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.
Friday 25 August 2017
We are delighted to announce that Stereophonics will be performing at ULU Live. Their debut album, Word Gets Around, was released in August 1997 and they are celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary by performing the classic album in it’s entirety. Show will start promptly at 8pm.
Tuesday 29 August 2017
VHS is X Ambassadors’ debut LP. The album was released June 30 via digital download, vinyl record and CD. The album features 20 tracks, including 7 interludes and 3 previously released songs for a total of 10 new songs. The album features collaborations with Jamie N Commons and Imagine Dragons. X Ambassadors appeared as a collaboration on their earlier title “Comfortable” with The Knocks’, which was originally released back in 2013, as part of the duo’s debut album, entitled 55, which was released in March 2016. However, later on in the year, X Ambassadors lead singer Sam Harris was reunited with the duo in their new collaboration, entitled “Heat”, which was released in October 2016.
2017 “WILD KARD” TOUR IN LONDON
Friday 1 September 2017
MyMusicTaste is happy to present 2017 “WILD KARD” TOUR IN LONDON! Topping charts and touring internationally before their official debut, co-ed group KARD is one of the most popular rookie groups of 2017. The talented group finally made their debut this past July and have already toured North and South America before coming to Europe, demonstrating their global popularity. 2017 “WILD KARD” TOUR IN LONDON will be jam-packed with powerful performances, interactive games, and a Q&A session, connecting the members of KARD with their fans in much more intimate setting.
The Pineapple Thief Feat Gavin Harrison
Saturday 16 September 2017
Formed in 1999 by founder and chief songwriter Bruce Soord as an experimental bedroom project, The Pineapple Thief have pursued a distinctive and idiosyncratic path over the years; always evolving, always progressing, but never forgetting that the most potent weapon in any artist’s arsenal is the lovingly crafted song itself. Widely hailed as one of the most powerful and invigorating live rock bands the UK has produced in a long time, The Pineapple Thief of 2014 have refined and redefined their sound over and over again since those tentative early days.
SJM Concerts Present Young Guns Plus Special Guests
Friday 22 September 2017
Over the course of the past few years, the London-based YOUNG GUNS have emerged as one of the UK’s most electrifying new bands, garnering heavy radio play and UK chart success, while playing to packed-house crowds all across Europe, including a main stage performance at the Reading Festival, where they tore up the stage as part of a lineup that included Arcade Fire, Queens of the Stone Age, Guns N’ Roses and Modest Mouse.
Vega & Gin Annie
Saturday 23 September 2017
UK melodic rock band VEGA with support from Gin Annie Rock band will be joining us here at ULU Live on Saturday 23rd September.
VEGA formed in the summer of 2009 and released their debut album “Kiss of Life” in 2010 to rave reviews across the board.
Gin Annie are a hard rock band based in The Black Country. Formed in 2013, by Cousins David Foster (Lead Vocals) and Byron Garbett (Lead Guitar) with Andy Wiliams (Bass), Toni Longhi (Guitar) and James Woodcock (Drums), Gin Annie quickly established themselves on the local rock scene with energetic performances of hard hitting versions of classic rock anthems.
Living Colour With Speical Guests Stone Broken
Sunday 1 October 2017
We are delighted to announce that Living Colour will be appearing at ULU Live. Living Colour rose to fame with their debut album Vivid in 1988. Although the band scored a number of hits, they are best remembered for the rock anthem “Cult of Personality”, which won a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance in 1990. They were also named Best New Artist at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards and won their second Grammy Award for their follow-up album Time’s Up. Living Colour have finished recording music for their next album, SHADE. Currently, the band are working on mixing and mastering components, so be on the lookout for the record release announcement in 2017!
CABBAGE + Queen Zee and the Sasstones & Proletariat
Thursday 5 October 2017
Cabbage are an English indie rock band, formed in 2015 in Mossley, Tameside. They are composed of co-frontmen Lee Broadbent and Joe Martin, rhythm guitarist Eoghan Clifford, bassist Stephen Evans and drummer Asa Morley. The band are currently signed to Skeleton Key Records, an independent label set up by James Skelly of The Coral who has also produced their output. The band released a collection of their early EPs, called Young, Dumb and Full of…, in January 2017.
Wednesday 11 October 2017
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.
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.
BNQT featuring Fran Healy (Travis), Jason Lytle (Grandaddy) & members of Midlake
Tuesday 31 October 2017
BNQT, a new indie super-group conceived and led by Eric Pulido of Midlake, have announced the release of their debut album Volume 1 on 28th April via Bella Union. The introductory set includes ten new, original songs and features Fran Healy of Travis, Jason Lytle of Grandaddy, and Pulido – who wrote and sing two tracks each, with backing from other Midlake members McKenzie Smith (drums), Joey McClellan (guitar) and Jesse Chandler (keys). ‘Volume 1’ was recorded and produced mostly attheir studio in Denton, Texas.
Pop Will Eat Itself
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.
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.
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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