Posted March 23, 2015

I Need A Rhythem

We had a great night with I Need A Rhythm this weekend. Club classics from the 80s and 90s all night long. Take a look at some of the photos from the night via Facebook here.

I Need A Rhythm returns on Saturday 18 April.

Coming Up: 16/03/15 – 22/03/15

Posted March 16, 2015


Bad Vibrations is bringing The Cult of Dom Keller to the Waiting Room this Thursday and Friday for a special two-night residency. Both shows will be backed up by a maelstrom of visuals, and come with brilliant support in the form of M!R!M and Secret Fix. Tickets are only £7 in advance for both shows, and they are going to go quickly!


Posted March 11, 2015


Coming up this weekend we’ve got two of the funnest parties downstairs to cure your dancing fever.

Friday sees the return of DYC, our free entry indie, hip-hop 80s pop and disco night. Expect to hear plenty from the likes of LCD Soundsystem, Talking Heads, The Strokes and Jay-Z. What’s more, we’re doing two cocktails for £8 before 11pm, so get down early and get your drink on!

On Saturday Playhouse take over in the basement for their 51st event with special guests Bethany Babybel and Christina McMc behind the decks.

Expect a party to end all parties, including the usual mix of pop, RnB, hip-hop, indie, UKG, electro and whatever else; you’ve come to the right place.

Ft: Beyonce, Icona Pop, The Rapture, The Boss, Taylor Swift, Pulp, Tegan & Sara, Aaliyah, Katy B, Jimmy Eat World, The Cardigans, Kanye, Talking Heads, Robyn, Meredith Brooks, and a whole lot more.

Listen to the incredible Christina McMc playlist below.

Coming up: 09/03/15 – 15/03/15

Posted March 9, 2015


A very special Wednesday kicks off the live music at the Waiting Room this week. Welsh singer/songwriter Violet Skies will be performing her unique blend of Joni Mitchell style vocals and James Blake soundscapes. Support comes from Alex Phillips and Ella Frank, and tickets are just £5.

Thursday night brings shoe-gaze anthems to the Waiting Room with the debut show from Lea Porcelain. Doors are at 7.30 and tickets are free, so get down early to avoid disappointment.

COMING UP: 02/03/15 – 08/03/15

Posted March 2, 2015

YAK press shot

London-trio Yak kick off a wicked week at the Waiting Room with their single-release party. Support comes from the brilliant Tusks and entry is free, so there is no reason not to come down! Tuesday night sees another release party, this time from Antimatter People and their 7” ‘No Need To Be So Small.’ Check out the video in advance of the show here.

And closing the live music this week we are super excited to announce that Laurel is playing a free entry show on Thursday. Expect some sultry, haunting pop from the Southampton songstress.



Posted February 19, 2015



Join us for our new weekly night of free entry debauchery down in the Waiting Room basement. Expect to hear all your favourite dancefloor staples from indie, hip-hop, 80s pop and disco.

Take a listen to the playlist below for a sample of the night’s hits!

Coming Up: 16/02/2015 – 22/02/2015

Posted February 17, 2015


Eat Your Own Ears kick off events this Wednesday with a live show from co-headliners Bobby Tank and Ambassadeurs. Tickets are free, but last guaranteed entry is 8.30pm so make sure come down early.

Tom James will be performing on Thursday with support from Polly Money. Fresh off the back of last year’s successful EP release, Tom James will be showcasing his exceptional talents that extend far beyond an artist of his age. Tickets are £5 in advance.

Closing the week, the always brilliant Parallel Lines will be presenting Stephen Steinbrink on Sunday. Having recorded seven full length albums since 2007 with themes ranging from identity politics to technological isolation, you can expect a unique performance from this intriguing act.


Coming Up – 09/02/2015 – 15/02/2015

Posted February 9, 2015


This week sees a double header from London based singer-songwriter Tenterhook aka Archie Faulks. Popular demand has seen the need for two shows with us, presented by some of our favourite promoters Communion, on Tuesday and Wednesday.

On Thursday we’ve got the return of Tropical Waste. Tropical Waste is a radio show on NTS, music blog and party helmed by Seb and Iydes since 2010. In recent months they’ve brought us dance parties with Lotic, M.E.S.H and more.

For Friday Ample play present the new Charles Howl EP launch with support from Japanese alt-pop duo Yokan System.

Following the show we party with Dance Yrself Clean. A brand new FREE ENTRY night of debauchery down in the basement. Expect to hear all your favourite dancefloor staples into the small hours of the morning. On Saturday one of our longest standing club nights Playhouse round off the week.

Listen to tunes from the headliners below.