The Vone Single Launch Party + The Mighty Orchid King


We’re releasing a new single, inspired by the Extinction Rebellion, on the 19th of October 2019! Come celebrate the end of rebellion at our gig, blow off some steam and...
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Oct 21
Short & Sweet
Doors: 19:00

Short & Sweet


SHORT & SWEET is part platform for physical performers, part great night out! Led by artists, for artists. 25 national and international professional artists will each present a new show,...
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Oct 22
The Jacques
Doors: 19:00

The Jacques


www.thejacques.co.uk

The Jacques + Special Guests Live / The Water Rats, Kings Cross


WE ARE BACK ON THE BBC! Amongst other domains… Join us at King’s Cross’ famous WATER RATS with very very special guests. New single Alka-Seltzer out this Friday Doors 7:30...
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The Undercover Hippy | London


THE UNDERCOVER HIPPY + SPECIAL GUESTS £15adv Ages 18+ Drum and Bass MC turned singer-songwriter Billy Rowan, aka The Undercover Hippy, is definitely not your average singer songwriter. Described by...
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Oct 24

JP Halloween Party 2019


Annual JP Halloween Party brought to you by Gig Connection and London Japanese Meetup Group! A night of fancy dress and music, with performances by Re:Make, Little AS, Press X...
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One Better Night presents: The Silencerz + The Launchers


The Silencerz are a ska/reggae big band made up of 9 North London musicians, occasionally performing with Lee Thompson, renowned ‘Madness’ saxophonist as special guest.

Oct 28

YMX Music Showcase


YMX – Your Music eXperience is a consultation agency that can help you to grow your music career step by step. It is a starting point, acting as a springboard,...
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YMX Live Night at The Water Rats


YMX Live Nigth

OPEN MIC NIGHT at The Water Rats KINGS X


WE’VE MOVED to THE WATER RATS !!! Following a Mega Successful summer at the Bedford Balham – The Songwriting Academy SHOWCASE & OPENMIC NIGHT has MOVED to our new venue...
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Lambton – Halloween Special (30th Oct)


Live at the Water Rats in Kings Cross for one night only. Free entry for anyone who is in fancy dress or who brings a carved turnip rather than a...
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French Halloween Live: WaitingForWords PeopleTheatre Myselfson


A very special HALLOWEEN New Wave / Synth Party at The Water Rats for sure! 3 LIve acts + a DJ from France touring UK will end up their serie...
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Asympt Man + Friends – Live at The Water Rats


Fresh from their 2019 US Tour, and with new material to showcase, Asympt Man bring their unique brand of “alt-indie-rock for the masses” back to the legendary The Water Rats...
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This Feeling – London w/ The Extons + more TBA


“The best club in the UK for future rock & roll stars” Noel Gallagher LIVE The Extons This Feeling DJs play…��Arctic Monkeys, The Beatles, Black Honey, Blossoms, Blur, BRMC, Cabbage,...
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Sari Schorr // London Water Rats


A jaw-dropping voice and a live show that erupts like a volcano have catapulted Sari Schorr into the spotlight as one of the hottest new blues-rock singers today. The native...
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Voices From Greece, Poetry and Music with Plastikes Karekles


An evening of the most beautiful poetry from Greece set to music. Poetry of protest, rebellion, love and hope. With the album “Epitaphios” where Theodorakis set the heart breaking poetry...
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Nov 07

Shambolics – London


LIVE Shambolics This Feeling DJs play…��Arctic Monkeys, The Beatles, Black Honey, Blossoms, Blur, BRMC, Cabbage, Catfish & The Bottlemen, The Charlatans, The Cribs, The Coral, Courteeners, David Bowie, DMA’s, Doves,...
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Andy John Jones & The Ginkgo Milk at The Water Rats


New upcoming Soul Rock sensation Andy John Jones shows no signs of slowing down as he and the Ginkgo Milk headline the Water Rats Check out the promo below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbLqwbmPNQU7...
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Nov 09

The Days + support


THE DAYS + support

Nov 10

The Untitled Tour 2019


David Mark Bulley brings his untitled tour to the capital on November 10th. Accompanied by his band David will deliver songs from his debut album.

A Celebration of Tom Simpson, with Chris Sidwells


We are delighted to welcome Chris Sidwells to the Water Rats Theatre, to talk about his uncle, Tom Simpson. As well as discussing the life of Britain’s greatest-ever cyclist, Chris...
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Green Note Presents Son of Town Hall – Water Rats -Album Release


Green Note proudly welcomes back the harmonious and hilarious duo Son of Town Hall for the London release of their stunning debut LP “The Adventures of Son of Town Hall.”...
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Nov 13

Tom Jenkins & The Screamdogs


Tom Jenkins & The Screamdogs – Playing songs off his debut album ‘Misery In Comfort’ Support – TBC / Elijah Ford TICKETS – £6.60 https://www.wegottickets.com/event/480032 Tom Jenkins cut his teeth...
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Spearmint + Piney Gir. [Guided Missile Special People Club]


Spearmint return to the capital for the first time in 2 years!… Abs we’ve just added the amazing PINEY GIR to the bill too!!! London-based Spearmint have been quietly getting...
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Db promotions presents – The Last of the Troubadours


A beacon of truth in the mist of the lies,with the beat in their souls and belief in their eyes,you must all brace yourselves as tomorrow will pause.they are coming,be...
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The Last Of The Troubadours ‘Who’s Gonna Love Us Now’ Reunion


TLOTT Whos Gonna Love Live @ The Water Rats Support fron The Theme With Ben Champniss AKA The Mod Hatter on the decks

Screening with Live Music Score and Q&A


The first London screening of Meetings with Remarkable Men with music score performed live by composer Sian O’Gorman and world renowned trumpet player Noel Langley plus Q&A with the filmmakers...
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Write Like A Girl tour 2019, London


The ‘Write Like A Girl’ tour is back! New cities, new special guests, the same top quality music. Join us for a unique evening of live music and storytelling from...
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Nov 20

Expertise Rocks 2019


Charity battle of the bands

Nov 21
Peter Bruntnell
Doors: 20:00

Peter Bruntnell


Peter Bruntnell acoustic set followed by a full band show. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *...
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Green Note presents Michael Chapman


MICHAEL CHAPMAN first became known on the London and Cornish folk circuits in mid-1966. Playing a blend of atmospheric and autobiographical material he established a reputation for intensity and innovation....
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Lucy Blu – London Headline Show


Lucy Blu + Support live at London’s famous Water Rats venue in Kings Cross! *LUCY BLU* Essex born and bred artist Lucy Blu has grabbed the Country scene here in...
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Dec 05

Old Street Rockers LIVE


The one,,the only Brain Tumour Charity Christmas special. Don’t miss this out, it’s one of THE nights of the year. Santa’s stocking will be chock full of rockin’ Xmas fayre....
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Old Street Rockers Xmas Party 2019


Our (4th) Annual Xmas Party in Aid of The Brain Tumour Charity – The Judy D’cruz Fund

This Feeling – London w/ Tom Lumley and the Brave Liaison + more


“The best club in the UK for future rock & roll stars” Noel Gallagher LIVE Tom Lumley & The Brave Liaison + more TBA This Feeling DJs play…��Arctic Monkeys, The...
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Bugbear presents: Johnny Moped + Jordan


Johnny Moped – The return of Johnny Moped has been one of the least expected but most rewarding surprises of this daft and dark era of Trumping Johnsons. Still playing...
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A Christmas Carol: In concert


This unique retelling of Dickens’ heart-warming tale uses an array of traditional and modern instruments and authentic musical arrangements. It brims with warmth, wit and wonder. Modern-day balladeers GreenMatthews take...
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Maniac Squat with Diva Purple + Wicked Splinters


Tickets: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/479550 https://www.facebook.com/TheWaterRatsVenue

David Devant & His Spirit Wife, Micko and The Mellotronics


You are cordially invited to an intimate little festive soiree with David Devant and his Spirit Wife, all done through kindness. As well as much fun and rollockingly good entertainment,...
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The Klub London Presents : Milwaukee Wildmen & Surfin’ Wombatz


Milwaukee Wildmen Surfin’ Wombatz Two bands that need no introduction!!!

Dec 17
The LipSinkers
Doors: 20:00

The LipSinkers


“In their hands, drag and character and gender and theatre squelch and writhe together, spilling across the room, gesturing towards unknown pleasures and leaving a glorious mess” Ben Walters, Not...
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Dec 18
The LipSinkers
Doors: 20:00

The LipSinkers


“In their hands, drag and character and gender and theatre squelch and writhe together, spilling across the room, gesturing towards unknown pleasures and leaving a glorious mess” Ben Walters, Not...
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Dec 19
The LipSinkers
Doors: 20:00

The LipSinkers


“In their hands, drag and character and gender and theatre squelch and writhe together, spilling across the room, gesturing towards unknown pleasures and leaving a glorious mess” Ben Walters, Not...
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Hamptons/The Pinacoladas/Ripsy May – The Water Rats, Kings Cross


Returning from a supposed death, Hamptons reunite to grace the stage one final time in front of fans who may have wondered if they’d ever see such a gang of...
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Mark Morriss, Adam Devlin and friends



Dec 31

New Years Eve Ska Party


The DekkerTones are back at the Water Rats for their New Years Eve party. Also back is the Potato Five Horn section bringing you a set of original Jamaican ska...
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Band of Holy Joy, Moon Under Water, Dream Maps


Coming soon… Tickets at https://www.wegottickets.com/event/482536

Green Note presents Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters


AMANDA ANNE PLATT & THE HONEYCUTTERS: Their music has been described as Appalachian honky tonk, and being from the mountains of North Carolina, that’s maybe as close as it gets....
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Danny Pedler & Greg Russell: Field And Dyke


Danny Pedler and two-time BBC Radio2 Folk Award Winner Greg Russell bring you the Field & Dyke project; a project combining traditional music with the sounds of industry. Grown out...
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Unreal – An Evening of Wonder


Join Sylar, Steve and Thomas for an unreal evening of wizardry.

@ The Water Rats London 31/1/20


Our first outing in that London! Grammy award winner Anthony Harty was the original bass player/guitarist in The Style Council. Joining at the age of 16 in 1983, he was...
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Feb 21

An Evening with Shaun Ryder


Shaun Ryder is nothing short of a living legend. As the frontman of The Happy Mondays and Black Grape, Shaun is a fundamental cog in the Madchester phenomenon that spread...
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XTC tribute with Fossil Fools at the Water Rats!


Ate the famous Water Rats venue. https://www.thewaterratsvenue.london/ Returning from the sell-out show in the summer of 2019, this will be the only London show in 2020. Book early to avoid...
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The Klub London Presents: The Nevrotix (Swe) + Support


The Nevrotix from Sweden plus support

Solid Entertainment presents: Manoeuvres (A Tribute to OMD)


A show faithfully capturing the sounds and atmosphere of one of the most influential, creative and unique acts of all time – OMD.

Super Yob Shindig! SLADY Live At The Water Rats


Cum on celebrate Dave Hill’s birthday with SLADY at London’s legendary Water Rats! 👊🏻 Prize for the best dressed Dave Hill!

The Rusty Guns at the Water Rats


Join us for a fantastic evening, sing and dance to some of the best songs ever written played by The Rusty Guns covers band. Doors open at 7.30 Support band...
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