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The Night Shift Pub Tour, London – Your Thoughts…

Mon 28 Oct 2013

The Night Shift Pub Tour has now sadly came to an end.  We had a fantastic time and huge thanks go out to all who came along and everyone that helped make it happen!  Here’s what some of you had to say about the London leg of the tour…

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Set list for Brighton, Bristol and Camden

Thu 24 Oct 2013

The Night Shift at The Monarch

Here’s the full set list from the last three dates of the Pub Tour, in Brighton, Bristol and Camden. Keep an eye on our site in the next few days for recommended recordings and a Spotify Playlist. And remember, if you can’t get enough Night Shift, we have a full scale event coming up on 31 October.

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Video feature: Composer Kim B Ashton

Mon 21 Oct 2013

Kim Ashton

Kim is the third of the three composers we’ve been working with to develop new pieces of music for performance on The Night Shift pub tour, in collaboration with new-music organisation Sound and Music. Take a look at this short interview to find out more about him and what inspires his music.

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The Night Shift Pub Tour – Composers

Fri 18 Oct 2013

The Night Shift Pub Tour

Next week sees the last three stops on our national pub tour – Brighton, Bristol and Camden. So far we’ve had an awesome response, with people packing into pubs to hear Haydn, alongisde newly commissioned work from Kate Whitley, Satoko Doi-Luck and Kim B Ashton.

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Pub Profile: The Monarch, Camden

Wed 16 Oct 2013

Amy Winehouse at Camden Monarch

The last night of the tour takes us back to London, and to a new venue for us – the Monarch, Camden.

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Hitting the road again – plus audience & critics reaction so far

Thu 10 Oct 2013

The Night Shift Pub Your 2013 - Audience Reaction

In just over ten days time the Night Shift Pub Tour is on the road again, visiting three more pubs in Brighton, Bristol and London. So we thought it was time to take stock and look back at our last three gigs  – here’s footage from them plus reaction from the audience.

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Pub Tour – now on sale

Mon 19 Aug 2013

We’re pretty damn excited to announce that, thanks to your donations and support, the 2013 Pub Tour is now on sale!

The tour takes in 6 pubs in 3 cities, and will feature the music of 18th century musical super-star Franz Joseph Haydn

Why Haydn? Well, cellist Robin Michael says: ‘Within a single line of music he can make you laugh, cry, dance and shock you with the most audacious of surprises. You can feel his generous spirit, the music bursts with invention, still fresh 200 years on.”

In the first set we’ll have a selection of some of Haydn’s ‘best bits’ and in the second, a complete string quartet. The exact music played will vary from night to night, so there will always be something a little different about each gig.

The tour will also feature 3 brand new pieces by some of today’s brightest composing talents – full details of who is being performed where below.

Each evening will feature 30 minute sets of music at 8.30pm and 9.30pm and doors will open at 7.30pm. While there may be some limited seating at some venues in general these are standing events.

We recommend early booking to secure limited availability discount tickets.
All tickets are subject to a 10% booking fee. Student tickets are £4 – please be sure to bring ID on the night – we WILL check!

Enough blurb – here are the tour details and booking links

Monday 9 September
The Bedford, Balham, London
Including the world premiere of Kate Whitley’s Statice for String Quartet
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Tuesday 10 September
The George Tavern, Shadwell, London
Including the Shadwell premiere of Kate Whitley’s Statice for String Quartet
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Wednesday 11 September
Old Queens Head, Angel, London
Including the world premiere of Satoko Doi-Luck’s The Flying of Fickle Time
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Monday 21 October
Blind Tiger, Brighton
Including the world premiere of a new piece by Kim B Ashton
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Tuesday 22 October
The Hatchet Inn, Bristol
Including the Bristol premiere of Satoko Doi-Luck’s The Flying of Fickle Time
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Wednesday 23 October
The Monarch, Camden, London
Including the Camden premiere of a new piece by Kim B Ashton
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Tickets
(all plus 10% booking fee)

£5 Mega Mega Advance
£8 Mega Advance
£10 Advance
£12 Not Advance (door)

£4 Students (NUS). Please bring ID

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