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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SONG OF THE WEEK
Dolly Parton - 9 To 5
Friday 29th July 2016 - 9pm - 3am
The High Summer (what summer?) Edition of Stoke Newington's longest running soul night - a landmark event on Hackney's nightlife scene.
Dugout DJs spin the finest soul dance music all night long and on into the dawn chorus - Rare & Northern Soul, Funk, RnB & Boogaloo delivered with flash, panache & peak soul power.
Free entry to a great club venue, the brilliant, cosmopolitan Mascara Bar, with an excellent sound system, wooden dance floor and sweet drinks pricing!
You have been warned!
Saturday 30th July 2016 - 9pm - 3am
Reggae and punk in a two sevens clash.
The Ruts, Junior Murvin, The Clash, Dillinger, The Slits, The Mighty Two, The Jam, LKJ, X-Ray Spex, Dennis Brown, Menace, Aswad, Blondie, The Upsetters, Rich Kids, Steel Pulse and plenty more for your dancing pleasure.
9pm kick off. No door pressure.
Late bar and toilets.
Sunday 31st July 2016 - 10.30pm onwards
*****NOW STARTING AT 10.30PM*****
Every Tuesday - 2nd August 2016 - 8pm onwards
Live music from 8pm 'til late
Get in touch on 07905151894 or www.lazychan.com
Friday 5th August 2016 - 8pm - 3am
⚡ HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL ⚡ PUNK SPECIAL ⚡
★ Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols)
★ Richard Boon (Buzzcocks ex-manager)
★ Mark Laff (Generation X / Subway Sect)
★ Travis Elborough (author of The Long-Player Goodbye)
★ Hélène de Joie (punk burlesque)
★ Moto Vamp (garage biker punks)
★ Intimate evening of live music, panel discussion and Q&A with bona fide punk royalty. Followed by Hélène de Joie and leather-clad biker punks Moto Vamp
★ DJs John the Revelator (Dirty Water Records, Heatwave), Paula and James Meynell (Soho Radio) playing punk classics and cult choices until 3am
★ In association with the http://punk.london/ 40th anniversary thing, Garageland and with invaluable help from Lindsey Duncan
★ Disabled access ★ 3am close
★ FREE ENTRY
Saturday 13th August 2016 - 9pm - 3am
Rocket launch of a spankin' new Soul Club. Resident DJ Jon Dabner presents a night of 100% Rare & Northern Soul Vinyl with a sparkling rostra of guests starting with Hole in the Wall's superb Glen Goodwin and introducing Dublin's Lisa Wolverson making her London debut.
Venue: the brilliant, cosmopolitan Mascara Bar!
Where else offers a free admission policy, a top sound system, wooden dance floor, great drinks prices and a 3AM licence?
Launching 13 August the club runs second Saturday of the month thereafter.
Brilliant local action painter Gina Southgate is designing an exclusive flyer but in the meantime here's a great pic of Tammi Terrell in fightin' form!
Sunday 14th August 2016 - 7pm onwards
If you caught their set last month you will not want to miss their take on the genre of the Murder Ballad.
Hear Henry Brothers sing old time country songs of mortality & murder in the close harmony style of 'brother' duets like the Monroe Bros/Louvin Bros, etc...
The London visits are minimal so get here early for the "most famous murder ballad duo in Norwich" with pint specials and DJ set all starting at 630pm. See ya at the bar.... Mascara Bar!