What’s On- Upcoming Gigs And Events


we’ll try and update this page as often as possible but sometimes we’ll need a kick up the arse so feel free to do so!

please let us know of anything coming up by using the ‘Contact Us’ page above

nearest date is down the page a wee bit…

all the time THE BIBLE CODE SUNDAYS as the most prolific band in the scene you’re never far from a BCS show! just click here for their latest up-to-date gig list.

THE CRAICHEADS are another fantastic London Irish band who play regular gigs around town so look them up here to find out their next one!

THE REELS also regulars on the London Irish pub circuit here

London Irish Celtic Punk band THE LAGAN gig every so often and in case i missed something here

their are a stack of bands out there so if you want to see if there’s any local to you go to the links page and click away!

Thursday 7th- Friday 8th December 2017

The now annual Christmas The Men They Couldn’t Hang gigs are announced. Two nights at Londons premier roots club. Situated just a couple of minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road tube on the Central line. Venue web-site here. Tickets from here and here.

Tuesday 24th- Monday 30th October 2017

Massive traditional Irish music festival RETURN TO CAMDEN TOWN takes place for the 19th time.

London’s internationally-renowned traditional Irish music, song and dance festival RETURN TO CAMDEN TOWN is back for the 19th year. Organised by IMDL (Irish Music and Dance in London) who promote traditional Irish arts across London.

Line up so far includes: Matt Molloy, John Carty and Arty McGlynn/ Noel Hill/ The Bonny Men/ Gatehouse (feat. John Wynne, John McEvoy, Jacinta McEvoy and Rachel Garvey)/ Mick O’Brien, Aoife Ní Bhríain and Caoimhín Ó Fearghail/ Dan Brouder and Angelina Carberry/ Niamh Parsons and Graham Dunne/ Claire and Sinéad Egan/ Andrew Mac Namara, Karen Ryan and Pete Quinn/ Star of Munster Céilí Band/ Jerry O’Reilly and more tba.

Web site here and Facebook here.

29/30 September 2017

paddy-wagon-17The plan is in and whether we all make it is debatable but Paddy Wagon 2017 here we come. A load of bands that we may never get to see in London plus The Real McKenzies who seem to have given up on us here makes this a must go. Give us a shout and we’ll add you to the list of people interested and let you know the details a bit nearer the time. With The Rumjacks, Fiddler’s Green, Paddy And The Rats, The Porters, The Moorings, The O’Reillys and the Paddyhats and so much more this is going to be one hell of a weekend away!

Wednesday 13th September 2017

Scottish-Canadian celtic-punk legends THE REAL MacKENZIES return after a couple of years break to London. Playing at The Underworld in Camden which is opposite Camden tube station. Avoid ticket fees by popping into The Worlds End next door and get a ticket over the bar.


London Celtic Punks presents the band with the best name we have put on! THE DEAD MAGGIES are back in London all the way from Australia!
Stories of tragic Tasmanian folklore set to upbeat toe-tapping and thigh-slapping cowpunk and folkpunk. Like a celtic-country-Australiana-folk-punk hoedown! Bring yer dancing shoes!
Supported by the ever glorious MATILDA’S SCOUNDRELS. Angry pissed off folk-punk from the south coast that will have you shaking your fist as well as tapping them feet.
We are also privileged to have BENNY MAYHEM from legendary Aussie rockers PROJECT MAYHEM on tour from Perth, Australia to kick off the night. A true folky punky acousticky ambassador for Oz.

as usual GREENFORD BHOY will be DJing all yer favourite celtic punk, rock and rebel from early on right until the landlord boots us out the door at the end of the night.

Thursday 10th August 2017

Doors will be at 8pm and admission is a straight fiver on the door!
All at The Cricketers, 20 Fairfield South, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2UL. Tel. 0208 549 4394. It’s only ten minutes walk from the rail station and the music venue is upstairs and the sound here is simply superb! Venue web site here.
Music starts at 8pm and entry is a fiver on the door. Facebook event here.
keep checking back for up to date information on set times, tickets etc.,

Friday 11th August 2017

We are back again at The Stags Head in Hackney thanks to its fantastic sound and friendly staff. The address is The Stags Head, 55 Orsman Rd, Hoxton, London N1 5RA. It is situated down a side road on the south side of the Regents canal where it meets Kingsland Road. Local bus routes include 149, 242, 243, 67. Get off at Laburnum Street walk towards the canal and turn left down Orsman Street. The pub borders Hoxton, Shoreditch, Dalston and Islington so easy to get to for many and is just a couple minutes across the road from Hoxton rail station. Venue web site here.

Music starts at 8pm and entry is a fiver on the door. Facebook event here.
keep checking back for up to date information on set times, tickets etc.,

Saturday 15th July 2017

A super rare gig from atmospheric Scottish celtic-folk-metal band SAOR with guests aplenty. At Nambucca, 596 Holloway Road, N7 6LB London. Nearest tube Archway or Holloway Road. FB event. Tickets from here.

26-29th June 2017

DROPKICK MURPHYS are back on enemy soil again and play 4 dates in England and Scotland. 26th – Nottingham, 27th- Dunfermiline, 28th- Liverpool , 29th- Bournemouth.

Thursday 29th June 2017

yes FLOGGING MOLLY are back in town. Thats all. It will be at Forum 9-17 Highgate Road, NW5 1JY London. Nearest tube is Kentish Town. Be there.

You can check on our event here for the gig where nearer the time we’ll be organising a meet up.

Saturday 17th June 2017

House Of Pain back for the something anniversary of Jump Around I think. I’m going. Already got my ticket! At the Forum 9-17 Highgate Road, NW5 1JY London. Nearest tube is Kentish Town.

Friday 16th June 2017

London Celtic Punks return to South-East London and one of the best venues we have ever used. The Cricketers in Kingston. Absolutely wonderful pub with great sound and PA person and nice bit stage and most important of all Cheap Beer!!!!

We have the London debut of Dorset accordion punkers SINFUL MAGGIE as well as London celtic punk band THE BABES playing for us fior the first time and kicking off the night is local heroes THE DISINCLINED. only £3 in thats a quid a band so see you there.

Doors will be at 7-30 ish and first band after 8. The Cricketers, 20 Fairfield South, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2UL. Tel. 0208 549 4394. It’s only ten minutes walk from the rail station and the music venue is upstairs. Facebook event here.

Tuesday 30th May 2017

London Celtic Punks favourite Damien Dempsey returns to London following his triumphant St Patrick’s Day gig at KOKO (not that i remember much about it!) this time to the amazing Union Chapel in Islington. One of the best venues in London you are sure not to be disappointed! Tickets from here Gig and venue details here.

Thursday 25th May 2017

Altan – 30th Anniversary Tour support by The Trad Gathering in concert at Kings Place 8pm, Hall One. Altan have been long established as the best and foremost traditional Irish band to come out of Ireland. With their exquisitely produced award-winning recordings, their ground breaking Island Angel recording going to No. 2 in the Billboard World Music Charts in 1993,ranging dynamically from the most sensitive and touching ancient ballads all the way to the energetic foot-tapping reels and jigs, and their heart-warming engaging live performances, Altan have moved audiences from Donegal all the way to Tokyo, to Sydney, Seattle and beyond. Tickets here.

Saturday 20th May 2017


It’s the northern folk-punk invasion with UNDER A BANNER and HEADSTICKS joint headline UK tour rolling into town at The Water Rats, 328 Grays Inn Rd, Kings Cross, London WC1X 8BZ. Just a couple of minutes walk from Kings Cross station meaning you can get back pretty much easy to just about anywhere in London and most of the South-East. Supports are from our auld mucker COMRADE X and the newest celtic-punk band in London THE BABES.

Sunday 14th May 2017




(nearest tube- Tottenham Court Road)

Thursday 4th May 2017

Lankum (formerly Lynched) in concert at Kings Place 8pm, Hall One. A four-piece traditional folk group from Dublin who combine distinctive four-part vocal harmonies with arrangements of uilleann pipes, concertina, Russian accordion, fiddle and guitar. Their repertoire spans humorous Dublin music-hall ditties and street-songs, classic ballads from the Traveller tradition, traditional Irish and American dance tunes and their own original material. Details here.


these are all the events we have put on down the days. for a much more detailed version of this go our Past Gigs section here



Go Set

CundeezVegBarColour (2)

Neck Gig


Pogues at WR

NYE Firkin




Hydropaths Gig



wakes cock

RUM Flyer



Bryan Mac

Connolly Association

Celtic Punk Invasion

Saturday 29th November 2014



Paul McGuinness Benefit Gig

tchances 4
Neck North London Punx Picnic 2013 gig

2 thoughts on “What’s On- Upcoming Gigs And Events

  1. Robin Swan November 20, 2015 at 4:31 pm Reply

    The Lagan was a trio from Glasgow: my friend Billy Patton and his brother and the ‘owd crooner Arther Johnson…does the new London Irish punk band called the Lagan know this?


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