Rowan // The Water Rats London

Rowan’s first London headliner where Oasis, Bob Dylan, The Pogues and many others played their first London gig! ROWAN are an indie powerhouse from Cork City, Ireland. Their debut album,...
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Gig Connection Christmas Party 2023

Our final event for 2023 will be our annual Christmas Party, brought to you by Gig Connection and Japanese English Meetup. Come over and share a festive drink with friends...
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Si Connelly Celebrating Four Albums in 2023: With Fran Lusty, Ruby Leigh

SI CONNELLY headlines the iconic Water Rats with his full band, to celebrate the release of four albums in 2023 Writing and releasing an EP a month throughout 2022 whilst...
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WASTED YOUTH ‘Xmas Reimagined’ party, 7.30pm to 1am, expect the unexpected! Special Guest JAMIE PERRETT and (DJ) Jeffrey Munday. Tickets £20 Food Available. Live Music/DJ until 11pm, DJ only thereafter

Roughmagick presents: Phil “Swill” Odgers & Friends: Matinee Show – SOLD OUT

What better way to kick start the festive season than with a daytime session from Swill and friends, as we gear up for a very special anniversary year for the...
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This Feeling presents: Jeebo + support

“If you’re going to see the emergence of a new great band you’ll see them at This Feeling first” Carl Barat

Dec 17
fanclub showcase
Doors: 14:30

fanclub showcase

Sunday 17th December at 7.30pm London Featuring Rowlette, Roo Elizabeth and Zemphy. Three up and coming female Irish singer-songwriters! Admission £10

On That Note A Cappella presents: On That Christmassy Note

An evening of a cappella jazz, folk, pop and classical songs together with some fabulous festive arrangements to get you in the Christmassy spirit!

Roughmagick presents: David Devant and his Spirit Wife

A return to the Water Rats stage of the otherworldly experience that is David Devant and his Spirit Wife. With a very rare appearance from very special guests, The Indelicates....
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Roughmagick presents: Television Personalities

Sadly, Dan Treacy suffered a serious brain injury in 2011, which left him unable to perform his music. In recent years though, a collective of Dan’s band-mates from the ‘TVPs’,...
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Pumped Up Kicks: Leah Weller DJ Set

Pumped Up Kicks celebrating Foster The People 10:30pm Leah Weller (DJ Set) 9:30pm The Molotovs 8:30pm Millie Courtney After Party with DJ Beats

Tonic Music for Mental Health

Marquis Drive, New Tonic, Maze, Rascallions & Chris Dayley Live at the Water Rats in aid of Tonic Music For Mental Health


Roll Up,Roll Up! It’s the SHAKE SOME ACTON END OF YEAR EXTRAVAGANZA!!! What a barnstorming line up of bands to get us Rockin and a Rolling! Headlining are THE BLUE...
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Electric Dreams New Years Eve Party

ELECTRIC DREAMS New Year’s Eve Party at The Water Rats 328 Grays Inn Rd. Kings Cross London WC1X 8BZ (Very close to Kings Cross, St Pancras Int. and Euston rail...
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The Britpop Show presents: The 355’s Nigel Clark from Dodgy / Sahaji

The highly awaited London debut of The 355’s at the legendary Water Rats with support from Nigel Clark (Dodgy) and Japanese brothers Sahaji. 19:00 : Doors 19:30 : Sahaji 20:30...
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Leave Quietly at The Water Rats

Leave Quietly Debut Single Release! Come down to The Water Rats to get a taste of the new band Leave Quietly. Come Out!

Jan 20

Sapphire Live Showcase

Get ready to see the hottest new artists of the UK at the Sapphire Live Showcase!

Jan 24
Water Chorus
Doors: 19:30

Water Chorus

The Water Chorus are Ali Lawrenson (fiddle, banjo, melodeon), Jack Saville (guitar, bouzouki, bodhran) and Caitlin Chalmers (vocals, shruti box) – three friends who decided that, with so many weird...
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Bandeye Launch @ The Water Rats

Bandeye presents a live music revolution curated by independent bands for real music lovers. The collective aspires to connect emerging bands and artists across the UK through inspirational live music...
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Small Talk + support – London

xfire presents Small Talk plus The Great Leslie + Splitting Edges + Supersaurus The Water Rats, London Monday 29th January 2024 ==== Small Talk headline The Water Rats in London....
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Green Note presents… Sam Baker: SOLD OUT

£ 17.00 / Age 18 And Up Incredible musician, telling stories through his songs Additional Info: SAM BAKER makes people happy. The characters in his songs face many challenges: alcoholism,...
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Prussian Dolls + Concrete Natives

We are back at the Water Rats with one of our favourite support acts The Concrete Native for a night of great music. It is going to be a pleasure...
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This Feeling presents: about-faces

“If you’re going to see the emergence of a new great band you’ll see them at This Feeling first” Carl Barat

The Kid and I (EP RELEASE SHOW) @ THE WATER RATS + Guest In The Car and The Stretch 09/02/24

The Kid and I are releasing their debut EP ‘GOOD TIMES GO’ on the 9th February 2024 at The Water Rats in London Kings Cross, and want you to come...
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POUK HILL PROPHETZ, Live At The Water Rats, Kings Cross, London, 23/2/24

The POUK HILL PROPHETZ will be playing an EXCLUSIVE ONE NIGHT ONLY Show at London’s legendary WATER RATS VENUE on FRIDAY 23rd FEBRUARY 2024. Come along and join us for...
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Luke Combs UK Tribute – SOLD OUT

GET YOUR HATS AND BOOTS ON LONDON!! Join us for an amazing night of live country music with Luke Combs UK! The worlds leading tribute act to country mega star...
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Ron’s Honky Tonk – A Night of Country Music

Saddle up for an evening of unbelievable music at Ron’s Honky Tonk. Don your cowboy hat and head to the iconic London music venue – The Water Rats. Enjoy the...
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Mar 05

An evening with Lonely Ghxst

Join us for a special night with Lonely Ghxst at The Water Rats in London, UK. Get ready for an unforgettable experience filled with music and captivating performances. This in-person...
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Mar 08

Canyon City Live in London

Canyon City comes to the iconic venue, The Water Rats, in London for a special solo-acoustic performance on the 8th of March, 2024. Doors at 7:30, show starts at 8

Rubella Ballet – Delta Unit with special guests Pollypikpocketz

An event not to be missed: a chance to see the legendary Rubella Ballet, fronted by original members Zillah Minx and Sid Truelove, teaming up with Delta Unit and PollyPikPocketz...
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Mar 17

The Wilderness Yet

“A timeless and heady mix of traditions,The Wilderness Yet is an outstanding collection from three musicians at the top of their game.” – Folk Radio UK The Wilderness Yet combines...
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Bleak House [Keep it True Festival Warm Up show]

After over 40 years away, Bleak House are back – reforming for the mighty Keep It True Festival in Germany! On the 23rd March 2024 Bleak House will be in...
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Green Note presents… Kimmie Rhodes

£ 15.00 / Age 18 And Up A rare and intimate solo performance Additional Info: KIMMIE RHODES from Austin, Texas returns with a rare and intimate solo performance to celebrate...
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May 11

In Search Of Sun + Supports

Local legends In Search Of Sun conclude their headline tour of the UK at The Water Rats, bringing on board locals support in Weller and NTT, PLUS cypriot instrumental lads...
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