We’re back at The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston on Saturday 6th August!

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

Our guest DJ is the ex-Scotland, Everton and Chelsea footballer Pat Nevin! Pat has excellent taste in music and has DJed at the club on several occasions.

He’ll be DJing from 11:30pm so expect to hear the likes of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Camera Obscura, The Fall, Belle and Sebastian, The Spook School and Joy Division. You can listen to one his past playlists on Spotify and song requests are welcome!

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

Our last club night sold out so if you’d like to guarantee getting in you can buy advance tickets for £6 from WeGotTickets.


We’ll be DJing at Indietracks Festival this summer. It’s their tenth anniversary and we’ll be doing the club night on Saturday 30th July!

Indietracks is a unique festival combining heritage trains and indiepop music, located at the Midland Railway in Butterley, in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside. Saint Etienne, The Aislers Set, The Spook School, Emma Pollock and Darren Hayman are among the first artists confirmed for this year’s festival.

Joining them on the bill so far are The Lovely Eggs, Comet Gain, Expert Alterations, Flowers, Seazoo, Po!, Chrissy Barnacle, ¡Ay Carmela!, City Yelps, Soda Fountain Rag, Charla Fantasma, Vacaciones, Songs for Walter, Two White Cranes, Falling & Laughing, Maggie8, Lorna, Pete Green, The Charlie Tipper Conspiracy, Prizefighter, Red Sleeping Beauty, Boys Forever, Trust Fund, Simon Love & The Old Romantics, Iko Cherie, Wintergreen, Nervous Twitch, Humousexual, White Town, Jessica and The Fletchers, Witching Waves, Helen McCookerybook, Haiku Salut, Bearsuit, Gavin Osborn, Alimony Hustle, Sonic The Comic, Honey Joy, Robyn Johnson, DIRTYGIRL, Frankie Machine, Deerful and Robberie.

Tickets are now available and you can join the Facebook event to send in your song requests.


Our podcast is back with the best 20 tracks from the past month.

We start with one of our favourite new bands Beds in Parks who release the brilliant “I’m a Warhol”.

Yassassin are a new quintet and we feature “Social Politics” from their upcoming EP. We also have latest singles from Chorusgirl and Joanna Gruesome.

Fortuna POP! and Slumberland Records are putting out an excellent compilation called Continental Drift and we have a trio of songs from it with Mercury Girls, Wildhoney and The Spook School.

WIAIWYA continue their 7” series with Nancy Sin plus there’s the debut single from Seafang and the return of Honeyblood. Pixies are back with “Um Chagga Lagga” from their Head Carrier LP alongside The Wolfhounds, Deerful and Slow Club.

Also on the podcast there’s Palomica, Wilco, Pete Astor, Darren Hayman, Steven James Adams and King Creosote.

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


We’re delighted to announce the second Scared To Dance film night on Sunday 24th July at Genesis Cinema!

You can join Facebook event for further details.

Our guest is the comedian, actor and writer Robin Ince. He is best known for presenting the BBC radio show The Infinite Monkey Cage with physicist Brian Cox and Book Shambles with Josie Long. There will be a Q&A with Robin after the film where the audience are invited to ask questions about the film and also about Robin’s career.

Head is a 1968 American adventure musical satirical film written by Jack Nicholson and Bob Rafelson starring The Monkees. Head has developed a cult following since its release being described as “a non-sequitur masterpiece” (Rotten Tomatoes) and “vital and entertaining” (Time Out).

Tickets are £9.50 in advance and are available from the Genesis Cinema website


On Friday 15th July it’s Scared To Dance’s annual Pulp Special at The Victoria in Dalston!

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

Our guest DJ is Bobby Foster from London’s top Britpop night Star Shaped Club. Check out one of his past DJ sets for us on our Spotify page. Expect Pulp hits from It, Freaks, Separations, His ‘N’ Hers, Different Class, This Is Hardcore and We Love Life. If you have any song requests then feel free to send them in!

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

A Little Soul . Acrylic Afternoons . After You . Babies . Bad Cover Version . Bar Italia . Common People . Countdown . Death II . Disco 2000 . Dishes . Do You Remember the First Time? . Don’t You Want Me Anymore? . F.E.E.L.I.N.G.C.A.L.L.E.D.L.O.V.E . Glory Days . Happy Endings . Have You Seen Her Lately? . Help the Aged . I Spy . I Want You . I’m a Man . Joyriders . Last Day of the Miners’ Strike . Lipgloss . Little Girl (With Blue Eyes) . Looking For Life . Master of the Universe . Mile End . Mis-Shapes . Monday Morning . My Legendary Girlfriend . My Lighthouse . P.T.A. . Party Hard . Pencil Skirt . Pink Glove . Razzmatazz . Seconds . She’s a Lady . Something Changed . Sorted For E’s & Wizz . Sunrise . Sylvia . The Day After the Revolution . The Fear . The Trees . They Suffocate At Night . This Is Hardcore . TV Movie . Underwear

You can guarantee getting in by buying advance tickets for £6 from WeGotTickets.