Sunday 11th September 2016 - 7pm - 10pm

ELD's September Country AND Western Sunday at Mascara Bar features our good friends Bob Collum and the Welfare Mothers.

The evening will start with a C&W vinyl set from Jonathan Shacklock at 7pm and introduce the live music at 7.15pm. After another DJ set, house band East Lonesome Drifters will keep you entertained up to the live jazz at 11pm.

Happy hour pint specials and FREE entry. See you at the baaar.... Mascara Bar!


Saturday 10th September 2016 - 9pm - 3am

Second edition of Steppin' Out is totally a affair featuring that legendary man-about-town & phenomenal DJ Ian Jackson + the irrepressible live-wire that is Kelly B (aka Lenny Gamble) add the shy & retiring host Jon Dabner and you got the ingredients for a truly memorable Soul Night Out at the fabulous Mascara Bar!

The great sound system will be pumping a non-stop tirade of Rare & Northern Soul, Old School Rhythm & Blues and Boogaloo all on original vinyl.

Admission is free to this terrific club venue with wooden dance floor & regular bar prices!


Friday 9th September 2016 - 10pm - 3am

Coming up on 9th September - our 2016 Girls on the Decks special!

Special guest DJs Beatgirl Alexandra (Weirdsville), Birgit Berlin and Natalia RC will join your hosts Suzie Greengrass and Sini.

Expect to hear the finest sounds of 60s underground on vinyl only:

13th Floor Elevators * Aorta * Blues Magoos * C.A. Quintet * the Denims * the Doors * thee Headcoatees * Hunger * the Electric Prunes * the Fabs * Five by Five * the 5 Canadians * the Gentlemen * July * Little Phil & the Nightshadows * the Liverbirds * Love * MC5 * the Misunderstood * the Monks * Morgen * Music Emporium * Music Machine * the Nomads * the Outsiders * the Poets * Pretty Things * Q65 * the Seeds * the Shangri-Las * the Standells * Stooges * the Strollers * Them * the Third Bardo * the Unrelated Segments * Velvet Illusions * We The People * Zakary Thaks

and many more!

Free entry & open until 3am - see you on the dance floor!


Friday 2nd September 2016 - 9pm - 3am

LTR Records celebrates the release of the debut solo album by Dan Hayhurst with a launch party at the Mascara Bar in Stoke Newington on Friday 2 September.

Entry is free, and Dan Hayhurst will perform live with visuals by Reuben Sutherland.

Plus DJ Horton Jupiter.


Every Tuesday - 30th August 2016 - 8pm onwards

Live music from 8pm 'til late

Musicians welcome

Get in touch on 07905151894 or





Sunday 28th August 2016 - 10.30pm onwards

*****NOW STARTING AT 10.30PM*****









Saturday 27th August 2016 - 10pm - 3am

Hello Daddy, Hello Mom...

That's right! After taking a month off to buff up our platform boots, Ch-ch-ch-ch-cherry Bomb is back with a glam-bam-thank-you-ma'am and is returning to The Mascara Bar on the 27th of August... 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...


Friday 26th August 2016 - 9pm - 3am

Last Dugout of the Summer - gateway to the last Bank Holiday before Christmas! We need more!! Dugout Soul Club approaching it's 5th birthday - a landmark on Hackney's nightlife scene, as is the brilliant Mascara Bar!

Dugout Energy Company DJs Curt, Rich, Steve & Jon spin Rare & Northern Soul, Old School RnB, Motown, Funk & Boogaloo with flash, panache & peak soul power for a cosmopolitan & discerning crowd.

Top sound system! Wooden dance floor! Great drinks prices! Free admission! 3AM licence in an unrivalled atmosphere!


Sunday 21st August 2016 - 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Nigel Burch and the Flea-Pit Orchestra, Fran Isherwood and Gaga Ladies are are up to their usual Shenanigans joined by their special guests: This month we have singer -songwriter Jace Thompson and lapsteel wizard Paul Seacroft, both of whom may well be joined by guest singers (TBC).

Come along and be entertained or grace the open mic Just sign up at 6.30pm.



Saturday 20th August 2016 - 9pm - 3am

Hey everybody, it's time to shake your money makers this Saturday night at the Mascara Bar.

We'll be bringing you some of the best tunes of jive, rock n' roll and rhythm and blues all night long. So don't forget your blue suedes and bring some spares too.





Thursday 18th July 2016 - 8pm onwards

Once again, bun funners unite

Anyone welcome to collab/experiment/jam

open platform with hosts



Sunday 14th August 2016 - 7pm onwards

Drifters are back to work (but dang we enjoy it) after the Grand Ole Stokey as we welcome guests The Henry Brothers to our favourite honky tonk Mascara Bar.

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!



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!



Friday 12th August 2016 - 9pm - 3am

Our oldest and favouritist night of social dancing!

Mischievous music with a sense of humour: Swing that really swings, innuendo-riddled Jump Blues, steamin' Hot Jazz, and more.

We're a week earlier than usual this month!

9pm - 2am: Music from Don Pucci + guest DJ
2am - 4am: Little Richard's Rhythm & Blues Juke Box

£5 entry / Free after 1am


Saturday 6th August 2016 - 9pm - 3am

The Gina Baber Set (Disco, RnB)

Alia Sulaiman (Philly Soul)

E-Man Boogie (Boogie)





Friday 5th August 2016 - 8pm - 3am


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 40th anniversary thing, Garageland and with invaluable help from Lindsey Duncan

★ Disabled access ★ 3am close



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.


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!





Sunday 24th July 2016 - 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Nigel Burch and the Flea-Pit Orchestra and Fran Isherwood (The Gaga Ladies are on their jollies) are up to their usual Shenanigans joined by their special guests.

This months guests are the poets Cathy Flower, Lucy Leagrave, Kevin Reinhardt, Bryan Baker & Ernie Burns

Come along and be entertained or grace the open mic Just sign up from 6.30pm.



Saturday 23rd July 2016 - 9pm - 3am



Sterling Roswell (Spacemen 3)
She Rocola (Tropics of Cancer, Lady and the Tramps)
John the Revelator (Dirty Water Records, Heatwave)
★ Sean Bright (Time Tunnel)

★ Live music from Nigel Burch and the Flea-Pit Orchestra (Brechtian folk punk)

★ Twist contest ★ Extravagant outfits ★ Secret guests tba

A few of us are celebrating birthdays on this one :-)

★ The Sonics ★ Devo ★ northern soul ★ Little Richard ★ The Clash ★ B52s ★ Etta James ★ David Bowie ★ The Slits ★ The Velvet Underground ★ Toots and the Maytals ★ Gang of Four ★ The Shangri-Las ★ T-Rex ★ X-Ray Spex ★ Chuck Berry ★ Ramones ★ Jackie Wilson ★ The Rolling Stones ★ Talking Heads ★ Ray Charles ★ The Stranglers ★ Ike and Tina ★ Wanda Jackson ★ The Specials ★ The Kingsmen ★ Iggy Pop ★



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