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TELEMAN DJ CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 1ST JULY

We’re back at The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston on Friday 1st July!

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

Our guest DJ is Thomas Sanders from the band Teleman! They released one of our favourite albums of recent years with their superb debut Breakfast and recently put out their second LP Brilliant Sanity on Moshi Moshi Records.

He’ll be DJing from 11:30pm and expect to hear the likes of The Smiths, Blondie, LCD Soundsystem, The Modern Lovers, Devo and Talking Heads. 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.

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PULP SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 15TH JULY

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 the 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.

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BERLIN SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON SAT 11TH JUNE

Scared To Dance comes to Berlin for the first time on Saturday 11th June!  We’ll be having our club night at Antje Öklesund from 11pm until late.

Full details can be found on the Facebook event.

Our guest DJs are What Difference Does It Make. They have been running their night since 2014 and have invited us to Berlin as part of their 48 hour weekender. We’ll be playing our mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music. We’d love to hear your song requests so send them in!

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

Day tickets are €5 and entry to the club night is €3 on the door.

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FORTUNA POP! DJ CLUB NIGHT 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.

MANIC STREET PREACHERS SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 20TH MAY

MANIC STREET PREACHERS SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT 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.

UNPOP GUEST DJ ON FRI 6TH MAY

UNPOP DJ CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 6TH MAY

We’re back at The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston on Friday 6th May playing the best in indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music!

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

Our guest DJs are Adam Neil and Kieran Curran from the Edinburgh indie club night Unpop! They have DJed for us on several occasions over the years playing brilliant sets featuring Pavement, The Moldy Peaches, The Go-Betweens, Weezer and Stereolab. You can listen to those on our Spotify page.

They’ve compiled one of their legendary mixtapes for this night entitled Songs For Bedroom Dancing so arrive early if you’d like one!

If you have any song requests for the night, feel free to post them on the Facebook event. We’ll be playing music like this.

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 to guarantee getting in you can get them for £6 from WeGotTickets.

THE CURE SPECIAL ON FRI 15TH APRIL

THE CURE SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 15TH APRIL

We continue our season of specials at The Victoria on Friday 15th April with a night dedicated to The Cure! 

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

Our guests DJ is Sam Leppard from the club night Mind Your Own Business. Sam DJed for us a couple years ago playing a superb set so we’re delighted to welcome him back. He’ll be DJing from 10:30pm and 12am so expect the best from Three Imaginary BoysPornographyThe Head on the DoorKiss Me, Kiss Me Kiss MeDisintegration and more. If you have any song requests you can post them on the event wall!

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

A Forest . Boys Don’t Cry . Catch . The Caterpillar . Charlotte Sometimes . Close to Me . Closedown . Cut . Doubt . The End of the World . Fascination Street . The Figurehead . Fire in Cairo . Friday I’m in Love . Give Me It . Grinding Halt . The Hanging Garden . Hey You! . High . Hot Hot Hot!!! . How Beautiful You Are… . Icing Sugar . In Between Days . It’s Not You . Jumping Someone Else’s Train . Just Like Heaven . Killing an Arab . The Kiss . Let’s Go to Bed . The Lovecats . Lovesong . Lullaby . Maybe Someday . Mint Car . Never Enough . Object . One Hundred Years . The Only One . The Perfect Girl . Pictures of You . Plainsong . Play For Today . Primary . Push . Screw . So What . 10:15 Saturday Night . Torture . The Walk . Why Can’t I Be You?

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.

THE SPOOK SCHOOL DJ ON FRI 1ST APRIL

THE SPOOK SCHOOL DJ CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 1ST APRIL

On Friday 1st April 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.

We’re thrilled to welcome back Niall McCamley and Anna Cory from The Spook School as our guest DJs! They played a fantastic set for us last year featuring floorfillers from Buzzcocks, Pavement, Los Campesinos!, Standard Fare, Pulp and The Hidden Cameras. You can listen to that set on our Spotify page.

The band have put together a mix CD called Songs to Sing In the Shower which will be given out for free to the first 20 people through the door. On the CD you’ll find the likes of Chorusgirl, Shopping, Paws, Worriers and Wolf Girl! 

If there’s anything you’d like to hear on the night, get in touch and we’ll do our best to play it! We’ll be playing indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music like this.

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 . 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 . 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

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

TALKING HEADS SPECIAL ON FRI 18TH MARCH

TALKING HEADS SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 18TH MARCH

Scared To Dance is happening at The Victoria on Friday 18th March and we’re having a Talking Heads Special!

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

Our guests DJs are Brian Bryden and Bree Wright from The Understudies. They DJed for us a few years ago and they’re big fans of David Byrne and co. They’ll be DJing from 10:30pm and 12am so expect the best from More Songs About Buildings and Food, Remain in Light, Fear of Music, Speaking in Tongues, Stop Making Sense and more. If you have any song requests you can post them on the event wall!

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

And She Was . Artists Only . Blind . The Book I Read . Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) . Burning Down the House . Cities . Crosseyed and Painless . Don’t Worry About the Government . Electric Guitar . Found a Job . Girlfriend Is Better . The Girls Want to Be With the Girls . The Great Curve . Heaven . Houses in Motion . I Zimbra . I’m Not in Love . Life During Wartime . Lifetime Pilling Up . Love For Sale . Making Flippy Floppy . Memories Can’t Wait . New Feeling . (Nothing But) Flowers . Once in a Lifetime . Paper . People Like Us . Perfect World . Psycho Killer . Pull Up the Roots . Pulled Up . Puzzlin’ Evidence . Radio Head . Road to Nowhere . Ruby Dear . Sax and Violins . Slippery People . Stay Hungry . Stay Up Late . Swamp . Take Me to the River . Television Man . Tentative Decisiions . Thank You For Sending Me An Angel . This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) . Totally Nude . Uh-Oh, Love Comes to Town . What a Day That Was . Wild Wild Life

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.

JOSIE LONG DJS ON FRI 4TH MARCH

JOSIE LONG DJ CLUB NIGHT 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.

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NIGHT FLOWERS DJ CLUB NIGHT 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.

ROBIN INCE DJS ON FRI 5TH FEB

ROBIN INCE DJ CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 5TH FEB

We’re back at The Shacklewell Arms on Friday 5th February playing our mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music!

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

Our guest DJ is the comedian, broadcaster and writer Robin Ince! Robin DJed for us a few years ago and we’ve been meaning to get him back ever since. Host of the excellent Infinite Monkey Cage and Book Shambles, he’ll be helped out on the decks by his Vitriola podcast co-host Michael Legge. Expect anything from Morrissey, The Clash, Darren Hayman, R.E.M, The Wave Pictures, Edwyn Collins, Nick Cave and anything John Peel related.

If you have any song requests then feel free to send them in. We’ll be playing music like this.

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

If you prefer to buy tickets in advance to guarantee getting in and avoiding any queues, you can get them for £6 at WeGotTickets.