Friday 4th November 2016 - 10pm - 3am

Our noughties rock and roll club night returns to Mascara Bar on Friday 4th November. Expect to hear:

The Strokes
The Music
Kings of Leon
The Libertines
The Cooper Temple Clause
Arctic Monkeys
The Datsuns
The Cribs
The Rapture
The Von Bondies
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Le Tigre


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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... 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 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).

FREE entry.

See you at the baaar.... Mascara Bar!


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.


Thursday 6th October 2016 - 7pm - 9.30pm

Join us for another folk-rockin', freewheelin', floor-stompin' evening of bluegrass, country, americana and what not with Follow The Crows and guests.

Kicks off 7.30 and it's free entry - sure to be a good'n!


Every Tuesday - 4th October 2016 - 8pm onwards

Live music from 8pm 'til late

Musicians welcome

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Sunday 2nd October 2016 - 10.30pm onwards

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









Sunday 2nd October 2016 - 6pm - 9pm

Free Entry


Saturday 1st October 2016 - 9pm - 3am
The Mysteries Five return to the Mascara with their mix of Surf, Hot Rod and Space Rock instrumentals, ably assisted by the northern angular pop of Fun City.
Followed by A.P. and Camsh playing the finest punk, new wave, electronic and rock hits of the early 80s till 3am.

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 1st October 2016 =12pm onwards

Join us at Mascara Bar this Saturday afternoon from 12pm for a tea and coffee break in support of Macmillan cancer charity.

All proceeds raised go to Macmillan.


Friday 30th September 2016 - 9pm - 3am


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.







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 killyourtelevisionandgetouThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.



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...


Friday 23rd September 2016 - 8pm - 3am

Live Psychedelic Folk Rock from 8pm with the Yess Mess and Burning Wheel followed by anything goes party DJs from 11pm till late...



Thursday 22nd September 2016 - 8pm - 10.30pm

The Bordeaux of comedy nights - a rich bodied claret of LOLS and ROFLs to make your head spin. Join us at the seductive Mascara bar for a stunning line up of some of the funniest acts on the circuit. ELEANOR TIERNAN, CLOVIS VAN DARKHELM, THE STORYBEAST, CASSIE LAYTON, TOBY WILLIAMS, MARNY GODDEN and THE OWLS OF DERISION join me in a classy night of character comedy and stand up.



Sunday 18th September 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 Jude Cowan Montague and Mab Jones plus singer/songwriter Laura Kirby.

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

Jude Cowan Montague is an artist, writer and composer whose work may be playful, truthful, mysterious and subversive. She explores story, song, and visual ideas.Jude creates unique, experimental pop. She is known for her improvised song stories inspired by working as an archivist for Reuters television news.

Mab Jones hails from Wales. Her latest book, take your experience and peel it, won the Geoff Stevens Memorial Poetry Prize. She writes for the New York Times but lives on a little hill without any car access. She also runs International Dylan Thomas Day, which is May 14 each year, please get involved!

Saturday 17th September 2016 - 10pm - 3am

ROLL UP! ROLL UP! and prepare yourselves for the onslaught of Punk, Power Pop, Garage, Glam and Rock 'n' Roll that is BANG! Katia and Betty are back one more time Saturday 17th September at the place where everyone knows your name, Mascara Bar.

Come shake at us.



Friday 16th September 2016 - 9pm - 3am

Our monthly social dance night of footloose dancing to mischievous music continues at Mascara bar.

9pm – 2am – Music from Don Pucci + guests
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!
Address: Mascara Bar, 72 Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington, N16 6XS – Click for Google Map

Future Dates in 2016: 14th Oct, 18th Nov


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!


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