229 The Venue

229 The Venue
229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN
  • Telephone 020 7323 7229
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  • Website www.229thevenue.co.uk
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The 90s Indie Party

Nineties indie party for the nostalgic clubbers out there.

Sat 6 May

Absent Kelly Introducing

Absent Kelly's monthly show brings you some of the best emerging acts from around the UK.

Fri 5 May

£6–£8 / 020 7323 7229

With Roughsketch, Switch Violet and Bradley Donaldson.

Absent Kelly Introducing: Kent based trio Grapefruit

Absent Kelly Introducing: Grapefruit

The Kent-based trio supply brooding, atmospheric indie-rock. With support from Switch Violet and Bradley Donaldson.

Fri 5 May

Alexander O'Neal

Soul and R&B songsmith known for the 80s hits 'If You Were Here Tonight', 'Criticize' and 'Saturday Love' performs with a full live band.

Wed 3 May

Blancmange

Rest easy – everyone's third favourite 80s synth pop band are back, back, back. Living on the ceiling and all that. Now, how about a Thompson Twins' reunion?

Fri 6 Oct

£24.75 / 020 7323 7229

Carl McIntosh & the Loose Ends

The singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs contemporary soul.

Thu 11 May

A Certain Ratio

Post punk meets p-funk from the first ever signings to Tony Wilson's infamous Factory Records.

Sat 24 Jun

£22 / 020 7323 7229

A Certain Ratio

The 1977-formed sextet from Manchester performs its own take on post-punk with its original songs.

Sat 24 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7323 7229

Crystal X

Female-fronted ambient rock band.

Sat 20 May

£6–£8 / 020 7323 7229

Absent Kelly Introducing: Crystal X

Discovery 2 Showcase

Monthly showcase of hotly tipped bands and singers.

Thu 27 Apr

£7 in advance; £10 on the door / 020 7323 7229

With Hot Like Sushi, Iman, Master T and ET.

£7 / 020 7323 7229

Thu 25 May

Thu 29 Jun

The Hellfire Club @ 229

Absent Kelly Introducing: The Hellfire Club + more

Sat 20 May

Hip-Hop Majowka

13 Maja zapraszamy do Londynu na HIP-HOP MAJOWKE gdzie zagraja dla Was: TRZECH KROLI POPEK,SOBOTA,MATHEO,PORCHY, BONUS RPK, LUKASYNO, ARCZI SZAJKA

Sat 13 May

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7323 7229

Hook & Sling

AGMP presents The Finest Funk, Soul & Breaks

Fri 21 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7323 7229

Sat 22 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7323 7229

Sun 23 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7323 7229

Hook and Sling Festival

Funk and soul festival featuring Liam Bailey, the New Mastersounds, DJ Format, Syl Johnson, Orgone, Poets Of Rhythm, Speedometer, Sugarman 3, Will Sessions, Renaldo Domino and more.

Sat 22 Jul

£30–£85 / 020 7323 7229

Sun 23 Jul

£30–£85 / 020 7323 7229

Loose Ends

Loose Ends is one of the most successful UK soul bands of the 1980's

Thu 11 May

£24.75 / 020 7323 7229

The Mighty Mocambos

Funk band from Hamburg.

Fri 28 Apr

£16.50 / 020 7323 7229

The Mighty Mocambos

The Mighty Mocambos and their many incarnations have released dozens of 45s and several albums on their own imprint Mocambo Records and other labels such as Kay Dee, Truth & Soul, Tramp, Légère and Favorite Recordings. They have collaborated with musical legends such as Lee Fields & Kenny Dope, put new talent…

Fri 28 Apr

£11–£16.50 / 020 7323 7229

Mokoomba

The six-piece band hailing from Zimbabwe perform a unique blend of Tonga and luvale rhythms fused with funk, ska and soukous.

Sun 18 Jun

£19.25 / 020 7323 7229

Mokoomba

This is Mokoomba. The hottest new blend of raw afro-fusion energy that is setting dancefloors ablaze throughout the world.

Sun 18 Jun

£19.25 / 020 7323 7229

Nazareth

AGMP presents Nazareth + support

Fri 13 Oct

£19.25–£27.50 / 020 7323 7229

Nazareth

Dunfermline mane-shakers from the 70s who could still show younger bands a thing or two about rock. Frontman Dan McCafferty has retired from live work and is replaced by new singer Linton Osbourne.

Fri 13 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7323 7229

With + Support.

Pinked Floyd

We proudly present the London debut of this seven-piece tribute band from the Northwest with their engaging and energetic performance celebrating the magical music of Pink Floyd. They have been especially praised for the vibrancy of their performance based on the studio versions of music spanning the entire output of the…

Sun 28 May

£11 / 020 7323 7229

The Primitives

Return of the 80s indie poppers, fronted by diminutive bombshell Tracy Tracy.

Fri 26 May

£17.60 / 020 7323 7229

Sarah Jane Morris

One London critic's assessment of sensual singer-songwriter Sarah Jane Morris, who straddles rock, blues, jazz and soul with a goosebump-raising four octave range that rumbles from the heels of her size eight shoes to the tips of her flame-red mane.Famed for her association with the Communards in the mid-80s and infamous…

Wed 10 May

Shane Koyczan

  • 4 stars

Canadian spoken word artist with a line in powerful and engaging poems.

Wed 17 May

£19.25 / 020 7323 7229

The Spitfires + DJ Matt Mcmanamon ( Dead 60s )

The Spitfires are a 4 piece who have released 2 albums ('Response', 'A Thousand Times') and have extensively toured since their inception in 2012.

The Spitfires

Energetic Mod sounds with a modern punky twist.

Sat 10 Jun

£15 / 020 7323 7229

With DJ Matt Mcmanamon ( Dead 60S ).

The Vapors

The outfit, who frequented the music scene in 1979, performs new wave and power-pop.

Fri 10 Nov

£28.50 / 020 7323 7229

Wetwetwet's Graeme Clark : An Audience With The Thought Collector.

This is Graeme's story about life in the band, how he wrote some of the major hits, and his own live performance of some of the classics and original material. An evening with 'The Thought Collector' Wet Wet Wet were one of the most successful bands of the late 80's and early 90's with 8 albums and 2 greatest hits…

Wreckless Eric

Punk era survivor, best known for his hit 'Whole Wide World'.

Sat 13 May

£15 / 020 7323 7229

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