GROW VILLAGE FETE // PART OF HACKNEY WICKED ARTS FESTIVAL 2017
Jul
29
12:00 pm12:00

GROW VILLAGE FETE // PART OF HACKNEY WICKED ARTS FESTIVAL 2017

  • E9 5LN

FREE ENTRY
12-6PM

Part of Hackney WickED DIY Open Studios 2017

The Grow Village Fete hopes to create a spectacle within a Spectacle , which frees us, even for a moment. This Village Fete will focus on collaboration. Through interactions, sociality and play we will attempt to disentangle ourselves from our everyday lives. Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi says if we can disentangle we may imagine other possible futures, already in our present, but which we have yet to uncover

Expect manifestations of ‘splat the rat’, ‘human fruit machine’, ‘sponge stock’,‘hoopla’, a raffle, cakes and plants stalls, live performances from brass band, Das Brass, Mixed Bag Of Nuts DJs and a Slow Fire London BBQ. The event also raises funds for local mental health charity, Core Arts.

The artist behind the fete is co-founder of Grow, Jordanna Greaves. Her work is a humorous protest at what it is to comply to the power systems around us and asks ‘can we play to become something new?’ She often works in collaboration, and this Village Fete, as do all the events at Grow, relies on the sharing economy of artists and musicians of the surrounding area, and everyone who walks through its doors. She is currently studying MA Fine Art at John Cass with tutor Bobandroberta Smith.

Each year, Grow is proud to be part of Hackney WickED DIY Open Studios and 2017 is no different. It give us a chance to the celebrate the creativity in the area and showcase what happens at Grow week-in-week-out. This year, we have a jam-packed programme with local talent and some new collaborations in the form of performance, music, participation and art, often all at the same time!

About Grow, Hackney

Grow is an independent bar, kitchen and creative space carved out of an old sausage factory by the River Lea in Hackney Wick. It is run as an experiment in ethical and sustainable business and works in partnership with local artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups. Most events are free, from live jazz and blues, open deck reggae, open mic and art festivals. Grow exists for music, art, food, conversation, community and belonging. Everyone is welcome.

Grow, 98C Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN. Just two minutes walk from Hackney Wick Overground and 15 mins walk from Stratford.

Website www.growhackney.co.uk

Instagram, Twitter & Facebook @growhackney

MIXED BAG OF NUTS // PART OF HACKNEY WICKED ARTS FESTIVAL
Jul
29
6:00 pm18:00

MIXED BAG OF NUTS // PART OF HACKNEY WICKED ARTS FESTIVAL

  • E9 5LN

FREE ENTRY
6-MIdnight
Part of Hackney WickED DIY Open Studios 2017

Mixed bag of nuts will be playing all day at Grow Village Fete // Part of Hackney Wicked Open Studios 2017 but after the stalls have closed down they'll keep the party going til late!

Mixed Bag Of Nuts are a collective without genre. Just good music, all night. Expect DJ Komajazzz, Mr Boogie and Dr Pudding to melt that wax on the 1s and 2s all day alongside the canal and then taking the party inside after the sun goes down. https://www.facebook.com/MixedBagOfNutsUK

Each year, Grow is proud to be part of Hackney WickED DIY Open Studios and 2017 is no different. It give us a chance to the celebrate the creativity in the area and showcase what happens at Grow week-in-week-out. This year, we have a jam-packed programme with local talent and some new collaborations in the form of performance, music, participation and art, often all at the same time!

About Grow, Hackney
Grow is an independent bar, kitchen and creative space carved out of an old sausage factory by the River Lea in Hackney Wick. It is run as an experiment in ethical and sustainable business and works in partnership with local artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups. Most events are free, from live jazz and blues, open deck reggae, open mic and art festivals. Grow exists for music, art, food, conversation, community and belonging. Everyone is welcome.
Grow, 98C Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN. Just two minutes walk from Hackney Wick Overground and 15 mins walk from Stratford.

LIVE JAZZ SESSIONS WITH RIO QUARTET, DJ’S KOMAJAZZZ & JAZZINTIME, DANCE PERFORMANCES & THE HACKNEY WICK FLOATING MUSEUM
Jul
30
12:00 pm12:00

LIVE JAZZ SESSIONS WITH RIO QUARTET, DJ’S KOMAJAZZZ & JAZZINTIME, DANCE PERFORMANCES & THE HACKNEY WICK FLOATING MUSEUM

  • E9 5LN

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Part of Hackney WickED Arts Festival 2017.

Normally found at our weekly jazz jam, our resident jazz band go canal side for a Sunday Special for Hackney WickED. These musicians bring you a fresh and energetic approach to mainly a hardbop jazz repertoire with our resident DJs Jazzintime and Komajazzz playing the best jazz vinyls in between sets.

To mark the arts festival, we are joined by Japanese dancers Misa Koide and Tamae Yoneda who will also be responding to the live jazz sessions.

TIMINGS TBA

Pulling up canalside will be the 'Hackney Wick Floating Museum' in the form of two 30" narrow boats that, in tandem, displaying on their flat roofs, the sculptures of Californian artist Jay J. Filipowicz.

COCONUT JAM SESSION // PART OF HACKNEY WICKED ARTS FESTIVAL
Jul
30
6:00 pm18:00

COCONUT JAM SESSION // PART OF HACKNEY WICKED ARTS FESTIVAL

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Part of Hackney WickED DIY Open Studios 2017

The Coconut Jam Session features the band Three Soundman and A Bassist, and Selectors from the Black Cat Sound System of Fish Island. Strickly roots and culture vibrations with at least 50% improvised content.

The jam is open to all musicians who love roots music. Please contact Grow if you wish to join in or just approach them on the day. The Coconut Jam is not just a name, on the day fresh green coconuts from Costa Rica will be on sale full of coconut water, and a little rum should the urge take you!

So come along and join the founders of Black Cat Soundsystem as they continue their 9 year long Fish Island/Hackney Wick musical mission. Band members: Drums: Charlie Benji, Bass: Andronimo, Keys: Luka Rainbow Sound, Guitar and Vocals: Ras Tom.

Each year, Grow is proud to be part of Hackney WickED DIY Open Studios and 2017 is no different. It give us a chance to the celebrate the creativity in the area and showcase what happens at Grow week-in-week-out. This year, we have a jam-packed programme with local talent and some new collaborations in the form of performance, music, participation and art, often all at the same time!

About Grow, Hackney

Grow is an independent bar, kitchen and creative space carved out of an old sausage factory by the River Lea in Hackney Wick. It is run as an experiment in ethical and sustainable business and works in partnership with local artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups. Most events are free, from live jazz and blues, open deck reggae, open mic and art festivals. Grow exists for music, art, food, conversation, community and belonging. Everyone is welcome.

Grow, 98C Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN. Just two minutes walk from Hackney Wick Overground and 15 mins walk from Stratford.y

JACKSON // LIVE MUSIC + DJS
Aug
4
7:00 pm19:00

JACKSON // LIVE MUSIC + DJS

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FREE ENTRY

We're excited to be joined for a Friday night special by Bristol-based musican and artist Jackson UK. Ear Trumpet Music encourage us to “Think Moody Jamiroquai with a hint of Roay Ayers and you’ll be on his wavelength" amd we can't wait to have him and his band on our stage.

It's free entry so come early and ease into your weekend. Relax canalside on our garden terrace as you listen to DJ's, enjoy Slow Fire London BBQ, craft and organic drinks and then get your spot inside as Jackson takes the stage when the sun goes down.

Arrive early to avoid disapointment :)

About Jackson

“Jackson combines moody singer-songwriter lyricism with the psychedelic funk of a 7 piece outfit. Sitting somewhere between Jamiroquai, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea and Sun Ra, this band brings heaps of creativity and virtuosity” – Jazz + Promotions

“Featuring all original compositions written by Jack Baldus, the sound is a throwback to the psychedelic funk of the 70’s, yet fresh as the proverbial daisy. Influences can be traced to Jamiroquai, Herbie Hancock, and Stevie Wonder, to name but a few.” – Discovery Talent, London

"Their funk-fuelled big band performance soon reveals itself as nothing short of special, full of killer solos and noisy climaxes."
 

COCK AND BULL FESTIVAL PARTY // CANALSIDE IN HACKNEY WICK
Aug
12
12:00 pm12:00

COCK AND BULL FESTIVAL PARTY // CANALSIDE IN HACKNEY WICK

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After 5 years of amazing farmyard antics, Cock & Bull Festival is taking a break this year to rest and recharge the batteries before a triumphant return in 2018. To bridge the gap Grand Union Sound, who have run the festival’s Stone Barn space since the very beginning, will be putting on a fundraising party, here at Grow!

Running from noon until midnight, Grand Union Sound DJs will be spinning a summery mix of festival beats spanning reggae, afrobeat, hip hop, soul and much more.

Delicious food will be provided by Grow Hackney’s BBQ residents Slow Fire London and in the bar you will find craft beers and ciders, organic wine and spirits, fair trade coffee and tea.
Money raised at this event will go to Jamie’s Farm to support the incredible work that they do. Cock & Bull is run by Jamie’s Farm and the festival raises tens of thousands of pounds each year for the charity.

About Jamie's Farm

Jamie’s Farm exists to transform the lives of vulnerable children in challenging urban schools by providing a unique combination of farming, family and therapy through a short stay residential and follow up programme. Jamie’s Farm aims to re-engage children with educational life, and enable them to fulfil their potential in school and a wider social setting. It’s a simple, inspiring project.

Since 2009 Jamie’s Farm has impacted over 4,000 disadvantaged young people who visit one of their farms for a week-long residential that combines ‘Farming, Family and Therapy’. A carefully crafted programme that mixes tangible jobs around the farm with therapeutic support is helping vulnerable children, primarily those with poor behaviour and poor engagement at school, to reengage with education and see their futures in a new light. In 2016, of all the young people who were at risk of exclusion before their visit to Jamie’s Farm, 82% are no longer in this category 6 weeks on. Due to high demand the charity is growing to three farms in 2017 and to four farms in 2018, soon to be working with 1,800 disadvantaged young people each year. www.jamiesfarm.org.uk/

FEELGOOD EXPERIMENT // LIVE 6-PEICE SOUL-HOP COLLECTIVE
Sep
22
7:00 pm19:00

FEELGOOD EXPERIMENT // LIVE 6-PEICE SOUL-HOP COLLECTIVE

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Join us canalside in Hackney Wick for a free live performance by Bristol-based 6-piece soul-hop collective the Feelgood Experiment.  Ease into the evening with DJ's from 7pm and the live performance starts after the sun goes down. We've got the usual range of craft and organic drinks and a menu from Slow Fire London.


ROMPAS REGGAE SHACK // CANAL SIDE // HACKNEY WICK
Jul
22
1:00 pm13:00

ROMPAS REGGAE SHACK // CANAL SIDE // HACKNEY WICK

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Rompas Reggae teams up with Red Stripe to bring you another summer, open deck, vinyl only event in 2017. Expect super special guest DJ - Aries - at this at canal side terrace party, a record store, BBQ served all day, rum punch raffle and more.

All day party ✔
Open deck policy (Vinyl only) ✔
Special guest DJ and MCs ✔
Food served all day ✔
Record stall ✔
Canal side terrace ✔
Family friendly (up until 7pm) ✔
Raffle Rum Punch ✔
Dominos ✔

All tribes welcomed!
Music policy: Reggae / Dub / Dancehall / Steppas / Jungle

"Music is a mission, not a competition"

DJS COMMUNE, CHAMPAGNE FUNK & ATLAS // CANALSIDE
Jul
20
7:00 pm19:00

DJS COMMUNE, CHAMPAGNE FUNK & ATLAS // CANALSIDE

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FREE ENTRY

DJ collectives and radio hosts, Champagne Funk (Balamii), ATLAS (Reprezent/Worldwide) and Commune (Balamii) prove good things come in threes.

Join them on our terrace in Hackney Wick for an evening of sun soaked selections... organic and craft drinks, a summer menu from Slow Fire London and hopefully some sun too.

WEEKLY LIVE JAZZ JAM & DJ IN HACKNEY WICK
Jul
19
7:00 pm19:00

WEEKLY LIVE JAZZ JAM & DJ IN HACKNEY WICK

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Join Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai and Tamás Gyurcsó on double bass. Together they bring you a fresh and energetic approach to mainly a hardbop jazz repertoire - playing the first set canalside and the second as the sun goes down with our resident DJ Jazzintime playing the best jazz vinyls in between. Included in the last set, will be an invite to join them on stage too!

Find us at Grow, 98C Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN. Just two minutes walk from Hackney Wick Overground and 15 mins walk from Stratford.

SOUNDISCOVERY SUMMER PARTY // CANAL SIDE // HACKNEY WICK
Jul
15
2:00 pm14:00

SOUNDISCOVERY SUMMER PARTY // CANAL SIDE // HACKNEY WICK

  • E9 5LN

FREE ENTRY

Soundiscovery return for a canal side Summer Party!

This collective are obsessed with sound and together their record collection ensures that every party is a magical selection making a must for those who love music and enjoy a day-into-night party!

Every Soundiscovery party is a musical journey that take the listener from Jazz and funk to disco, experimental and new wave to house and techno through carefully selected tracks and skilfully put together dj sets from each of the Soundiscovery dj’s.

As this is a summer party you will catch us playing by the canal in the afternoon for then moving inside Grow and have a boogie when the night comes!

As usual, we are keeping the line up secret for now but if you have been to a Soundiscovery party before I am sure you’ll know what to expect. If you haven’t, well it’s time you come down and check one out!

SOUND provided by TPI Sound and Alpha Recording System Europe

BBQ by Slow Fire London and organic, craft drinks from the bar too! 🌞🌞🌞🌞
 

LIVE JAZZ JAM // DJs // HACKNEY WICK
Jul
12
7:00 pm19:00

LIVE JAZZ JAM // DJs // HACKNEY WICK

  • E9 5LN

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Join Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums Rio Kai on double bass and Tamás Gyurcsó Music on sax. These musicians bring you a fresh and energetic approach to mainly a hardbop jazz repertoire - playing 2 sets and our resident DJ Jazzintime playing the best jazz vinyls in between. Included in the last set, will be an invite to join them on stage too...

if the suns out we'll start outside canal side and then head in when the sun goes down!

Hungry? We've got a new meal deal on a Wednesday and Thursday and that's £7.50 for a Slow Fire London bun and fries or Halloumi bun and fries!

Find us at Grow, 98C Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN. Just two minutes walk from Hackney Wick Overground and 15 mins walk from Stratford.

AND WHAT LDN? TAKEOVER // HACKNEY WICK // FREE ENTRY
Jul
9
2:00 pm14:00

AND WHAT LDN? TAKEOVER // HACKNEY WICK // FREE ENTRY

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After the success of our event in June we head back East for another one of their takeover sessions.

LINE UP

Grass Temple
The live electronic act is now a regular fixture at And What.. Known for his hypnotic pulsating rhythms with an ambient backdrop, he creates deep electronica that's very danceable.

Ohno da French & And What MCs
The french beatmaker has carved out his own little niche in hip hop production, using samples of his musical inspirations from the 30's up until now and adding those Hip Hop touches. He'll be performing with the And What MCs

Sunrise Sunset
Live electronic duo will be debuting their new material at Grow.

Percy P Honey
Dub Reggae & Roots DJ will be playing an extended set.

Antonia Carrena
Our favourite singer/songwriter will be performing an acoustic set canal side.

ADVENTURES IN PARADISE // W/ JONNY ROCK // CANALSIDE // HACKNEY WICK
Jul
8
3:00 pm15:00

ADVENTURES IN PARADISE // W/ JONNY ROCK // CANALSIDE // HACKNEY WICK

  • E9 5LN

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Adventures In Paradise return to Grow, Hackney for an all day funtime party in the sunshine.

JONNY ROCK will be joining residents Katie Barber and Michelle Kelly, to play a 4HR SET that will take the party from day into night.

Jonny Rock is a familiar face on the London house and disco scenes. With releases on Bahnsteig23, CockRing D’Amore, OYE, Music For Freaks, Make Love in Public Spaces, Wolf + Lamb Black, Foot & Mouth, Disco 45, Playhouse and Futureboogie. Jonny skillfully joins the dots between old school Chicago house, underground disco and boogie.

This is going to be one hell of an adventure!
 

HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL
Jul
7
7:00 pm19:00

HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL

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Have Love Will Travel comes to Grow for a summer canal side special to ease you into your weekend.

John the Revelator (Dirty Water Records) and friends take to the decks to bring you lush 60's soul, trashy rock 'n' roll, glam gems and cult pop obscurities as you relax canal side and watch the River Lea go by.

We've also got a range of organic wines, cider and craft beer to water you and a new seasonal menu from Slow Fire London to feed you.

 

MIXED BAG OF NUTS // DJ's // PERCUSSION // BBQ // HACKNEY WICK
Jul
1
12:00 pm12:00

MIXED BAG OF NUTS // DJ's // PERCUSSION // BBQ // HACKNEY WICK

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So Mixed Bag Summer Edition at GROW gonna be off the chain with Headliners THE HERBIVORES , supporting them NO MORE FASCITS on the main Stage !

The Mixed Bag Sound Collective will Be melting that Wax on the 1s and 2s all day along the Canal as well as some Acoustic Acts from LAPIS and WESLEY RUSSEL.

DJS

DR PUDDING ( b label , M.B.O.N)

ROYSON (KOMAJAZZZ , M.B.O.N)

KENNY M ( Move , M.B.O.N)

and special Guest

MEDALLION MAN (2020 VISION, Loose Lips Radio, BEEF RECORDS)

Slow Fire London BBQ

SNEAKERS , HATS , WILD SHIRTS, SMILES AND SMOKING HOT DANCE MOVES WELCOME!!!!!

BUST A MOVE !!!!

Find us at Grow, 98C Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN. Just two minutes walk from Hackney Wick Overground and 15 mins walk from Stratford.

 

TIMANTI & THE TRIBE // MUSIC & ART // CANAL SIDE // HACKNEY WICK
Jun
30
5:00 pm17:00

TIMANTI & THE TRIBE // MUSIC & ART // CANAL SIDE // HACKNEY WICK

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After Timanti and the Tribe's amazing full house first birthday celebrations in February they return to Grow for the next chapter...Join them for a beautiful outdoor celebration of life, love, music, magic and art.

Awaken your senses; dive deeper into your consciousness; co-create unique memories with freethinking beings...

[We will be starting off proceedings outside and moving inside after sundown]
BBQ by Slow Fire London

LINE UP - Expect surprise & secret b2bs - Not to be missed.
Secret Afterparty & more.

✧ NOMADIC VIBRATIONS

Dress: Good Vibes Only
(Tribal / Nomadic attire encouraged)

Come and join the tribe for a journey of Nomadic electronic dance frequencies across space and time.

☮ ♡ ☮

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LOOSE LIPS IN LONDON // SPECIAL RESIDENTS SHOWCASE
Jun
29
7:00 pm19:00

LOOSE LIPS IN LONDON // SPECIAL RESIDENTS SHOWCASE

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Loose Lips come to Grow for a residents showcase to kick off the summer!
Join them canalside to enjoy a vibrant musical spleen session, in the company of:

- Rommek (Loose Lips/BlueprintRecords)
https://soundcloud.com/rommek

- T-Scale (Loose Lips/Reposition)
https://soundcloud.com/jef-t-scale

- Paxman - MCR (Loose Lips/Trapped Audio)
https://soundcloud.com/paxmanmcr

- Sam Karam (Anti Skate)
https://soundcloud.com/samkaram

ECOUTEZ // FREE ENTRY // HACKNEY WICK
Jun
24
2:00 pm14:00

ECOUTEZ // FREE ENTRY // HACKNEY WICK

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The return of th ECOUTEZ day party is a short segway-away. For our first summer outing down by the canal, we're pshyched to invite along LORENZO with the rest of the crew in tow, for a tasty afternoon-to-evening of easy-breezin. From industrial ambience to Amazonian free-jazz, we'll play you something new.

LORENZO (Fly By Night Music)
A digger's-digger. ~ Label boss of the highly aclaimed FBNM, Lorenzo has been behind many pearly releases over the past couple of years. He also runs the Do!! You!! record shop in Peckham.
https://soundcloud.com/flybynightmusic
https://www.mixcloud.com/BrilliantCorners/fly-by-night-w-lorenzo-charlie-bones-031216/

Écoutez are a loose collective of artists and music fanatics who’ve been throwing parties in a number of cities and have taken up residence at Grow. This is the first of their summer day-parties and they always deliver. It's impossible not to appreciate their taste and they have something for everyone!

Sho Mura (Ikura Imprint): Tokyo via Turnpike Lane - expect dusty dabs of jazz from his dad’s garage and buoyant riddims of every kind. NTS http://www.nts.live/shows/ikura-imprint

Nepa Tiz: Butter-like grooves and a healthy dusting of parent pleasers your parents don’t know.

 

THE BIG IDEA + TRANSATLANTIC FAMILY BAND + KEITH JAMES // LIVE MUSIC & DJs // HACKNEY WICK // FREE ENTRY
Jun
16
7:00 pm19:00

THE BIG IDEA + TRANSATLANTIC FAMILY BAND + KEITH JAMES // LIVE MUSIC & DJs // HACKNEY WICK // FREE ENTRY

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WICK RADIO & ELEVATOR MUSIC present

The Big Idea (FR)

Transatlantic Family Band (UK/USA)

James Keith Asbury Music (USA)

+ ELEVATOR MUSIC DJS

GROWLIVE are happy to welcome Wick Radio & Elevator Music for a hot and heavy night of all out Garage / Psyche / Indie-Rock, bringing together an all star line-up of bands from across the seas. The big noise rockers The Big Idea from Paris, France, psyche-stars Transatlantic Family Band from London, UK and the travelling songsmith James Keith Asbury Music from Texas, USA.

Drinks canalside, food by Slow Fire London and DJ from 7pm with the band takes the stage on as the sun goes! Don't Miss This!

Wick Radio will be broadcasting the performance LIVE on www.wickradio.org so come down and make some noise.

KEITH JAMES

James Keith is an unsigned artist from deep in the heart of the Texas hill country who grew up playing and singing music at his family's music venue. His first years of playing music were in his father's band "The River Rats" and there he gained a love for music early on and had the privilege of being groomed by seasoned performers. Over the time of his career he has branched out and shared the stage with many renowned artists, such as; Monte Montgomery (Guitar Player Magazine's 50 Greatest Players of All-Time), Augie Myers, Eric Gales, Papa Mali, Ponty Bone, Dana Cooper, Milkdrive, Joe King Carasco, Brennen Leigh + Noel Mckay, Billy Bright, Grammy Award Winners Max Baca and the Texmaniacs, and Grammy Lifetime achievement award winner Flaco Jimenez. In summer 2014 he was the frontman of touring band Nautical Nation and led them to an ATX Battle of the Bands win in which they competed against 30+ groups to gain the title. With the win came a management contract, an EP recorded at Yellow Dog studios (SoCo) and a 2 month summer release tour on the west coast.

http://www.jameskeithmusic.com/

TRANSATLANTIC FAMILY BAND

Formed in Brooklyn, New York in 2011, the band's name was born of founder member Ben Clarke's travels between New York & London, whilst writing and making music. It also serves as recognition that a band can be much like a family. TFB take influence from psychedelia, captured space sounds, the music of India, the East and rock n roll. Lyrics explore what we know about life, and what we don't. Expect relentless rhythms, eastern drones, waves of celestial bass, blankets of swirling guitars and luscious melodies to cut the haze.

https://transatlanticfamilyband.bandcamp.com/

THE BIG IDEA BAND

"A scrambled screen, a shadow that leads to a corridor where the floor sticks, stained by acid guitars.The leitmotiv of the Seven Rockies has enough to revive forgotten tracks, which resume form via haunted nights on a sofa to federate a quadruple And if you lose the thread of The Passion of Crime 3, you risk losing yourself on the streets of London, saturated with the worship in which Inspector Lawrence is taken."

https://www.facebook.com/thebigideaofficial

Find us at Grow, 98C Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN. Just two minutes walk from Hackney Wick Overground and 15 mins walk from Stratford.

 

PRINCE Vs EVERYONE // BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE WITH DJ DOM
Jun
9
7:00 pm19:00

PRINCE Vs EVERYONE // BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE WITH DJ DOM

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Prince Rogers Nelson left the planet, but he also left us a magic that will live forever. To mark his birthday (June, 7), we celebrate him though his music with PRINCE vs EVERYBODY.

Featuring DJ Dominic Benjamin spinning originals, remixes, covers, sampled joints, and close relatives of your favorite PRINCE songs/productions.

Tons of heavy funk and swingin soul sounds to keep you moving and groovin all nigt..so be sure to join us early to claim your spot on the dancefloor.

PRINCE liked to party - that's no mystery. So DJ DOM is going to go all in, with a tribute to the greatest to have ever done it.

SOULFULL SUNDAY BBQ + DJ's AT GROW IN HACKNEY WICK
Jun
4
12:00 pm12:00

SOULFULL SUNDAY BBQ + DJ's AT GROW IN HACKNEY WICK

  • E9 5LN

Slow Fire London SoulFull Sunday BBQ will feed your belly and funk, soul and jazz by one of our resident DJ's will nourish your soul.

This Slow Fire London Sunday BBQ is not to be missed.  All of the meat is free range and use carefully selected local suppliers to source the best ingredients.  As well as the best quality meat, lovingly smoked on our canal side smoker, you can also enjoy a delicious vegan options and a range of sides.   See the full menu here.

The Slow Fire London Sunday BBQ Lunch is served from midday to 8pm, every Sunday...

MOTHERLAND AT GROW -  FIRST SUMMER SPECIAL...
Jun
3
Jun 5

MOTHERLAND AT GROW - FIRST SUMMER SPECIAL...

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After 11pm, it's £5 entry on the door.

Motherland's first summer session of 2017.... For a full twelve hours! Come down in the afternoon or join us after Field Day in Victoria Park!

SPECIAL GUEST DJ... At One (Atjazz Record Company)
D-Malice (DM Recordings)
Kitty Amor (DM Recordings)
Jonny Miller (Suncebeat)
Plus a special guest DJ from the extended Motherland family...

Free all day, we start on the terrace at 4pm
 

 

FISH FRIDAYS // RESPONSIBLY SOURCED - COOKED CANALSIDE // HACKNEY WICK
Jun
2
6:00 pm18:00

FISH FRIDAYS // RESPONSIBLY SOURCED - COOKED CANALSIDE // HACKNEY WICK

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Every Friday lunchtime and afterwork, Slow Fire London serve up line-caught fish from the seas of the South East.

The menu will be dependent on the catch of the day (announced on the Friday morning) but rest assured each dish will be lovingly made for your enjoyment on our garden terrance by the River Lea.

From the bar we have Vintage Roots The Organic Wine People organic wine as our house, serve craft beer or a great cup of coffee so come down for lunch or afterwork for a fish supper!

LUNCH SERVICE
12 -3 PM

AFTER WORK
5-8PM
(weserve our full menu all day too)

SOULSA PRESENTS... OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
Jun
1
7:00 pm19:00

SOULSA PRESENTS... OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

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Thursday is the new Friday. Grab your paddle and cruise down the canal to Grow for a gleeful get-together with good humoured guys and gals for our monthly local DJ's and record label night...

Your hosts this month, Mr Boogie a.k.a The Vinyl Junkie and KomaJazzz, will throw down a fine selection of Old School & New School party jams fished out of the crates (and occasionally the CD wallets) just for you. Bite the bait and celebrate the fact that the weekend is almost upon us!

SOSURE MUSIC // HOLLIS PARKER & DANISM + TRAIN // FREE ENTRY
May
26
7:00 pm19:00

SOSURE MUSIC // HOLLIS PARKER & DANISM + TRAIN // FREE ENTRY

  • E9 5LN

SoSure Music return to Grow in May and are set to kick off the bank holiday weekend with a free party in Hackney Wick.

Following on from ‘The Last Raw Launch Party’ last November, which marked the release of ‘The Last Raw Era’ – the excellent debut LP from Hollis Parker, SoSure Music are set for another canal side session.

Hollis Parker will once again be on hand to provide an eclectic journey through his vinyl vaults as he take to the decks and he will be joined by on the night by Danism + Train. With recent releases on labels such as Nervous, Food Music and Noir Music – in addition to singles on SoSure Music – Danism + Train have an illustrious pedigree of producing and playing great house music. Their latest project – a single called ‘Hatch’ – is set for release on Strictly Rhythm over the summer.

SoSure Music are delighted to get another opportunity to showcase their artist roster at Grow. In the heart of Hackney Wick – just a few metres from the station - Grow is a unique bar, kitchen and creative space carved out of an old sausage factory, that operates an ethical and sustainable business model. With free entry, an extensive drinks menu and a canal side location it is the perfect venue to get your bank holiday weekend started.

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www.sosuremusic.com
www.facebook.com/sosuremusic

www.hollisparker.bandcamp.com/
www.facebook.com/hollisparkermusic

https://www.facebook.com/danismandtrain/
https://twitter.com/danismandtrain

 

OFFCUTS // HACKNEY RECORD CLUB // HACKNEY WICK
May
25
7:00 pm19:00

OFFCUTS // HACKNEY RECORD CLUB // HACKNEY WICK

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Hackney Record Club come to Grow in Hackney Wick and for this special gathering, their dear friend Aisha Zoe takes the decks so you can sit back and relax canal side with smooth disco and soulful cuts blended together with our residents’ groovy house records.

Aisha is joined by Hyrez and Varda so don't this session of music by the canal, BBQ by Slow Fire London and craft drinks on tap.

Aisha Zoe - https://soundcloud.com/aishazoe

Hyrez - https://soundcloud.com/hyrez-terminal

Varda - https://soundcloud.com/vardahayes

 

 

DAS BRASS // LIVE CANALSIDE PERFORMANCE // HACKNEY WICK
May
18
7:00 pm19:00

DAS BRASS // LIVE CANALSIDE PERFORMANCE // HACKNEY WICK

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Join us at Grow in Hackney Wick where we join forces with local musicians and DJ's to celebrate the music we love and for this evening, we've teamed up with brass band, Das Brass!

If the weather is good, the music will start outside on the canal side decking and will move inside as the sun goes down, with DJs in between!

About Das Brass
Formed in an unnecessarily small lounge in North London, Das Brass are a ten-piece brass band, playing anything from your rock, pop and funk favourites to brass heavy jazz standards and a few originals thrown in for good measure. www.facebook.com/dasbrassband

Das Brass get a crowd dancing and boogieing all night, whether it’s to The White Stripe's Seven Nation Army or a funked up snippet of the Countdown theme.

Our kitchen resident is Slow Fire London with a range of meat and vegan BBQ disches for you to munch on as you enjoy a organic and craft drinks from the bar.

HACKNEY HALF AFTER PARTY SUPPORTING MENTAL HEALTH CHARITY CORE ARTS!
Apr
30
11:00 am11:00

HACKNEY HALF AFTER PARTY SUPPORTING MENTAL HEALTH CHARITY CORE ARTS!

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Join us at Grow for a Hackney Half Marathon After-Party and support Core Arts in Hackney.

This 13.1 mile takes you all around Hackney and run pasts both Grow and Core Arts along the way so we think it's the perfect reason to have fun and raise money for this amazing charity all at the same time.  We have a Grow team running but you can come along to support the runners, and just eat and drink and enjoy legendary DJ Dominic Benjamin on the decks as we'll be raising money donating 10% of the profits on the day!

About Core Arts
Core Arts has 23 years experience in providing best practice and best value in Mental Health Creative Day Care in London. Based in Hackney, it promotes positive mental health and wellbeing through creative learning. Providing quality education, training, employment and social enterprise initiatives that enable people who experience mental health issues to overcome barriers, fulfill their potential and participate fully in their community. More at corearts.co.uk

RANDOMNESS OF LIVE W/ FLOATING ARTLAND COLLECTIVE AT GROW
Apr
20
12:00 pm12:00

RANDOMNESS OF LIVE W/ FLOATING ARTLAND COLLECTIVE AT GROW

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Join us for Grow Your Own in Hackney Wick, where we join forces with local artists to celebrate creativity and on Thursday 20 April, we welcome the FLOATING ARTLAND collective to immerse us with Interactive Photography, Story Telling and Memories' Project 'Randomness of Life':

Life is full of surprises, adventures and random events. Sometimes we just go with the flow. Sometimes we are fighting to be somewhere, but destiny deciding to put us in different places and circumstances. Sometimes we wake up surprised about what’s going on around. There are lots of random events and happenings. The most important thing is to notice it and enjoy it – those curious accidents.

In this project we want to talk exactly about these memories, recorded with a photo camera. It lets to look at events in a different view, gives a smile and inspires to be humorous, look for more adventurous and crazy randomness.

We want to inspire as much people as possible to join this project by sending your own random photos. It does not need to be professionally taken. All you need to do is to remember your very craziest day, find a photo and send it to teresa@floatingartland.com with a short story, telling what's happened at that very moment. We know you have many of those ;)

On the day photography and short videos will be projected on the wall with occasional short performances, recreating those random moments.

Expect DJ spinning tunes and good night of wonder and laugh.

FLOATING ARTLAND collective is always trying to organize interactive events. They believe that in this way communication will be developed within different people, participants and spectators, the boundaries will be tackled and gone. Everybody is an artist and in this project we will prove it again. More at www.floatingartland.com

 

DISCO FREAKS // SOULFULL EASTER SUNDAY BBQ // FREE ENTRY
Apr
16
3:00 pm15:00

DISCO FREAKS // SOULFULL EASTER SUNDAY BBQ // FREE ENTRY

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London's funkiest duo - The Disco Freaks - return to Grow, Hackney after their debut visit in February and this time it's a canalside Easter Weekend SoulFull BBQ Sunday all-day vinyl only Special.

Starting at 3pm expect uplifting funk, soul and disco to accompany a new spring BBQ inspired Slow Fire London Sunday lunch and selection of organic drinks. All washed down on our garden terrace by the River Lea with a true summer festival vibe.

Recently signed to Bite The Apple, home of BBC 6 Music's Craig Charles, these boys bring the tunes which you can soak up during the daylight and dance as the sun goes down!

 

GROW YOUR OWN: FOX HOTEL, SECTAR & WARSNARE
Mar
31
7:00 pm19:00

GROW YOUR OWN: FOX HOTEL, SECTAR & WARSNARE

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Join us for Grow Your Own in Hackney Wick, where we join forces with local musicians and artists to celebrate the local talent and this Friday 31 March, we welcome headline duo Fox Hotel with support from Seckar and a DJ set by WARSNARE.

Fox Hotel

A vocal-driven livetronica duo featuring Oli Dacombe (drummer, electronics player/developer) and Mariya Brachkova (vocals/synths).

They craft their own live triggers, controllers and software in their music production, and for live performances. Their first single "E.D.E" was released in summer 2015 and included in Tom Robinson's BBC 6 Mixtape soon after. The duo is currently at work on their debut EP, tentatively scheduled for release in Spring 2017. Fox Hotel met in 2014 while playing for "Studio45" artists, working with producers P*Nut and Matty Benbrook (Amy Winehouse, Faithless, Paolo Nutini, Dido).

www.facebook.com/foxhotelmusic

www.foxhotelmusic.com

www.twitter.com/foxhotelmusic

www.instagram.com/foxhotelmusic

www.soundcloud.com/foxhotel

Seckar

Seckar is the current project of Yorkshire-born London-based Producer, Engineer and Multi-Instrumentalist, Ray Tovey. Under previous guises Tovey has performed with/supported/engineered/remixed artists such as Clark, Plaid (Warp Records), The Haxan Cloak (Tri Angle Records), Nao (Little Tokyo Recordings, Disclosure, Mura Masa), Wild Palms (One Little Indian) and LUH.

Seckar is an instrumental electronic post-pop project influenced by the likes of Tycho, Postal Service, Boards of Canada, Warp Records, Ghostly International et al. Live, the Seckar show expands to feature live drums, keys, and guitars/bass/electronics.

https://soundcloud.com/seckar_music/sail

https://open.spotify.com/track/6DXeBhhqD3ZKTMQ6Cn6lL4

https://seckar.bandcamp.com

https://www.instagram.com/seckar_music/

WARSNARE

Electronic producer Warsnare (Dan Potter) has got us all curious about his upcoming album - featuring artists like Kate Tempest, live recorded strings, traditional Brazilian rhythms - this beautifully produced record is certainly one to look forward to.

https://soundcloud.com/warsnare

https://www.facebook.com/warsnare