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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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Set list announced for Brighton Night Shift

Thu 9 Oct 2014


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


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

The Night Shift

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

Night Shift 29 Sept 2011 crop

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

The Night Shift

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

The Night Shift

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

The Night Shift

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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