The Old Blue Last

The Old Blue Last, Great Eastern Street, London. The Old Blue Last is a pub and live music venue in East London run by Vice. It hosts ‘forward-thinking’ bands and DJs every night (usually for free) and is the epitome of shoreditch cool, always full of hip twenty somethings. The band in my photos below isContinue reading “The Old Blue Last”

The Stow Festival

The Stow Festival, Walthamstow, London. The very first Stow Festival took place at the end of September, showcasing local musical talent in many venues across E17. Here, Wagon Tales and Peppercornrent performed at Ye Olde Rose & Crown. I moved to Walthamstow a year ago and like most E17ers love the community spirit and theContinue reading “The Stow Festival”

Band on the Wall

Band on the Wall, Norther Quarter, Manchester. This popular venue hosts an eclectic mix of music through live gigs, DJ sets and club nights. Band on the Wall was forced to close in 2005 as the building was in a delapidated state, but much like the 100 Club, it was saved by funding and nowContinue reading “Band on the Wall”

100 Club

The 100 Club, Oxford Street, London. The legendary live music venue has been home to thousands of bands over the past 60 years and has seen the likes of The Sex Pistols, The Rolling Stones and even Louis Armstrong pass through it’s doors (though sadly not my band yet!) In September 2010 the venue announcedContinue reading “100 Club”