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Full set list for Cavendish Arms gig confirmed.

Wed 2 Sep 2015

OAE The Night Shift

Just a few days away now from our debut gig at Stockwell’s Cavendish Arms we can reveal our full set which is a feast of Baroque music ranging from solos to music for all 5 musicians on stage.

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Pub profile: Cavendish Arms

Fri 28 Aug 2015


So it might not be a particularly inspiring setting – it is, after all, Stockwell. But look at this place on street view and you’ll see a sweet little pub with bunting outside and a banner advertising ‘South Lambeth Market’. The Cavendish Arms describe themselves as an ‘arts’ pub, Stockwell’s hidden gem. It’s cute.

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Bristol Proms: The Night Shift Playlist

Thu 30 Jul 2015


Ahead of tonight’s gig at Bristol Proms here’s a Spotify Night Shift playlist that gives you the chance to sample some of the music featured. 

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We’re going on a pub crawl…

Wed 29 Jul 2015


Ahead of our show at the Bristol Proms tomorrow night we’re trying something new – a pub crawl. Except that we (probably) won’t be drinking and will instead be playing three free gigs.

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Announcement – The Night Shift support act and DJ

Wed 6 May 2015


Drumroll, please.

For Tuesday’s gig at Southbank Centre it gives us great pleasure to announce that we’ll be joined by old friends Harry Harris and Idle Fret

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Keeping you on your toes…another new venue for Bristol

Thu 16 Apr 2015

The Hatchet Inn

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.

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Video: The Night Shift Tour

Thu 16 Apr 2015


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.

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And the winner is…

Tue 7 Apr 2015


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.

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Behind the Bar: The Cumberland Arms

Thu 2 Apr 2015

cumberland arms

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.

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Intense. Dense. Powerful. Matt Truscott on The Night Shift tour

Wed 25 Mar 2015

Matthew Truscott The Night Shift

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.

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Announcing our biggest ever Night Shift tour

Fri 6 Mar 2015

The Night Shift Tour

Its been months in planning but we’re excited to today reveal our biggest ever Night Shift tour.

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Rules? What rules?

Sun 22 Feb 2015


Refrain from:
Quiet conversations

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Announcing the Night Shift in New York

Wed 28 Jan 2015

The Night Shift in New York

First there was the Southbank Centre in London. Then the Roundhouse, Wilton’s Music Hall, Village Underground, London pubs, Brighton and Bristol. Now the Night Shift spreads its wings even further with our first-ever event in New York on 1 March.

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What happened last night?

Tue 25 Nov 2014


Sometimes musicians can be unpredictable. They say they’re going to do one thing and then they go straight ahead and do another.

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“It’s a dream come true”. We talk to Richard Tognetti

Sat 22 Nov 2014

Richard Tognetti

That’s what violinist Richard Tognetti when he was asked what it’s like working with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. And we didn’t even pay him to say it! Richard features in our latest event this Monday when he directs and plays violin in our 9pm concert with music by Grieg, Elgar and Dvorak.

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Playlist: 24 Nov 2014

Fri 21 Nov 2014


Seem cultured and knowledgeable ahead of our gig on Monday by giving our Spotify playlist a listen.

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Vote now and keep us looking sharp

Tue 28 Oct 2014


Hard to believe, but The Night Shift has been running since 2006. Where did the time go?
A lot’s changed since then so, about to embark on another round of events, we decided it’s time to freshen up our look.

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Pub profile: The Vauxhall Griffin

Sat 25 Oct 2014


This November we’re packing up our theorbo and heading out to Vauxhall, hitting up a new venue: The Vauxhall Griffin.

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Speed Interview: Jon Jacob

Tue 14 Oct 2014


We’re pretty happy about the fact that writer and blogger Jon Jacob will be hosting The Night Shift in Brighton on Friday. So happy, in fact, that in an effort to get to know him better, we subjected him to the rigors of our speed interview.

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The Night Shift Playlist

Sun 12 Oct 2014


You know that feeling when you go to see a band, you’re really enjoying the show, but the rest of the crowd know every single song and you don’t?

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