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 every day from 12 midday to 3am. 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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Saturday 24th September 2016 - 10pm - 3am
Baby, baby, baby...
That's right! Girls grab your boys and, indeed, cum on feel the noize as Cherry Bomb invites you to once more bang a gong and get it on at The Mascara Bar... And it's FREE to get in!
DJs Alan Stardust (French Disko) and Oli Board the Night Train (from the supergroup Telegram) will be laying down the very best in rock 'n' roll, power pop, glam and punk with banger after banger exploding in your face!
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...
Sunday 25th September 2016 - 10.30pm onwards
*****NOW STARTING AT 10.30PM*****
Monday 26th September 2016 - 8pm - 2am
Kill Your Television returns to its spiritual home after summer frolics.
Expect a solid selection of locally-produced films, filmmaker Q&As, good crowd and good tunes til 2am. Programme TBA.
Submit your film to killyourtelevisionandgetou
Kill Your Television is a short film night for the people of North East London, held monthly at Mascara Bar in Stamford Hill. We show diverse shorts made by filmmakers of the area, of varying levels of experience. Our mission is to create a community of filmmakers and other creatives based in North East London.
PAY WHAT YOU CAN.
Every Tuesday - 27th September 2016 - 8pm onwards
Live music from 8pm 'til late
Get in touch on 07905151894 or www.lazychan.com
Friday 30th September 2016 - 9pm - 3am
DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY @ DUGOUT SOUL CLUB!!
Uncompromising soul/dance music! Rare, Northern, Motown, Funk, Boogaloo, RnB delivered with flash, panache n peak soul power by Dugout Energy Company DJs Curt, Rich, Steve & Jon!
The Soul House on Stamford Hill is where it's at! Spend Friday Night and Saturday Morning at the fabulous, cosmopolitan Mascara Bar. Top sound system, wooden dance floor, great drinks prices.
NO DOOR TAX
The Mysteries Five + Fun City
2100: Fun City
2200: The Mysteries Five
2300: Punk, New-Wave, Electronic & Rock hits of the early 80s till 3am.
Saturday 8th October 2016 - 9pm - 3am
Following September's barn stormin' session Steppin' Out is back with its unrivalled mix of Rare & Northern Soul, Motown, 60's RnB & Boogaloo all on original vinyl!!
Ole Dabster's guests this month are Glen Goodwin (Hole in the wall soul club Stax Of Soul) a master DJ who needs no introduction to Northern Soulies + international prodigy Rory McCartney, a Clapton lad who's played venues all around the world, but itches to play the music closest to his heart in his own manor!
Admission is FREE to this great club venue - the sounds will be pumpin' from 9 to 3 full blast from a top sound system, there's a wooden dance floor (no talc please by order of the management!), great drinks prices and a friendly cosmopolitan crowd.
Sunday 9th October 2016 - 7pm - 11pm
Cowboy Crispy and East Lonesome Drifters present......
the debut gig of Western Swill pioneers THE ANTICRUST DOUGHBOYS (WITH STANLEY BAD)!
Stanley Bad's Anticrust Doughboys will delight and disturb you in equal measure with their selection of Light Crust Doughboys songs and dances, all painstakingly transcribed from their 1930s 78s (and then screwed up and tossed into the Garbage).
Stanley Bad (voice, fiddle & guitar)—Wot, no bongos?!—with Paul "St Eel" Seacroft (lap steel & guitar), Jerry Wigens (banjo & guitar), Roland Bates (piano & melodica) & Richard Lee (double bass).
See you at the baaar.... Mascara Bar!
Saturday 15th October 2016 - 9pm - 3am
Paul Michael Bowden and Sam Fennn 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!
Friday 4th November 2016 - 10pm - 3am
Our noughties rock and roll club night returns to Mascara Bar on Friday 4th November. Expect to hear:
Kings of Leon
The Cooper Temple Clause
The Von Bondies
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
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