ELECTRIC BALLROOM / Website : https://electricballroom.co.uk/
184 Camden High St, Camden Town, London NW1 8QP
The Electric Ballroom is an iconic music
venue at the heart of Camden Town’s bustling community and has been for 80
years. It began as a busy Irish club playing host to a wide variety of
performers including the likes of Jim Reeves. In the past decades, acts such as
Sid Vicious, Madness, The Clash, Richard Ashcroft, Snow Patrol, The Killers,
Stereophonics, U2, Phil Lynott, The Boomtown Rats, Joy Division, Red Hot Chilli
Peppers, Public Enemy, Blur, Supergrass, Garbage and The Smiths have drawn huge
crowds to the venue.
Recent performers include The Vaccines, Future Islands, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Razorlight, Dinosaur Jr, Parquet Courts, Les Savy Fav, Interpol, Ocean Color Scene, Cage the Elephant, The Strypes, Muse, Of Monsters and Men, Foals, Sir Paul McCartney, Alt-J, Megadeth, Kaiser Chiefs, Nero, Prince and many more!
THE UNDERWORLD CAMDEN / Website : https://www.theunderworldcamden.co.uk
174 Camden High St, Camden Town, London NW1 0NE
Over the years The Underworld has become
the heart of the alternative music scene in England. Little is promoted about
the history of the venue, although it dates back to the opening of pub above
The Worlds End. The venue is itself owned by Glendola Leisure.
In 2007, influential Canadian musician Devin Townsend chose to tell the press of his departure from touring, and the break up of his bands Strapping Young Lad and The Devin Townsend Band during a press conference for his album Ziltoid The Omniscient at the Camden Underworld.
The Underworld has played host to concerts by such big name artists as Alabama 3, At The Drive-In, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Cranberries, Crazytown, The Datsuns, Frank Black, Hole, Kristin Hersh, J Mascis, The Offspring, Placebo, Queens Of The Stone Age, Radiohead, Reef, Sepultura, Sheryl Crow, Silverchair, Slash’s Snakepit, Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, Soundgarden, KT Tunstall, Suede, The Darkness, The Von Bondies, Sum 41 and Fall Out Boy.