VMS Live are delighted to be working in Partnership with Student Central to bring one of London’s most loved Venue Locations back to life!
The former ‘ULU’ & ‘Duck & Dive’ venues now known as the ‘Venue’ and ‘Library’ will be operating as full production complete stand alone venues in the coming months. The ‘Venue’ is capable of operating in both Standing and Seated formats with a capacity of up to 1,000 people and the ‘Library’ will be available as a 250 capacity standing venue. We will have full venue and production and venue specs ready shortly but for now if you need more information and venue avails, please contact us via the form below.
Thursday 26 October 2017
We are very pleased to announce that Gabrielle Aplin will be performing at the ULU Live. Gabrielle gained mainstream attention when she was selected to record the soundtrack for a John Lewis television commercial with a cover of Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s “The Power of Love”, which charted at number 1 on the UK Singles Chart. Aplin is now promoting her new Miss You EP.
Friday 27 October 2017
HYUKOH, the South Korean indie rock band took the world by storm with their album “22” landing in the top 10 Billboard’s ‘World Albums’ chart and claiming the title ‘Band of the New Generation’. This year, HYUKOH are changing the game again with their full-length album, ‘23’, released in April 2017 to critical acclaim. Following a series of sellout shows in Asia and across North America, HYUKOH will finally make their long-awaited live debut in London at ULU Live. See you there!
Milburn + Neon Waltz
Thursday 9 November 2017
ULU Live are pleased to announce that Milburn will be performing. The band reunited in April 2016 for four shows at the O2 Academy Sheffield to celebrate ten years since the release of Well Well Well. The success of the shows led to the band announcing an Autumn UK tour, as well as a new single. The “Midnight Control / Forming of a Fate” double A-side was released in September 2016. The single was recorded at Parr St. Studios, Liverpool, under producer Bill Ryder-Jones.
Please note change of venue, all tickets for the Brixton show remain valid.
Pop Will Eat Itself Plus Special Guests Eat and Deadcuts
Saturday 11 November 2017
In 1987, Pop Will Eat Itself surprised the independent music world by morphing overnight from two minute, three chord indie pop wonders into hip-hop rock crossover pioneers. Years ahead of their time, PWEI produced “Box Frenzy”, a furious mix of beatboxes, metal riffs, MC’ing and pop songs. This unique band, whose influence touched the careers of acts such as The Prodigy and Nine Inch Nails, still has a large, strong following worldwide.
Tuesday 14 November 2017
Benjamin Booker’s self-released the four-track EP Waiting Ones in 2012, a collection of “low-fi blues-influenced folk-punk recordings and handclap percussion” that gained the attention of music blog Aquarium Drunkard. The track “Have You Seen My Son” eventually landed on Sirius XM satellite radio. In 2013, he began touring as an electric duo and signed with ATO Records to produce his debut album.
Thursday 16 November 2017
ULU Live is pleased to announce that Perturbator will be performing on the 16th November. Perturbator released his fourth full-length album The Uncanny Valley on May 6, 2016 through Blood Music on a range of formats including Digibook CD, vinyl, and cassette tape. The album was met with generally positive reviews, with MetalSucks and Bloody Disgusting both writing in praise of it.
CHUCK PROPHET & THE MISSION EXPRESS
Friday 17 November 2017
Chuck Prophet returns to the UK for four shows this November with the Mission Express after his most successful tour ever this last February with sell out shows across the UK. His latest album BOBBY FULLER DIED FOR YOUR SINS (Yep Roc) also had some of the best press and media attention with 4 stars everywhere plus an appearance on the Andrew Marr BBC TV show.
MARTHA REEVES & THE VANDELLAS
Celebrating 50 Years of Jimmy Mack
Saturday 18 November 2017
Martha and the Vandellas were an American vocal group who found fame in the 1960s with a string of hit singles on Motown’s Gordy label. Founded in 1957 by friends Annette Beard, Rosalind Ashford and Gloria Williams, the group eventually included Martha Reeves, who moved up in ranks as lead vocalist of the group after Williams’ departure in 1962. The group signed with and eventually recorded all of their singles for Motown’s Gordy imprint.hart.
Thursday 23 & Friday 24 November 2017
Newton Faulkner is back to release his 6th studio album later this year, following a string of top 10 albums, including two at no.1 After 10 years and 5 albums, 2017 is going to be a big anniversary year for Newton, with a massive tour of the UK and Europe, in October & November, following the release of his 6th album.
Saturday 2 December 2017
In September 1983, Heaven 17 appeared on the front cover of <i>Smash Hits</i>, the teen pop bible, and now, sure evidence that they had now become part of the pop firmament. ‘Come Live With Me’ the tale of a doomed love between a thirty-something and a teenager, and ‘Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry’, a sardonic look at mass unemployment set to a party beat cemented Heaven 17 as one of Britain’s most important post-punk bands.
GOLDHEART ASSEMBLY’S LAST WALTZ + VERY, VERY SPECIAL GUESTS
Thursday 7 December 2017
Goldheart Assembly’s final ever live performance. Expect all the usual mayhem and some VERY exciting special guests.
ROLAND GIFT OF FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS
Friday 8 December 2017
Roland Gift, one of modern music’s true torchbearers and the charismatic front man of the Fine Young Cannibals, is back in the pop arena with his new solo album, the self-titled Roland Gift. Gift’s distinguished career has expanded in recent, post-FYC years to include critically-lauded film acting and musical score work. Roland Gift marks a triumphant return to pop music’s front line, where Gift’s talents and unique style have long established him as one of the genre’s trailblazers. A great voice never goes out of style, and Gift’s trademark vocal prowess is both timeless and strikingly ahead of his time.
Thursday 14, Friday 15 & Saturday 16 December 2017
The Cribs are an English indie rock band originally from Wakefield, West Yorkshire. The band consists of twins Gary and Ryan Jarman and their younger brother Ross Jarman. The band, who first became active on the concert circuit in 2002, were initially tied to other like-minded UK bands of that time, most notably The Libertines, by a British music press that were looking for a ‘British rearguard’ to the wave of popular US alternative rock bands of the time. They had outgrown this tag by the time of the commercial success of their third LP. In 2008, Q magazine described the band as “The biggest cult band in the UK.
BRAND NEW HEAVIES
Sunday 17 December 2017
The Brand New Heavies began in the 1980s as an instrumental acid jazz group called Brothers International.
The group came up with the Heavies name after signing their first record contract, borrowing from a liner note on a James Brown single declaring the artist “Minister of New Super Heavy Funk”. As The Brand New Heavies they gained a cult following in the London club scene and soon signed to Cooltempo as acid jazz replaced rare groove in clubs. The band issued a debut recording for Eddie Piller’s Acid Jazz label in 1990 with Jay Ella Ruth as lead singer.
Saturday 3 February 2018
Honey G is a rapper from Harrow, North West London. She performed at the X Factor Final at Wembley Arena as a guest performer where she officially announced that she had signed a record deal with Cowell’s record label, Syco Music, and would be releasing her debut single, “The Honey G Show”, on 23 December. On 30 June 2017, she released her second single “Hit You With The Honey G” alongside its music video.
Wednesday 7 February 2018
The two sets of siblings formed the band while at school and have been playing live since 2007, gathering widespread acclaim for their chaotic live shows despite an average age of just 18. In January 2017, the band announced via twitter that they had completed their second album. The first song of that album was released in August 2017 and was called “Play”.
Paul Young + China Crisis
Sunday 18 February 2018
We are very pleased to announce that Paul Young will be performing at ULU Live in February 2018. After a lengthy absence of recorded material, in 2016 Young released an album of vintage soul songs called Good Thing produced by Arthur Baker, and began a lengthy period of tours and festival appearances. He is still touring around the world with his band.
GUNS 2 ROSES – 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR OF APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION
Friday 2 March 2018
Attention Guns N’ Roses fans, we are delighted to be presenting the most notorious Guns N Roses tribute in history. Guns 2 Roses are the only GNR tribute to play live with 4 different members of Guns N Roses and are the most internationally recognised GNR tribute band in the world, performing, in it’s entirety, Appetite for Destruction. This is something you won’t want to miss.
HEATHER SMALL – THE VOICE OF M PEOPLE
Friday 20 April 2018
We are happy to announce that Heather Small will be performing at ULU LIve in April 2018. Small joined her first group, Hot House, while she was still a teenager. She was the studio singer voice of the re-recorded version of UK number 1 single “Ride on Time” from Italo house band Black Box. After a chance meeting with Manchester DJ Mike Pickering, formerly of Quando Quango, Small and her distinctive voice helped to sell over 10 million albums worldwide singing with his group M People. They had considerable success with songs such as “Moving On Up” and “Search for the Hero”.
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