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Date: Friday 26 August 2016 At: 6:00PM
Every week Havana‚Äôs nightlife comes to the Forge. Come and party with London‚Äôs Cuban community and their friends, try your hand (or feet) at salsa or enjoy live music from the city‚Äôs best Cuban musicians (and others that have flown in to play).
Prices: ¬£0.00 to ¬£10.00
Date: Sunday 28 August 2016 At: 8:00PM
Ginga is a night of Kizomba, Zouk, Afrobeats & party anthems in the heart of Camden. DJ Flex & special guest from Paris, DJ Vasco, play the tunes until 3am + surprise performances throughout the night.
Date: Thursday 1 September 2016 At: 7:00PM
Sage Francis and B.Dolan present Strange Speech, Famous Development. These American emcee/poets are respectively touted for their lyricism, activism, humor and provocative performance art. Touring the UK, they'll be delivering some brand new concentrated dark matter to the UK.
Date: Sunday 4 September 2016 At: 6:30PM
It‚Äôs hot, it‚Äôs fiery, it‚Äôs thrilling, with intoxicating traditional rhythms and sensual dance moves. London‚Äôs hottest night of live flamenco music and dance, features guest dancer Lourdes Fern√°ndez Menayo.
Date: Tuesday 6 September 2016 At: 7:30PM
rarescale presents new chamber works for flutes, with piano, guitar and electronics. New works by Steve Kilpatrick, Jonathan Pitkin and Yfat Soul Zisso receive their first performances, and pianist extraordinaire Xenia Pestova presents solo works by Ailis ni Riain and Ed Bennett.
Prices: ¬£10.00 to ¬£12.00
Date: Saturday 10 September 2016 At: 7:30PM
The Forge's monthly down & dirty night of funk & soul returns, with three bands & a DJ at the top of their game. September's co-headliners are Nick Pride & The Pimptones and Crowd Company, joined by Gracie and DJ Calamity Jade (Milan).
Date: Tuesday 20 September 2016 At: 7:00PM
Best-selling thriller writer RJ Ellory formed The Whiskey Poets with Martin Smith (formerly of ELO) in late 2014. The poetic, melodic country/blues rock of their debut album ‚ÄúLow Country‚ÄĚ has already garnered some rave reviews.
Date: Tuesday 27 September 2016 At: 7:00PM
Today's hottest Czech music comes to The Forge. Indie Scopes presents Fresh Czech Music UK presents Ghost of You and Mydy Rabycard. These bands are sure to give you an idea of the awe-inspiring music scene and the happenings in Czech.
Date: Thursday 29 September 2016 At: 7:00PM
Steinway artist Chad Lawson has a different approach to classical music; don‚Äôt make it classical. His release, The Chopin Variations, re-introduced the Poet of the Piano to the Spotify/Pandora generation with the result landing him at #1 Billboard, iTunes and Amazon classical charts.
Date: Wednesday 12 October 2016 At: 7:30PM
Backstage Productions is very sad to announce that, due to severe health conditions, the Luiz Melodia concert scheduled at The Forge for 12 October has been cancelled. We wish the artist very fastest possible recovery and hope to be able to re-schedule this concert in 2017.
Date: Thursday 27 October 2016 At: 7:30PM
John has played to audiences all over the world, in living rooms, festival tents and sold-out concert halls. He tours relentlessly with guitar and suitcase, sometimes with a small band, always looking to communicate through a song and to share something intangible with those willing to listen.
Date: Tuesday 1 November 2016 At: 7:00PM
Dirty Three drummer Jim White and Cretan lute player George Xylouris return in support of second LP 'Black Peak': the tumultuous, tender and terrifically expressive follow up to critically-acclaimed debut 'Goats'.
Date: Wednesday 2 November 2016 At: 7:00PM
Daniel Norgren's celebrates his latest album,The Green Stone (featuring some rare, 1950s-1970s era house organs from Norgren‚Äôs personal collection) over a swath of European tour dates throughout the remainder of 2016 including this November 2nd at The Forge.
Date: Monday 7 November 2016 At: 7:30PM
In a crowded field of outstanding Irish fiddle players and interpreters of traditional music Colm Mac Con Iomaire is unique. His voice is unmistakably his own and his music bears distinctive creative hallmarks which have as much to do with his personality and character as with his impressive technic...
Date: Wednesday 9 November 2016 At: 7:30PM
Bird is often compared to singer-songwriters such as Fiona Apple or the young Janis Joplin. In her songs she fuses elements of traditional folk music, blues and funk with an energetic handmade rock sound. Her exceptional voice allows for a huge repertoire from soft folk ballads to rousing power song...
Date: Friday 11 November 2016 At: 8:00PM
Soothsayers will be performing with producer/bassist Wu-Lu, incorporating electronics by Hector Plimmer and drawing on Soothsayers' extensive back catalogue of recordings, which feature an impressive list of artists and singers from the UK, Africa and The Caribbean.
Prices: ¬£12.00 to ¬£15.00
Date: Saturday 12 November 2016 At: 2:00PM
A multi-award-winning drummer, instrumentalist, composer, producer and broadcaster, blessed with the gift of feeling and harmony, Ollie Howell is establishing a name for himself both in the UK and internationally.
Date: Sunday 13 November 2016 At: 6:30PM
As part of London Jazz Festival, pianist John Cervantes presents a brand new show for 2016, an intoxicating mesh of handclaps, foot stamps, jazz harmony, improvisation and dance, in collaboration with our monthly flamenco night Espa√Īa on Fire!
Date: Wednesday 16 November 2016 At: 8:00PM
Virtuoso bass player Shez Raja and his world-class band perform their unique brand of powerhouse Indo-jazz funk. Tonight they celebrate the release of Raja‚Äôs highly-acclaimed album, Gurutopia.
Date: Thursday 17 November 2016 At: 8:00PM
Fusing Romanian and Moldovan folk music and sophisticated, grooving jazz, Trigon make sparky and surprising music that sounds like what might have come about had gypsy maestros Taraf de Haidouks.
Prices: ¬£12.00 to ¬£15.00
Date: Friday 18 November 2016 At: 8:00PM
As part of the London Jazz Festival, Funkiwala Sounds features new releases and previews of up and coming releases from Funkiwala Records - featuring a host of innovative heavyweights from afrobeat-Cuban-Bangladeshi to Cuban Rumba and Afro-Jazz.
Prices: ¬£12.00 to ¬£15.00
Date: Saturday 19 November 2016 At: 8:00PM
A fabulous night dedicated to Och√Ļn, the Patroness of Cuba, violinist Omar Puente, bassist Gary Crosby, saxophonist Denys Baptiste and rumba legends Gerardo & Su Rumbache mix elements from the heart of Afro-Cuban percussion with classical music and jazz.
Date: Sunday 20 November 2016 At: 7:00PM
As part of the London Jazz Festival, ARIWO bring you their dancefloor-shuddering live performance, which balances the street sounds of Cuba's folkloric music with live electronic processing and a heavy jazz influence.
Date: Tuesday 22 November 2016 At: 7:00PM
Judith Owen celebrates her new album 'Somebody's Child.' Owen is know for her musical variety creating her own stylistic genre of voice and piano with other musical accompaniments.
Date: Wednesday 25 January 2017 At: 7:00PM
In 1977 David Knopfler founded Dire Straits, and with brother Mark Knopfler, before resigning to follow his own path as an independent singer-songwriter. For more than three decades he‚Äôs created songs of substance, his exquisite sense of melody blending effortlessly with clever, ...