Posted November 27, 2015

your friend

We’re pretty excited to bring the wonderful Domino Records signing  YOUR FRIEND over to Camden for an intimate show at the Lock Tavern curtesy of our pals over at Bad Vibrations.

Entry is free but a spot can be grabbed via Dice.

Tail Feather -Thursday 19 November

Posted November 5, 2015

Tail Feather

Long haired troupe Tail Feather headline for Viral Nights at their home away from home. Super support comes from The Strawberries and Jennifer, with a special DJ set from Lupo.


Beverly – Sunday 15 November

Posted November 5, 2015


Kanine Records signed Beverly headline here for Bad Vibrations on Sunday 15 November. The Brooklyn three-piece fronted by Frankie Rose (ex-Crystal Stilts/Vivian Girls drummer and solo artist) will be playing new material following their acclaimed debut Careers LP.

Watch the video for ‘Honey Do’ below.


Animal House Premiere New Track

Posted October 20, 2015



Aussie-born-Brighton-based Animal House have just released their brand new track ‘English Girls’, premiering on Clash right now.

We’re excited to have them perform live at The Lock Tavern on November 6th. RSVP here.

Mother, Jennifer Evans, Maybug – Thursday 15 October

Posted October 14, 2015


Moonshiner and JaJa Ok bring us a night of exciting new bands this Thursday. Headlining is groove led guitar four-piece Mother. Great support on the night from singer-songwriter Jennifer Evans and London’s Maybbug.

Moonshiner DJs take you on till late.

Viral Nights Birthday – Saturday 10 October

Posted October 5, 2015

Viral Nights 1st Birthday


Hailing from Kettering, this eccentric five-piece play a heavy dose of shoegaze infused psychedelia. Their fuzzed out guitars, steady beat and hazy vocals are gleaming and hypnotic in their dreamy soundscape.


Coming up this week…

Posted September 21, 2015


We kick things off at The Lock this Thursday with ResonanceFM’s Country Kings’ long-running Country, Roots & Cosmic Americana night. Bonanza & Son bring you the tippidy top of Americana rock with bands and Djs from 8pm ’til midnight and as always, it’s free entry!

Friday night, ditch the office and put the working week behind you, as we’ve got a PAID IN FULL takeover! A night of old skool RnB and Hip Hop brought to you by the DJs of ICE COLD. Get the Message with Grandmaster Flash, Push It with Salt N Pepa and then Bump n Grind with R. Kelly…

Shark Dentist, Clockwork & Uptown

Posted September 16, 2015


We’ve got three great nights coming up at The Lock Tavern to ensure your week goes off with a bang!

Tomorrow night sees Black Cat White Cat Promotions celebrate their 1st Birthday and they’ve arranged a stella line up of bands, including a debut headline set from buzzy psych-punks Shark Dentist. Punk Rockers, Shame will also be taking to the stage, having recently landed support slots for Fat White Family and Childhood.

Friday we kick off the weekend with another Clockwork party. This month’s line up brings us live sets from indie pop sensations Disraeli Gears and dream poppers Avante Black. Guest DJs will be spinning indie hits ’til late.

Go full swing into your weekend with Uptown, who will be supplying The Lock with nothing but party vibes. Expect the creme de la creme of 90s Hip Hop, R&B and Funk, all night long.


Riddles, Claw Marks, Tsuki – Friday 11 September

Posted September 8, 2015

11081146_699273916865706_9017465069882990934_nHastings-bred powerhouse space-metal act Riddles return from their hiatus to headline the Lock Tavern this weekend for another great event from Viral Nights– they’re joined this time by the ferocious Claw Marks and psych newcomers Tsuki for an undoubtedly uproarious evening. On the decks, Jon from Sulk and Raissa Pardini will bring tunes to keep you moving!

RSVP to the facebook event here!

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Heavy Leather’s 4th Birthday – Wednesday 9 September

Posted September 7, 2015


Heavy Leather’s killer garage nights are always a highlight at the Lock Tavern. They celebrate four years of superb events this Wednesday with some of their favourites– headlining, the rock-solid HOTGOTHIC feature ferocious machine beats and venomous vocals from frontman Malibu Stacy for an always off-the-charts performance. Supporting, the brothers Traylen are back with the venerable Venus Lyx’s relentless and surf-tinged garage sounds. Special guest rockers Broken Soundtracks round off the evening, and Raw Meat will spin tunes until late. RSVP to the facebook event, and check out HOTGOTHIC below!

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