BRIGHTON SPECIAL ON FRI 11TH AUG

Scared To Dance goes to Brighton for the first time on Friday 11th August! We’ll be at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar and doors open at 11pm.

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

Our guest DJ is the music journalist and author Simon Price! Simon wrote the brilliant Everything (A Book About Manic Street Preachers) and DJs at Spellbound in Brighton. He used to run the legendary Stay Beautiful club night so we’re thrilled to welcome him for his first DJ set at the club. 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 . Los Campesinos! . The Magnetic Fields . Manic Street Preachers . McCarthy . New Order . Orange Juice . The Pains of Being Pure at Heart . The Pastels . Pixies . Pulp . Ramones . The Shins . 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

To guarantee entry you can buy tickets for £6 from WeGotTickets.

FOR THE RABBITS INTERVIEW

We were recently interviewed by the music blog For The Rabbits.

We tell them which tracks inspired us to start the night as well as the stand out songs from the club over the years. You can read the interview here.

Whilst you’re there check out their other interviews with Ralegh Long, Katie Von Schleicher, Fightmilk, Howling Bells, Siobhan Wilson and Breakfast Muff.

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #70

Our monthly selection of new music is back on our July podcast!

Belle and Sebastian kick things off with a surprise new single “We Were Beautiful”.

Ex-Veronica Falls frontwoman Roxanne Clifford is back with “White of an Eye” under the moniker Patience.

Fever Dream preview their second LP Squid with the lead single “Youth (Is Wasted on the Old)”.

Red Red Eyes is a new band and we have their debut release “Untold”. Susuanne Sundfør collaborates with John Grant on “Mountaineers” and The National return with “Guilty Party”.

Sparks continue their fantastic run of singles with “Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)” and there’s the latest from The Pains of Being Pure at Heart.

Jean K put out their first release “Billy” on Crocodile Records and Yassassin lift “Cherry Pie” from their upcoming Vitamin Y EP.

Also on the podcast there’s Peaness, Best Ex, Kaufman, Girl Ray, The Just Joans, The Drums, Lætitia Sadier Source Ensemble, Herman Dune, Stephanie Goodman and Billy Bragg.

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

FORTUNA POP! GUEST DJ ON SAT 22ND JULY

On Saturday 22nd July we return to The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston!

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

Our guest DJ is Sean Price from the excellent Fortuna POP! record label. Home to many of our favourite bands like Allo Darlin’, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Darren Hayman, Shrag, Tigercats, Withered Hand and The Spook School, the label recently called it a day after 20 years. Sean DJed for us last year with a superb set of indiepop, post-punk and northern soul so we can’t wait to welcome him back. You can listen to that DJ set on Spotify. 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 . Los Campesinos! . The Magnetic Fields . Manic Street Preachers . McCarthy . New Order . Orange Juice . The Pains of Being Pure at Heart . The Pastels . Pixies . Pulp . Ramones . The Shins . 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

To guarantee entry you can buy tickets for £6 from WeGotTickets.