FORTUNA POP! GUEST DJ ON FRI 3RD JUNE

It’s the club’s 7th birthday on Friday 3rd June and we’re celebrating it at The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston!

You can click going on the Facebook event before doors open to get on our £4 cheaplist.

Our guest DJs are Sean Price and Morgan Giles from the excellent Fortuna Pop! record label. Home to many of our favourite bands like Allo Darlin’, Tigercats, The Spook School, Withered Hand and Darren Hayman, they DJed for us on New Year’s Eve with a superb set of indiepop, post-punk and northern soul.

You can listen to one of their past guest DJ sets on our Spotify page. We’d like to hear as many of your song requests as possible so send them in!

We’ll be playing our mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music.

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 . The Fall . Gang of Four . Hefner . The Jam . The Jesus and Mary Chain . Joy Division . The Kinks . Cate Le Bon . Jens Lekman . The Magnetic Fields . Manic Street Preachers . McCarthy . Neutral Milk Hotel . 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 . The Smiths . Standard Fare . Sweet Baboo . Talking Heads . Talulah Gosh . Tigercats . The Vaselines . The Velvet Underground . Veronica Falls . The Wave Pictures . Wire . Withered Hand

If you prefer to buy tickets in advance, you can get them for £6 from WeGotTickets.

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #56

We have the best new music from the past month on our May podcast!

The Spook School kick things off with the superb “Gone Home” followed by The Hayman Kupa Band who release “Someone to Care For Me”.

We lift “Ancient Rolling Sea” by Slow Club and “Sane” from Fear of Men from their forthcoming albums.

Former Long Blondes frontwoman Kate Jackson puts out her debut solo LP British Road Movies tomorrow on Hoo Ha Records and we feature “Metropolis”.

Super Furry Animals return with the fantastic “Bing Bong” as do Peter Bjorn and John, Sally Shapiro, Citizen Helene, Pheeyownah, Whitebelt and Kid Canaveral. We also have a trio of tracks from Odd Box Records with new material from T.O.Y.S, Rainbow Reservoir and City Yelps.

Also on the podcast there’s Darren Hayman, Paul Simon, Math and Physics Club, Okkervil River and Bonnie “Prince” Billy.

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

MANIC STREET PREACHERS SPECIAL ON FRI 20TH MAY

Scared To Dance is happening at The Victoria again on Friday 20th May and we’re having a Manic Street Preachers Special!

You can get in on our £4 cheaplist by joining the Facebook event before doors open.

Our guest DJ is Matt Whittle from the club night Mixtape. Matt is a massive Manics fan and he’ll be DJing from 10:30pm and 12am so expect the best from Generation Terrorists, The Holy Bible, Everything Must Go, This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours, Futurology and more. If you have any song requests you can post them on the event wall!

We’ll be playing Manic Street Preachers alongside our usual mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music.

A Design For Life . Archives of Pain . Australia . Condemned to Rock ‘N’ Roll . The Convalescent . Enola/Alone . Epicentre . Europa Geht Durch Mich . Everything Must Go . Faster . Found That Soul . Freedom of Speech Won’t Feed My Children . From Despair to Where . The Girl Who Wanted to Be God . If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next . (It’s Not War) Just the End of Love . Jackie Collins Existential Question Time . Judge Yr’self . Kevin Carter . La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh) . Little Baby Nothing . The Love of Richard Nixon . Love’s Sweet Exile . Marlon J.D . The Masses Against the Classes . Motorcycle Emptiness . Motown Junk . The Next Jet to Leave Moscow . 1985 . Of Walking Abortion . P.C.P . Peeled Apples . Prologue to History . Revol . Roses in the Hospital . Show Me the Wonder . Slash ‘N’ Burn . Sleepflower . Some Kind of Nothingness . Sorrow 16 . Stay Beautiful . Suicide Alley . Theme From M*A*S*H* (Suicide Is Painless) . 30-Year War . Tsunami . Walk Me to the Bridge . Yes . You Love Us . You Stole the Sun From My Heart . Your Love Alone Is Not Enough

You can either join the event to get in on our £4 cheaplist or you can buy tickets in advance for £6 to guarantee getting in from WeGotTickets.