It’s already looking like a full-on February for Brixton, with everything from an unpredictable reading club to roastin’ Reggae birthday parties filling up the first full week of Feb! So here are our picks of gigs, parties & social gatherings this week in Brixton…
Monday 4th February: Brixton Book Jam at Hootananny: Readers & Writers Social
Billed as a ‘congenial, intelligent & unpredictable’ free event, Brixton Book Jam is a book club with a difference. All readers, writers and listeners are welcome to get involved and the night as vor Dembina comperes.
Tuesday 5th February:The legendary not-so-easy Pub Quiz night at The Grosvenor
Thinking caps and pulling knickers on, the quiz with two brains has returned to The Grosvenor, now with a rolling roster of tempestuously titivating teasertossers! Drop by a give your brain a good ticking over
Wednesday 6th February: Volcano Life Arts Management present ‘Fire Burst’ with Junior Booker, Cap’jors, Tierz, Darius Davies, Jamm Tyme and more at Jamm: Soul, Funk, Hip Hop, Indie, Poetry, Comedy
Volcano Life Arts brings you the February edition of their exquisite meltdown from soul to funk to hip hop to indie to comedy to poetry to visual arts to lots more. Hosted by Junior Booker and Cap’jors.
Thursday 7th February: Pre Valentines Blind Date Event at Veranda: Dating & DJs
A Pre Valentines Blind Date event for singles with a chance to win a romantic dinner for two on valentines day next week. All contestants will take home a goodie bag with prizes & a DJ will be playing music throughout the ages to round of the night.
Friday 8th February: Offline Club with Pussycat & The Dirty Johnsons live at The Prince Albert: Rock N Roll, Punk, Ska, Indie, Electro
The Urban 75 hosted Offline Club returns with its first live shakedown of 2013 with Pussycat & The Dirty Johnsons to get The Albert jumpin’. Serving up a floor-filling feast of high-octane punk, raw Stooges rockabilly and blues, this Basingstoke four piece are fronted by Pussycat Johnson – one of the liveliest front women we’ve ever seen – expect a full on rock’n’roll party!
Saturday 9th February: Reggae Roast Jamdown 5th Birthday with The Heatwave & Chris Goldfinger (1Xtra) at Plan B: Reggae
After a massive year for the Reggae Roast, they’re back in Brixton to mash up Plan B again & have enlisted the services of everyone’s favourite UK Bashment sound, ‘The Heatwave’ plus 1Xtra’s Dancehall specialist, Chris Goldfinger, to lend a hand in their 5th Birthday celebration!
Sunday 10th February: Globalfaction Presents: Beats Rhymes & Revolution Upstairs at The Ritzy: Hip Hop
Leading international Hip-Hop platforms GlobalFaction, End Of The Weak & Zulu Nation combine for this low key monthly Hip-Hop social club featuring live Hip-Hop & Open Mic cipher with DJ Snuff & guests.