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WEDNESDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER | DOBBY’S CLUB PRESENTS: BIG MAD ANDY’S PEEPSHOW QUIZ

TICKETS FOUND HERE

Big Mad Andy aka Liam Noble has stocked up on cheap emulsion, anti-depressants and Peep Show trivia and is coming to London's one and only Amersham Arms!

Expect a brand new El Dude-tastic quiz, insane bonus rounds, outrageous prizes and contagious sing-a-longs of Africa by Toto.
Rental snakes must be milked before entry

Max 6 people per team - all tickets must be purchased in the same transaction.
18+
Doors: 7pm
Quiz starts: 8pm


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friday 27th september | Old blue last beer launch feat. theo of wolf alice dj set/ soeur/ truman dinosaur/ Whitelands

FREE ENTRY

To celebrate the launch of Old Blue Last Beer at The Amersham Arms we’ve put together a FREE ENTRY party of epic proportions.

Theo of Wolf Alice DJ Set.

Soeur- Breaking hard-rock down to its simplest, most fundamental form, Sœur are a brutal, soulful assault on the senses. Bound together and battle-hardened by an experience & appreciation of the fringes of British rock music, Anya Pulver, Tina Maynard & James Collins have already found their incendiary live shows selling out in dive bars and clubs across their native South West. With vocal lines that tangle & intertwine, riffs so substantial they’ve got their own post code, and a beat - provided by former Maybeshewill drummer James Collins - that ties everything down with industrial power, this is a sound of colossal proportions.

Truman Dinosaur- Truman Dinosaur are a 5 piece based in South/East London, featuring Sam Winters (singer/bass/guitar), Aaron Singh (drums), Mathew Conner (guitar), Sam Windass (keys) and Will Tyler (guitar/bass).

Whitelands- Soulgazers.


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thursday 3rd october | Old blue last beer launch feat. lias of fat white family dj set/ the menstrual cramps/ killdren/ high vis

FREE ENTRY

To celebrate the launch of Old Blue Last Beer at The Amersham Arms we’ve put together a FREE ENTRY party of epic proportions.

Lias of Fat White Family DJ Set.

The Menstrual Cramps- Formed in a broken bedroom in Bristol, on the verge of homelessness, and rife with anger, The Menstrual Cramps were born. Politics on the brain and injustices surrounding them, they jumped ship to a dive in London and recorded their debut album ‘We’re Not Ovaryacting’ on distorted acoustic guitars, calling on the world to ‘Save the Badgers’, and ‘Cull the Tories’. Their debut music video for ‘My Bush Ain’t Ur Business’ was removed from YouTube after some trolls reared their ugly heads and didn’t want women to reclaim their own breasts or bodies. This summer they returned bigger and better with their new album, Free Bleedin, which features revolution demanding song ‘The Smash’, grrrl power anthem ‘No Means No’, and ‘Idols’ which approaches the art world’s problem with abusers, demanding us to stop idolising our idols and to instead ‘Scrutinize Their Trivial Lives’. With their mission to ‘Make Girls Feel Good’, empower all womxn and end inequality and injustices across the world, The Menstrual Cramps aren’t here to take your shit.

Winners of the 2017 Loud Women Hercury Award

Louder Than War called them 'the missing link between Crass and the Spice Girls'

LibFemBlog's Top 5 Kick Ass Feminist Bands

Matchwomen's Festival called them the 'British Pussy Riot'

Overblown's Top 10 Underground Feminist Punk Bands Making A Noise

John Kennedy on Radio X called them 'One's to Watch'

Killdren- Sitting uneasily between straight-up nihilism and fresh-faced naivety,
Killdren pen politically charged slapstick rave punk anthems.
They form the ideal soundtrack to the worst generation in history.

High-Vis- Punk / Post-Punk


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thursday 31st october | stranger things halloween party

Enter the upside down at The Amersham Arms.

80S FANCY DRESS

BEST DRESSED COMPETITION WITH PRIZES

80S DJS

£5 ENTRY.


L I S T I N G S


friday 20th september | bark presents: desmerelda, self help, adults and irn brunette

TICKETS FOUND HERE.

Concluding our series of summer gigs at the Amersham Arms, what a lineup we have! As follows:

Desmerelda
https://www.desmerelda.com

Self Help
https://www.youneedselfhelp.com

adults
https://sadults.bandcamp.com

IRN Brunette
https://irnbrunette.bandcamp.com/releases

Bark presents
7.30pm
Garage-rock, punk, noise-pop
£4 ADV-£6 OTD



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Saturday 21st september | Pussy Liquor’s Naughty Noughties: Disco 2000

TICKETS FOUND HERE

In the misguided words of Jarvis Cocker, “Let’s all meet up in the year 2000, won’t it be strange when we’re all fully grown?”

Whilst we may not have a time machine, unlike those who have “been to the year 3000” (apparently not much has changed but they live under water?) - we’ve got the next best thing… 

Let’s “get this party started on a Saturday night” where we’ll be dusting off our flip phones like the groovy chicks we are and getting down to the dance floor so we can “shake it like a polaroid picture!”

Our disco kittens have summoned the power of the pussy to “bring it all back to you” on September 21st at the Amersham Arms with Pussy Liquor’s Naughty Noughties: Disco 2000! 

Coz after all, there ain’t no party like a Pussy Liquor party!


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Sunday 22nd September | Deep South East: a night of whisky, heartbreak and good times

TICKETS FOUND HERE.

FACEBOOK.

WEBSITE.

Featuring music from:

Maletta Jackson and the Reputations (original songs of love, death and heartbreak, drawing on the finest traditions of classic country - guaranteed to melt the coldest of cold cold hearts)
https://www.malettajackson.com/our-music

Ben Joseph and the Lay-Lows (upbeat country-soul/rock'n'roll straight out of South Alabama) https://benjosephandthelaylows.bandcamp.com/releases

The London Bluegrass Band (mandolin-toting, fiddle-wielding, vocal harmonising supergroup assembled from some of London's finest bluegrass acts)

Django Rhinestone (SE London-based country rock outfit with mellow guitar sounds and story-driven songwriting)
https://djangorhinestone.bandzoogle.com/home

Bleedin' Liberties (foot stompin' tunes and songs from Lewisham-based folksters)
https://soundcloud.com/leediniberties/sets/bleedin-liberties-rehearsal-demos

House Above The Sun (harmony-laden country soul and folk-rock) https://soundcloud.com/houseabovethesun

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TUESDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER| NOT WAITING

Electronic Music. Don't be left behind.

We've got another really exciting lineup for you this month including:

Vera Bremerton with her new release "Only Women Bleed"

Italian-born Vera Bremerton was influenced by classical music in terms of harmony and polyphony; after moving to London she fell in love with industrial, noise, avantgarde music. She creates aggressive electronic sonic carpets studded with pounding techno beats, unashamedly symphonic elements and extreme layered vocals. Counting Diamanda Galàs, Maria Callas and Meredith Monk among her muses, Vera uses different timbres, effects and a 4-octaves vocal range.
High-end musical skills in composition and performance, and theatricality in spades... sensitivity and subtlety even in the more violent sections. (Chrissie Caulfield, Radio Free Midwich)
She's half art-house horror movie queen, half cabaret torch singer, and her studied, arch delivery of precision-crafted melodramatic ballads... certainly commands attention (Michael Johnson, Nemesis To Go)
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https://verabremerton.bandcamp.com

Daniel Ross' Giant Leap Ensemble

Giant Leap (2019) – Daniel James Ross
Giant Leap is a piece for mixed improvising ensemble and tape. It was originally written for Daylight Music in June 2019. The work celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and features original audio recordings from onboard Apollo 11 itself.
https://vitruviandan.wordpress.com

Levi Draper

Draper’s body of work focuses on the evaluation and reinterpretation of existing dance music forms

Orville Pym

Orville Pym will be performing a live set of newly composed sounds and arrangements using synthesiser and computer. Orville's interests lie in unconventional tuning systems, psychoacoustic phenomena and phonography.

https://soundcloud.com/orvillepym


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WEDNESDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER | DOBBY’S CLUB PRESENTS: BIG MAD ANDY’S PEEPSHOW QUIZ

TICKETS FOUND HERE

Big Mad Andy aka Liam Noble has stocked up on cheap emulsion, anti-depressants and Peep Show trivia and is coming to London's one and only Amersham Arms!

Expect a brand new El Dude-tastic quiz, insane bonus rounds, outrageous prizes and contagious sing-a-longs of Africa by Toto.
Rental snakes must be milked before entry

Max 6 people per team - all tickets must be purchased in the same transaction.
18+
Doors: 7pm
Quiz starts: 8pm





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thursday 26th september | the showcase tour

TICKETS HERE.

Over 18's only

Doors 7:00pm

£8 in advance or £12 at the door

Lineup TBA

We started The Showcase Tour in 2016 with the desire to give every artist a platform to showcase their music...to a live audience...in any city. Our first tour had only 5 shows on the schedule. Today, we host over 150 shows per year in 4 different countries, to find the best-untapped talent. A platform for artists around the world to showcase their music to a live audience. Get your music heard! Apply to perform at theshowcasetour.com/perform


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friday 27th september | Old blue last beer launch feat. theo of wolf alice dj set/ soeur/ truman dinosaur/ Whitelands

FREE ENTRY

To celebrate the launch of Old Blue Last Beer at The Amersham Arms we’ve put together a FREE ENTRY party of epic proportions.

Theo of Wolf Alice DJ Set.

Soeur- Breaking hard-rock down to its simplest, most fundamental form, Sœur are a brutal, soulful assault on the senses. Bound together and battle-hardened by an experience & appreciation of the fringes of British rock music, Anya Pulver, Tina Maynard & James Collins have already found their incendiary live shows selling out in dive bars and clubs across their native South West. With vocal lines that tangle & intertwine, riffs so substantial they’ve got their own post code, and a beat - provided by former Maybeshewill drummer James Collins - that ties everything down with industrial power, this is a sound of colossal proportions.

Truman Dinosaur- Truman Dinosaur are a 5 piece based in South/East London, featuring Sam Winters (singer/bass/guitar), Aaron Singh (drums), Mathew Conner (guitar), Sam Windass (keys) and Will Tyler (guitar/bass).

Whitelands- Soulgazers.


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saturday 28th september | Jagermeister presents all day showcase 3-11.

Free entry.

Jagermesiter presents a full day of punk, hip hop metal and rock.

Y-Bot- Many bands throughout the history of music have attempted to “blend” rock music with hip-hop, punk music with rapping, spoken word with modern composing and every combination imaginable. Y-BOT has finally got it right. Spawned from the ashes of London art-rock group Manflu and the legacy of My Bloody Valentine, Y-BOT presents a new virtually un-nameable vision of modern music.

Antlerz- Hailing from London, the quartet released their CRUSHING DEMO ".Antlerz" (2018) to show that you don't need to lose Rhythm if you want to be heavy, and you don't need to lose Funk if you want to be powerful!
JOIN THE MOB!!!!

The Good For Nothings- Tin Pan Alley Rock n Roll.

Lonesome

Charrette- Charrette seemed a fitting name for a project conceived at art school . . . and the bars surrounding. Discussions at pint-level or huddled around a rained-out barbecue led to aspirations to do something better with the time.

Ewan C. Grant flourished whilst completing his Masters in Design at Glasgow School of Art, working and creating in an environment surrounded by like-minded individuals. It was in this time that he met artist and collaborator, Steven Andrew Swinney. Working with shapes inspired by Glasgow’s Brutalist architecture and fonts inspired by their favourite pubs, the pair constructed a visual identity for, what is now, Charrette. The intent of the project being almost as much visual as it is audible with Grant often taking inspiration from previously created visual concepts put forward by Steven.

Musically, Ewan’s class-oriented output eventually spilled over from obscure techno-driven audio-visual art into classically structured pop songs with guitars. Whilst retaining the elements of experimentation, Grant felt the limits of potentially forming a conventional band. The addition of a trusty zoom recorder helped expand the rhythms and atmospheres to create more unique soundscapes. Sampled recordings of subway ticket machines and speech emanating from surrounding streets were used to give the “instrumentation” an aesthetic relevance to the subjects.

Charrette’s artistic process is steeped in the love for the simple pleasures of a Scottish upbringing -- red blaze football pitches, scraped knees, and the truthful flaws and sensitivity of an alcoholic norm -- along with the dichotomy of being someone who enjoys yet struggles with the inherent toxicity in said subjects.

Mister Lizard

Scandinavia- SCANDINAVIA is a DIY power pop from London. We've self-produced and released five full-length albums.

Yacht Club- The Yacht Club started as an experimental solo outing from Marcus Gooda as a means to write songs solely for himself with no grand plans to push things further. In 2013, the debut EP "A" was born, taking notes from the delicate yet technical sounds of American Football, Pennines and TTNG. "A" was self released and sold out of physical copies and shirts within two months.

In 2015 after a tumultuous couple of years of turning down show offers and tours, The Yacht Club woke up from dormancy and began life as a band anew, releasing the math rock inspired self titled EP in 2015, and the polar opposite 'back to roots of songwriting' EP 'Fall' in 2016.

In 2017 the band released an instrumental version of their 2015 S/T EP recorded with a former line up.

Since then, after several line up changes, the band has grounded themselves with a solid consistent line up, and with the addition of co-lead vocalist/guitarist Jack Holland The Yacht Club is more of a band unit than ever.

January 2019 saw the release of their long awaited debut album, "The Last Words That You Said To Me Have Kept Me Here And Safe".

Kneaded- the best thing since sliced bread.

Failed Psychics- We're all failed psychics. These particular ones are Alex, Sam and James in Brighton who play whatever they can with semi-acoustic, bass, voice and drums.

Duncan Ewart- Duncan writes songs and sings them at people in order to fulfil a deep-seated need for attention.

"That was alright that lad" - Comedian John Bishop

Impressions from gig audiences:

"That was a bit loud"

"You swear alot, you should learn more words"

"Yeah, it was alright"

"I need to leave"

Ashwin Bhandari- Front person of Night Swimming.

Indigo Veil- This music is created through inspiration with the help of cheap garageband beats and synths.


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sunday 29th september | an alternative gathering presents girls wanna rock

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE.

An Alternative Gathering bring you a day of all things rock featuring some of the best (ladies) in the business.

Doors 2.30pm
£12.50 ADV / £15 OTD

JOANovARC

Formed in 2004 by sisters Sam and Shelley Walker, Deborah Wildish joined later the same year. After five years as a trio, Laura Ozholl completed the line-up in 2009, helping JOANovARC to quickly solidify its reputation for exceptional musicianship, songwriting and unrelenting hard work. The band is already becoming a global phenomenon, with electrifying performances on tour in Europe, the USA, Japan, Asia, the Middle East and the Caribbean.

“Their sound is stylish, powerful and certainly has a direct lineage to Girlschool and Rock Goddess. In fact, there’s a strong case for saying that this quartet are the natural successors to those two bands.” Malcolm Dome – Classic Rock magazine.

“Best live band that I have seen in a long time!” Stuart Epps – Record producer for Led Zeppelin, Oasis, Elton John and Robbie Williams.

https://www.facebook.com/joanovarcofficial
http://joanovarc.co.uk
https://www.youtube.com/user/JOANovARCVEVO

Tequila Mockingbyrd

Formed in Melbourne in 2012, Tequila Mockingbyrd are a shot of straight up rock n roll packing a high energy punch that will hit you from the first explosion of sound until long into the after-party.

After parting ways with Louisa in late 2018, a new chapter now begins for the T-Byrds, with bassist Jacinta Jaye and drummer Josie O’Toole joining forces with Gill Montgomery (The Amorettes) and Laurie Buchanan (Aaron Buchanan and the Cult Classics) to crank things up a notch, rocking louder and harder than ever before.

“That is incredible; those girls are so talented...” ‐ Lzzy Hale, Halestorm

“Feisty as fuck and hugely entertaining” - Classic Rock Magazine, UK

https://www.facebook.com/tequilamockingbyrdband
http://www.tequilamockingbyrdband.com
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW8WvUKu7doeRXVDxclfjHw

Beth Blade and The Beautiful Disasters

A Melodic Hard Rock band from Cardiff South Wales. The four-piece provide monster riffs, huge choruses and a dose of old school rock and roll attitude. With aggressive muscle and melodic sensitivity, this band are reigniting the flame of British classic rock.

They have an unmistakable modern presence whilst keeping the spirit of old school rock and roll alive. Known for their loud, ballsy and interactive live shows they are destined to show you a good time; they are ready to make their mark anyway, anywhere & anyhow.

https://www.facebook.com/BBATBDofficial
https://bethbladeandthebeautifuldisasters.com
https://www.youtube.com/BethBladeandTheBeautifulDisasters

Finding Kate

An Alternative/Rock solo artist based in London. Hailing all the way from Australia and Cyprus, this rocker proves she is a force to be reckoned with. Her powerful vocals, melodic songs and dark music separate her from the crowd.

Drawing influences from the Rock, Alternative and Pop genres, Finding Kate’s debut album “If I Fall” was received with immense enthusiasm from her fans and media from all around the world.

https://www.facebook.com/FindingKate
http://www.findingkatemusic.com
https://www.youtube.com/c/findingkate

Yur Mum

A multicultural rock band based in London. Their music is raw, loud and honest. They call it ‘road rage’ rock. On stage, Yur Mum is energetic, cathartic and unapologetic.

The three-piece started their road rage ride in 2016. Since they first touched a stage, they’ve played shows across the UK, USA, Brazil, Ireland, France, Austria, Hungary and Czechia. After self releasing a single and a live EP, the band was signed by Flicknife Records and released their debut album entitled ROAD RAGE.

https://www.facebook.com/rockyurmum
https://www.yurmum.com
https://www.youtube.com/c/YurMum

The Roz Bruce Infusion

They mix wahwah/fuzz driven rock with punky overtones and distinctive vocals and produce a highly likeable and infectious sound.

"Lead-lady, Roz, is a formidable musician, playing her guitar like a female Hendrix (including briefly playing the instrument with her teeth), and yelping like Siouxsie (of the Banchees) at times. The rest of the band are darned good musicians too." - Gigjunkies

https://www.facebook.com/TheRozBruceInfusion
http://www.rozbruceinfusion.co.uk
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjFVlLtCIFH4eH9WBz2fT9w

MISS KILL

A two piece band made up of sisters Alannah and Felicity Jackson. Their sound is huge and on stage chemistry is something else.

2018 saw them release their debut E.P Love, Loss & Rejection and gain a reputation as a fearsome live act on the South West gig circuit and beyond.

Bristol in Stereo magazine described a recent headline show as bringing “disproportionate and incredible energy from the moment they start their set of relentless thunder grunge.”

https://www.facebook.com/misskillband
https://www.misskillband.co.uk
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbXr6PjhkpkTy6EnHA38mKQ


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thursday 3rd october | Old blue last beer launch feat. lias of fat white family dj set/ the menstrual cramps/ killdren/ high vis

FREE ENTRY

To celebrate the launch of Old Blue Last Beer at The Amersham Arms we’ve put together a FREE ENTRY party of epic proportions.

Lias of Fat White Family DJ Set.

The Menstrual Cramps- Formed in a broken bedroom in Bristol, on the verge of homelessness, and rife with anger, The Menstrual Cramps were born. Politics on the brain and injustices surrounding them, they jumped ship to a dive in London and recorded their debut album ‘We’re Not Ovaryacting’ on distorted acoustic guitars, calling on the world to ‘Save the Badgers’, and ‘Cull the Tories’. Their debut music video for ‘My Bush Ain’t Ur Business’ was removed from YouTube after some trolls reared their ugly heads and didn’t want women to reclaim their own breasts or bodies. This summer they returned bigger and better with their new album, Free Bleedin, which features revolution demanding song ‘The Smash’, grrrl power anthem ‘No Means No’, and ‘Idols’ which approaches the art world’s problem with abusers, demanding us to stop idolising our idols and to instead ‘Scrutinize Their Trivial Lives’. With their mission to ‘Make Girls Feel Good’, empower all womxn and end inequality and injustices across the world, The Menstrual Cramps aren’t here to take your shit.

Winners of the 2017 Loud Women Hercury Award

Louder Than War called them 'the missing link between Crass and the Spice Girls'

LibFemBlog's Top 5 Kick Ass Feminist Bands

Matchwomen's Festival called them the 'British Pussy Riot'

Overblown's Top 10 Underground Feminist Punk Bands Making A Noise

John Kennedy on Radio X called them 'One's to Watch'

Killdren- Sitting uneasily between straight-up nihilism and fresh-faced naivety,
Killdren pen politically charged slapstick rave punk anthems.
They form the ideal soundtrack to the worst generation in history.

High-Vis- Punk / Post-Punk


friday 4th October | Animal Bar - jmy - Harry Baker (full band)

REFRESHER SESSION BABY.

Livestock rock from Devon five-piece Animal Bar will be gracing the stage at Amersham once more along with Goldsmiths' finest 'jmy' and Harry Baker.

Animal Bar- Five-piece indie rock band from Modbury, Devon.
George, Jack, Hamish, Harry and Liam met at secondary school and formed Animal Bar in September 2017.
They have since released 4 singles, all of which have received praise from local BBC Radio host Sarah Gosling, earning them a live session spot on her Saturday night BBC Introducing show. Expect a selection of new songs, as the boys have been working on new material this summer.

jmy- 'Soulful, with the right balance of darkness and light, jmy is perfect for intimate night time moments'.
Returning to the Amersham Arms for the 2nd time, 'jmy' will be performing his spectacular set with his live band.
Expect favourites 'Friends' and 'Nightcrawler Nirvana' as well as some new material. This set cannot be missed.

Harry Baker (full band)- As powerful on his own as he is with his band, Harry Baker returns to the Amersham Arms, this time accompanied by his live band. It is going to be huge!
Harry has had an exciting summer, releasing his brilliant new single, 'Kaleidoscope', as well as performing in Portugal with Dreamsea Surf Camp.


CLUB NIGHT:

DISCO FUNERAL

Friday Night Club Nights at Amersham are restarting for the new term.
Friday the 4th of October welcomes 'Disco Funeral': a night celebrating disco//House//Techno
Announcements on DJ's will follow.

Tickets will be £4 (cash only). Don't be an arse. Be nice and have fun xoxox


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saturday 5th october | RBE music showcase

30th RBE Music showcase

Live performances till 12am the after party follows till 3am.


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thursday 10th october| sex and the left

SEX AND THE LEFT? | What exactly do we mean when we talk about sex? And what does it have to do with Marxism and the left?...

Panellists include:
- Jeanie Crystal (Artist and Activist)
- Peter Tatchell (British Human Rights Campaigner, best known for his work with LGBT movements)
- Rachel Holmes (Historian and author of Eleanor Marx: A Life, published by Bloomsbury Publishing)
- Zack Murrell-Dowson (Acting chair of the National Deliveroo Committee, Researcher into Trans Liberation)

As brought to you by the Platypus Affiliated Society


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SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER | 6:00PM

RDF / DAMIDGE / TARA REZ / PETTY THIEVES / MALARKEY /DOG ROTTEN

TICKETS FOUND HERE £10 OTD

AN ALTERNATIVE GATHERING ARE CHUFFED TO BRING YOU ONE OF THE UK'S FOREMOST DUB PUNK BANDS - RADICAL DANCE FACTION

RADICAL DANCE FACTION / FACEBOOK / SOUNDCLOUD / YOUTUBE

FOUNDED BY CHRIS BOWSHER IN HUNGERFORD IN 1986. ORIGINALLY KNOWN AS 'MILITARY SURPLUS', THE BAND HAS EXPERIENCED MANY LINE UP CHANGES, WITH AT LEAST THIRTY DIFFERENT PEOPLE HAVING BEEN PART OF THE BAND AT ONE TIME OR ANOTHER. BOWSHER IS THE ONLY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN IN EVERY LINE UP OF THE BAND. RDF WERE A REGULAR ACT ON THE UK FREE FESTIVAL SCENE PRIOR TO THE 1994 CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT, AND WERE PART OF THE CRUSTY/ANARCHO PUNK MOVEMENT UNTIL THEY CALLED IT DAY IN THE MID 1990S.

THE BAND REFORMED IN 2006 PLAYING VARIOUS FESTIVALS AROUND THE UK DURING 2007. THEY REFORMED AGAIN IN 2012 AND APPEARED AT THE BEARDED THEORY FESTIVAL IN DERBY. THE BAND COMMENCED A SHORT TOUR IN OCTOBER 2012 TO PROMOTE NEW ALBUM - AMMUNITION. IN RECENT YEARS THEY HAVE PERFORMED AT THE LIKES OF GLASTONBURY, BOOMTOWN, REBELLION, WILLOW MAN AND GREEN GATHERING FESTIVALS.


WITH SUPPORT FROM:

DAMIDGE / FACEBOOK / YOUTUBE

SOUTH LONDON BASED PSYCHEDELIC PUNK BAND WITH A SPACY TWIST. DAMIDGE WAS FORMED BY AL DAMIDGE IN SOUTH LONDON IN 1987. IN THE 1990'S MEMBERS INCLUDED ALEX PYM, ROLY WYNNE, DRUMMER CONRAD PRINCE & SEAWEED. DAMIDGE RECORDED , 'FAX OF LIFE' IN 1994 AT FOEL STUDIOS, WALES. THIS ALBUM WAS NOT RELEASED DUE TO THE BAND'S BREAKUP WHICH LED TO WYNNE'S SUICIDE IN 1999. IN 2013 AL REFORMED THE BAND WITH PYM BACK ON GUITAR, MITCH LAPUTE ON BASS AND COSMO ON DRUMS.



TARA REZ / FACEBOOK / WEBSITE

RISING FROM THE ASHES OF NOW WAVE PUNK SENSATION THE DUEL TARA REZ IS REBORN IN THE DETRITUS OF 21ST CENTURY BRITAIN. SHE FITS SQUARELY INTO PUNK AVANT-GARDE, ALONG WITH ARTISTS LIKE THE SLITS AND PATTI SMITH WHO CHALLENGED MASCULINE ASSUMPTIONS OF THE GENRE. WITH HER NEW LINE UP OF WELL PROVEN TALENT THIS BAND IS MUCH MORE THAN YOUR RUN OF THE MILL ECLECTIC ROCK. THERE’S AN UNDERLYING CURRENT THAT FLOWS ..

‘THINK FOR YOURSELF, BE YOURSELF, CREATE YOUR OWN RULES, LIVE YOUR OWN LIFE,’ SHE SAYS.

‘PUNK WILL ALTER REALITY AND CHANGE SOMEONE'S LIFE.'


THE PETTY THIEVES / FACEBOOK / BANDCAMP

AN EXPLOSIVE 7 PIECE SLEAZY REGGAE/SKA BAND FROM THE DIRTY SUBURBS OF MEDWAY, KENT. SINCE EARLY 2016 THE PETTY THIEVES HAVE QUICKLY ESTABLISHED THEMSELVES IN THE LOCAL MUSIC SCENE, PUTTING THEIR DIRTY REGGAE FOOTPRINT FIRMLY DOWN IN THE MEDWAY TOWNS.

"STAYING TRUE TO THEIR DESCRIPTION THE BOYS TAKE US ON A REGGAE/SKA/FUNK VOYAGE WITH THIS ONE." - KEN CRAMPON, THE MEDWAY JELLYFISH.

"THE PETTY THIEVES WILL GET YOU DANCING LIKE A PILL-HEAD AT A HAPPY MONDAYS CONCERT!" - CHRIS SPARHAM, PUBLIC PRESSURE.



MALARKEY / FACEBOOK / YOUTUBE

ORIGINAL DANCEHALL PUNKS STRAIGHT OUTTA BIRMINGHAM.

"BIRMINGHAM BAND CREATE ULTIMATE PARTY ATMOSPHERE. ANYONE GOING TO SEE A MALARKEY SHOW SHOULD EXPECT LOTS OF DANCING, REGGAE BREAKDOWNS AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, GOOD FUN."


DOG ROTTEN / FACEBOOK / BANDCAMP

5 PIECE DIRTY PUNK RAP ROCK AND ROLL FROM LONDON/KENT. INFLUENCES INCLUDE THE RAMONES, MOTORHEAD, CHUCK BERRY, BUCK CHERRY, SASH! MARIJUANA, CLASS A'S AND CLASS BITCHES!


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OCTOBER 18TH - 20TH | 7:00PM

AN ALTERNATIVE GATHERING PRESENTS… BLANK GENERATION 2

WEEKEND TICKETS £35 (INC. FEES)

DAILY TICKETS ON SALE IN THE NEW YEAR.

IT’S COMING BACK, AFTER A SUCCESSFUL FESTIVAL AT T-CHANCES IN TOTTENHAM IN 2016 AN ALTERNATIVE GATHERING ARE RESURRECTING BLANK GENERATION AT ITS NEW SOUTH LONDON HOME.

THIS WILL COINCIDE WITH THE BIRTHDAY WEEKEND OF OUR DEARLY DEPARTED FRIEND GARRY BORLAND WHO ALONG WITH HEAVY DRAPES WERE THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE FIRST FESTIVAL AND ON THE VERGE OF GREAT THINGS.

- PERFORMING -

THE OUTCASTS

THE VIBRATORS

THE LURKERS

MEANCE

P.A.I.N



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DRAGSTER

WITCHDOKTORS

HEADSTICKS

THE BLUE CARPET BAND

HOOLIGAN (DUBLIN) 

SCREAMING DEAD

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HAZARD

XTRAVERTS

THE LONDON SEWAGE COMPANY

FIRE EXIT

THE FUCKWITS

ARMY OF SKANKS

BORROWED TIME

FIRST WAVE

THE PHOBICS

RAGE DC

THE ANORAKS

AMBITION DEMOLITION

DOG ROTTEN

DENNIS (JUST DENNIS)


COMPERE AND MUSINGS FROM MR. VINCENT MAHON


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saturday 26th october | saved by the 90s

GUEST LIST AND TICKETS FOUND HERE.

This Halloween we welcome you to a night dedicated to all you 90's kids! We are going to Spice Up Your Life and take you back in time to a very special era that will make you feel Larger Than Life!

We will be Dancing In The Moonlight to the greatest 90's hits (plus all those guilty pleasures you used to listen to in your mums car) Get ready to scream your heart out to all the anthems of our youth:

Backstreet Boys/ Spice Girls /NSYNC/Britney Spears/ Beastie Boys/ Shania Twain/ Five/ Ace Of Base/ Whitney Houston/ Peter Andre/ Shaggy/ S-Club 7/ No Doubt/ Mariah Carey/ Christina Aguilera/ Hanson and more!

90's fancy dress is highly encouraged!

Celebrating your birthday between October 17th - November 7th? Email us to hello@throwbackevents.co.uk to claim a free entry!


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thursday 31st october | stranger things halloween party

Enter the upside down at The Amersham Arms.

80S FANCY DRESS

BEST DRESSED COMPETITION WITH PRIZES

80S DJS

£5 ENTRY.


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friday 8th november | upsurge presents: backtrack (Last EVer London Show), higher power and hangman

TICKETS FROM HERE.

Backtrack - Last ever London show
Higher Power
Hangman
+ more TBA

£12 Advance tickets

350 cap / no barrier show.


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SATURDAY 9th NOVEMBER | 6:30pm

RUBELLA BALLET at amersham arms

TICKETS HERE

AN ALTERNATIVE GATHERING ARE WELL CHUFFED TO BRING RUBELLA BALLET BACK TO SOUTH LONDON FOR ANOTHER SHOW.

RUBELLA BALLET / FACEBOOK / WEBSITE / BANDCAMP

RUBELLA BALLET ARE AN ORIGINAL PUNK BAND FORMED IN AUTUMN 1979. CONSIDERED PART OF THE ANARCHO & GOTH SCENE, WITH THEIR UNIQUE ULTRA VIOLET SHOW WEARING HOME MADE DAY-GLO PUNK CLOTHES, CREATED BY ZILLAH MINX.

RUBELLA BALLET'S FIRST GIG SUPPORTING CRASS & POISON GIRLS LED TO THEIR OWN HEADLINE GIGS AND SUPPORT GIGS & TOURS WITH DEATH CULT, THE DAMNED, FAITH NO MORE, THE MISSION, DR. & THE MEDICS, FLUX OF PINK INDIANS, SEX GANG CHILDREN, CONFLICT, ALIEN SEX FIEND, AND SO MANY MORE.

“THEY WERE THE BAND WHO BRIDGED THE GAPS BETWEEN THE SEX PISTOLS, X RAY SPEX, AND CRASS.” TYLERVILE PUNK GLOBE DEC 2014.


WITH SUPPORT FROM:

BEXATRON / FACEBOOK / WEBSITE / SOUNDCLOUD

Think Pistols Stones Slade Duran Blondie. All in the melting pot. All played thunderously loud. Bexatron are four piece band based in London fronted by the idol-esque Rebecca Bex. We play hi-octane pop punk with a glam coat!


POLLYPIKPOCKETZ / FACEBOOK / WEBSITE


A VERY VIBRANT & COLOURFUL MIXTURE OF STYLE, CULTURE, SEX, MUSICAL INFLUENCE & FACIAL HAIR ALL PUKED UP ONTO A BACKDROP OF THUMPING BEATS, GRINDING BASS, SCREECHING GUITAR & SOARING HARMONIES. CATCH THEM NOW BEFORE THEY BECOME ILLEGAL. DIRTY GRUNGE WITH A PUNK EDGE, AND NO SHORTAGE OF ENERGY!

THE ANORAKS / FACEBOOK / BANDCAMP


WE ARE AN EAST LONDON PUNK BAND FORMED IN THE SUMMER OF 1996 AND HAVE TREADED THE BOARDS WITH ALL THE BIG HITTERS CATCH US LIVE IN A TOWN NEAR YOU.


CYBERWASTE / FACEBOOK / WEBSITE


ADVENTUROUS FEMALE-DRIVEN ELECTRONICA WITH INFUSIONS OF HIP-HOP, DNB, DANCE, SOUNDTRACK AND INDUSTRIAL, IT'S ALWAYS AN EXCITING AND ENGAGING SONIC EXPERIENCE. EXPANSIVE ATMOSPHERES TAKE YOU AWAY TO OTHER WORLDS ONE MINUTE AND A KILLER BREAKBEAT GETS YOU ON YOUR FEET THE NEXT. COMBINED WITH LIVE PROJECTIONS YOU WILL ALWAYS GET A SPECTACULAR SHOW.


saturday 23rd november | Wuthering Nights: a Kate Bush disco in LDN 

Calling all London Babooshkas...

The UK's finest Kate Bush club night WUTHERING NIGHTS returns to London this November!

Get ready to experience a Kate disco like no other in the magical surroundings of The Amersham Arms in New Cross.

Join hundreds of other Kate fans as we celebrate the musical and artistic genius of Queen Bush through an overuse of smoke machines, Kate masks, Kate decor, Kate underwear, Kate visuals and plenty of Kate capes for use whilst swirling around the dance floor.

Dressing up in your best Bush get-up is encouraged, slip on your red shoes, stick some ivy in your hair, raid the charity shop for that billowy dress and come and live out your inner Kate fantasy for us.

Kate obsessives Chris Dresden Styles (Pop Curious) and Beardre Barlow (Bollox) are your DJ's for the night and will be playing LOTS of Kate, including singles, album tracks and rarities, plus choice cuts from artists Kate's career has influenced including: Róisín Murphy, Tori Amos, Bjork, Goldfrapp, Siouxsie, Florence, The Knife, Stevie Nicks, St. Vincent and more.

Doors 11pm - 3am.
£8 advance tickets (+ booking fee).
Night Buses and tubes close by.

PLEASE NOTE: all advance tickets only guarantee entry to the venue up to midnight on the day of the event. Please ensure that you arrive before this time to guarantee entry.


Friday 29th november | Baba Yaga's Hut Presents: sly & the family drone/ workin’ man noise unit/ reciprocate

TICKETS FOUND HERE.

Sly & The Family Drone

Expect a 'frenetic, a wild, free jazz cacophony, a melange of clamorous, ultra-hyped horns, sonorous lowed drone and is dominated by truly frenzied, cacophonous bent. Circuits fizz and hum while the percussion thrashes and crashes arrhythmically, throwing the listener around with reckless abandon a roller coaster of tempestuous sonic mania'

Sly's reductionist take on music is literal; they split their drum kit to its singular base units, passing individual drums to the audience who maintain the beat while they free themselves for more noise and freestyle mayhem, ultimately eliminating any boundaries between spectator and performer. This egalitarian approach propels audience and band together into a shamanistic setting of catharsis and anarchic celebration. By the end of the set their drums and equipment are scattered; the remnants of their music lying bare across the floor.

There is no place for guitars within this band.

"Their live shows are becoming legendary. Things usually get broken. There will be more than likely blood. A must see live experience. No gig by Sly & The Family Drone is ever the same." Club Velocity 2011

The ampersand is obligatory.

Workin’ Man Noise Unit

We're one of them rock'n'roll bands. We mostly live in Reading. Mostly. We think our farts stink.

Members: The Tradesman // Kiplet // Krang // Crinkil of the Crinkils
Co-conspirators: Riot Season // Blow The Reactors // doubledotdash!?

Reciprocate

Soulspray / Rock n Roll

Tickets £8
8 til Late. Live til 11:00.


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SATURDAY 28TH DECEMBER | 7:30PM

MOTÖRHEADACHE : A TRIBUTE TO LEMMY AT AMERSHAM ARMS

TICKETS HERE

AN ALTERNATIVE GATHERING ARE WELL CHUFFED TO BRING MOTÖRHEADACHE TO AMERSHAM ARMS AFTER TWO PREVIOUSLY SPELLBINDING SHOWS IN SOUTH LONDON. THIS IS THE UK'S PREMIER MOTÖRHEAD TRIBUTE, YOU WON'T BELIEVE HOW AUTHENTIC SOUNDING (OR LOOKING) THEY ARE.

MOTÖRHEADACHE / FACEBOOK / WEBSITE /

A TOP CLASS AND AUTHENTIC TRIBUTE TO THE LATE, GREAT LEMMY KILMISTER AND HIS BAND, MOTÖRHEAD. MOTÖRHEADACHE IS A THREE PIECE TRIBUTE TO LEMMY'S MUSICAL CAREER WITH MOTÖRHEAD FROM 1975 TO 2015, BUT FEATURES SOME HIS SOLO PROJECTS WITH THE LIKES OF FOO FIGHTERS AND SLASH.

SET UP BY LIFELONG MOTÖRHEAD FAN ROB CAMPBELL ON RICKENBACKER BASS AND VOCAL, THE LINE-UP FEATURES AL LEACH ON GUITAR AND DAVE NUTTER ON DRUMS, WITH IAN HILL AS DEP GUITARIST AND GARRY 'MAGPIE' BOWLER ON DRUMS.

MOTÖRHEADACHE HAS PREVIOUSLY TOURED THE UK EXTENSIVELY, PLAYING OVER 700 VENUES AS WELL AS GIGS IN GERMANY, HOLLAND AND BELGIUM.

THE MAIN BODY OF THE MOTÖRHEADACHE’S SET LIST COMPRISES A LARGE NUMBER OF SONGS FROM MOTÖRHEAD’S FAST EDDIE CLARKE ERA, REGARDED BY MANY MOTÖRHEADBANGERS AS THE CLASSIC ERA FROM 1975 TO 1982. SONGS INCLUDE “ACE OF SPADES”, “BOMBER”, “OVERKILL”, “IRON FIST”, “THE HAMMER”, “THE CHASE IS BETTER THAN THE CATCH” AND, OF COURSE, THE BOMBASTIC “MOTÖRHEAD” - THE LAST OF LEMMY’S SONGS FOR HAWKWIND AND THE ONE THAT GAVE HIS NEW BAND ITS NAME. MOTÖRHEADACHE IS PROUD TO HELP KEEP ALIVE THE MUSIC OF MOTÖRHEAD BY PLAYING GIGS ALL OVER THE UK AND INVITING MOTÖRHEADBANGERS TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND WORK OF A ROCK ICON AND LEGEND, MR LEMMY KILMISTER.

WITH SUPPORT FROM:

THE MISPELT / FACEBOOK / BANDCAMP

FORMED IN 1998 AS A 3 PIECE MOTÖRHEAD-ESQUE PUNK ROCK AND ROLL BAND - THEY ARE WITHOUT DOUBT THE MUSIC INDUSTRIES BEST KEPT SECRET.

LOUD, FAST AND CURIOUSLY ECLECTIC, THE MISPELT COMBINE THROWAWAY SNOT-NOSED BUBBLE-GUM POWER PUNK INFUSED WITH FLAVOURS OF METAL AND SKA, KNITTED TOGETHER WITH DARK AND SINISTER LYRICAL UNDERTONES. HTTPS://WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/THEMISPELT HTTPS://THEMISPELT.BANDCAMP.COM/

ALTERATION

FEMALE FRONTED 3 PIECE FROM SOUTH EAST LONDON, BRINGING A UNIQUE BLEND OF PUNK, GRUNGE, HARD ROCK AND METAL; HEAVY, MELODIC, ORIGINAL. EXPECT MASSIVE RIFFS, PUNKY BASS AND DOUBLE KICK DRUMS TOPPED OFF WITH CAT'S EXPLOSIVE VOCALS. ALTERATION DON'T SOUND LIKE ANYTHING ELSE, COME AND SEE FOR YOURSELF...