Upstairs At The Ritzy

Upstairs At The Ritzy
Coldharbour Lane, London, SW2 1JG

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Andy Twyman

The London-based one-man band performs his tongue-in-cheek blues rock originals.

Wed 14 Dec

Free / 0871 704 2065

Bigger Boat Film Quiz

The Nice Guys from London's best film quiz are celebrating another year of great (and not so great) cinema with their traditional end of year review. Whether you're a Rogue One or there's Magnificent Seven of you, you should Ride Along 2 to the Ritzy for a quiz all about the movies of 2016. Sadly there isn't Green Room…

Tue 20 Dec

£5 / 0871 704 2065

Board Games And Beyond

If you're lucky, Santa might bring you board games for Christmas… but in the meantime, Charlie Fish will be bringing a GIANT SACK of gaming goodness to Upstairs at the Ritzy tonight for you to play with. Get into the Christmas spirit by laughing, drinking, rolling dice, and outsmarting your opponents. Charlie takes great…

Mon 12 Dec

Free / 0871 704 2065

Brixton Youth Open Mic: Xmas Special!

It's time for the talented kids and teens of South London to have a place to share their performance skills on a real stage in a real live venue. Either to practise mic techniques, or maybe just try a real stage out for the first time ever! Dancers, comedians, poets, singers, musicians and actors all welcome to join our…

Sat 10 Dec

Sun 18 Dec

Free / 0871 704 2065

Live Music, Blues.

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Crates Feat. Soundspecies

A monthly night dedicated to the past and present of vinyl culture, paying homage to the inspiring sounds of jazz, soul, hip-hop, rare groove and reggae. This month they're mixing things up, with a headline feature set from Soundspecies, fresh back from a very special collaboration at Manana Cuba festival with Bembe group…

Sun 11 Dec

Dub Me Always With Moa Anbessa Sound System Featuring Man Fi Bill And Wolfman And DJ David Katz

Dub Me Always presents another vintage sound system special when the legendary Moa Anbessa sound system, featuring founding members Man fi Bill & Wolfman, join the night's regular host, deejay David Katz. Expect 70s Rasta reggae vinyl classics and unknown dubplates galore!

Feferity Presents: Tony Dudu Live!

Tony Dudu (Guinea Bissau) is an incredible musician; he was nine years old when he built his first guitar from an olive oil tin, a broom handle and two nylon strings. At the age of twelve he joined 'Os Lacaraes', Guinea-Bissau's first infant musical band. Two years later he was invited to play with the famous group…

Thu 22 Dec

Forro Folk Jam

On the week that Brazil celebrates National Forro Day (Luiz Gonzaga's birthday), Forro Social Brixton bring their DJs to the Ritzy, to get you dancing to this vibrant genre of Latin music. They're also inviting all you musicians to bring your instruments and come play, so there can be a proper folk jam. If you are new to…

Sat 17 Dec

Free / 0871 704 2065

Gypsy Nights w/ Melange Collective

An always changing night of world music hosted by Melange Collective on the first Wednesday of every month. Expect the evocative melodies and hypnotic beats of Africa, the Balkan, Middle East, South America and further afield. Performed by Melange, and featuring variously Arabic Oud, cello, guitar, sax, accordion and…

Wed 7 Dec

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Handson Family & Jazz Re:freshed: Action For Haiti

Live music fundraiser for the Haitian flood crisis, hosted by Handson Family and Jazz Re:freshed. Featuring live, unplugged performances from Tawiah, Zena Edwards, Heidi Vogel and more TBC. Plus of course Handson Family and the Jazz Re:freshed crew on the decks.

JUJU! Feat. Abdul Tee-Jay's Palm Wine A Go-Go!

Not since the late, great SE Rogie, has there been a truly notable recording of palm wine music from Sierra Leone - but guitarist extraordinaire, Abdul Tee-Jay, best known as leader of Sierra Leone dance music group Rokoto, has broken this musical fast. On a diet of 'milo jazz', Ghanaian/Nigerian High-life, Guinean…

Sat 17 Dec

L.A.B Collective: Beat Meet

After the cosmic waviness of the Beat Meet launch party in October, The L.A.B Collective's BusyFingers & D'Vo are bringing their beat maker convention to the Ritzy. This is a hub for beat makers and beat lovers alike to network, chill and vibe. With producer showcases, DJ sets and live beat-jam performances from the…

Fri 16 Dec

Wed 21 Dec

Free / 0871 704 2065

Live Music, Open Mic.

MOE Presents End Of Year Special!

This year MOE (Music Over Everything) will bringing back some of the artists that have performed over the year! Plus a few special guests! And as it's the festive season we'll be doing quite a few giveaways! Plus an open mic Cypher! To keep up to date, follow us on the socials #MOEPresents

Mon 26 Dec

£7 ( £5) / 0871 704 2065

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NYE: Reggae Got Soul

Get on board the soul train to reggae city, here at the Ritzy on New Year's Eve with the Catch a Fire family! On the decks: DJ Zinc Fence (Catch A Fire, Sound Fusion Radio) spins the must-dance reggae & dancehall | DJ Lady Blessed Gee (Unlimited Radio) serves up the hottest soul & funk. // Live on stage: Legendary…

Sat 31 Dec

£12 ( £10) / 0871 704 2065

Open Mic At The Ritzy With Gabby Colledge

A varied and welcoming open mic night hosted by local singer/ songwriter Gabby Colledge on the second Tuesday of every month. She will be welcoming all acts ranging from musicians, comedians and spoken word artists to the Ritzy stage. Expect good vibes and lots of local talent!

Open Mic At The Ritzy With Gabby Colledge

A varied and welcoming open mic night hosted by local singer/ songwriter Gabby Colledge on the second Tuesday of every month. She will be welcoming all acts ranging from musicians, comedians and spoken word artists to the Ritzy stage. Expect good vibes and lots of local talent!

Princes Amongst Men: Featuring Big Joe Louis

With Christmas over and 2016 about to slip away, come and celebrate the year, with some festive blues by South London legend Big Joe Louis. The Jamaican-born, London-raised guitarist and singer is not just one of the most stylish men on earth but a fine and original musician whose songs blend traditional R'n'B with gospel…

Sun 18 Dec

£6 / 0871 704 2065

Socialising, Karaoke.

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RnB Diva Fever!

Big R&B diva hits all night long from DJave.

Sat 10 Dec

Space Rhyme Continuum: Hosted By Sumochief

A collaborative musical journey, hosted by Sumochief, the number 1 deep-south exponents of galactic musicianship and super fly rhythm. Inspired by the music of artists such as J Dilla, D'Angelo, The Roots and The Robert Glasper Experiment. It will be a night of experimentation, jams (both open and by invite), and…

Spark London Storytelling: 'Christmas Time'

Not the most original theme in December, however, December is full of juicy stories of that Christmas party at work, those "jingle bells" on the reindeer, or that roast that went wrong. Perhaps Christmas means something entirely else to you, or maybe it means nothing at all - regardless - we want to hear YOUR stories…

Tagara's End Of Year Jam!

We're celebrating our 10th annual end of year jam! We're inviting all the poets, musicians, bands, DJs and audiences that have graced our special stage for a soiree of fun and world calibre music and fun. Hosted for the 10th year in a row by Brixton music man Tagara. Open decks, open stage, get involved. Soul, reggae…

Wed 28 Dec

Wot Do You Call It? - Hip-hop Karaoke

Ever catch yourself rapping along to Coolio, Missy or Q-Tip? Or the Fresh Prince theme for that matter? Or find yourself looking forward to showing your mates on the dancefloor how well you can do the Jay-Z part while you're getting down to Crazy In Love? Well this could be the opportunity you've been waiting for - a…

Tue 27 Dec

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