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Live in the Library, Poplar Union, East London, gigs in London, free gigs, live music, showcase, upcoming artists, open mic, e5 roasthouse, Tower Hamlets

e5 Roasthouse and Poplar Union join forces every Friday night, providing you with freshly made stone-baked pizza and live music sessions specially curated each week.

Taking place in our cosy Library space, the evenings celebrate local artists and showcase some of the most talented musicians and bands coming out of London.

Every 2nd Friday of the month, we host an open mic night, inviting performers to showcase originals, covers, songs, stories, poems, or jokes to our supportive audience. Come and get involved!

See below for upcoming line ups, or visit our Facebook page for full details of our Live in the Library gigs.

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UPCOMING GIGS


November


Friday 29 November:

Lætitia Sadier (Stereolab)

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Lætitia Sadier is a French musician, best known as a founding member of the London-based avant-pop band Stereolab. In this special Live in the Library she will be performing material from her solo albums.

Support from AmiKod.


December


Friday 6 December:

LyricL presents…Heidi Vogel (Cinematic Orchestra)

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LyricL brings to the stage the extraordinary vocals of Cinematic Orchestra’s Heidi Vogel.
Heidi has performed with The Cinematic Orchestra for almost 15 years, has appeared live on Jimmy Kimmel show, at The Royal Albert Hall, Montreaux Jazz festival and The Sydney opera house. Heidi appears on their new album released March 2019.

Surely one of the great jazz voices of modern times” Vamos London
She’s got an extraordinary voice…. an incredible range and such a texture…. keep an eye out for Heidi Vogel.” Jamie Callum, BBC Radio 2


Friday 13 December:

Open Mic open mic, Poplar Union, East London, Live in the Library, free gigs, Poplar

Artists and performers are invited to express themselves with originals, covers, songs, stories, poems, jokes or sounds. Hosted by Tom Price-Stephens, a versatile Welsh singer of songs and previous host of InSpiral’s popular Camden Open Mic.

Sign up on the night from 6.30pm.


JANUARY


Friday 10 January:

Open Mic open mic, Poplar Union, East London, Live in the Library, free gigs, Poplar

Artists and performers are invited to express themselves with originals, covers, songs, stories, poems, jokes or sounds. Hosted by Tom Price-Stephens, a versatile Welsh singer of songs and previous host of InSpiral’s popular Camden Open Mic.

Sign up on the night from 6.30pm.


Friday 17 January

Jay Johnson + Hemi Moore

A night of honest, heartfelt songwriting from two emerging London singers.


Friday 24 January

FolkOnMonday presents…Elisabeth Flett

Mixing original and traditional fiddle tunes taking her influences from the Scottish Folk Tradition, expect an evening of music interspersed with stories.


Friday 31 January

GrandUnionRe:Generation Band

Grand Union Re:Generation Band; unites music, people and cultures from around the world. These young musicians of The Grand Union Youth Orchestra ride the wave of musical experience they’ve been inspired by.
From our African, Bengali, Chinese, Caribbean, Latin American and Hackney peers they have formed a unique global/jazz/dance sound from the melting pot. The music conjures the spirit of these cultures and the band flies the flag of their ever-evolving traditions.


FEBRUARY


Friday 7 February

Open Mic open mic, Poplar Union, East London, Live in the Library, free gigs, Poplar

Artists and performers are invited to express themselves with originals, covers, songs, stories, poems, jokes or sounds. Hosted by Tom Price-Stephens, a versatile Welsh singer of songs and previous host of InSpiral’s popular Camden Open Mic.

Sign up on the night from 6.30pm.


Friday 14 February

LYN’s Lovers Rock + Sounds Universal Choir

Soul and Reggae songstress, Lyn brings a special set of Lovers Rock classics, with an opening set from the Sounds Universal Choir.


Friday 21 February

Grand Union Re:Gen Band – International Mother Language Day/EP Launch

Young instrumental talents bring their own perspectives on the global-jazz-dance of east London institution, Grand Union Orchestra.


Friday 28 February

FolkOnMonday presents…Laura Victoria

Folk Pop Singer Songwriter Cellist performs traditional and inimitable originals, accompanying her arresting yet ‘full of warm character’ voice with her own gutsy playing.


MARCH


Friday 6 March

Women In Focus: Spotlight Sounds presents … She Makes Music

Creative centre Spotlight Sounds curates a special evening from their SheMakesMusic collective for 2020’s WomenInFocus Festival.


Friday 13 March

Open Mic open mic, Poplar Union, East London, Live in the Library, free gigs, Poplar

Artists and performers are invited to express themselves with originals, covers, songs, stories, poems, jokes or sounds. Hosted by Tom Price-Stephens, a versatile Welsh singer of songs and previous host of InSpiral’s popular Camden Open Mic.

Sign up on the night from 6.30pm.


Friday 20 March

FolkOnMonday presents…Sophie Crawford

North London based folk singer offering fresh and exciting interpretations of traditional songs accompanying herself on accordion, dulcimer and ukulele.


Friday 27 March

Ruff Sqwad:You Can’t Handle The Booth EP Release

The stars of Ruff Sqwad Foundation’s grime sessions share their recent work created at Spotlight Sounds.


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Pizza & gig deal!

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Why not pre-order a pizza & drink from e5 Roasthouse for just £10 when booking you’re ticket for Live in the Library online? That’s dinner and a gig for £10! Bargain.

Next date: Fri 13 December Pizza from 6pm | Music from 7.45pm

Free
Age range: All ages welcome

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