We are Stoke Newington's Premier Arts and Music venue. Featuring amongst others, Jazz, Spoken Word, Comedy - Bands - Open Mic - Cinema. We have dates available for parties, comedy, theatre, dances... pretty much anything. We also have space available for Jazz rehearsals free of charge (by appointment only). Drop in or email via our Contact Us page if you are interested in hosting an evening at Mascara Bar.
The bar and lounge are open from midday to 3am Thursday to Sunday, and Midday to 2am Monday to Wednesday. We also serve coffee and teas and provide free WIFI.
See below for gigs and events over the next week, or checkout our future & previous gigs page to get an idea of what we've had on recently.
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WE ARE FREE TO HIRE - CATERING AVAILABLE IF REQUIRED
Song Of The Week
She's got the look - Roxette
Sunday 22nd January 2017 - 5pm - 8pm
A bit of sax, guitar and double bass for your pleasure.
Sunday 22nd January 2017 - 10.30pm onwards
*****NOW STARTING AT 10.30PM******
Wednesday 25th January 2017 - 8pm - 3am
Come and share a haggis (vegetarian) and celebrate the Great Bard of Stoke and the Great Bard of Ayreshire who both coincidentally share the same birthday.
Bagpipes will be played, haggis and neeps will be consumed toasts will be made and Nigel's birthday celebrated.
Nigel Burch and the Flea-Pit Orchestra plus other acts to be announced soon.....
Friday 27th January 2017 - 9pm - 3am
Launching our 2017 Season - this 5 Year Old Club ain't no toddler! In fact it's a fully fledged member of the Old Skool! This baby specialises in Rare, Northern & Club Soul, Funk, Vintage Rhythm & Blues, Motown & Boogaloo.
Resident DJs Rich Walker, Curtis Taylor, Steve Sullivan & Jon Dabner will be joined by top guests augmenting their irrepressible mix of Soul Dance Music.
Enjoy FREE ADMISSION to this fascinating late night venue boasting an excellent sound system, sprung wooden dance floor, regular drinks prices + a great crowd of soulies & night people.
Saturday 28th January 2017 - 10pm - 3am
Make GLAM ROCK your new year's revolution - Cherry Bomb is back kicking and screaming into 2017! We'll be blasting out on the last saturday of the month at Mascara Bar from here on in.
Returning to the decks are your resident DJs Oli Paget-Moon (Telegram) & Jeanie Crystal (unmadebed) aching to dish out some slices of 70's rock 'n' roll.
You can expect to hear: The Velvet Underground, Todd Rundgren, David Bowie, The Buzzcocks, The Stooges, Queen, Roxy Music, The Sex Pistols, New York Dolls, Thin Lizzy, Sparks, The Undertones, The Faces, ABBA, T. Rex, Blondie, MC5, ELO, Elton John, Elton Motello, The Rolling Stones, Cheap Trick, Alice Cooper, The Clash and many, many more...
Friday 3rd February 2017 - 8pm - 3am
Maddest clubnight Have Love Will Travel w/ choicest vinyl until 3am. DJs:
★ Jonny Halifax (Jonny Halifax and The Howling Truth)
★ Grizzly Adam (Wick Radio)
★ John the Revelator (Stoke Newington Music Festival, Dirty Water Records, Heatwave)
★ FREE ENTRY ★
Expect 60s garage ★ soul ★ psych ★ rock 'n' roll ★ punk ★ The Sonics ★ Little Richard ★ Etta James ★ The Slits ★ The Velvet Underground ★ X-Ray Spex ★ Chuck Berry ★ Ramones ★ Ray Charles ★ Ike & Tina ★ The Kingsmen ★ Iggy Pop ★ Devo ★ Toots and the Maytals ★ The Specials ★ Motown ★ The Clash
Have Love Will Travel Alumni: Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols) ★ Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) ★ Richard Boon (Buzzcocks ex-manager) ★ Sterling Roswell (Spacemen 3) ★ Hélène de Joie ★ Travis Elborough ★ PJ (Dirty Water Records) ★ Moto Vamp ★ James Meynell (Soho Radio) ★ Kirsty Allison (DJ Mag) ★ She Rocola ★ Edmund Blackadder (Blackadder & Friends) ★ Nigel Burch and the Flea-Pit Orchestra ★ Lolo Wood (Ye Nuns, Joanne Joanne, MX Tyrants) ★ Alexander Coates-Leprechauns (The Embrooks) ★ Sean Bright (Time Tunnel) ★ Ewan Bruce (DSKÖ)
★ FREE ENTRY
Saturday 4th February 2017 - 10pm - 3am
Got the winter blues? We got you. Come shake them off at our BANG! winter edition.
Strict choreograpy, excellent tunes, pals and beer!
YOU KNOW IT
Saturday 11th February 2017 - 9pm - 3am
Freshest & fastest growing soul night in North London.
Resident Jonathan Dabner (back2backfm.net) welcomes two exceptional guest DJs this month:
Declan Allen co-founder of the Intensive Care Club, Sound Affects & Da Doo Ron Ron, resident at the late great ATP Festivals and a regular guest at Happiness Stan's, Great Big Kiss & Crawdaddy!
DJ Superfried host of the Symphony Salon on reelrebelsradio.com and lead singer & guitarist with The Washington Rays.
This trio of reprobate vinyl junkies will deliver the finest Rare, Northern & Club Soul, Vintage Rhythm & Blues, Classic Motown & Boogaloo on glorious mono 45s at the legendary Mascara Bar.
This venue has a mighty fine sound system, sprung wooden dancefloor (no talc please!), regular bar prices & a friendly, cosmopolitan crowd. Licensed until 3am.
No door tax!
T: 07751 205323