STD138 Friday 2nd September 2016 web

FLOWERS DJ CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 2ND SEPT

We’re back at The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston on Friday 2nd September!

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

Our guest DJs are the Rachel Kenedy and Sam Ayres from Flowers! The band DJed for us a few years ago playing a fantastic set featuring The Pastels, Buzzcocks, Ramones, Orange Juice, Josef K, Talking Heads, New Order, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and The Cure. You can listen to that on Spotify. They’ll be DJing from 11:30pm 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.

STD139 Friday 16th September 2016 web

JOY DIVISION & NEW ORDER SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 16TH SEPT

We’re back at The Victoria on Friday 16th September and it’s our annual Joy Division & New Order Special!

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

Our guests DJ is Bob Brown from Shrag. He has DJed for us on many occasions and he’s a huge fan of both bands. He’ll be DJing between 11pm and 12:30am so except the best from Unknown Pleasures, Closer, Power, Corruption & Lies, Low-Life, Technique and more. If you have any song requests you can post them on the event wall!

We’ll be playing Joy Division & New Order alongside our usual mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music.

Age of Consent . All the Way . Atmosphere . Atrocity Exhibition . Bizarre Love Triangle . Blue Monday . Broken Promise . Ceremony . Chosen Time . Colony . Confusion . Crystal . Dead Souls . Digital . Disorder . Ecstasy . Everything’s Gone Green . Fine Time . Heart and Soul . Incubation . Insight . Interzone . Isolation . Krafty . Love Vigilantes . Love Will Tear Us Apart . Novelty . The Perfect Kiss . Procession . Regret . Restless . Round & Round . Run . Shadowplay . She’s Lost Control . Shellshock . Singularity . Spooky . State of the Nation . Sub-culture . Temptation . These Days . Touched By the Hand of God . Transmission . True Faith . Tutti Frutti . Warsaw . Way of Life . World (The Price of Love) . Your Silent Face

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.

STD137 Friday 19th August 2016 web

SYNTHPOP SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 19TH AUG

We’re having a Synthpop Special on Friday 19th August 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 Bob Brown from Shrag. Bob is a fan of all things synth and has DJed for us on many occasions over the years. He’ll be on the decks at 10:30pm. If you have any song requests then feel free to send them in!

We’ll be playing synthpop, krautrock and electronic inspired music from the past to the present day.

Animal Collective . Associates . The Avalanches . Bronski Beat . The Buggles . Can . Cluster . The Cure . Depeche Mode . Devo . DIIV . Django Django . Electronic . Brian Eno . Erasure . Faust . FFS . Fiction Factory . Future Islands . John Grant . Harmonia . Heaven 17 . Hot Chip . The Human League . Joy Division . The Knife . Kraftwerk . LCD Soundsystem . The Magnetic Fields . Neon Neon . Neu! . New Order . Gary Numan . of Montreal . Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark . The Pains of Being Pure at Heart . Pet Shop Boys . The Postal Service . The Radio Dept . Saint Etienne . Pete Shelley . Simple Minds . Soft Cell . Sparks . Stereolab . The Style Council . Teleman . Wild Nothing . The xx . Yazoo

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

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PAT NEVIN DJ CLUB NIGHT ON SAT 6TH AUG

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.

STD135 Friday 15th July 2016 web

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 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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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.

STD133 Saturday 11th June 2016

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.