JOSIE LONG GUEST DJS ON FRI 4TH MARCH

We’re back at The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston and the comedian Josie Long is our guest DJ on Friday 4th March!

You can join the Facebook event before doors open to get in on our £4 list.

We have one of our favourite people returning to DJ at the club with Josie Long back for her sixth DJ set! Last time she played the likes of The Smiths, John Grant, Belle and Sebastian, Talking Heads, Future Islands, Hefner, The Magnetic Fields and Jarvis Cocker. Check out her past sets on our Spotify page.

We’ll be playing our mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music. If you have any song requests you can post them in the event!

Allo Darlin’ . Alvvays . The Beach Boys . The Beatles . Belle and Sebastian . Best Coast . Blondie . David Bowie . Camera Obscura . The Clash . The Cure . Depeche Mode . Dexys Midnight Runners . Gang of Four . Hefner . The Jam . The Jesus and Mary Chain . Joanna Gruesome . Joy Division . The Kinks . Cate Le Bon . Jens Lekman . The Magnetic Fields . Manic Street Preachers . McCarthy . New Order . Orange Juice . The Pains of Being Pure at Heart . The Pastels . Pixies . Pulp . Ramones . The Shop Assistants . Shrag . Simon & Garfunkel . The Slits . Slow Club . Patti Smith . The Smiths . Standard Fare . Sweet Baboo . Talking Heads . Talulah Gosh . Tigercats . The Vaselines . The Velvet Underground . Veronica Falls . The Wave Pictures . Wire . Withered Hand

The majority of our recent club nights have sold out so if you want to guarantee getting in, please buy a ticket in advance for £6 from WeGotTickets.

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #53

We’re back with our February podcast as we select the best new alternative music!

DIIV release their new album Is the Is Are and we lead with the excellent “Under the Sun”.

Their Captured Tracks labelmates Wild Nothing have put out the dreamy “Reichpop” and Gwenno returns with the fantastic “Fratolish Hiang Perpeshki”.

Night Flowers DJ at our next club night and we feature their unreleased track “Chaser”. Parquet Courts are back with “Dust” and there’s new songs by two of our favourite bands Papernut Cambridge and Flowers.

Islands release “Back Into It” whilst Sweet Baboo have a new EP called Dennis and we lift “Blowing Up My Mind” from it plus there’s the latest from Beirut, The Spook School and Witching Waves.

Also on the podcast there’s Iggy Pop, Fever Dream, September Girls, Eureka California, The Goon Sax, Stanley Brinks and The Kaniks, Woodpigeon and Low.

You can subscribe to our Mixcloud page for all of our monthly podcasts.

NIGHT FLOWERS GUEST DJ ON FRI 19TH FEB

Scared To Dance returns to The Victoria in Dalston on Friday 19th February!

You can join the Facebook event before doors open to get in on our £4 list.

Our guest DJs are Greg Ullyart and Sam Lenthall from the band Night Flowers! They released one of our favourite EPs a couple of years ago so we asked them to DJ at the club.

The last time they played a fantastic set featuring New Order, The Lemonheads, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Cure, Pulp and Saint Etienne. You can listen to that on our Spotify page. Ex-footballer Pat Nevin will also be playing records at the club.

We’ll be playing indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music like this. If you have any song requests you can post them on the event wall!

Allo Darlin’ . Alvvays . The Beach Boys . The Beatles . Belle and Sebastian . Best Coast . Blondie . David Bowie . Camera Obscura . The Clash . The Cure . Depeche Mode . Dexys Midnight Runners . Gang of Four . Hefner . The Jam . The Jesus and Mary Chain . Joanna Gruesome . Joy Division . The Kinks . Cate Le Bon . Jens Lekman . The Magnetic Fields . Manic Street Preachers . McCarthy . New Order . Orange Juice . The Pains of Being Pure at Heart . The Pastels . Pixies . Pulp . Ramones . The Shop Assistants . Shrag . Simon & Garfunkel . The Slits . Slow Club . Patti Smith . The Smiths . Standard Fare . Sweet Baboo . Talking Heads . Talulah Gosh . Tigercats . The Vaselines . The Velvet Underground . Veronica Falls . The Wave Pictures . Wire . Withered Hand

Our last few club nights have sold out so if you want to guarantee getting in, please buy a ticket in advance for £6 from WeGotTickets.