THE WAVE PICTURES DJ ON SAT 8TH AUG

THE WAVE PICTURES DJ ON SAT 8TH AUG

On Saturday 8th August we return to the Moustache Bar in Hackney playing the best in indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music! You can get in on our £4 cheaplist by joining the Facebook event before doors open.

Our guest DJs for the night are the fantastic The Wave Pictures! We’ve had the band DJ many times over the years so it’s a pleasure to welcome them back. David Tattersall will be on the decks from 11pm playing his brilliant mix of sixties and rock ‘n’ roll to get the dancefloor bouncing!

You can listen to one of the past Wave Pictures DJ sets on on Spotify page to get you in mood before hitting the club. There’s loads on there including The Velvet Underground, The Rolling Stones, New York Dolls, Bob Dylan, The Kingsmen, The Sonics and Chuck Berry.

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

PULP SPECIAL ON SAT 25TH JULY

PULP SPECIAL ON SAT 25TH JULY

It’s our annual Pulp Special at the Moustache Bar in Hackney on Saturday 25th July! To get in on our cheaplist, join the Facebook event before doors open.

Our guest DJ is Bobby Foster from London’s top Britpop night Star Shaped. Expect him to throw in some 90s classics alongside Pulp hits from the likes of Different Class, His ‘n’ Hers and This Is Hardcore. Bobby will be on the decks between 11pm and 12:30am.

We’ll be playing Pulp alongside our usual mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music. If you have any song requests then feel free to send them in!

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 . Have You Seen Her Lately? . Happy Endings . 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 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.

THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART DJ ON SAT 11TH JULY

THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART DJ ON SAT 11TH JULY

We’re back at the Moustache Bar in Hackney on Saturday 11th July! To get in on our cheaplist, join the Facebook event before doors open.

Our guest DJs are The Pains of Being Pure at Heart! We’re delighted to welcome Kip Berman from the band for his first DJ set at the club.

We’re huge fans of the band and they were one of the big reasons why we started the club back in 2009 with their brilliant self-titled debut album. Kip will be behind the decks between 11pm and 12:30am.

We’ll be playing indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music. If you have any song requests then feel free to send them in!

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.

TELEMAN DJ ON SAT 27TH JUNE

TELEMAN DJ ON SAT 27TH JUNE

It’s the club’s sixth birthday on Saturday 27th June and we’re celebrating it the Moustache Bar in Hackney! To get in on our cheaplist, join the Facebook event before doors open.

Our guest DJ is Thomas Sanders from the band Teleman! They released one of the best albums of last year and Thomas returns for his second set at the club.

Last time he played the likes of Devo, The Modern Lovers, Bow Wow Wow, LCD Soundsystem, Roxy Music and Blondie. You can listen to that on our Spotify page. He’ll be DJing between 11pm and 12:30am.

Doors open at 10pm and we’ll be playing indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music. If you have any song requests then feel free to send them in!

Plus we’ll be projecting À bout de souffle starring this month’s cover star Jean Seberg onto the dancefloor.

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.

SHRAG DJ ON SAT 13TH JUNE

SHRAG DJ ON SAT 13TH JUNE

We return to the Moustache Bar on Saturday 13th June! To get in on our cheaplist, join the Facebook event before doors open.

Our guest DJs are Helen King and Bob Brown from Shrag! The band were one of our favourites with the brilliant albums Life! Death! Prizes! and Canines before calling it a day in 2013.

They’ve DJed at the club many times and they’ll be on the decks between 11pm and 12:30am. If you have any song requests, let us know!

You can listen to one of their past DJ sets on our Spotify page. It features Echo & the Bunnymen, David Bowie, Tom Tom Club, The Kinks, New Order, ESG, Sonic Youth and The Smiths.

We’ll be playing our eclectic mix indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music and we’ll be projecting David Bailey’s 1973 documentary Warhol onto the dancefloor.

The venue now has a cloakroom. You can leave your jacket behind the bar and collect your token at the end of the night. Doors open at 10pm until 3am.

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.

SWEDISH SPECIAL ON SAT 30TH MAY

SWEDISH SPECIAL ON SAT 30TH MAY

On Saturday 30th May it’s our annual Swedish Special at the Moustache Bar​! To get in on our cheaplist, join the Facebook event before doors open.

Our guest DJs are our resident Swedish music experts Jenny Brinck​ and Ylwa Wirling​ who will be flying over from Gothenburg for the DJ set. You can listen to what they played last time on our Spotify page. If there’s anything you’d like to hear on the night, let us know!

We’ll be playing nothing but Swedish music throughout the night like this.

ABBA . Acid House Kings . Mattias Alkberg . Joel Alme . Marit Bergman . bob hund . Brainpool . Broder Daniel . Caesars . The Cardigans . Pelle Carlberg . Neneh Cherry . Club 8 . The Concretes . David & the Citizens . Dungen . Ebba Grön . The Embassy . First Aid Kit . Goat . Hello Saferide . Håkan Hellström . The Hives . Honey Is Cool . Frida Hyvönen . I’m From Barcelona . [ingenting] . Kent . The Knife . Laakso . The Legends . Jens Lekman . LUST . Lykke Li . Makthaverskan . The Mary Onettes . Peter Bjorn and John . Popsicle . The Radio Dept . Robyn . Sambassadeur . Shout Out Louds . The Soundtrack of Our Lives . Suburban Kids With Biblical Names . Taken By Trees . Those Dancing Days . Vit Päls . The Wannadies . Jenny Wilson . Yvonne

Plus we’ll be projecting Lukas Moodysson​’s brilliant film Tillsammans​ onto the dancefloor!

The venue now has a cloakroom. You can leave your jacket behind the bar and collect your token at the end of the night.

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.

FEVER DREAM DJ ON SAT 9TH MAY

FEVER DREAM DJ ON SAT 9TH MAY

We’re back at the Moustache Bar in Hackney on Saturday 9th May! To get in on our cheaplist, join the Facebook event before doors open.

Our guest DJs are Fever Dream! Their debut album Moyamoya has just come out on Club AC30 and we have Adrian Fleet, Sarah Lippett and Cat Loye from the band back for their third DJ set at the club.

Last time they played the likes of ESG, The Raincoats, My Bloody Valentine, Dinosaur Jr., Les Savy Fav, Devo and Ride. You can listen to that set on our Spotify page.

We’ll be playing our eclectic mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music. Doors open at 10pm through to 3am and David Lynch’s classic Eraserhead will be projected onto the dancefloor.

The venue now has a cloakroom. Simply leave your jacket behind the bar and collect your token at the end of the night.

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.

LABRADOR RECORDS DJ ON SAT 11TH APRIL

LABRADOR RECORDS DJ ON SAT 11TH APRIL

Scared To Dance returns to the Moustache Bar on Saturday 11th April playing the best in indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music! To get in on our cheaplist simply join the Facebook event.

Our guest DJ is Johan Angergård from Sweden’s Labrador Records! Johan will be flying in from Stockholm especially for this DJ set which will be his first at the club.

Labrador is one of our favourite record labels putting out the likes of The Radio Dept., Club 8, Acid House Kings, Suburban Kids With Biblical Names, Pelle Carlberg and Sambassadeur. He will be DJing from 11pm.

We’ll be projecting Amélie starring Audrey Tautou onto the dancefloor. Doors open at 10pm and close at 3pm.

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.

SLOW CLUB DJ ON SAT 28TH MARCH

SLOW CLUB DJ ON SAT 28TH MARCH

We’re back at the Moustache Bar playing the best indie in East London on Saturday 28th March! To get in on our cheaplist simply join the Facebook event.

Our guest DJ is Slow Club’s Charles Watson! They put out one of our favourite albums of last year with Complete Surrender and this will be his third DJ spot at the club.

Last time he played a storming set playing the likes of Lou Reed, David Bowie, The Wave Pictures, Camera Obscura, Plastic Bertrand and The Cure. You can listen to that on our Spotify page. He will be on the decks from 11pm.

We’ll be playing our mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music and if you have any song requests then please send them in! Charles has picked Orson Welles’ iconic The Third Man as the film we’ll be projecting at the club.

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.

We’ve had a lot of problems inviting people to our events lately. If you would like invitations to our club nights at the Moustache Bar and our gig nights at The Shacklewell Arms please join our new Facebook group.

LÆTITIA SADIER DJS ON SAT 14TH MARCH

LÆTITIA SADIER DJS ON SAT 14TH MARCH

Scared To Dance returns to the Moustache Bar on Saturday 14th March! We’ll be playing the best in indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music and to get in on our cheaplist simply join the Facebook event.

Making her DJing debut at the club is Lætitia Sadier! Best known as the lead vocalist for Stereolab, Lætitia was also member of seminal indiepop band McCarthy. She has released records under the moniker Monade and in recent years has released three excellent solo albums. She will be DJing from 11pm onwards.

Lætitia has chosen Federico Fellini’s avant-garde masterpiece 8 1/2 as the film we will be projecting onto the dancefloor. Doors open at 10pm and we’re open until 3am.

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.

PAT NEVIN DJS ON SAT 28TH FEB

PAT NEVIN DJS ON SAT 28TH FEB

We’re back at the Moustache Bar on Saturday 28th February with one of our most popular guest DJs! To get in on our cheaplist simply join the Facebook event.

Our guest DJ is former Scotland, Everton and Chelsea footballer Pat Nevin! Pat has superb taste in music so expect to hear the likes of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Camera Obscura, The Fall, Belle and Sebastian and New Order.

We’ll be playing our mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music and doors open at 10pm through to 3am. It’ll be Pat’s fourth DJ set at the club and he’ll be DJing from midnight.

We will be projecting the Stanley Kubrik classic Dr. Strangelove which Pat has chosen specifically for the night. 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.

THE SPOOK SCHOOL DJ ON SAT 14TH FEB

THE SPOOK SCHOOL DJ ON SAT 14TH FEB

We return to the Moustache Bar on Saturday 14th February playing the best in indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music! To get in on our cheaplist simply join the Facebook event.

Our guest DJs are Niall McCamley and Anna Cory from The Spook School! We’re delighted to welcome them to the club for the first time and they’ll playing an anti-Valentine’s Day themed set from 11pm.

They’ve also compiled a Scared To Dance Heartbreak Mixtape CD which will be given out for free to the first 25 people through the door. On the CD you’ll find the likes of The Lovely Eggs, Alvvays, Help Stamp Out Loneliness, Zoey Van Goey and Los Campesinos! 

We’ll be continuing our John Hughes series by projecting The Breakfast Club onto the dancefloor. 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.

TIGERCATS DJ ON SAT 31ST JAN

TIGERCATS DJ ON SAT 31ST JAN

We’re back for our first club night of 2015 at the newly refurbished Moustache Bar on Saturday 31st January! To get in on our cheaplist simply join the Facebook event.

Our guest DJs are Duncan Barrett, Giles Barrett and Paul Rains from the band Tigercats! They release their second album Mysteries on Monday so we thought what better way to celebrate other than to have the guys DJ at the club again. They’ll be DJing from 11pm.

We’ll be playing our mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music. The last time we had the band guest DJing they played a fantastic mix including Orange Juice, Jonathan Richman, The Kinks, The Wave Pictures, Allo Darlin’, The Cure and The Smiths. You can listen to that playlist in full on our Spotify page.

We’ll be projecting the John Hughes cult classic Pretty in Pink and 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.

STOP, PLAY DJ ON NEW YEAR'S EVE

STOP, PLAY DJ ON NEW YEAR’S EVE

Our next club night is on New Year’s Eve! Tickets have now sold out. If we have any returns in the run up to the night we will post them on the Facebook event.

We will be showing the classic 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s and playing our eclectic mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music at the Moustache Bar in Hackney.

Doors open at 10pm and we’ll be going through to 3am to see in 2015.

We’re delighted to welcome local East London club night STOP, PLAY as our guest DJs. Robin Watkins and Naomi Sephton started their night earlier this year and it’s one of our favourite clubs to go to. They’re also old friends of ours so we can’t wait to have them play records at the club.

If there’s something you’d like to hear on the night please let us know!

THE HOLY BIBLE SPECIAL ON SAT 13TH DEC

THE HOLY BIBLE SPECIAL ON SAT 13TH DEC

To mark the 20th anniversary of The Holy Bible we’ll be playing the classic Manic Street Preachers album throughout the night on Saturday 13th December at the Moustache Bar!

Our guest DJ is Bobby Foster from London’s premier Britpop night Nuisance. Bobby DJed at the club earlier this year and always gets the dancefloor bouncing. We’d like to hear your song requests so send them in!

We’ll be playing our usual mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music alongside the seminal LP. Plus we’ll be projecting The Holy Bible 10th Anniversary DVD throughout the evening.

You can get in for the members price of £4 by joining the Facebook event or emailing us in advance. Alternatively you can buy tickets for £6 in advance from WeGotTickets.

The band recently played songs and discussed the album on Radio 4’s Mastertapes show which you can listen to on the BBC site.

JOSIE LONG DJS ON SAT 29TH NOV

JOSIE LONG DJS ON SAT 29TH NOV

Comedian Josie Long returns to guest DJ at the club on Saturday 29th November at the Moustache Bar!

It’s always a joy to welcome her back so make sure you don’t miss this one. To get in on our cheaplist simply join the Facebook event in advance of the night.

Josie has DJed for us on three occasions before including on International Women’s Day earlier this year. Her past guest sets have included the likes of Belle and Sebastian, Paul Simon, Slow Club, Billy Bragg, The Smiths, Pulp, The Cure, X-Ray Spex, Neutral Milk Hotel, Standard Fare and Le Tigre. You can listen to one of her DJ sets on our Spotify page.

She has compiled a mix CD called Music For the Morning After a Big Dance which will be given out for free to the first 25 people through the door!

We will also be projecting Monty Python and the Holy Grail which Josie has chosen specifically for the night.

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.

JON RONSON DJS ON SAT 8TH NOV

JON RONSON DJS ON SAT 8TH NOV

We are thrilled to welcome documentary filmmaker, journalist and author Jon Ronson as our guest DJ for the first time on Saturday 8th November!

Jon will be flying in from New York to spin records at the Moustache Bar. Expect the likes of The Velvet Underground, X-Ray Spex, The Slits, The Fall, Belle and Sebastian, Roxy Music, Talking Heads, The Specials, David Bowie and Brian Eno. You can listen to Jon’s teaser setlist on Spotify.

We’ll be projecting one of the best films released this year – Frank which was co-written by Jon Ronson. Jon was a member of Frank Sidebottom’s Oh Blimey Big Band and has also released a memoir on the subject.

You can either join the Facebook event to get in on our £4 cheaplist or you can buy tickets in advance for £6 to guarantee getting in from WeGotTickets. Hurry as it’s likely to sell out.

Veronica Falls guest DJ on Sat 25th October

VERONICA FALLS DJ ON SAT 25TH OCT

We return to the Moustache Bar in Hackney on Saturday 25th October. It’s our 100th club night so come out to dance and help us celebrate!

This night is part of Keeping It Peel so expect a few of his favourite songs thrown into the mix. To get in on our cheaplist simply join the Facebook event.

Our guest DJs are Roxanne Clifford and Patrick Doyle from the band Veronica Falls. They’ve DJed for us on three occasions and they’ve always played fantastic sets that have got the dancefloor bouncing! Song requests are welcome so send them in.

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UNPOP DJ ON SAT 11TH OCT

UNPOP DJ ON SAT 11TH OCT

The club is back on Saturday 11th October at the Moustache Bar in Hackney. Come down and dance to your favourite indiepop, post-punk, new wave, sixties, C86 and lo-fi songs!

To get in on our cheaplist simply join the Facebook event before doors open.

Our guest DJs are Amy Baggott, Adam Neil and Kieran Curran from the Edinburgh club night Unpop. They’ve DJed for us on many occasions over the years turning in brilliant sets. In their own words: “Wear your heart on your sleeve and shoes you can shimmy in. The fey will rise again!”

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NIGHT FLOWERS DJ ON SAT 27TH SEPT

NIGHT FLOWERS DJ ON SAT 27TH SEPT

We return to the Moustache Bar on Saturday 27th September playing our unique mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave, sixties, C86 and lo-fi music!

Simply join the Facebook event before doors open at the club to get in on our cheaplist.

Our guest DJs are Sam Lenthall and Greg Ullyart from the band Night Flowers. They released their debut EP on Dirty Bingo Records a few months ago and it’s one of our favourite releases of the year.

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SCOTTISH SPECIAL ON SAT 13TH SEPT

SCOTTISH SPECIAL ON SAT 13TH SEPT

We’re having a Scottish Special on Saturday 13th September! With the referendum on the horizon we thought it’s time to do another night where we play Caledonians best bands.

You can get in on our cheaplist by joining the Facebook event or you can guarantee entry by buying tickets in advance from WeGotTickets.

Our guest DJ is Fighting Talk’s Dougie Anderson. Dougie has DJed for us on three occasions and always turns in a brilliant set. Expect plenty of Scottish tunes from Edinburgh’s finest. Song requests are encouraged so send them in!

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TELEMAN DJ ON SAT 30TH AUG

TELEMAN DJ ON SAT 30TH AUG

Scared To Dance is back playing the best indie in Hackney on Saturday 30th August! You can save a couple of pounds by joining the Facebook event and getting in on our £4 cheaplist.

We’re thrilled to welcome Thomas Sanders from the excellent Teleman as our guest DJ. They’ve released one of the finest albums of the year with the Bernard Butler-produced Breakfast coming out on the impeccable Moshi Moshi Records.

The band were in session on BBC 6 Music this week and they’ve just released their new video for the brilliant “Skeleton Dance”.

Our regular venue, the Moustache Bar, has recently changed it’s name to The Well. We’re still there from 10pm to 3am playing our usual eclectic mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave, sixties, C86 and lo-fi music.

We’ve had a membership card clear out so if you’ve been meaning to pick yours up then please email us again. The non-members entry price is £6. We’ll be projecting either Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane or The Third Man on the night. It’s your call, so get voting!

ALLO DARLIN' DJ ON SAT 9TH AUG

ALLO DARLIN’ DJ ON SAT 9TH AUG

Scared To Dance returns for another round of indie dancing at the Moustache Bar on Saturday 9th August!

We want to hear your song requests so send them in and you can save a couple of pounds by joining the Facebook event and getting in on our £4 cheaplist.

Our guest DJs are Paul Rains and Bill Botting from one of the best bands in town Allo Darlin’. They’re set to release their third album so we’re delighted to welcome them to the club to play their favourite records.

We’ll be showing a Woody Allen film on the night. We’d like you to pick between Manhattan and Annie Hall and we’ll project whichever gets the most votes!

The regular entry price is £6 but you can get in for just £4 by becoming a member at the club for free. Either join the Facebook event or email us with your full name and we’ll make you a membership card which you can use every time you come to the club. You can get cards for your friends too.

PULP SPECIAL ON SAT 26TH JULY

PULP SPECIAL ON SAT 26TH JULY

Inspired by A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets we thought it was about time to have another Pulp Special on Saturday 26th July!

Our guest DJ at the Moustache Bar is Bobby Foster from London’s premier Britpop night Nuisance. A regular at the club for many years he’s also a massive Pulp fan.

You can vote on whether we project the Hits DVD or A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets at the club. We’d like to hear your song requests so send them in!

We’ll be playing Pulp alongside our usual mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave, sixties, C86 and lo-fi music. Here’s what you can expect –

After You . Babies . Bad Cover Version . Bar Italia . Common People . Countdown . Disco 2000 . Do You Remember The First Time? . Glory Days . Help The Aged . I Spy . Joyriders . Lipgloss . Master Of The Universe . Mis-Shapes . Monday Morning . My Legendary Girlfriend . My Lighthouse . Party Hard . Pencil Skirt . Pink Glove . Razzmatazz . She’s A Lady . Something Changed . Sorted For E’s & Wizz . They Suffocate At Night . This Is Hardcore . The Fear . The Trees . Underwear

You can get on our £4 cheaplist by joining the Facebook event in advance and we’ll make you a membership card. Alternatively you can guarantee entry by buying tickets in advance for £6 from WeGotTickets.