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    Union Chapel Compton Terrace
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    N1 2UN

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Bach: Goldberg Variations

Chamber

Bach's Italian Concerto, Chromatic Fantasy And Fugue In D Minor and Goldberg Variations, Handel's Suite In G Minor and Scarlatti's Sonata In C Major and Sonata In D.

  1. Sat Apr 26
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. adv £19.50
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Chris Difford/Glenn Tilbrook

Pop and rock

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For the first time in almost 20 years, Squeeze's songwriting partnership will hit the road and perform together as a duo. The combination of Tilbrook – the master songwriter who provided the high, tenor counterpoint of the band – and Difford – with his...

Chris Difford/Glenn Tilbrook
  1. Fri Nov 7
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, United Kingdom, N1 2UN
  3. £37.60
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Chris Difford/Glenn Tilbrook

Pop and rock

  • Critics' choice

For the first time in almost 20 years, Squeeze's songwriting partnership will hit the road and perform together as a duo. The combination of Tilbrook – the master songwriter who provided the high, tenor counterpoint of the band – and Difford – with his...

Chris Difford/Glenn Tilbrook
  1. Sat Nov 8
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, United Kingdom, N1 2UN
  3. £37.60
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Chris Difford/Glenn Tilbrook

Pop and rock

  • Critics' choice

For the first time in almost 20 years, Squeeze's songwriting partnership will hit the road and perform together as a duo. The combination of Tilbrook – the master songwriter who provided the high, tenor counterpoint of the band – and Difford – with his...

Chris Difford/Glenn Tilbrook
  1. Tue Nov 18
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, United Kingdom, N1 2UN
  3. £37.60
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Comedy for Depression

Comedy

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Depression Alliance are the only mental health charity specifically working to support people affected by depression. Raising funds and awareness for them tonight are a whole host of very funny people including northern everyman Jason Manford, 'Live at...

Comedy for Depression
  1. Thu May 15
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £18, £11 concs
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Florence Joelle

Jazz and experimental, World, Blues, Folk

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  • Free

Parisian singer fusing a Tarrantino-esque cool with a vocal style that recalls both Peggy Lee and Edith Piaf with touches of blues, jazz and rock 'n' roll.

  1. Sun May 4
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £6
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Grant-Lee Phillips/Howe Gelb

Country, Folk

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This meeting of minds is a real treat for fans of twisted Americana. Phillips specialises in beguilingly melodic, angsty country music, as played by his band Grant Lee Buffalo on and off since 1991. Gelb is the singer with Giant Sand, and considered by...

Grant-Lee Phillips/Howe Gelb
  1. Tue Oct 7
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £22.50
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Hauschka

Jazz and experimental, Post-classical, Electronica, Electro, Contemporary music (1975 – present)

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Düsseldorf avant-classical composer and electronica aficionado Hauschka returns to London to showcase his new album 'Abandoned City'.

Hauschka
  1. Thu Sep 25
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £14
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Howe Gelb

Blues, roots and country, Rock 'n' roll

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The Giant Sand singer, considered by many to be the godfather of alt country, sings from his latest album 'The Coincidentalist' in an intimate solo set. It's a rare chance to see the man up close and personal.

  1. Tue Oct 7
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £22.50
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Jane Taylor And Fraser Anderson

Folk

The duo performs folk. With support from The Glow Globe Collective.

  1. Fri Oct 3
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. adv £15
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Javier Limon & Magos Herrera

Jazz and experimental

The duo performs jazz.

  1. Tue May 20
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. adv £15
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Linda Perhacs

Folk

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Dental technician and part-time singer-songwriter Linda Perhacs was signed in 1970 by film composer Leonard Rosenman, after he popped in for a routine polish. The result was 'Parallelograms', a wildly beautiful, deeply trippy take on Joni Mitchell-esque...

Linda Perhacs
  1. Sun Jun 1
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £14.50
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Live at the Chapel

Stand-up, Big-name talent

The bills at this massive monthly gig in one of the capital's most beautiful venues are always stunning. See the dates below for the latest line-ups.

Live at the Chapel
  1. Sat May 3
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £18, £16 concs
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Micah P Hinson

Country, Folk

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Gravel-voiced, Memphis-born troubadour Hinson sings his brittle and bitter but enormously affecting, country-tinged folk songs. That should include plenty of material from his new album 'Micah P Hinson and the Nothing' as well as old favourites that add...

Micah P Hinson
  1. Tue Apr 29
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. adv £18.50
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Mick Harvey

Country, Alternative rock

The long-serving Bad Seeds guitar-slinger is a respected composer and producer in his own right. He quit Nick Cave’s band in 2009, and his solo career ploughs a peculiarly Australian alt country furrow. Tonight, though, he interprets the songs of Serge...

Mick Harvey
  1. Tue May 27 – Wed May 28
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £20
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Mirabai Ceiba

Music

New age music from the Mexico-based pairing of Markus Sieber and Angelika Baumbach, Qi-Rattan.

  1. Fri May 2
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £23.50, child £15
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Mutual Benefit

Indie rock, Folk

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Tonight the hotly tipped American folk musician Jordan Lee performs his rich and stirring modern folk, which is informed by his travels around the US: in the last few years he's lived in Ohio, Texas and Boston, and has now ended up in Brooklyn. Along...

Mutual Benefit
  1. Fri May 23
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £8.50
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Nick Lowe

Pop, Rock 'n' roll, New wave and post-punk

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Stiff Records veteran Lowe purveys deep and dark, simple and joyous music, gloriously distinguished by the classic and timeless touch of a sensitive and intelligent old master. He's the godfather of British new wave and one of our all-time greatest songwriters,...

Nick Lowe
  1. Fri May 9 – Sun May 11
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £32.50
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Paper Aeroplanes

Indie rock, Pop

The Pennsylvanian duo bring their jangly indie across the pond.

Paper Aeroplanes
  1. Thu Nov 20
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £15
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Phronesis

Categories, Jazz and experimental

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This boundlessly energetic bass-led piano trio comprises leader/double bassist Jasper Høiby, drummer Anton Eger and pianist Ivo Neame: one of the most exciting groups on the UK scene, and the closest thing we have to America's Avishai Cohen Trio. Høiby's...

Phronesis
  1. Thu May 29
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £15
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Scott Matthews

Categories, Pop and rock

The Wolverhampton singer-songwriter – he of the ethereal and whispy voice – finally returns to promote his new album 'What the Night Delivers', which is actually LP number four, but the others managed to hide under the radar somewhat. No doubt he'll also...

Scott Matthews
  1. Tue May 6
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. £20
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Staff Benda Bilili

World, Blues, roots and country, Pop, Rock 'n' roll, Folk, Electro

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Extraordinary Congo-based headliners, who live in the grounds of Kinshasa Zoo, bring their strangely affecting blend of lackadaisical Cuban balladry and baggy James Brown-stye Afro-funk to town. With its four core members performing seated in customised...

Staff Benda Bilili
  1. Sun Jul 20
  2. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
  3. adv £20
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sahktibhakti

My favourite venue..its beautiful…Saw goldfraap here first. I love the carols by candlelight free christmas event the best….arrive well in time as they closed the doors on the late comers last year…. Lovely surroundings to see your fav artist in.

Dale

The most beautiful venue in London and where I've seen the most memorable gigs. Magic place.