About Us

Archspace is a newly converted railway arch live music venue located in the heart of East London on the Acton Mews canal, minutes away from Haggerston Overground station.

It's the perfect venue for potent up-and-comers as well as hard-hitting underplays, providing an experience that has been carefully crafted for optimum musical bliss, with some of the best sounds in London.

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A fresh, distinctive live music venue housing a top spec Martin Audio PA system, located in the heart of East London's Kingsland Road, Archspace is a hotbed of talent, secret showcases, pop up gigs, LP launches and much more - with booking duties overseen by "Top London promoters" (Time Out) Soundcrash.

Having featured intimate shows with the likes of GoGo Penguin, Roots Manuva, Machinedrum, Coldcut, Daedelus, Andrew Ashong, Lapalux, LTJ Bukem, Mad Professor, Inga Copeland, XL Records, Teebs, Shigeto, Anchorsong, Terakaft, Werkha, Harleighblu, My Panda Shall Fly, Portico Quartet and more, this is a venue that truly punches above it's modest weight.

Check out our programme for more red hot shows...

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Slugabed live band & Kinkajous

23.05.18

A double-whammy of Slugabed Live Band and Kinkajous under the Arch!! Expect a night of tripped out live electronica and synesthetic jazz with some of the most spellbinding players London has to offer.

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Smoove & Turrell

24.05.18

The story of Smoove & Turrell began in the post millennium North East of England with a group of working class lads and a shared passion for soul. They are a breath of fresh air in the often clichéd world of soul bands and have built a strong and loyal following.

 

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Throwing Snow

+ Support from My Panda Shall fly & Matt Emery

26.05.18

Throwing Snow loves playing in smaller venues and has prepared some monster tracks for this special event. He’s bringing the very talented Matt Emery and My Panda Shall Fly, so expect some interesting and beautiful musical moments.

There are only 300 tickets available. His last show under the Arch sold out quickly.

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Blockhead

29.05.18

Blockhead has been releasing unky and emotive instrumental hip hop tracks for the last two decades. Catch this exclusive performance at Archspace where he will deliver his captivating beats for a nocturnal journey into futuristic beat-making.

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Songlines Introduces Malphino

+ Junior Otman (dj Set)

30.05.18

We’re delighted to announce that Songlines, your essential and independent guide to the world of music and culture, will be curating a series of shows with the best upcoming acts here at Archspace.  Malphino are an outer-national, mystical band from an imaginary tropical island that has dreamt up a cinematic score and audio backdrop to their idyll. A promised land of hypnotic cumbia rhythms, subtle digital warbling, accordion textures, voodoo vapours and woodblock charm- this is not one to miss!
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Hallouminati

01.06.18

Over the last couple of years Hallouminati have been carefully blending their unique and high octane Gypsy, Punk, Ska, Greek, Ragga, Jazz mash-up and sweating it out for all to hear. Mixing the gritty realms of skankin’ ragga punk with traditional Greek rembetiko vibes, they’re throwin’ deranged beats for an unforgettable live show.

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Haich (Live)

04.06.18

Haich is one of London’s most new & exciting genre bending artists. Coming off the back of his well received debut EP ‘Unbalanced’ a 6 track project filled with bass and melody, Haich will be performing the EP in full & debuting some new material at Archspace.

With support from soulful songstress Mimi Rodel & raw sauce from rapper Elheist.

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Meta Meta

05.06.18

Meta Meta hail from Brasil and are known for their diversity. From easygoing dance passages and rippling, to African-influenced guitar work through to sudden waves of sound, with cool but dominant vocals matched against furious passages of jazz saxophone and percussion.

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Call me Loop

+ Support from Louis III

06.06.18

LOOP is an explosive young popstar whose infectious hooks and innovatively produced tracks are winning her fans and critical praise alike.

One of 2016/2017’s most promising new popstarsPopjustice

Support from Croydon’s Louis III.

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Kazy Lambist

+ support from Koalas

07.06.18

Hailing from France’s deep South, Kazy Lambist is a singer songwriter making laid back sunny disco sounds with a nice electro edge.

Support comes from Manchester’s synth-pop duo Koalas on the night.

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Super Hans Presents: Mans Feelings

A moreish residency…

08.06.18

This will be the first of two special shows at Archspace.

Croydon’s most famous drug addled, cracked up maniac Super Hans is taking up shop at Archspace to deliver Man Feelings – a live show that promises to take you through the eye of the needle and back out again. Strap up, it’s gonna be one hell of a ride.

“Already The Stuff of Legend” – NME

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Normanton Street

+ support from Kemi Ade

12.06.18

We got Brighton’s Normanton Street coming our way in June. Their sound is lyrically focused, jazz influenced guitars, warm bass grooves, tight rhythmic drums and memorable saxophone melodies. Kemi Ade as support will deliver an effortless infusion of alternative neo-soul, jazz, hip-hop and folk.

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La Coka Nostra

14.06.18

La Coka Nostra is a hip-hop supergroup featuring members of House of Pain (Danny Boy & DJ Lethal), Non Phixion’s (Ill Bill) and Special Teamz (Slaine).  This is one serious line-up so expect serious rap and a serious mosh-pit.

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World Cup 2018 – Live bands, Global DJ’s & much more

14.06.18 – 15.07.18

The greatest spectacle on earth will take over Archspace for a month and we’re going all out to make this a memorable footy festival. Not only are we broadcasting key featured games live on a big screen, we have hand-picked specialist DJ’s to spin recognisable international hits and have also lined up brass bands and the best in live music too. The sun will be out so why not enjoy a cold, refreshing beverage while the food is simmering on the bar-b-q over looking the canal. There is only one place to be this summer!

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Kraak & Smaak Soundsystem

+ Support from The Mighty Zaf DJ

15.06.18

Kraak & Smaak will bring their unique electro funk sound to Archspace. The talented Dutch trio are veterans when it comes to live DJ shows and so expect a stellar performance on the night. Limited tickets are available for this show. Support from The Mighty Zaf DJ 

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Harleighblu

+ support from Ash Shakur

 22.06.18

Classic soulful vocals against forward thinking electronic beats, Harleighblu has quickly affirmed herself as one of the most promising and charming artists of the soul british scene. Her music successfully combines the shades of classical urban sounds to a new edge of raw, beat-heavy soul. The charm of her voice is undeniable, and Harleighblu’s distinctive timbre caught the attention and the likes of BBC Radio and artists as Rodney P, bringing her to increasing fame and recognition.

Don’t miss out on what will be an exceptional night of soulful music that will get you moving and grooving.

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Telefon Tel Aviv

+ Support from PBSR

24.06.18

We welcome the experimental electronica sounds of Telefon Tel Aviv to London in June. On support duties we have the multi-instrumentalist and composer PBSR.

Limited tickets for this one off special show.

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Jeramiah Ferrari

+ support from Jungle Brown

26.06.18

We welcome Jeramiah Ferrari, Manchester’s finest Reggae Pop outfit – fusing Reggae, Indie Pop and Rock. Supporting them we have Jungle Brown. Limited capacity for this event so grab a ticket.

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Zola Blood

+ support from Harvey Causon

28.6.2018

We are delighted to welcome Hackney Wick’s Zola Blood and their shimmering synth-pop to join us under the Arches for a special intimate show.

Support comes from Bristol’s Harvey Causon an artist not looking to blow you away with a wall of sound but instead by his soft, glitching electronica, deft take on contemporary R&B, and reeled by his rich vocals.

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Camp Lo

02.07.18

Bronx rap duo Camp Lo meld hip-hop with jazz sensibilities and funk. They released their classic debut album in the mid 90’s so will have you jamming to those tracks and new material too.

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Super Hans Presents: Mans Feelings

A moreish residency…

07.07.18

This will be the second of two special shows at Archspace.

Croydon’s most famous drug addled, cracked up maniac Super Hans is taking up shop at Archspace to deliver Man Feelings – a live show that promises to take you through the eye of the needle and back out again. Strap up, it’s gonna be one hell of a ride.

“Already The Stuff of Legend” – NME

 

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Oui Love presents: Lucien & The Kimono Orchestra + Bon Voyage Organisation

18.07.18

Oui Love are presenting a glamourous double bill of ‘Made in France’ artists under the Arch. Lucien & The Kimono Orchestra – Signed to hip Parisian label Cracki, the group create a vivid blend of house, jazz-funk and vintage soundtracks.

Bon Voyage Organisation – Part of a thrilling new wave of French disco, BVO’s glistening sound is a sumptuous global smorgasbord. 

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Jimpster

+ Support from Matt Masters

21.07.18

Jimpster wears many hats and wears them well. He’s one of the most revered house producers/DJs on the scene and his labels Freerange and Delusions Of Grandeur continue to help break incredible new music which he brings to his DJ sets across the globe.
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Chancha Vía Circuito

+ Support from DJ Raff

27.07.18

Talented Argentinian producer Pedro Canale will be coming to London this Summer to perform new music from his mind-blowing latinamerican music project Chancha Vía Circuito supported by DJ Raff.
Expect to be hypnotized by cutting edge futuristic Electro-Cumbia rhythms!
 
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Penya

+ support from Min Yanta

18.08.18

Penya is a 4-piece, percussion driven, electronic band led by producer and multi instrumentalist Magnus PI. Many of Penyas‘ songs touch on ancient Afro-Cuban melodies. Support from Min Yanta.

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KLLO

04.10.2018

KLLO’s Simon Lam and Chloe Kaul are masters of juxtaposition, infusing their bubbling electro-pop beats with mellow R&B vocals and a churning, ever-present sense of yearning.

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Contact & Find Us

Archspace, 340 Acton Mews
London
E8 4EA
United Kingdom

Get Directions

nearest station: Haggerston (Overground, 3 stops from Highbury and Islington)

general enquiries: enquiries@archspace.london
hire: hire@archspace.london

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