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August 2016

Category: Latin
Date: Friday 26 August 2016 At: 6:00PM

Every week Havana’s nightlife comes to the Forge. Come and party with London’s Cuban community and their friends, try your hand (or feet) at salsa or enjoy live music from the city’s 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.

Prices: £12.00

September 2016

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.

Prices: £13.00

Category: World
Date: Sunday 4 September 2016 At: 6:30PM

It’s hot, it’s fiery, it’s thrilling, with intoxicating traditional rhythms and sensual dance moves. London’s hottest night of live flamenco music and dance, features guest dancer Lourdes Fernández Menayo.

Prices: £5.00

Category: Contemporary
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

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
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).

Prices: £5.00

Category: Comedy
Date: Tuesday 13 September 2016 At: 7:00PM

Join Russell Howard, one of the UK's funniest and most successful comedians, as he tries out brand new material.

Prices: £8.00

Category: Pop, Rock & Indie
Date: Wednesday 14 September 2016 At: 7:30PM

Introducing a debut project from SHELLS that captures both serene beauty and intelligence in abundance. A must listen & one to fall in love with.

Prices: £7.00

Date: Saturday 17 September 2016 At: 1:00PM

A chance to hone your writing and spoken word skills with some of the UK's best poets. This month: Dean Atta, winner of the 2012 London Poetry Award.

Prices: £20.00

Category: Pop, Rock & Indie
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 “Low Country” has already garnered some rave reviews.

Prices: £12.00

Category: Comedy
Date: Wednesday 21 September 2016 At: 7:00PM

Join Russell Howard, one of the UK's funniest and most successful comedians, as he tries out brand new material.

Prices: £8.00

Category: Pop, Rock & Indie
Date: Thursday 22 September 2016 At: 7:00PM

English singer songwriter from Liverpool, Howie Payne comes to The Forge this September 22nd. Not a show to be missed!

Prices: £11.00

Category: Pop, Rock & Indie
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.

Prices: £8.50

Date: Wednesday 28 September 2016 At: 7:00PM

An always special, monthly night of spoken word & poetry with Caleb Femi (winner of the Roundhouse Poetry Slam), Inua Ellams & Chris Redmond and music from Ayelle & Dizraelli.

Prices: £5.00 to £8.00

Category: Classical
Date: Thursday 29 September 2016 At: 7:00PM

Steinway artist Chad Lawson has a different approach to classical music; don’t 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.

Prices: £12.50

October 2016

Category: Comedy
Date: Tuesday 11 October 2016 At: 7:00PM

Join Russell Howard, one of the UK's funniest and most successful comedians, as he tries out brand new material.

Prices: £8.00

Category: World
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.

Prices: £22.00

Category: Pop, Rock & Indie
Date: Wednesday 19 October 2016 At: 7:30PM

Singer/Songwriter Archie Smith, which his effortless voice and distinct love for the piano, continues his solo journey at The Forge this October 19th.

Prices: £7.00

Category: Folk
Date: Tuesday 25 October 2016 At: 7:00PM

Upset The Rhythm & Caugh by the River team up to invite two masterful musicians who both walk the line between traditional folk composition and improvised experiment.

Prices: £6.00

Category: Folk
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.

Prices: £12.00

November 2016

Category: Contemporary
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'.

Prices: £13.00

Category: Pop, Rock & Indie
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’s personal collection) over a swath of European tour dates throughout the remainder of 2016 including this November 2nd at The Forge.

Prices: £11.00

Category: Pop, Rock & Indie
Date: Thursday 3 November 2016 At: 7:00PM

Already having toured the UK twice and played to audiences of over 35,000 people, Leddra Champan comes to The Forge to perform her newest projects and releases.

Prices: £12.50

Category: Folk
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...

Prices: £12.00

Category: Folk
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...

Prices: £15.00

Category: World
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

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
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.

Prices: £10.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Saturday 12 November 2016 At: 8:00PM

The Kutonoka Project is an afro-jazz musical project where the compositions fuse the ethnic rhythms of Angola with jazz, makossa, funk, samba, rhumba and more.

Prices: £13.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Sunday 13 November 2016 At: 2:00PM

In this new collaboration, guitarist Pysz and pianist Neame explore the many avenues of expression offered by this unique combination of instruments.

Prices: £10.00

Category: World
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 España on Fire!

Prices: £7.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
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’s highly-acclaimed album, Gurutopia.

Prices: £10.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
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

Category: World
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

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Saturday 19 November 2016 At: 2:00PM

Singer and composer Joanna Wallfisch celebrates her second release for Sunnyside Records, and her most adventurous album yet — Gardens In My Mind.

Prices: £10.00

Category: World
Date: Saturday 19 November 2016 At: 8:00PM

A fabulous night dedicated to Ochùn, 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.

Prices: £12.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Sunday 20 November 2016 At: 2:00PM

A unique collaboration between artists Randolph Matthews and Cleveland Watkiss, as part of the London Jazz Festival.

Prices: £10.00

Category: World
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.

Prices: £12.00

Category: Contemporary
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.

Prices: £17.50

Category: Pop, Rock & Indie
Date: Wednesday 23 November 2016 At: 7:30PM

Mike Kinsella aka OWEN - presently and formerly of Cap'n Jazz, American Football and T/T/T - is a sensation with an acoustic guitar and a new album coming out on Wichita Recordings.

Prices: £14.00

Category: Pop, Rock & Indie
Date: Thursday 24 November 2016 At: 7:30PM

Mike Kinsella aka OWEN - presently and formerly of Cap'n Jazz, American Football and T/T/T - is a sensation with an acoustic guitar and a new album coming out on Wichita Recordings.

Prices: £14.00

January 2017

Category: Pop, Rock & Indie
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’s created songs of substance, his exquisite sense of melody blending effortlessly with clever, ...

Prices: £19.00