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October 21, 2017

Punk 4 the Homeless – Proud City Fathers + Brewer + Rites of Hadda + Steve White & Lol + Eagle Spits + more

PUNK 4 THE HOMELESS proudly present another night @ the Gunners

Featuring the wonderful:
Proud City Fathers – https://www.facebook.com/ProudCityFathers/
BREWER – https://www.facebook.com/brewerofficialband/
Rites of Haḍḍā – https://www.facebook.com/ritesofhadda/
Steve White and Funky Lol (Steve White & The Protest Family) – https://www.facebook.com/protestfamily/

+ poetry from Eagle Spits – https://www.facebook.com/Eagle-Spits-227865070612205/
& more TBA

Free entrance on the door, but donations are very much encouraged!

P4TH merch will also be available on the night, with all profits and donations going straight to Compass Children’s Charity for their important work with street children in Latin America

https://www.facebook.com/punk4thehomeless

https://www.facebook.com/compasschildrensUK/

Start: October 21, 2017 7:00 pm
End: October 21, 2017 11:00 pm
Venue: The Gunners
Phone: 020 7226 5033
Address:
204 Blackstock Road, London, N5 1EN, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

October 7, 2017

Rockin’ The Mau Mau

An Alternative Gathering are back at west London’s finest dive bar and music venue to bring you an evening of alternative rock.

Yur Mum – An improbable band with an improbable name. Yur Mum is a blend of anything that’s loud, noisy and comes from the heart. They call it ‘road rage’ rock.

The Actions – “A dystopian dream that’ll pull you in and leave you wanting more ” – Gigslutz. “A massive sound you won’t forget about quickly” – Fame Magazine.

Holy Faction – NW London trio playing funky post punk material that captures the essence of Magazine, the groove of Killing Joke and a hint of Wire, alongside a magic of their own.

Elsa – London based Singer songwriter guitarist on the rock edge. Heartfelt songs from a place of emotional honesty. influenced by American rock (grunge/metal), classical and folk music.

Music From 7.45pm

£3 Entry

Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/2064386170455298

Start: October 7, 2017 7:45 pm
End: October 7, 2017 11:00 pm
Venue: Mau Mau Bar
Phone: 020 7229 8528
Address:
265 Portobello Road, London, W11 1LR, United Kingdom
Cost: £3 OTD

October 6, 2017

The Punk Rock Chronicles Vol 1

An Alternative Gathering presents “The Punk Rock Chronicles Volume One”, the first in a series of gigs that will feature some of the more well known bands on the circuit.

The Fuckwits – Punk/reggae band formed in Sheffield in 2005 with the intention of recreating the authentic flavour of the seminal punk bands of the late 70’s.

Rage DC – Originally formed in 1996 Rage DC have shared a bill with, amongst many others, the UK Subs, Sham 69, GBH, Vibrators, Stiff Little Fingers & Vice Squad.

Chaos UK (London) – Originally formed in Islington, London around 1978, this is punk rock like it used to be – before it became a cliche.

Sugar Louise – 5 piece punk/power pop band from Trondheim in Norway who formed in 2009.

13 – From Falkirk, fast, loud, punk played with the snarl of 77 but with added kick ass rock n roll.

Music From 7.45pm

Free Entry

Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/1219449468112831

Start: October 6, 2017 7:45 pm
End: October 6, 2017 11:55 pm
Venue: The Unicorn, Camden
Phone: 020 7485 3073
Address:
227 Camden Road, London, NW1 9AA, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

September 24, 2017

LONDON PUNK SESSIONS – SEPT PUNK ROCK BBQ – SICKONES, ABANDON CAUSE, WHITE APE, GROUNDS, PAPER CHAMP

SICKONES, ABANDON CAUSE, WHITE APE, GROUNDS, PAPER CHAMP, CRYSTAL PISS, JUST SAY NAY, BURNT TAPES

Start: September 24, 2017 4:00 pm
End: September 24, 2017 9:00 pm
Venue: WINDMILL BRIXTON
Address:
LONDON, United Kingdom
Cost: 5

September 23, 2017

The Collective Invade Camden

An Alternative Gathering are well chuffed to have good friends and gas mask wearers, the excellent The Decay back in London.

The Decay – A Scottish Rock band originally from East Kilbride formed in 2013. We keep it real and sing about everyday life. If it needs said we wont hold back!

Healthy Junkies – Female fronted New wave punk grunge band, DIY and hungry. influenced by the likes of Iggy Pop, Nirvana, Blondie, Killing Joke, Sonic Youth, Bauhaus and Bowie.

The Dignities – A Lothian based band influenced by 70’s rock/Punk such as The Ramones, Blondie, The Police, Black Sabbath and AC/DC.

Rough Stone – Local Rock Grunge’n'Roll band, nothing else! This will be their second ever gig.

Music From 8pm

Free Entry

Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/395186650817266

Start: September 23, 2017 8:00 pm
End: September 23, 2017 11:55 pm
Venue: The Unicorn
Phone: 020 7485 3073
Address:
227 Camden Road, London, NW1 9AA, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

September 16, 2017

An Infusion of Alternative Rock

An Alternative Gathering are chuffed to bring The Infusion back to London for their own headline show.

The Infusion – This Midland band mix wahwah/fuzz driven rock with punky overtones and distinctive vocals and produce a highly likeable and infectious sound.

The Black Bullets – Five bastard children from hell, locked together to produce the most filthy Rock n Roll to penetrate human ears.

Yur Mum – East joined West to play a fusion between grunge, punk, hard rock, metal, blues and anything else that is loud, noisy and comes from the heart.

Luna Lacuna – Strongly lyrical alternative rock band from London and Chatham – blunge/grunge, post-punk, hi-octane shoe-gaze with some goth and metal influences.

Music From 8pm

Free Entry

Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/121625085100945

Start: September 16, 2017 8:00 pm
End: September 16, 2017 11:45 pm
Venue: The Unicorn
Phone: 020 7485 3073
Address:
227 Camden Road, London, NW1 9AA, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

September 2, 2017

The Mis-Made Ransack New Cross Inn

An Alternative Gathering are well excited to welcome back Australia’s finest – The Mis-Made.

The Mis-Made – Australia’s finest rock band are back. Fresh from supporting L7 and playing Rebellion, the girls hit London for the finale of their European tour.

With Special Guests:

Healthy Junkies – London grunge punk rockers
IDestroy – Bristol grrrl rockers
Twisted Dolls – Manc fuzzy rockers
Yur Mum – London grunge rockers
CuriousHour – Blues psych London rockers
PollyPikPocketz – London grunge punks
Crack Foxes – London grunge riot grrrls
Minatore – Notts alt rockers

Music From 4.30pm

£8 ADV / £10 OTD

Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/368850153480345

Ticket Link – http://www.newcrossinn.com/product/the-mis-made-ransack-new-cross-2

Start: September 2, 2017 4:30 pm
End: September 2, 2017 11:45 pm
Venue: New Cross Inn
Phone: 020 8469 4382
Address:
323 New Cross Road, London, SE14 6AS, United Kingdom
Cost: £8 ADV / £10 OTD

August 28, 2017

LONDON PUNK SESSIONS – PUNK ROCK BBQ – AUG BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY.

Career, Proud City Fathers, Weekend Recovery, Gutfull, Missile, Alex Wonk (Wonk Unit acoustic set) – more TBC – 5 QUID ENTRY, NO GUEST LIST, BBQ GRUB THROWN IN

Start: August 28, 2017 4:00 pm
End: August 28, 2017 10:00 pm
Venue: Windmill Brixton
Address:
22 Blenheim Gardens, LONDON, SW2 5BZ, United Kingdom
Cost: 5

August 4, 2017

The Facemelter: Zolle (Italy), Memory Of Elephants, Black Shape

Chaos Theory presents a night of incredible mathy punky jazzy noisey goodness in the August edition of their monthly night, brought to your ears from the recesses of Italy, Bristol and London

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Zolle

A manic, hard rock, math punk duo who create pristinely jarring beauty using copper drums and an aluminium guitar, and have just released their third album ‘Infesta’, recorded by Giulio Ragno Favero (Zu, Il Teatro degli Orrori, OvO, MoRkObOt, One Dimensional Man).

Sharing members with MoRkObOt, they’ve played alongside legends such as Obake, Zeus, Luminous Bodies, Casual Nun, Khünnt and Silent Front.

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Memory Of Elephants

A trio from Bristol who are insanely brilliant at making technically perfect math rock sound like noise and making noise rock sound like progressive perfection.

They absolutely killed it at The Facemelter last year and we can not wait to have them back!

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Black Shape

An awesome noise duo who have already kicked ass at The Windmill in Brixton. Born in the swamp three years ago, they’ve been trying to wade their way out ever since.

They’re recording a new EP with Wayne Adams at Bear Bites Horse Studio and will be launching it at The Facemelter!

Expect more scuzzy, sludgey noisey riffs.

Start: August 4, 2017 7:30 pm
End: August 4, 2017 11:00 pm
Venue: The Black Heart
Phone: 020 7428 9730
Address:
3 Greenland Place, London, NW1 0AP, United Kingdom
Cost: £6