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Tue 28 Oct 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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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Set list announced for Brighton Night Shift

Thu 9 Oct 2014

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As you might/should be aware, we’re returning to our favorite seaside town next week. Brighton, the home of rock, piers and retro sub-culture violence.

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The Night Shift – As it happened

Mon 15 Sep 2014

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Kings Place was rammed on Friday as the Kings Place Festival began in earnest. We were there, tucked away in Hall Two, for our debut Night Shift in Kings Cross.

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5 Things you (probably) didn’t know about Henry Purcell

Tue 9 Sep 2014

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In honour of the upcoming Night Shift featuring the music of Henry Purcell, we present you with some little known facts about the composer and the future musicians he inspired.

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Fresh new Night Shifts – just announced

Fri 5 Sep 2014

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We know many of your summers have been spoilt as you’ve been fretting over when our next events will be, and our inboxes have been literally deluged with emails pleading for news. We know it’s been tough guys so we’re pleased to be able to reveal to you details of our next gigs…

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The Night Shift: E1 – New details announced

Tue 10 Jun 2014

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Next week we’re making a return visit to the fantastic Village Underground, an amazingly atmospheric venue hidden in the heart of Shoreditch. We can now reveal some more details of the event, which is a bit different to your normal Night Shift…

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Keeping it Vague

Fri 6 Jun 2014

Keeping it Vague

In today’s Keeping it Vague, controversy, Star Wars, cats and pugs.

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Keeping it Vague

Fri 16 May 2014

Keeping it Vague

In this week’s Keeping it Vague, we tell you what different people in the office have been looking at.  It’s like a box of Celebrations, minus the Bountys – because everyone knows they’re rough.

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The Night Shift – Twitter Speak

Thu 15 May 2014

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We’ve been very busy this week, drinking beer, playing music, drinking beer, playing music. It’s not easy…. but thankfully you (our amazing Night Shift audience) were there with us the whole time.

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The Night Shift – Playlist

Tue 13 May 2014

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Tonight we head to The Doodle Bar, Battersea for some drinks and insanely good opera.  Then tomorrow we’re off to Wilton’s.  Click on the link below for a taste of the music we’ll be playing…

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Idle Fret

DJ

The Night Shift

Over the last three years Idle Fret have put on shows at The Lock Tavern, The Social, The Shacklewell Arms and The London Palladium and have released records by Stealing Sheep, We Were Evergreen and Listing Ships.

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Speed Interview – Olivia Chaney

Fri 9 May 2014

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Singer-songwriter Olivia Chaney joins us on Wednesday to opened The Night Shift.  We spoke with her about her approach to writing and what she fears most.

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Olivia Chaney

Singer-songwriter

The Night Shift

Multi-instrumentalist and accomplished lyricist and vocalist, the London-based singer-songwriter Olivia Chaney has built a loyal and growing audience, both in the UK and internationally, following her eponymous debut EP in 2013.

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Matthew Truscott on Purcell

Tue 29 Apr 2014

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This May, The Night Shift is back to make your ears smile in two amazing venues.  What will we be playing?  Purcell that’s what.  Here’s violinist Matthew Truscott to tell you why that’s a good thing…

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Keeping It Vague

Fri 7 Mar 2014

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In this week’s Keeping It Vague I take a look imitation art.  They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so here are examples of flattery within fashion, music and art.

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Keeping it Vague

Fri 21 Feb 2014

Keeping it Vague

In this week’s Keeping it Vague, when the world of art meets the world of crime.  Is it a crime to love art?  Is it an art to commit a crime?  No.  crime is always wrong.  Plus, other unrelated pictures and a video.

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Keeping It Vague

Fri 7 Feb 2014

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In this week’s Keeping It Vague I’m feeling nostalgic, looking at childhood toys from a new perspective, remembering the 90s, contemplating the evolution of music and reminiscing on my favourite arcade game.

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