Andrew Brackenbury / Time Out
Time Out says
Posted: Sat Jan 5 2013
It's no exaggeration to describe this corner venue as an institution, since it's welcomed across the threshold of its rather shabby upstairs room Coldplay, Franz Ferdinand and The Futureheads – just a few of the many bands who played very early London gigs here. It was a popular hangout during the Britpop and grunge years, doubtless due to its loud, post-band DJ sets (Queens of Noize later had a notorious residency here) and late licence. The Barfly retains its reputation for seven-day championing of cool and upcoming talent, making it a destination venue for serious music fans and partygoers alike.
What's on at Barfly
Dance, House, techno and electro, Pop, Clubs
Resident DJs play dance, pop and house.
Metal, Punk and hardcore
The four-piece band from Leeds perform their horror film-influenced crossover thrash and hardcore material.
Soul, funk and rap, Dance, Pop, Clubs, Soul
If you're one of those who loves nothing more than dancing like a dad on a dancefloor filled with good ol' cheese, then this is the night for you. Ready the robot and move with the macarena to a bit of Madonna alongside Marvin, Abba, The Beatles, Stevie...