We were a bit worried here at the Night Shift when we learned we would be performing at a soup kitchen – we had never done anything like that before, and weren’t exactly sure what the protocol was. But as it turns out, we soon discovered that Manchester Soup Kitchen is not actually a soup kitchen.Read More
You’d be forgiven for thinking that organising a tour like the one that starts today is pretty damn easy. Find a few pubs, decide what to play, and do it, right?
Sadly, it’s not quite like that…Read More
We changed venue once. And then today, because we’re not busy or anything the day before the tour starts, we thought – why not change it again? Yes, our Bristol gig tomorrow now has a(nother) new home – the Hatchet Inn.Read More
‘Where would be your ideal venue for ‘The Night Shift’?’
We asked our musicians exactly that.Read More
The Night Shift tour: 6 gigs, 5 cities, all in one week. There really is no excuse not to be there, unless perhaps you’re out of the country.Read More
We put talented composer Satoko Doi-Luck through our speed interview. We’ll be performing a new piece by Satoko during our upcoming tour.
In the immortal words of Kanye West, ‘every superhero needs his theme music.’ And we certainly need ours.Read More
What do Princess Anne, the woman who used to be on Dragons’ Den but never actually invested in anything, and Billy Bragg all have in common?Read More
We know you’ve all spent the bank holiday weekend fretting about the outcome of our vote to decide the flavour of the 2015 Night Shift rock.Read More
One of the best things about the Night Shift (apart from the music) is that it always takes place in a unique and interesting venue. So, in the run-up to our grand tour of England, we’ve decided to delve a little deeper into these amazing places. First up, our Newcastle venue, the Cumberland Arms.Read More
Earlier this week we sadly learned that our venue in Bristol, The Birdcage, had gone out of business.
We are pleased to have instead secured one of Bristol’s most exciting new venues, the Marble Factory.Read More
Violinist Matt Truscott is a familiar face at Night Shift events and has, together with the other members of the quartet, put together the sets for the upcoming tour. We asked him about the music featured:
“It has long been an ambition of ours to present a Beethoven quartet at a pub Night Shift.Read More
So we’re doing this nationwide tour, and we’re going to be in Brighton. And what’s the best thing about Brighton?Read More
Its been months in planning but we’re excited to today reveal our biggest ever Night Shift tour.Read More
Queen Esther supports us at our debut New York Night Shift. We put her through our rigorous speed interview and she performed admirably.Read More
Our New York debut show is almost here and we’re very pleased to be able to announce that Queen Esther will be opening for us at Littlefield on 1 March.Read More
The more musically educated among you have probably heard of Joseph Haydn (big-shot Classical compser, pals with Mozart, taught Beethoven). But Michael? Who the hell is Michael?Read More
The George Tavern is not your typical London local.
Located in the heart of the East End, The George provides a hub where the artistic past and present combine. Established as long ago as 1623, this legendary venue seeks to welcome those already established in the creative world as well as embracing up and coming artists and musicians.Read More
New York! Are you ready for classical music, minus the rules? We think you are…
London’s rule-breaking classical night is coming to Brooklyn – more details.Read More