This large, open space, which opened in 2008 and is tucked away down a side street behind Kingsland High Street, provides a fine home for a wide range of experimental music – including free improv – that exists well outside the mainstream. Operating as a relaxed, light and airy café during the day and a live music space in the evenings – pretty much seven days a week – Oto puts a strong emphasis on the more out-there of underground artists. Expect to encounter everything from Norwegian improv/free jazz/psych-rock power trio Bushmen's Revenge to a talk by minimalist composer Terry Riley.
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18-22 Ashwin St
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Another Timbre label presents three days of music from across the roster, including the UK premiere of Linda Catlin Smith's 'Dirt Road' on the Wednesday, music from Canada and Switzerland for saxophone quartet, for solo piano, and saxophone quartet and...Acoustic Wednesday May 3 2017 - Friday May 5 2017
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Very difficult to chose from in this category, but Cafe Oto is core to hackney. Weird conceptual music, beer and great crowd make it very loved in the area.