Saturday 4th February 2017 - 10pm - 3am
Got the winter blues? We got you. Come shake them off at our BANG! winter edition.
Strict choreograpy, excellent tunes, pals and beer!
YOU KNOW IT
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
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 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.
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.....
Sunday 22nd January 2017 - 10.30pm onwards
*****NOW STARTING AT 10.30PM******
Sunday 22nd January 2017 - 5pm - 8pm
A bit of sax, guitar and double bass for your pleasure.
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!
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!
Thursday 19th January 2017 - 7.30pm - 10.30pm
Cab Sauv is straight out of the traps for 2017 with a KILLER show in January. For our fifth instalment we have the brilliant Alison Thea-SKot, the brilliant Joseph Morpurgo, the brilliant Jenny Bede, the brilliant Marny Godden, the brilliant Dan March and the brilliant Mike Haley.
FOR FULL DETAILS PLEASE SEE FACEBOOK EVENT.
Everyone's brilliant. And it's still free!
Sunday 15th January 2017 - 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Your hosts Fran Isherwood and the Gaga Ladies will be joined by special guests singer Helen McCookerybook and poet Richard Allen. There is also an Open Mic from 6.30. It's FREE!
Helen will be playing songs from her new album
Richard Allen: "John Lennon meets John Cooper Clarke, gets pissed with Spike Milligan, and vomits through T S Eliot's letterbox "
Saturday 14th January 2017 - 9pm - 3am
Brash flash n firing - Stoke Newington's newest soul night features the finest vinyl operators around - spinning 100% original vinyl Rare Northern n Club Soul, Vintage Rhythm & Blues, Motown, Boogaloo.
Resident Jonathan Dabner welcomes (almost resident) master DJ Glen Goodwin (Stax of Soul, Hole in the Wall) and Rory McCartney (Le Malibu, Paradiso) - these fellas have SOME tunes!
The Mascara Bar has a fine sound system, a wooden dance floor, a 3am licence, regular bar prices & a FREE ADMISSION POLICY. And, most importantly - a truly mixed, welcoming & cosmopolitan crowd.
Ain't no better place to show your pretty face!
Friday 13th January 2017 - 9pm - 3am
Hello hello we're back. First set of 2017 at one of our all time favourite places Mascara Bar.
Expect to hear sets of 60s cuts, present day hits, tripped out world disco, rock'n'roll and pretty much everything in between.
We accept [SUPERB] song requests.
Saturday 7th January 2017 - 8pm - 3am
Ooh look out, you rock 'n' rollers! Has it really been almost a year? Come celebrate the life and work of David Bowie with us at Mascara Bar!
★ Hélène de Joie performing burlesque to Cat People
★ She Rocola covering some choice Bowie numbers
DJs until 3am playing non-stop Bowie & related:
★ John the Revelator (Stoke Newington Music Festival, Dirty Water Records, Heatwave)
★ Lolo Wood (Ye Nuns, Joanne Joanne, MX Tyrants)
★ Sean Bright (Time Tunnel)
Plus more TBA. This is a Cancer Research UK fundraiser event, acts are donating their fees and we'll be shaking buckets on the night. So make sure you bring plenty of ch' ch' ch' ch' change! Sorry..
FREE ENTRY // LATE CLOSE // DRESS-UP & LIGHTNING BOLT MAKE-UP ENCOURAGED
Saturday 31st December 2016 - 9pm - 5am
Dugout Soul Club's Jonathan Dabner hosts a Bumper NYE Allnight Party featuring Soul Legends Glen Goodwin & Ian Jackson.
Once the Christmas malarky's done - it's time for some proper adult fun!!
OVO Rare, Northern & Club Soul, Motown & Boogaloo @ the gemstone Mascara Bar!
Come early stay late - dawn'll be breakin' on 2017 time ya leave - head buzzing with fabulous music n memories of a night spent with old & new friends.
The brilliant Mascara Bar does not hike drinks prices or charge exhorbitant admission fees - in fact there is NO DOOR TAX. This party's gonna be the best fun!!
ARRIVE EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT. NO ENTRY AFTER 2AM.
Friday 30th December 2016 - 9pm - 3am
Leave your pretentions, fancy retro stylings and anally obscure box of 7” records at home.
Come as you are (fair enough, if you retro style permanently) and listen to a night of music we all know and love. The kind of music that makes you jump around like a lunatic and sing like a superstar…especially when you’ve had a few.
Requests will be listened to but not necessarily honoured.
Led Zeppelin – Whole Lotta Love
Nirvana – Heart Shaped Box
ABBA – Does Your Mother Know
Television – Marquee Moon
The Who – Baba O’ Reilly
White Stripes – Seven Nation Army
David Bowie – Starman
AC/DC – Highway To Hell
Ike & Tina Turner – River Deep, Mountain High
The Kinks – You Really Got Me
Patti Smith – Because The Night
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bad Moon Rising
Gary Numan – Are Friends Electric
The Rolling Stones – Miss You
Laura Branigan – Self Control
Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze
Guns N Roses – Welcome To The Jungle
The Doors – Love Her Madly
Queen - Somebody To Love
Saturday 24th December 2016 - 9pm - 3am
Jingle your way into Christmas with our special Jump 'n' Jive!
Join us at Mascara Bar on Christmas Eve from 9pm till Santa climbs down the chimney.
Expect all the best of Rock 'n' Roll, Jive, Soul, Rhythm & Blues.
Get your blue suedes ready and don't forget the spares!
Strong liquor, Free Entry & great music all night long!
Friday 23rd December 2016 - 9pm - 3am
Yeah 5 years since the Dugout launched in December 2011.
After experimenting with various venues we found our spirtual home at the legendary Mascara Bar in February 2013. Here the club has gone from strength to strength becoming an important fixture on Hackney's Nightlife Scene.
DJs Steve Sullivan, Richard Walker, Curtis Taylor and Jon Dabner - the mighty Dugout Energy Company - purvey the finest Rare, Northern & Club Soul, Vintage Rhythm & Blues, Funk, Motown & Boogaloo with Peak Soul Power!
Enjoy the finest music on a top sound system, dance on a sprung wooden dance floor, drink at a regularly priced bar, relish free admission & a 3am licence. More of good sounding time than the law allows!!
Thursday 22nd December 2016 - 8pm - 3am
Christmas knees-up and booze-up brought to you by Mascara Bar's favourite regular clubnights and DJs! The dream team:
★ Katia & Betty (BANG)
★ Nathan (Hard To Explain Club Night)
★ Sam Fenn (QUEER)
★ John the Revelator (Have Love Will Travel)
★ Janie Jones (Jump 'n' Jive)
★ Tim Wells
Expect all your favourites from 50s-00s (soul & glam & rock 'n' roll & ska & reggae & indie & new wave & post-punk) PLUS festive party classics
Punch, nibbles & other goodies for the early birds - 6pm til 8pm
FREE // 3AM CLOSE // CRIMBO DRESS UP & MISTLETOE