lloyd or at the door)
Quality venue and easy to get to!

Friday 4th June 2010 - The Luxe Bar (Spitalfields)
at 109 Commercial Street London E1 6BG
Onstage 8.30pm, free to get in. In celebration of Andy Hill's (Coppers For Karma) birthday!
Hob nob with some City types...

Saturday 10th July 2010 - Intensive Music Event Charity Event
at Livesey Memorial Hall, Perry Hill, Lower Sydenham, London SE6 4HD
Onstage 2.30pm, £3 to get in.
In February 2009, Ray & Jackie Bishop's daughter Caroline was admitted to Lewisham Hospital with pneumonia and pleural empyema. Her life was saved by the surgeons, doctors and nurses at Lewisham Hospital and at Guy's Hospital. She was nursed towards recovery in the Intensive Care and High Dependency Units of these hospitals. As a token of their gratitude, Ray & Jackie organised this concert to raise funds for the Intensive Care and High Dependency Units of Lewisham Hospital.
Other acts:
Ray Bishop Band
Priscilla Gregg
Deuxfuse and Angela & Mojo
South London Jazz Orchestra
Your support for this event is greatly appreciated....

New Cross Inn March/April 2011
323A New Cross Road London SE14 6AS
Free entry

Goldsmiths College Student Union 31st March 2011
Dixon Road London SE14 6NL

See photos page for live shots


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