Posts Tagged ‘Flowerpot’

Captain Flowerpot

January 9, 2010

Just got back from an excellent gig at the Flowerpot in Kentish Town. It’s always so much fun there and we’ve never had a bad gig. The guys who run it are so friendly making the entire place have a great party atmosphere. Plus the fact that you get pretty much unlimited free drinks helps as well. Thanks to everyone who came down, I know it was ridiculously cold, so major respect for leaving the house. Hope you had as much fun as we all did!

Ended up relenting to the temptation (i can resist everything but…) of fried chicken in the form of Chicken Palace just before we played. 1 piece chicken and chips for £1.50…you can’t go wrong ( I don’t work for them by the way, I just like to spread news of a good bargain) The gig itself was really fun, pretty busy by the time we got on stage and there were a couple of excellent dancers in the crowd. We love a dancer! I ended up using a 10p coin as a plectrum for the last couple of songs, Brian May styleee, and apart from momentary brain freeze on one song, the set went without hitch!

Getting home was E F F O R T however and I ended up in Charing X Mcdonalds, trying to escape from the relentless cold, with Nick Connett and Alex Gettinby (who run a great night in Dartford that we’re playing at soon). I heard that it was colder in England that night than at the South Pole! So technically we were all explorers; pushing the boundaries of human endeavor, battling howling winds, the whipping sheets of snow, trudging over the ice in my Reebok workouts, waiting for the N21 bus.

So, the first gig of the year is done-roll on the next one!

Gaoler’s Daughter x


New Year, New Gigs…

January 7, 2010

After a few days off, recovering from new years and food that we only eat once a year (i’ve never trusted mince pies) we’re gearing up for our first gigs of the year.

We love playing at the Flowerpot in Camden, and as it’s free, you should come on down and party with us. It’s tomorrow…

Anyway, here is a list of our next few gigs, hopefully we’ll see you at a few!:

Fri 8th Jan 2010 from 9:00pm
Flowerpot @ Kentish Town, London
Sun 17th Jan 2010 from 8:00pm
Stroll On at The Old Queen’s Head @ 44 Essex Road Islignton, London, N1 8LN UK
Fri 22nd Jan 2010 from 9:45pm
Shock Treatment @ 333 @ 333, Old Street
Thu 28th Jan 2010 from 8:00pm
Koukee Maloukes @ 115 Upper Street London
Sat 6th Feb 2010 from 8:30pm
Carwash @ Club Aquarium – 256-264 Old St. EC1V 9DD
Thu 11th Feb 2010 from 8:00pm
Acoustic gig @ Boogaloo, Highgate
Thu 18th Feb 2010 from 9:00pm
BPAUT – With Chapter 24 @ Red Lion – Twickenham
Fri 19th Feb 2010 from 10:00pm
King Monkey @ The Miller @ 96 Snowsfields Rd, London Bridge, London, SE1 3SS
Sat 27th Feb 2010 from 8:00pm
Nick Connett’s Birthday Party @ Bar Mondo, Copperfields, Dartford, Kent
Thu 4th Mar 2010 from 8:00pm
229 @ 229 Great Portland St, London, W1W 5PN
Tue 9th Mar 2010 from 8:00pm
Tom Williams single launch @ Old Blue Last
Tue 6th Apr 2010 from 10:00pm
Musicborn @ Cafe 1001

See you soon,


January 2, 2010

So, Happy New Year and all that. We hope you had a good one?

Alex and Ben started the night DJing at The Flowerpot in Kentish Town for Ronnie’s ‘Ronkiepop’ NYE party. Alex played a masterful set of breaks and beats using vinyl before Ben played some more ‘cheesy’ tunes for the ladies. We had a great time there seeing in the New Year before moving on to KOKO. We cleared out what was left in the dressing rooms there before moving on to various warehouse parties, house parties and then healthy breakfast of Jägermeister red wine….

Hopefully, you all had a similarly messy evening.

Our first gig of the New Year is back at The Flowerpot next week on 8th January. It’ll be a free entry gig so come down.

Happy New Year,

Gaolers X