London Lite Thursday, 24 September 2009 35 LISTINGSGIGSCLUBSCOMEDY COMEDY LOWDOWN AT THE ALBANY Great Portland Street, W1 (020 7387 5706). Tube: Great Portland St Anil Desai: Stand Up Chameleon. Improvised comedy from the actor and impressionist. Tonight 8pm, 8 APOLLO THEATRE Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0870 890 1101). Tube: Piccadilly Circus Ross Noble: Things. Surreal stand- up from the award-winning comic. Not suitable for under 15s. Tonight 8pm, 28-44 CANAL CAFE THEATRE Delamere Terrace, W2 (020 7289 6054). Tube: Warwick Avenue Newsrevue. Topical sketches and songs. Tonight 9.30pm, 9.50 CARAMEL BAR Kentish Town Road, NW5 (07932 338203). Monkey Business. With Albion Gray, Spanish Old Man, Hammick, Gwilum Argos, Norman Cho, Marie Connolly, Justin Kary, Frances Healy, Katerina Vrana and more. With MC Martin Besserman. Tonight 8.45pm, 6.50 COMEDY CAFE Rivington Street, EC2 (020 7739 5706). Tube/Rail: Old Street Best In Stand Up. With Drew Barr, Pat Burtscher, Damian Larkin and Richard Morton. Tonight 9pm, 8 COMEDY STORE Oxendon Street, SW1 (020 7930 2967). Tube: Piccadilly Circus The Best In Stand Up. Comedy from Steve Williams, Glenn Wool, Andrew Lawrence and MC Mark Billingham. Tonight 8pm, 16 THE CORNER STORE Wellington Street, WC2 (0870 446 0616). Tube: Covent Garden The Funny Side...Of Covent Garden. With Will Smith, Kerry Godliman, Wilson Dixon and MC Cameron Blair. Tonight 8pm, 12.50 DOWNSTAIRS AT THE KINGS HEAD Crouch End Hill, N8 (020 8340 1028). Tube/Rail: Finsbury Park Legendary Comedy Try Out Night. With Richard Tyrone Jones, Nicholas Lucas, Marie Conolly, David James, Russ Gregory, Liz Carr, Alex Maple, Geoff Alderman, and more. Tonight 8pm, 4, concs 3 ETCETERA THEATRE Camden High Street, NW1 (020 7482 4857). Tube: Camden Town James Mullinger Is The Bad Boy Of Feminism. The comedian explores whether he can consider himself a feminist. Tonight 7.30pm, 7.50 HEN AND CHICKENS St Pauls Road, N1 (020 7704 2001). Tube/Rail: Highbury & Islington Dan March: Goldrunner. New show from the stand-up. 9.30pm, 8 THE MONARCH Chalk Farm Road, NW1 (020 7482 2054). Tube: Chalk Farm Swear Jar. Stand-up Milton Jones attempts to refrain from using expletives. 7.30pm, 10 STORM Leicester Square, WC2 (07760 488119). Tube: Leicester Square 99 Club Leicester Square. With Patrick Monahan, Paul Foot, Duncan Edwards and Jim Woroniecki. Tonight 8.30pm-10.30pm, doors 7.30pm, 16, TRICYCLE THEATRE Kilburn High Road, NW6 (020 7328 1000). Tube: Kilburn Mark Thomas: The Manifesto. Political satire from the London- based comic and activist. Tonight 7.45pm, 10-18 THE WATER POET Folgate St, E1 (020 7426 0495). Train: Liverpool St Edinburgh Highlights. With Cardinal Burns, Jimmy McGhie and MC Rik Moore. Tonight 8pm, 10 Madame Jo Jos Brewer St, W1 (020 7734 3040). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. 8pm, 6, before 9pm 5, NUS 3 KIDS LOVE LIES The South London indie pop band. The Queen Of Hoxton Curtain Rd, EC2 (020 7422 0958). ELLEN MARY MCGEE Psychedelic folk. The Green Note Cafe Parkway, NW1 (020 7485 9899). Tube: Camden Town. 8pm, 6 MIDDAY MORNING Alternative folk-rock. The Hideaway Junction Rd, N19 (020 7561 0779). Tube: Archway/ Tufnell Park. 8pm, 3 ORBITAL Electro-dance music. O2 Academy Brixton Stockwell Rd, SW9 (0844 477 2000). Train: Brixton. 7pm, 25 THE PRIVATE SIDE Alternative rock-pop. The Barfly, Camden Chalk Farm Rd, NW1 (0844 847 2424). Tube: Chalk Farm. 7pm, doors, 5 RED WIRE Bradford four-piece play indie rock. The Cross Kings Pub, Main Bar York Way, N1 (020 7278 8318). Train: Kings Cross. 8pm, 5 REMUS DOWN BOULEVARD Former Iron Maiden guitarist Dennis Strattons metal outfit. Bridgehouse 2 Bidder St, E16 (020 7474 3200). Tube: Canning Town. 7.30pm, 5 ROB THE RICH Brighton based rock outfit. The Good Ship, Main Room Kilburn High Rd, NW6 (07949 008253). Tube: Kilburn. 7.30pm, doors, 1 RUM SHEBEEN Punk and indie. The Flowerpot (was The Bullet Bar) Kentish Town Rd, NW1 (020 7485 6040). Train: Kentish Town. 9pm, free GOLDMINE: SCANNERS, Grunge pop. The Rhythm Factory Whitechapel Rd, E1 (020 7375 3774). Tube: Whitechapel. 8pm, 5 ALICE SHAW Acoustic singer-songwriter. Proud The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Rd, NW1 (020 7482 3867). Tube: Camden Town. 8pm, 6, adv 4 SILVERS Psychedelic alt-pop-rock. Hope And Anchor Upper St, N1 (020 7354 1312). Train: Highbury & Islington. 8.30pm, 6, concs 4.50 SLOW CLUB The Sheffield folk-pop duo. The Scala Pentonville Rd, N1 (020 7833 2022). Train: Kings Cross. 7.30pm, adv 9 THE STEPNEY SUNDAYS The Northern Irish three-piece. Bull And Gate Kentish Town Rd, NW5 (020 8826 5000). Train: Kentish Town. 8pm, doors, 5, concs 4 TANKUS THE HENGE Indie-pop. 12 Bar Club Denmark Place, WC2 (020 7240 2622). Tube: Tottenham Court Rd. 7.30pm, 6 TEN BENSON Alternative-rock outfit. The Lexington Pentonville Rd, N1 (020 7837 5371). Tube: Angel/Kings Cross. 8pm, 8, adv 6 THE KUSH, CAPE FEAR Psychedelic rock five-piece. Monto Water Rats Grays Inn Rd, WC1 (020 7837 4412). Train: Kings Cross. 7pm, 6 THE VERONICAS The Australian twin sister duo. KOKO Camden High St, NW1 (0870 432 5527). Tube: Mornington Crescent. 7pm, 13.50 WE AERONAUTS Oxford-based folk-influenced pop. The Camden Head Camden High St, NW1 (020 7485 4019). Rail: Camden Rd; Tube: Camden Town. 7.30pm, 5 THE WOODSMEN Acoustic songs from the band. The Borderline Orange Yard, Manette St, W1 (0870 060 3777). Tube: Tottenham Court Rd. 7pm, free, STELLA, GABBY YOUNG The outfit play punk-rock. Monkey Chews Queens Crescent, NW5 (020 7267 6406). Tube: Chalk Farm. 8pm, 5 YOUNG KNIVES Exuberant punky pop trio. Heaven Charing Cross Arches, Villiers St, WC2 (020 7930 2020). Train: Charing Cross. 7pm, 14 CLUBS Drum & Bass HOSPITAL AT EAST VILLAGE Drumnbass, jungle and electronica. Great Eastern St EC2 (020 7739 5173). Train: Old St. 9pm-2.30am, 5 POTENT SOUNDS AT HERBAL Drumnbass night. Kingsland Rd E2 (020 7613 4462). Train: Old St. 9pm-2am, phone for prices Gay & Lesbian BERLIN@EAGLE LONDON DJ Pistol Pete spins electro-house. Kennington Lane SE11 (020 7793 0903). Train: Vauxhall. 9pm-2am, 3 G-A-Y PORN IDOL AT HEAVEN The residents supply pop and disco. Charing Cross Arches, Villiers St WC2 (020 7930 2020). Train: Charing Cross. 10.30pm-5am, 7 HARD-N-HORNY AT UNION Hard house and techno. Albert Embankment SE1 Train: Vauxhall. 10pm-3am, 5 HOMOSOCIAL AT BARCODE A mix of disco, house and funk. Archer St W1 (020 7734 3342). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. 9pm-1am, free House & Garage CENTRAL HEATING AT THE PLAYER Balearic and groovy house. Broadwick St W1 (020 7494 9125). Tube: Oxford Circus. 8pm-1am, free CONVERSE COUTURE AT PUNK DJs play electro, techno and house. Soho St W1 (020 7734 4004). Tube: Tottenham Court Rd. phone for times, guestlist 8, mems 5 GET ON IT AT MOOSE BAR Club classics, house and electro. Duke St W1 (020 7644 1426). Tube: Bond St. 6.30pm-2am, free HEADSTART AT REVOLUTION Club classics, party anthems and pop. Leadenhall St EC3 (020 7621 9955). 8pm-1am, free HEROES AT THE BARFLY Disco, house and electronica. Chalk Farm Rd NW1 (0844 847 2424). Tube: Chalk Farm. 10pm-late, 3 HOUSE SESSIONS AT INC BAR Recent and retro house hits. College Approach SE10 (020 8858 6721). DLR: Cutty Sark. 9pm-2am, free before 10pm MYSTIC DISCO AT ON ANON Electro house, dance, chart anthems. London Pavillion, Piccadilly W1 (020 7287 8008). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. 9pm-3am, phone for prices TEMPTATION@ZOO BAR Pop, R&B, dance and cheese. Bear St WC2 (020 7839 4188). Tube: Leicester Sq. phone for times, 10 UNIQUE PARTIES AT EMBASSY Chilled-out classics. Old Burlington St W1 (020 7851 0956). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. phone for times, 20 WORKING FROM HOME... AT ALIBI BAR The resident DJs play club classics. Shoe Lane EC4 (07956 801224). Tube: Chancery Lane. 9pm-2am, phone for prices Others AFRICATHYS MAMA PUT AT BARRIO NORTH African reggae, salsa, and afrobeat. Essex Rd N1 (020 7688 2882). Tube: Angel. 6pm-1am, free BEARTRONIC AT THE ENCLAVE 1980s and 1990s electro. Brewer St W1 (020 7434 2911). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. phone for details BOOGIE-OOGIE-OOGIE AT THE YARD Disco, soul and funk. Tabernacle St EC2 (020 7336 7758). Tube & Rail: Old St. 7pm-11.30pm, phone for prices CANDYBOX AT MOONLIGHTING Indie, electro and retro. Greek St W1 (020 7734 6308). Tube: Tottenham Court Rd. 10pm-3.30am, 6, w/flyer 5, 3 before 11pm CHILL OUT TUNES AT THE BEDROOM BAR Residents spin chill out anthems. Rivington St EC2 (020 7739 5706). Train: Old St. 7pm-late, phone for prices THE COMPANY DOES AT THE BETSEY TROTWOOD Country, soul, rock, Motown, folk, R&B, jazz, bluegrass and garage. Farringdon Rd EC1 (020 7253 4285). Train: Farringdon. 8pm-late, 6, w/flyer 5 COUNTRIER THAN THOU AT LOCK TAVERN Indie, folk and electro. Chalk Farm Rd NW1 (020 7482 7163). Tube: Camden Town. 8.30pm- 1am, free DARKSTAR AT THE DOGSTAR Jazz, kraut rock and electronica. Coldharbour Lane SW9 (020 7733 7515). Train: Brixton. 8pm-late, 6 DISCO FUNK AT ZEN SAI Funk, soul, rare groove and hip hop. Inverness St NW1 (020 7424 9527). 10pm-2am, free ECLECTRO AT THE LAST DAYS OF DECADENCE The residents supply electro. Shoreditch High St E1 (020 7729 2896). Train: Old St. 8pm-2am, 9-7 ROSS ELLIOTT Disco grooves. Henrietta St WC2 (020 7379 5555). Tube: Covent Garden. 8.30pm, phone for prices FLINTSTONE AT THE ELBOW ROOM, ISLINGTON Funk, soul and rare grooves. Chapel Market N1 (020 7278 3244). Tube: Angel. 9.30pm-late, free FONDUE NIGHT AT LOST SOCIETY DJs play 80s classics. Wandsworth Rd SW8 (020 7652 6526). Rail: Wandsworth Rd. 9pm- 1am, free FUEL GIRLS LAUNCH DIRT AT THE DEN & CENTRO DJs play rock, glam and electro. West Central St WC1 (020 7240 1083). Tube: Holborn. 10pm-8am, phone for prices GLAMRACKET AT THE SLAUGHTERED LAMB 70s glam rock night. Great Sutton St EC1 (020 7253 1516). Train: Farringdon. 8pm, 2, costume 20p GLITTER BALL AT THE BATHHOUSE Electro with Peaches (DJ set). Bishopsgate Churchyard EC2 (07951 624098). 8pm-late, 6 GLOBAL BEATS AT GUANABARA Samba and latin. Parker St WC2 (020 7242 8600). Tube: Holborn. 5pm-late, 5 THE HEATWAVE AT THE BIG CHILL HOUSE Reggae, hip hop and basement. Pentonville Rd N1 (020 7427 2540). Train: Kings Cross. 8pm-1am, free KIT KAT KABARET AT CELLAR DOOR Seductive swing duo. Aldwych WC2 (020 7240 8848). Train: Charing Cross, Temple. LATIN KRAZY AT SALSA! Salsa, merengue, bachata and reggaeton. Charing Cross Rd WC2 (020 7379 3277). Tube: Tottenham Court Rd. 5.30pm-2am, 4, free before 9pm PEOPLE ARE GERMS AT THE QUEEN OF HOXTON Soul, disco, electro and rocknroll. Curtain Rd EC2 (020 7422 0958). 8pm-2am, free POPTASTIC AT THE WHITEHOUSE 70s, 80s and 90s classics. Clapham Park Rd SW4 (020 7498 3388). Tube: Clapham Common. 9pm-3am, free REBELLIOUS JUKEBOX AT THE BIG CHILL BAR Fall-inspired post punk and pop night. Drury Walk E1 (020 7392 9180). Train: Liverpool St. 8pm-midnight, free REWIND AT LVPO Resident DJs provide club anthems. Dean St W1 (020 7434 3399). Tube: Leicester Sq. 9pm-3am, 8 ROCK BAND AT THE DUCK N DIVE BAR, ULU The resident DJs play rock. Malet St WC1 (020 7664 2000). Tube: Goodge St. 6pm, ROLLER DISCO AT RENAISSANCE ROOMS Funk and disco for skaters. Arches, Miles St SW8 (0844 736 5375). Train: Vauxhall. 8pm-midnight, 10, w/own skates 7.50, NUS 5 RUMBA THURSDAY AT BAR RUMBA Hip hop, soul, rare groove & funk. Shaftesbury Ave W1 (020 7287 2715). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. 9pm- 3.30am, 10, adv 5 SALSA WITH GERALDO & MAGDALEINA AT FIESTA HAVANA Salsa, plus dance classes. Fulham Rd SW6 (020 7381 5005). Tube: Fulham Broadway. 5pm-2am, 4 SHOEGAZING AT BELUSHIS BAR DJs spin indie, rock and Britpop. Borough High St SE1 (020 7939 9700). Tube: Borough. 9pm-2am, 3 SMASH AND GRAB AT PROUD Indie, rock, retro and pop. The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Rd NW1 (020 7482 3867). Tube: Camden Town. 7.30pm-2am, 8 SOCIALIZE AT THE ELUSIVE CAMEL Soul, funky house and rare groove. Gillingham St SW1 (020 7233 9004). Train: Victoria. 7pm-11.30pm, free SOUTH OF THE BORDER AT EL PASO Alternative night. Old St EC1 (020 7739 4202). Train: Old St. 8pm-late, 5 SOUL ROCKS AT MARKET PLACE W1 The residents supply pop and funk. Market Place W1 (020 7079 2020). Tube: Oxford Circus. 8pm-1am, free SYNCOPATION@101 BAR Residents spin soul, funk and house. New Oxford St WC1 (020 7379 3112). Tube: Tottenham Court Rd. Today 4pm-3am, free UNBELIEVABLE AT THE ROXY Indie, pop, retro, kitsch, rock. Rathbone Place W1 (020 7255 1098). Tube: Tottenham Court Rd. 10pm-3am, 5, NUS 3 V:ROOM AT STRONGROOM 1960s and 1970s soul, funk, garage, psych and rock. Curtain Rd EC2 (020 7426 5103). Train: Old St. 8pm-late WHACK IT WITH CHRIS READ AT THE VIBE BAR Hip hop, funk, soul, and boogie. Brick Lane E1 (020 7247 3479). Tube: Aldgate East. 7.30pm-11.30pm, free YOYO AT NOTTING HILL ARTS CLUB 1980s boogie, soul, hip hop, R&B, ragga and old school drumnbass. Notting Hill Gate W11 (020 7460 4459). Tube: Notting Hill Gate. 7pm- 2am, 7, 5 before 11pm LISTINGS B@CKROWBLOGS Sendyourreviewsto A magic night of true Faith PALOMA FAITH @ SCALA PALOMA FAITH sure knows how to throw a party. 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