Red Town live at The Water Rats!


Red Town share the bill with the amazing Chester Kamen & the Loves & the excellent Jaso. We are delighted to return to gigging at this lovely venue & to...
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Evanescence of fire (EvanescenceTribute) Live + Guest: The Kanz


Finally the time has come to go to a REAL gig again! We missed it and look forward to jump back on stage, see you all in person, PLAY, ROCK...
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Sep 25

Rock N’ Roll Dance


Rock N’ Roll Dance FREE ENTRY!

Project Culture/RAVENFANGS/Where’s The Lighter/Yvngerror


Tenacious Elephant Productions are proud to be hosting Project Culture at The Water Rats, Kings Cross on Tuesday 28th September. The London indie rock 4 piece have spent the past...
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The 295 (and support) – LIVE @ The Water Rats


An incredible midweek night of music in store! The 295 alongside the fantastic “Foreign TV”, “Barerra” and “Apple Shakers” Doors from 7pm and £7 online/ £10 OTD

Sep 30
Chicken Fantasy
Doors: 19:30

Chicken Fantasy


Chickens fantasise more than the average bird the average baby with halloween approaching fast the mind boggles queer trash Comanavago with the following PSA: Hi. We’re here to start the...
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Calico Jack + Nicky Rubin + Frontier Station


Calico Jack + Nicky Rubin + Frontier Station

Oct 01

Calico Jack @ The Water Rats


Saunter on down to the Water Rats King’s Cross for a magical night of rock n roll, folk and funk. Get tix now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/calico-jack-nicky-rubin-frontier-station-the-water-rats-tickets-172168339137 Calico Jack headline @ 9:30pm Supports...
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This Feeling – London // The Vitrines, Gen & The Degenerates, Opal Skies, The Divisions


“The best club in the UK for future rock & roll stars” Noel Gallagher LIVE The Vitrines Tunes >>> www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOzXVmfeB_I After a fierce 2019, which saw the band selling out...
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Icons of Greek music: Theodorakis, Hadjidakis, Xarhakos


https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/icons-of-greek-music-theodorakis-hadjidakis-xarhakos-tickets-169965670897 A tribute concert to 3 of the most iconic Greek composers of the past decades. Due to Theodorakis’ recent death, the second part of the concert will be dedicated...
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The Story & Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein


The show will tell the story of how Rodgers & Hammerstein met and collaborated to produce some of the most memorable musicals to be performed on stages around the world....
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Will Whisson (Full Band)- Live in London at The Water Rats


Will’s biggest London gig to date since going solo and his first gig back in the city with the full band since the pandemic. Performing a selection of new material...
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Roddy Radiation & The Skabilly Rebels + Steve Hooker Stripped Down Stompin Band + DJ Marc Griffith


Roddy Radiation And The Skabilly Rebels – The guitarist and frontline songwriter in The Specials returns with his infectious blend of punk, ska , reggae and rockabilly, wonderful stuff, and...
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XTC tribute with Fossil Fools @ Water Rats 2021


Back by popular demand. Dan, Ed, Jake, Matt & Terry bring every era of XTC to the live stage. For tickets: bit.ly/XTC2021

Oct 12

The Water Rats Presents


Featuring the hottest and newest acts on the London scene.

Gingerella + Jack Rides The Sky


GINGERELLA: Centered on culturally relevant lyrics and ear catching melodies, the South London born band Gingerella return fresh from their recent sold out headline show at Bush Hall. Youthfully exuberant,...
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Oct 14
Nadia Sheikh
Doors: 19:00

Nadia Sheikh


We’re back! After the insane experience of supporting Stereophonics around Europe and living the strangest year of our lives, we’re back onstage for this UK headline tour. Expect LOTS of...
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Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq. + The Ouse Valley Singles Club (solo)


This show has been rescheduled from Friday 22nd May 2020 and Fri 5th February 2021. All original tickets remain valid. The Pad Presents www.thepadpresents.com Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq. + The...
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This Feeling – London w/ The Rotanas


“The best club in the UK for future rock & roll stars” Noel Gallagher LIVE The Rotanas + more TBA

Oct 17

Amused Moose – Comedy


Top Class Comedy

Solid Entertainments presents: Sunbirds


Dave Hemingway of The Beautiful South is back with his brand new band, SUNBIRDS.

Oct 20

lotusbliss Tour – London


lotusbliss are excited to be returning to London once again for their biggest headline show to date. see them live on the 20th October, joined by some very special guests...
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British Music Hall Society – The Job Of A Laughtime


The Job Of A Laughtime Presented by Brad Ashton Brad will tell lots of humorous backstage stories about the many top name comedians he has had the pleasure (and sometimes...
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Children on Stun – London 22/10/21


Children on Stun are back in London on Friday 22/10/21 at the Water Rats, Kings Cross, London They will be joined by very special guests ‘The Ghost of Lemora’ Doors...
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A Band Called Malice – Water Rats London


We are back at The Water Rats, London on Saturday 23rd October 2021. Tickets coming soon! Doors 7.30pm On stage 9pm 18+

A Band Called Malice – Tribute to The Jam – Water Rats London


We are returning to the Water Rats,London on Saturday 23rd October 2021. Tickets available now; https://www.ents24.com/london-events/the-water-rats/a-band-called-malice-the-definitive-tribute-to-the-jam/6210352 Doors 8pm #18+

Oct 24

Hannah Scott Album Launch


Hannah Scott launches her much-anticipated sophomore album, Drawn To Darkness. Hannah draws much of the inspiration for her music from her affinity with Italy. A year living and working on...
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Halloween Party 2021 @The Water Rats


Halloween Party 2021 brought to you by Gig Connection and Japanese English Meetup The annual party is back after a rough year for all! Featuring live music from Gig Connection...
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SNOG the KISS Tribute Band with Diva Purple at the Water Rats



Ridiculous Bugbear Hallowe’en Party Ridiculous Special Guests DJ Grave Lee Travis


Ridiculous Bugbear Hallowe’en Party + Ridiculous + Special Guests + DJ Grave Lee Travis Ridiculous– Shimmering psych pop of a sunny disposition, which will make a beautiful contrast to tonight’s...
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Rebekah Fitch at The Water Rats


Beyond The Woods Presents Alt-pop artist Rebekah Fitch headlines The Water Rats with full band on 1 November 2021. “Great songs and a powerhouse voice. Easy to see great things...
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The Little Unsaid (Full Band) – London, The Water Rats


*FULL BAND SHOW* Hosted by The Green Note at The Water Rats, join The Little Unsaid for an emotional and energised return to the stage in their hometown for this...
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Nov 03
The Little Unsaid
Doors: 20:00

The Little Unsaid


£15.00 / Age 18 And Up Boundary-pushing new music creators Additional Info: THE LITTLE UNSAID: The Little Unsaid began life when West-Yorkshire born producer and songwriter John Elliott started recording...
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Nov 04
Daisy Chute
Doors: 19:30

Daisy Chute


“Absolutely superb. Captivating… The atmospheric London’s on Fire richly deserves the widest possible audience.’ Paul Sexton (Billboard, BBC Radio 2, Sunday Times) Daisy Chute is an American-Scottish folk singer and...
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House Of Dirt – EP Release Show


House Of Dirt return on the 5th of November at The Water Rats in London. Join them for an evening of energy, passion and protest. HOUSE OF DIRT: House of...
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This Feeling – London (rescheduled) w/ Cascade and more


“The best club in the UK for future rock & roll stars” Noel Gallagher LIVE Cascade Crystal Tides + more TBA

The Earl Slick Band – Live at The Water Rats


Guitarist Earl Slick never had a Plan B. Still doesn’t. In fact, he doesn’t believe in backup plans. “If you have a backup plan,” said the guitarist who for decades...
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Midway Still + special guests


The STILL return, unshorn, robust and armed with wit, charm and their doctrine of noise-buzz fused with puissant hooks and crumblecore (did i just make that up?) Or in their...
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Nov 11
Sam Brookes
Doors: 19:30

Sam Brookes


Sam Brookes has been down into the depths, only to re-emerge with a firm fixation on the beauty and light that can be found in the everyday. He’s been pushed...
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My Fiasco live at The Water Rats


My Fiasco, Reardon Love, Emma & The Idles and Automan live at The Water Rats. 🎟 https://www.seetickets.com/tour/my-fiasco-reardon-love-emma-the-idles-automan

Nov 13

The Crooks – London


“The best club in the UK for future rock & roll stars” Noel Gallagher LIVE The Crooks + more TBA

Nov 16
Otis Gibbs
Doors: 20:15

Otis Gibbs


£ 16.00 / Age 18 And Up “…deeply personal and profound” – Rolling Stone Additional Info: OTIS GIBBS isa songwriter, storyteller, painter, photographer and planter of 7,176 trees. He once...
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British Music Hall Society – Gwen Farrar And Norah Blaney


Gwen Farrar And Norah Blaney Presented by Alison Childs Alison has written a book about Britain’s first female double act who appeared across the country, including the London Palladium, Victoria...
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The Len Price 3 + support / London: SOLD OUT


SBD presents THE LEN PRICE 3 Friday November 19th Weaned on the raw, passionate, two-minute tunes of the Who, the Kinks, and the Clash, The Len Price 3 are a...
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Nov 20
Dramatis
Doors: 19:00

Dramatis


The Seventh Wave presents Dramatis Saturday 20 November 2021 Doors 7.00 pm. The Water Rats, 328 Grays Inn Rd, Kings Cross, London WC1X 8BZ. Dramatis Dramatis are an English synthpop...
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Nov 27
Letz Zep
Doors: 20:00

Letz Zep


The Top Rated and The Most Popular tribute to Led Zeppelin ‘I walked in, I saw me’ Robert Plant

Tom Shotton – live full-band album launch show!


Tom Shotton ‘Forever Home’ album launch show. Nine-piece band with horn section. + special guests tbc Tickets here https://www.wegottickets.com/event/515123 https://www.facebook.com/TheWaterRatsVenue

Luke Tuchscherer & The Penny Dreadfuls w/ David Banks


Following the announcemnt of the roadmap out of Covid this event has been postponed until 3 December 2021. This means it will be free of any covid restictions and the...
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Tom Cridland & His Band live at The Water Rats


Tom Cridland is a singer songwriter. Tom was encouraged to make his own music by a childhood obsession with The Beatles and the career of his friend, Nigel Olsson, Elton...
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Mark Morriss (full band show)


Mark Morriss with full band playing hits from Look Up, plus songs from his other three solo albumsl. Support from Nigel Clarke (Dodgy) and William Douglas (Miracle Glass Company).