We are Stoke Newington's Premier Arts and Music venue. Featuring amongst others, Jazz, Spoken Word, Comedy - Bands - Open Mic - Cinema. We have dates available for parties, comedy, theatre, dances... pretty much anything. We also have space available for Jazz rehearsals free of charge (by appointment only). Drop in or email via our Contact Us page if you are interested in hosting an evening at Mascara Bar.
The bar and lounge are open from midday to 3am Thursday to Sunday, and Midday to 2am Monday to Wednesday. We also serve coffee and teas and provide free WIFI.
See below for gigs and events over the next week, or checkout our future & previous gigs page to get an idea of what we've had on recently.
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PRIVATE FUNCTIONS - PARTIES - EVENTS
WE ARE FREE TO HIRE - CATERING AVAILABLE IF REQUIRED
Song Of The Week
She's got the look - Roxette
Friday 20th January 2017 - 8pm - 3am
Our monthly social dance night continues at Mascara bar.
Expect a night of footloose dancing to mischievous music with a sense of humour: Swing that really swings, innuendo-riddled Jump Blues, steamin’ Hot Jazz, and a load of vintage songs about misdemeanour, unlawful behaviour, and flagrant imbibement in drink, drugs and illicit activity.
9pm – 2am – DJ Music from Don Pucci + guest
2am – 4am – Little Richard’s Rhythm & Blues Juke Box
Entry: £5 / Free entry after 1am
Dress Code: Come in rags as long as they’re your gladdest!
Saturday 21st January 2017 - 9pm - 3am
Paul Michael Bowden and Sam Fenn will be joined this month by the awesome Michael Kelly of Douche Bag/ PINK GLOVE Fame!
We'll be spinning of the best in queer DIY, Queercore, 90's Alt/Britpop, Riot Grrl, indie, 60's girl groups, northern soul, 80's rock & synth pop.
Expect to hear things along the lines of: - Nancy Sinatra,
The Jesus and Mary Chain, ESG, Young Marble Giants, Pavement, Frank Wilson, Belle and Sebastian, Martha, Richard Hell, The Velvet Underground, New York Dolls, Lung Leg, Bauhaus, The Breeders, The Spook School, Pixies, The Cure, The Smiths, Kenickie, Pulp, David Bowie, The Show-stoppers, Talking Heads, Betty Everett, Aretha Franklin, Suede, Placebo, The Kinks, Husker Dü, The Jam, Blondie, Patti Smith, Hole, Martha, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Generation X, Joy Division, Buzzcocks, Franz Ferdinand, Sex Pistols, B-52s, They Might Be Giants, James, R.E.M, Bis, Nirvana, Wire, Sonic Youth...
...plus a load of good stuff you might not have heard of.
QUEER is held at Mascara Bar. A great, friendly venue with a good sound system, plenty of decent booze and FREE entry!
QUEER is a straight-friendly event so all are welcome! Remember to invite all your friends/allies to the event!
Sunday 22nd January 2017 - 10.30pm onwards
*****NOW STARTING AT 10.30PM******
Every Tuesday - 24th January 2017 - 8pm onwards
Live music from 8pm 'til late
Get in touch on 07905151894 or www.lazychan.com
Wednesday 25th January 2017 - 8pm - 3am
Come and share a haggis (vegetarian) and celebrate the Great Bard of Stoke and the Great Bard of Ayreshire who both coincidentally share the same birthday.
Bagpipes will be played, haggis and neeps will be consumed toasts will be made and Nigel's birthday celebrated.
Nigel Burch and the Flea-Pit Orchestra plus other acts to be announced soon.....
Friday 27th January 2017 - 9pm - 3am
Launching our 2017 Season - this 5 Year Old Club ain't no toddler! In fact it's a fully fledged member of the Old Skool! This baby specialises in Rare, Northern & Club Soul, Funk, Vintage Rhythm & Blues, Motown & Boogaloo.
Resident DJs Rich Walker, Curtis Taylor, Steve Sullivan & Jon Dabner will be joined by top guests augmenting their irrepressible mix of Soul Dance Music.
Enjoy FREE ADMISSION to this fascinating late night venue boasting an excellent sound system, sprung wooden dance floor, regular drinks prices + a great crowd of soulies & night people.
Saturday 28th January 2017 - 10pm - 3am
Make GLAM ROCK your new year's revolution - Cherry Bomb is back kicking and screaming into 2017! We'll be blasting out on the last saturday of the month at Mascara Bar from here on in.
Returning to the decks are your resident DJs Oli Paget-Moon (Telegram) & Jeanie Crystal (unmadebed) aching to dish out some slices of 70's rock 'n' roll.
You can expect to hear: The Velvet Underground, Todd Rundgren, David Bowie, The Buzzcocks, The Stooges, Queen, Roxy Music, The Sex Pistols, New York Dolls, Thin Lizzy, Sparks, The Undertones, The Faces, ABBA, T. Rex, Blondie, MC5, ELO, Elton John, Elton Motello, The Rolling Stones, Cheap Trick, Alice Cooper, The Clash and many, many more...
Friday 3rd February 2017 - 8pm - 3am
Maddest clubnight Have Love Will Travel w/ choicest vinyl until 3am. DJs:
★ Jonny Halifax (Jonny Halifax and The Howling Truth)
★ Grizzly Adam (Wick Radio)
★ John the Revelator (Stoke Newington Music Festival, Dirty Water Records, Heatwave)
★ FREE ENTRY ★
Expect 60s garage ★ soul ★ psych ★ rock 'n' roll ★ punk ★ The Sonics ★ Little Richard ★ Etta James ★ The Slits ★ The Velvet Underground ★ X-Ray Spex ★ Chuck Berry ★ Ramones ★ Ray Charles ★ Ike & Tina ★ The Kingsmen ★ Iggy Pop ★ Devo ★ Toots and the Maytals ★ The Specials ★ Motown ★ The Clash
Have Love Will Travel Alumni: Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols) ★ Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) ★ Richard Boon (Buzzcocks ex-manager) ★ Sterling Roswell (Spacemen 3) ★ Hélène de Joie ★ Travis Elborough ★ PJ (Dirty Water Records) ★ Moto Vamp ★ James Meynell (Soho Radio) ★ Kirsty Allison (DJ Mag) ★ She Rocola ★ Edmund Blackadder (Blackadder & Friends) ★ Nigel Burch and the Flea-Pit Orchestra ★ Lolo Wood (Ye Nuns, Joanne Joanne, MX Tyrants) ★ Alexander Coates-Leprechauns (The Embrooks) ★ Sean Bright (Time Tunnel) ★ Ewan Bruce (DSKÖ)
★ FREE ENTRY