GROW PRESENTS → YATAO ← IMPROVISED HANDPAN & DIDGERIDOO
Sep
21
to Sep 22

GROW PRESENTS → YATAO ← IMPROVISED HANDPAN & DIDGERIDOO

Grow presents...

A night full of music & magic with Yatao, a unique Handpan duo from North Germany ! 

In their music they use the handpan and didgeridoo to create dynamically improvised sounds - contemplative and sensuous flowing into animating rhythms. In their concerts they are trying to create an atmosphere of total relaxation and inspiration in which people can just follow their mind dreams.

Eyes shut - soul alive.

Entrance / DJ Music from: 8pm
Live music from 9pm

FREE ENTRY - donations welcome! 

Like Yatao on Facebook: fb.com/Yataomusic
Website: https://www.yataomusic.com/

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ROMPAS REGGAE // OPEN DECKS // CANAL SIDE // HACKNEY WICK
Sep
22
to Sep 23

ROMPAS REGGAE // OPEN DECKS // CANAL SIDE // HACKNEY WICK

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FREE ENTRY

Rompa's Reggae Shack Open Deck Sessions with Wray & Nephew Overproof Rum 

Hackney Wick's flagship dubwise event, Rompa's Reggae Shack returns for the final session of the summer season ☀️🍹🌴

SPECIAL GUEST TBA

DJs! It's Open Decks

Arrive early to book your slot!

Reggae - Steppas - Digi - Dancehall - Jungle

+ Vinyl Stall, Rum Punch & Dominoes Competition
We're back with another Summer series of open deck, vinyl only events and some super special guests booked to play over the Summer. 

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WANT TO DJ? Open Deck Policy, Vinyl Only

The rules are simple, turn up with your records and add your name to the wall, once your name is called you’ll get 20 minutes to play your favourite reggae, dub, dancehall and everything in between. Once your set is over you can add your name back up to the waiting list. With a host of other guest DJs already confirmed get in touch via Facebook before hand if you’d like to register interest. Be warned though, don’t turn up too late or you’ll miss out. 

RECORD STALL and FOOD
Don’t worry if you’ve forgotten your tunes, Julian aka Lumumba representing Massive Outernation Records from Camden will be on hand with all the latest vinyls and versions alongside some classic gems for you to start your collection with or add to your current selection. Also on site will be Slow Fire London ensuring belly’s won’t be rumbling. Food and records store open all day. 

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HOXTON FM LIVE
Sep
23
1:00 PM13:00

HOXTON FM LIVE

Kicking the all day livestream off from 1pm will be birthday boy Ghostchant with a varied assortment of styles as always!

Val Lafont brings his sunshine vibes and beach house sound from 3pm. 

Leroy Roberts (also celebrating his birthday) will be conducting the sunset set at 5pm with his usual aplomb. 

Minimood label boss, Voltmar joins us with his dub techno and deep house flavours from 7pm. 

Party curator Dan Formless closes out the Hoxton FM summer residence at Grow with a choice selection of music he has been digging from all over the world.

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ECHO SOCIAL // BUILDING THE FUTURE
Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

ECHO SOCIAL // BUILDING THE FUTURE

Get together with a bunch of brilliant people, entrepreneurs, creatives and East London independent businesses for an evening of sparking ideas and connections, at Grow Hackney - an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space in Hackney Wick.

This time, our theme is Building the Future. We'll be uncovering London's vibrant DIY culture - people and projects building the future they want to see, often in the face of change and challenge. 

Come and be inspired by guest speakers shaking up their industries - from tool libraries, to community spaces, to peer-to-peer education. 

There’ll be space for you to spark ideas and connections, and tap into the skills and networks you need to bring your ideas to life. Plus all the usual Echo Social fun, food, drink and conversation. 

Come join us for...

• Grow's carefully selected range drinks
• Delicious grub from some of our Echo++ foodie alumni
• Curated connections with Echo members old and new
• Inspiring short talks designed to get you thinking

It's free to attend and all are welcome - so go on, grab yourself a ticket. You never know who you might meet!

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Echo is a marketplace without money, where East London people and businesses can trade anything from graphic design and business advice to accountancy and bike fixing, without using money.

Instead, we use a currency called Echoes, where 1 Echo = 1 hour. With 5000+ members, Echo is a thriving network for connecting, collaborating and sharing resources.

It’s free to join at economyofhours.com. Yay!

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LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY
Sep
26
7:00 PM19:00

LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY

FREE ENTRY

Join Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and Tamás Gyurcsó on sax plus special guests for this intimate jazz jam with 2 sets and DJ Jazzintime spinning vinyl in between. 

These musicians bring you a fresh and energetic approach to mainly a hardbop jazz repertoire with jazz classics and their own compositions. And for those musicians out there, you can join them on stage to jam. 

From the bar, we have speakeasy cocktails, craft and organic drinks. In the kitchen, we have Slow Fire London whose menu is inspired by middle eastern flavours combined with the best of British seasonal ingredients with BBQ and sharing mezes at it's heart. The meat is British and hand selected from Smithfields market, as is the produce from New Spitalfields market. The menu includes vegetarian and vegan options. Slow Fire London sources locally and sustainably wherever possible and the menu is freshly prepared. They are also committed to 100% compostable cutlery and crockery.

About Grow, Hackney
Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and Slow Fire London serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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.

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ARICIA MESS // BRAZILIAN FUNK & SOUL
Sep
28
to Sep 29

ARICIA MESS // BRAZILIAN FUNK & SOUL

We're thrilled to welcome back Aricia Mess and friends as she returns to the stage in Hackney Wick for a special evening of live music and DJs. 

About Arícia Mess
Brazilian via soul and funk and with righteous black pride, Arícia sings in praises of the natural forces of womanhood, notably the Afro-Brazilian woman. She once again, in her own unique and personal way, recreates the links between Africa and Brazil. Aricia has a peculiar yet powerful, refined, poignant and captivating voice.

Link to the videoclip Sem Medo do Mar, released in December 2016 : https://youtu.be/8Ej_-Y6mqi4
Link to the videoclip Black is Beautiful : https://youtu.be/NzyXSsyDRlU
Link of "Flower power" program at Radio Vozes https://radiovozes.com/flower-power

Grow serves a range of organic, craft and fairtrade drinks and has a seasonal menu by Slow Fire London (kitchen open until 10pm)

About Grow, Hackney
We are an independently run space and an experiment in ethical business, which includes working with local artists, musicians on collaborative projects to host free events where everyone is welcome. We pay London Living Wage and partners with community projects to share and nurture local talent. Grow has no investment and is built by local Hackney Wickers and relys on the sharing economy of the area.

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DISCO FREAKS // // CANAL SIDE END OF SUMMER PARTY // FUNK, SOUL & DISCO FEVER!
Sep
29
to Sep 30

DISCO FREAKS // // CANAL SIDE END OF SUMMER PARTY // FUNK, SOUL & DISCO FEVER!

London's funkiest duo - Disco Freaks - return in Grow with all the best vinyl so come for good times on our garden terrace on the River Lea complimented with summertime soul & then as the sun goes down we go inside for devilishly delicious disco until the early hours.

Come down and let your feet have some fun!

FREE ENTRY BEFORE 10PM, £5 AFTERWARDS

From the indoor and outside bar, Grow has a range of organic wines, cider, craft beers and cocktails and soft drinks. The summer menu by Slow Fire London is inspired by middle eastern flavours combined with the best of British seasonal ingredients with BBQ and sharing mezes at it's heart.

Find us

Grow, 98C Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN. Just two minutes walk from Hackney Wick Overground and 10 mins walk from Stratford.

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BOATERS SOCIAL // ALT BLUES JAM + THE DUBLO
Sep
30
6:30 PM18:30

BOATERS SOCIAL // ALT BLUES JAM + THE DUBLO

Boaters!! Join us on dry land (but still next to the canal!) for a summer boater's social at Grow in Hackney Wick and enjoy:

>> 10% off drinks if you introduce yourself at the bar as a boater.

>> Local blues band The Dublo play a set.

>> Alt Blues Jam open to all musicians!

>> A range of organic and craft drinks from the inside and outside bars

Come down to meet old friends and some new ones too!

Call out for - Alt blues musicians, garage wannabes and urban hollerers - Come jam at GROW with Zack The Ripper, Bro Wayne, Lala do baixo de violino & Pete O’ Dublo. Enjoy a set of stripped to the bone garage blues from The DUBLO, amplifiers, microphones and tubs provided. Bring your guitars, harmonicas, tunes and BLUES. Free entry till late. Starts 7pm. Bar open for all the usual organic and sustainable goOd Vibes 👊🏼

FREE ENTRY

About Grow, Hackney

Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and Slow Fire London serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen.

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MAGIC FISH & MODERN WITCHES: LIVIA RITA & GANG
Oct
2
7:30 PM19:30
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MAGIC FISH & MODERN WITCHES: LIVIA RITA & GANG

Avante Garde Music, Art & Dance

‘In Livia Rita’s voice one doesn’t only hear Bjork, but the slightly manic, genius reverberations of Kate Bush.’ Tagblatt, Switzerland Tour, 2017

With previous performances at the V & A and Barbican, we’re pleased to welcome young visionary artist, Livia Rita! She will be giving a very special contemporary performance, aiming to communicate, express, move and question fashion through music, live-drum-hitting, singing, a big installation, more outfits and of course, dancing.

Livia Rita’s eclectic musical style draws on a wide range of influences and genres, blending electronic pop effortlessly with experimental, classical and new wave styles. She subverts the listeners with each song, as wild, brutal textures meet vulnerable, otherworldly melodies in adventurous and emotional ways.

Livia Rita explores avant-garde ways of performing her synthesiser drenched music through a strong visual identity formed of art fashion and stylised movement designed by herself. Together with a gang of dancers and a band led by Tom McLuckie, it collides into a furious, unashamedly dreamy and tantalising live show; a surreal live 4D music video.

The debut album will be launched as a total artwork, including a music video for each song, and a magazine, which merges the lyrics of each tune with photography of their correlating art fashion collection. The work is developed at the Barbican with mentoring of Lindsay Kemp (David Bowie) and Lea Anderson.

After building up her core following in London’s radical subculture music and art scene, Livia Rita has toured Germany and Switzerland twice, where they have been picked up by Tonio Amin Zaoui from dq agency in Berlin. He is currently booking a larger Germany tour and festivals for summer 2019. Together with Coldkings, he will provide partners for the promotion of the upcoming European tour in autumn and the forthcoming releases


Supported by the Swiss Cultural Fund UK

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Livia Rita is a singer, designer and artist who explores avant-garde ways of performing her music through a strong visual identity formed of art fashion and stylised movement.
Website: www.liviarita.ch
Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2BzO0Aq
Instagram: www.instagram.com/liviarita


(ANTI-)FASHION MANIFESTO (needs to be said....)

The fashion industry fails to address current challenges in our modern world. A blood red river runs in China whilst a factory crumbles to the ground in Bangladesh – over a thousand dead. Pollution, dangerous working conditions, modern slavery, child labour: this is not what fashion should be. I am striving for a new vision of fashion, a future-forward world of creation, not destruction. I see two different types of this new fashion...

WEARABLE SCULPTURE. 
Fashion as pure art. I see it as an artform just like paintings, sculptures or any other piece of art. It will serve to do what other pieces of art do: express, move, communicate, dare, provoke, be beautiful, be frightening… and inspire. It will form an integral part of my music and carry meanings above just being ‘a piece of cloth’

SECOND SKIN. 
Because nakedness is not always the solution; there should be outfits for everyday life that make us feel the best possible. We should enjoy the clothes we wear, and only buy if we really want them. We will consume less, buy better quality, and keep items for years not months. We will create an emotional, personal attachment to our clothing and cultivate our individual tastes. And because we will buy fewer clothes, we will spend more money on each purchase: we will pay for the environmental and ethical standards that should be the norm.


About Tuesday
Magic Fish is part of programme of live art and music events on a Tuesday night at Grow. Working in collaboration with a range of artists we work together to showcase art in an affordable and accessible format with the aim of introducing a wide range of audiences to new experiences, with an all welcome ethos.

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HORNMAN // LIVE MUSIC + DJS
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

HORNMAN // LIVE MUSIC + DJS

FREE ENTRY

Hornman is the homegrown, East London, Alt-Pop brain-child of Carl Davies and Laurence Hill. Their distinct and original sound draws influences from Pop, Indie-Rock, House, Funk, Ska, Trip-Hop and more…

*DJs from 7pm 
*Hornman on stage at 9.30pm
*Organic and craft drinks available from the bar and a seasonal sharing Slow Fire London menu, 

About Hornman 
Hornman began five years ago when singer-songwriter Carl Davies started writing in his home studio, combining saxophone, keys and vocals, with an aim to create a more original authentic pop sound.

Laurence Hill on drums and percussion is Carl's main partner in crime and is a graduate of Conservatoire. Laurence draws on his orchestral and world percussion training to create tailored and layered live Pop and Dance Beats.

Hornman are currently working on their debut album and are collaborating with a production team consisting of Gary Bardouille, Johnny Primed (Digital Hugs), Freddy Frogs (Fastlane studios, Montpellier, France) and Duncan D (Goodtimes Music studios).

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RU1-FAM // CONSCIOUS HIP HOP COLLECTIVE // ALBUM LAUNCH
Oct
5
to Oct 6

RU1-FAM // CONSCIOUS HIP HOP COLLECTIVE // ALBUM LAUNCH

RU1-Fam, the Hip Hop collective who dwell in the realms of live music, reality and consciousness launch their highly anticipated new album ‘Otito’ with us.

Album available here - http://www.hyperurl.co/otito

With extensive experience as youth workers and community/grassroots activism they have built a reputation in underground Hip Hop, including an album with UK Hip Hop luminary, Logic.

This is a call out to all who love real hip hop, to all who have come to a live RU1 FAM show in the past, and to all who have newly stumbled across RU1 FAM. It will be a show not to be missed!
FREE BEFORE 10PM & ONLY £5 AFTER.

Joining them on stage will be some spectacular performances from Mike Kalle GarciaEyesisStar - Artist & Nathaniel Nye, more TBA.

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TRIBELIFE // NEW HORIZONS
Oct
12
to Oct 13

TRIBELIFE // NEW HORIZONS

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As summer draws to a close we look to new horizons as the seasons change. We're very excited to welcome some of our global family to this very special dance. Join us celebration of life, love, music, magic and art.

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

Our sound explorers will be providing vibrations ranging from Organic, World, Tribal, Afro, Electronica & Techno Rhythms

Line Up:
ALUKU REBELS
TIMANTI 
WILD SIRENDA

Free before 10PM - £5 otd

Dress: Good Vibes Only 

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

☮ ♡ ☮ 

Join Us : TribeLife
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AND WHAT? // AFTER DARK (TILL 4AM)
Oct
13
to Oct 14

AND WHAT? // AFTER DARK (TILL 4AM)

After a mad series of summer parties, And What take over Grow for a special late night session on Oct 13 🔊

Expect live Hip Hop, Jazz and Soul early on, and BASS infused dancefloor driven Live Electronica & DJ sets After Dark 😈

OPEN MIC CYPHER FROM 7 30 - 8 30

LINE UP
Hosted by Absent Minded Poetics & IsaacB

Sunset Sunrise
The live electronic artists will be rolling out their brand of hypnotic BASS heavy digital beats, effortlessly switching between tempos & moods. 

Noh Vae
The Italian DJ & producer has made a name for himself by championing bass music, from halftime drum & bass to Chicago footwork.

The Meraki Band
The instrumental fusion band blends influences from Neo-soul and Hip Hop to Jazz and Funk.

Ohno da French + And What MCs - Cypher Open to all MCs
Hip Hop producer Ohno will be playing live re-edits of classic soul, funk and world rhythms for our MC's to cypher on.

Gonan & Calaida
And What resident DJs provide the soundtrack throughout the day and close the night with an extended back to back set.
The pair have an equally extensive and eclectic tune collection, expect anything from nu jazz & funk to house & bass music

+ MORE TBA

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HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL // 60's, TRASHY ROCK & GLAM GEMS
Oct
19
to Oct 21

HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL // 60's, TRASHY ROCK & GLAM GEMS

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FREE ENTRY // Have Love Will Travel returns to Grow in Hackney Wick for a canal side special! Your all-vinyl DJs:

★ DJ Lady Kamikaze (Tropical Yard / Lady Luck)
★ 7inch Max (Sounds of the Space Age / The Blasting Caps)
★ John the Revelator (Dirty Water Records)
★ Super Tough Tony

PLAYING → rock ‘n’ roll / r&b / 60s soul / garage / tropicalia

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

 

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JAMIE MURRAY'S BEAT REPLACEMENT W/ ZHENA STRIGALEV & TELEPORT
Nov
22
7:00 PM19:00

JAMIE MURRAY'S BEAT REPLACEMENT W/ ZHENA STRIGALEV & TELEPORT

Excited for Jamie Murray's Beat Replacement featuring Zhenya Strigalev & TELE-PORT to take the stage on Thursday 22 November as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival

But tickets today from WeGotTickets 

About Beat Replacement
This modern jazz fusion group led by the UK’s rising drummer talent, drummer Jamie Murray and features saxophonist Zhenya Strigalev ,as well as TELE-PORT! who play their first public performance.

With a solid groove style yet an open minded approach to free experimentation, Jamie and his all star band bring a heavy amount of fire and intensity to each performance- with Zhenya Strigalev 'exploring and pushing the limits of the Alto Saxophone', David Preston playing guitar 'like a man possessed', Tomasz Bura 'injecting heartfelt beauty and colourful soundscapes' and Kevin Glasgow filling the background air 'like a sonic boom'.

Beat Replacement have quickly earned respect as one of the UK’s most exciting new bands with their forward-thinking approach & exhilarating live show.

Tele-Port! is a brand new project and this is their first public performance. It consists of leading jazz voices of Luxembourg, bassist Pol Belardi, keyboardist Jérôme Klein and drummer Jeff Herr plus "always looking for adventures" saxophonist Zhenya Strigalev. They will play all new original music composed especially for this group.

All musicians of this double bill have a wide range of experience and have played in most major venues and Festivals in Europe and overseas. Among their collaborators on stage and studio are Adam Rogers, Ambrose Akinmusire, Melody Gardot, Shlomo, Eric Harland, Aaron Parks, Joe Locke, Magik Malik to name a few.

About EFG London Jazz Festival
The EFG London Jazz Festival is the capital's biggest pan-city music festival, taking place annually in November, which has long been acclaimed for showcasing a heady mix of talent from around the world. Widely acknowledged for delivering world-class artists and emerging stars, the Festival continues to take jazz to a massive audience, in one of UK's landmark music events.

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LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY
Sep
19
7:00 PM19:00

LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY

FREE ENTRY

Join Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and Tamás Gyurcsó on sax plus special guests for this intimate jazz jam with 2 sets and DJ Jazzintime spinning vinyl in between. 

These musicians bring you a fresh and energetic approach to mainly a hardbop jazz repertoire with jazz classics and their own compositions. And for those musicians out there, you can join them on stage to jam. 

From the bar, we have speakeasy cocktails, craft and organic drinks. In the kitchen, we have Slow Fire London whose menu is inspired by middle eastern flavours combined with the best of British seasonal ingredients with BBQ and sharing mezes at it's heart. The meat is British and hand selected from Smithfields market, as is the produce from New Spitalfields market. The menu includes vegetarian and vegan options. Slow Fire London sources locally and sustainably wherever possible and the menu is freshly prepared. They are also committed to 100% compostable cutlery and crockery.

About Grow, Hackney
Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and Slow Fire London serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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.

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MUCHO SOUL // FINAL SESSION OF THE SUMMER
Sep
15
to Sep 16

MUCHO SOUL // FINAL SESSION OF THE SUMMER

Mucho Soul in Association with Grow Hackney Present the Final
Soul On The Canal SIde for the Summer Season of 2018

A FREE Late Summer Afternoon into Evening Session
Of Pure Soulful Goodness

Deck Selectors:
Ket & Al (Mucho Soul)
Zakia (NTS Radio)
Basil Black II Basics
Alix John (Just 4 The Beat)
Plus A Live Performance From:
The London House Cats Choir

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VERSIONED W/ NTS RADIO'S GARY THE TALL + GUESTS
Sep
14
to Sep 15

VERSIONED W/ NTS RADIO'S GARY THE TALL + GUESTS

Popular NTS Radio veteran Gary The Tall will be returning with various sounds in his usual indomitable manner to the confines of Grow on Friday 14th September from 7pm until 1am. Expect to hear underground leftfield action throughout channelled from dub via post punk to synth through Kraut rock and beyond. 

Free Entry
Guest DJs to be announced

From the indoor and canal side bar, we've also got a range of organic wines, cider, craft beers plus bloody mary's, cocktails and a range of soft drinks. From the kitchen, Slow Fire London serve up your choice of seasonal BBQ & Meze until 10pm.

About Grow, Hackney
Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and Slow Fire London serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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..

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HOO HAS & GIONATAN SCALI // LIVE MUSIC
Sep
13
to Sep 14

HOO HAS & GIONATAN SCALI // LIVE MUSIC

Live music from indie acts.

HOO HAs

FB: https://www.facebook.com/hoohasofficial 
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/hoohasband
Twitter: https://twitter.com/tweethooha
Scloud: https://soundcloud.com/hoohasband
Bcamp: https://hoohas.bandcamp.com
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3wqnaCUzTW6BJ50RKVHj07?si=3kABwBlQTReUqWDZGMVu7Q

Tracks:
"Rantra" 
https://open.spotify.com/track/6FScCW9iU6cHpJVeG8J61j?si=sHF1SLRUSaq_P5Md5ZUa7g

MUSIC VIDEO:
"New Shoes"
https://youtu.be/q39RPbMzIi8

FREE ENTRY


GIONATAN SCALI

FB: https://www.facebook.com/gionatanscali/
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/gionatanscali/
Twitter:https://twitter.com/gionatan_scali
Scloud: https://soundcloud.com/gionatan-scali
Bcamp:https://gionatanscali.bandcamp.com

Tracks:
"Hell Boi"
https://soundcloud.com/gionatan-scali/hell-boi

"Decent coffee break"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3RUqkH35hE

MUSIC VIDEO:
"Yorkshire Pudding"
https://www.facebook.com/gionatanscali/videos/220332591851601/

About Grow, Hackney -
Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and Slow Fire London serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY
Sep
12
7:00 PM19:00

LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY

FREE ENTRY

Join Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and Tamás Gyurcsó on sax plus special guests for this intimate jazz jam with 2 sets and DJ Jazzintime spinning vinyl in between. 

These musicians bring you a fresh and energetic approach to mainly a hardbop jazz repertoire with jazz classics and their own compositions. And for those musicians out there, you can join them on stage to jam. 

From the bar, we have speakeasy cocktails, craft and organic drinks. In the kitchen, we have Slow Fire London whose menu is inspired by middle eastern flavours combined with the best of British seasonal ingredients with BBQ and sharing mezes at it's heart. The meat is British and hand selected from Smithfields market, as is the produce from New Spitalfields market. The menu includes vegetarian and vegan options. Slow Fire London sources locally and sustainably wherever possible and the menu is freshly prepared. They are also committed to 100% compostable cutlery and crockery.

About Grow, Hackney
Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and Slow Fire London serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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.

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Loose Lips All-Dayer - In Aid of Arts Emergency
Sep
8
to Sep 9

Loose Lips All-Dayer - In Aid of Arts Emergency

Radio station, Loose Lips are raising funds and spreading the awareness of Arts Emergency, an amazing North London-based charity who work with 16-to-19-year-olds in further education from diverse backgrounds, to enable access to higher education in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Highly recommend checking out their amazing work! 

http://arts-emergency.org/
http://loose-lips.co.uk

Art Emergency's efforts still really need their word spreading...and so come down to the wonderful waterside venue, Grow, Hackney, on Sat 8th Sep for an eclectic 14 hours of live music and DJs. Expect everything from UK Hip Hop to modular glitches, breakbeats, live poetry, and deluded disco.

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12:00 - 22:00: FREE ENTRY
22:00 - 02:00 : £5 ENTRY

Donations taken in aid of Arts Emergency, with 10% of the bar-take also being donated.

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LINE-UP:

- Charlie Boy Mansion (Loose Lips)

London debut from this new cult leader. The project is released Halloween but you'll be getting an exclusive sneak preview...

- Cindys Pearl (Loose Lips)
https://soundcloud.com/loose-lips123/ll013-cindys-pearl-footy-lagger

The man behind our last Loose Lips label release. Expect post-punk and football anthems.

- Classical Mechanics
https://soundcloud.com/classicalmechanics

True electronics.

- DanBe (Loose Lips)
https://soundcloud.com/dan623

A proper jannar.

- Eerf Evil
https://soundcloud.com/eerf_evil

London boom-bap.

- Electric Nougat (199Radio/Grow Hackney Wick)
https://www.mixcloud.com/199Radio/260618-electric-nougat

Eclectic oddities.

- Gap (International Winners)
https://soundcloud.com/soundsofgap

Over from Brooklyn, Dilian's unique synthesis of today's club and dance scenes has made him a Loose Lips favourite.

- J City (199Radio/Loose Lips)
https://www.mixcloud.com/199Radio/300618-j-city

Fresh from smashing a set to a heaving crowd at Boomtown, J City is BACK! Always with a cheeky one in the pocket...

- Kortzer (Loose Lips)
https://soundcloud.com/auderkortzer

Limbo Radio resident and one of our finest Mancunian wrinsers.

- Lily Lyons

An incredibly talented vocalist. I wouldn't miss this if I were you, lots to come from this young lady.

- LKF (199Radio/Things Disappear)
https://www.facebook.com/thingsdisappear

Garage, grime or grunge?

- Medallion Man (199Radio/Loose Lips)
https://www.facebook.com/medallionmanmusic

Loose Lips & 199Radio founder. Utter weirdo.

- Tangent (199Radio/The Off Licence Show)

- Tobi Sunmola
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrwi-U1SHGdSrCx6zS8AGCA

One of Manchester's most exciting rappers right now.

- The Compound (Kemasty, Wundrop & Vitamin G)
https://soundcloud.com/emkozey/catch-reck-2-mkozi-feat-the-compound-gaijin

Bloody Brighton Hip hop yeah!

- The Mantis Opera
https://www.facebook.com/themantisopera

Avant Garde Rock if you will.

- The Repeat Beat Poet (199Radio)
https://www.mixcloud.com/199Radio/200618-repeat-beat-broadcast-w-pj-poet

Amazing wordsmith.

- VRBL Records (Fabien Darcy, Gabriel Waves, Press1, Sylla B & Yung Toro)
https://www.facebook.com/VRBLUK

Bristol-based rap culture collective & label.

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TOOTHPASTE // 'BEDTIME' SINGLE LAUNCH PARTY
Sep
7
to Sep 9

TOOTHPASTE // 'BEDTIME' SINGLE LAUNCH PARTY

To celebrate the release of our new single 'Bedtime' on 7th September, Toothpaste and some super special guest pals are very excited to be throwing a big ol' minty fresh launch party at GROW, Hackney - and you're all invited. 

Entry: FREE before 10pm/£5 after

BANDS:

Toothpaste - minty fresh pop bangers.

Plucked from various London indie projects, Toothpaste now aim to provide wistful melodies adorned with pop sensibilities in a shoegaze soundscape inspired by the likes of Slowdive, Wild Nothing, and the Emerson Brothers, that are sure to get your senses tingling.


Unfortunately, none of the four members are qualified dental professionals, but make sure you brush at least twice a day 🚰
Be the first to hear 'Bedtime' by pre-saving it here: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/toothpaste1/enYQ

VERY SPECIAL GUESTS TBA

DJ's til late:

Modjo Roberto spinning the finest funk sounds

SPECIAL GUEST DJ TBA

SET TIMES TBA.

 

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REYNER TISH PRESENTS LIVE MUSIC W/ BARCZEWSKI/MCLEAN/LAW/BENFORD
Sep
6
7:30 PM19:30

REYNER TISH PRESENTS LIVE MUSIC W/ BARCZEWSKI/MCLEAN/LAW/BENFORD

Reyner Tish is pround to present a night of improvisations with vocals, musical instruments and objects featuring solo performances by Charlotte Law and Douglas Benford and a duo by Barczewski/McLean.

Charlotte Law is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice roams around the edges of text, sound, and performance making. 
Playing an electric guitar the only way she knows how; with stones, shells, screws, lump hammer heads, found toys, and swan feathers, cwl creates delicate and dystopic soundscapes of vibrant matter. http://charlottewendylaw.net/

Douglas Benford has been involved in various audio genres since the late 1980s, performing at many institutions/venues and gallery spaces in the UK, festivals worldwide and had installation work in numerousUK galleries. His work in recent years has focused on acoustic improvisation and installations, using field recordings, classical instruments, vocals and children’s toys. http://douglasbenford.org.uk

Barczewski/McLean have been collaborating since 2016 focusing on loose arrangements with vocals, cello, electric guitar, bass and glockenspiel. Recent performances include Silver Road/Water Tank and Open Studios/Artur Vidal.
The duo is currently working on recordings which will be released in autumn this year.

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LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY
Sep
5
7:00 PM19:00

LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY

FREE ENTRY

Join Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and Tamás Gyurcsó on sax plus special guests for this intimate jazz jam with 2 sets and DJ Jazzintime spinning vinyl in between. 

These musicians bring you a fresh and energetic approach to mainly a hardbop jazz repertoire with jazz classics and their own compositions. And for those musicians out there, you can join them on stage to jam. 

From the bar, we have speakeasy cocktails, craft and organic drinks. In the kitchen, we have Slow Fire London whose menu is inspired by middle eastern flavours combined with the best of British seasonal ingredients with BBQ and sharing mezes at it's heart. The meat is British and hand selected from Smithfields market, as is the produce from New Spitalfields market. The menu includes vegetarian and vegan options. Slow Fire London sources locally and sustainably wherever possible and the menu is freshly prepared. They are also committed to 100% compostable cutlery and crockery.

About Grow, Hackney
Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and Slow Fire London serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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.

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SUNDAY REGGAE JAM // EVERY FIRST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH
Sep
2
6:00 PM18:00

SUNDAY REGGAE JAM // EVERY FIRST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

FREE ENTRY

SUNDAY JAM // EVERY FIRST SUNDAY of the month!! 
FREE ENTRY

The Sunday Jam is back with Roots Rock Reggae Dub at Grow! Musicians join together to bring some new music and some well known riddims live on stage! From roots to ska to dub, expect some serious dancing vibes!

Hosted by Rainbow Sounds 



DUBHOUSE BAND
Charlie Bendjie on drums, Andrius Rad on Bass, Luca Bat on Keys, Boris Latinov on guitar, Richard Castle and Jonah Little on brass section!
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About Grow, Hackney
Grow is a 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

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PINEAPPLE PIZZA // LAUNCH PARTY
Sep
1
to Sep 2

PINEAPPLE PIZZA // LAUNCH PARTY

One night of tasty tropical vibes in the heart of Hackney Wick

Free Entry because we only pay for Pizza never for music!

Expect: AFROBEAT - JAZZ - HIP HOP - DANCEHALL AND GOD KNOWS WHAT ELSE...
It's going to be TASTY 🍍🍕

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. Our events are free, from live jazz and blues, open deck reggae, open mic and art festivals. This year, we have Slow Fire London in the kitchen with a seasonal BBQ and Meze menu.

Grow exists for music, art, food, conversation, community and belonging. Everyone is welcome.

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APT 016 & FRIENDS - PT. II
Aug
31
to Sep 1

APT 016 & FRIENDS - PT. II

After an incredible 24 hour marathon back in July, the Apt: collective return to do it all over again! We are back Friday 31st #August to take you on a journey like no other. We begin our story from 7pm at the wonderfully intimate Grow, Hackney and in true Apt: style, presenting a very secret location after-party!

Joining us, we welcome London trio Wax On Mare St. bringing their dynamic sound to the table with a bounty of freshly cut original tracks. To support, we see rising start and Manchester-based: JJ Mowbray part of the Set One Twenty and Point resident Sami Dilla.

Beinamer Music and latest edition to the Apt: family: Ludo M will be setting the tone alongside our beloved Joe Vano.

Please note, our after-party location is off-grid, for location, please arrive early to collect your Apt: wristband for access. 

FREE BEFORE 10 & £5 AFTER.

#APurposeTogether

www.aptlondon.com

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END OF THE WEAK // GLOBAL CONNECTION
Aug
30
to Aug 31

END OF THE WEAK // GLOBAL CONNECTION

End of the Weak England & End of the Weak Brasil present
***Global Connection***
A night of Hip Hop from Brazil, England and Worldwide .

END OF THE WEAK MC CHALLENGE
https://eodub.com/mc-challenge/ / https://www.facebook.com/eowldn/
MCs take on the internationally renowned E.O.W MC challenge to see who will represent in the national finals. Testing MCs on flow, depth, charisma, written, freestyle, versatility and cypher skills. *World finals being held in Paris France later this year. 

What began in NYC in 2000 has grown to become the worlds most definitive and highly regarded international MC competition, now based across 15+ countries including Uganda, Madagascar, China, USA, Canada, South Africa, Togo, Nigeria, France, Czech Rep, Germany, Italy, Romania & England. Luminaries include Immortal Technique, PumpkinHead and many more..

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- International Open Mic

- End of the Weak England Mc challenge heat hosted by Apex Zero

-performances of artists from Brasil and England :
***Gee Bag(ENG)- 2 x champion end of the weak England
***Folizz(BRA)
***Apex Zero(ENG)
***Marcca(BRA)
***Mc Solomon(ENG)
***Bocao1313(BRA)

+ Djs :
Dj Steaz (ENG) mc challenge dj
Dj Tigas (BRA)
Dj Jolie Soze(ENG)

30.08.2018 7pm
******FREE ENTRY *******

GROW : 98 Main Yard, Wallis Rd, Hackney Wick, 2 minutes from the overground, directly opposite Hackney Wick Station

 

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BOATERS SOCIAL // ALT BLUES JAM + THE DUBLO // END OF SU
Aug
30
6:30 PM18:30

BOATERS SOCIAL // ALT BLUES JAM + THE DUBLO // END OF SU

Boaters!! Join us on dry land (but still next to the canal!) for a summer boater's social at Grow in Hackney Wick and enjoy:

>> 10% off drinks if you introduce yourself at the bar as a boater.

>> Local blues band The Dublo play a set.

>> Alt Blues Jam open to all musicians!

>> A range of organic and craft drinks from the inside and outside bars

Come down to meet old friends and some new ones too!

Call out for - Alt blues musicians, garage wannabes and urban hollerers - Come jam at GROW with Zack The Ripper, Bro Wayne, Lala do baixo de violino & Pete O’ Dublo. Enjoy a set of stripped to the bone garage blues from The DUBLO, amplifiers, microphones and tubs provided. Bring your guitars, harmonicas, tunes and BLUES. Free entry till late. Starts 7pm. Bar open for all the usual organic and sustainable goOd Vibes 👊🏼

FREE ENTRY

About Grow, Hackney

Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and Slow Fire London serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen.

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LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY
Aug
29
7:00 PM19:00

LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY

FREE ENTRY

Join Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and Tamás Gyurcsó on sax plus special guests for this intimate jazz jam with 2 sets and DJ Jazzintime spinning vinyl in between. 

These musicians bring you a fresh and energetic approach to mainly a hardbop jazz repertoire with jazz classics and their own compositions. And for those musicians out there, you can join them on stage to jam. 

From the bar, we have speakeasy cocktails, craft and organic drinks. In the kitchen, we have Slow Fire London whose menu is inspired by middle eastern flavours combined with the best of British seasonal ingredients with BBQ and sharing mezes at it's heart. The meat is British and hand selected from Smithfields market, as is the produce from New Spitalfields market. The menu includes vegetarian and vegan options. Slow Fire London sources locally and sustainably wherever possible and the menu is freshly prepared. They are also committed to 100% compostable cutlery and crockery.

About Grow, Hackney
Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and Slow Fire London serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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.

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AND WHAT LDN // SUMMER SIGNOFF SHOWCASE
Aug
26
to Aug 27

AND WHAT LDN // SUMMER SIGNOFF SHOWCASE

And What LDN's squad of musicians, MCs, DJs & vocalists take you on a journey through eclectic live music and laid back beats to live hip hop & electronica ☀️🌌📣

Last show of the summer!

LINE UP
Hosted by Absent Minded Poetics & IsaacB

Grass Temple
Live electronic artist who's blend of deep electronica comes together through a mind boggling array of hardware and his electric guitar.

OPEN Rap Cypher with DJ Tino Bizkits
We invite the rappers of Hackney Wick to freestyle with the And What MCs. Step up & show us what you got Hackney!

Gonan & Calaida B2B
And What resident DJs provide the soundtrack throughout the day and close the night with an extended back to back set.
The pair have an equally extensive and eclectic tune collection, expect anything from nu jazz & funk to house & bass music

Copper Feel + Jam
The high pressured mains powered, funk fusion band return to And What and will host a jam session for all artists in the building after their set.

Molly J
Soul singer, inspired by the 90s with a futuristic edge. We welcome Molly J's versatile vocals for her Grow debut.

+ MORE TBA

FREE before 11, £5 AFTER

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ROMPAS REGGAE // W/ UNCLE DUGS & KING YOOF (CHOPSTICK DUBPLATE) // OPEN DECKS //
Aug
25
to Aug 26

ROMPAS REGGAE // W/ UNCLE DUGS & KING YOOF (CHOPSTICK DUBPLATE) // OPEN DECKS //

This months session features Uncle Dugs, the award winning best Jungle DJ of 2013 who also presents the only legal daytime Oldskool / Jungle radio show in the whole world. 

Not only will we have jungle royalty in the house, we also welcome King Yoof of the globally renowned soundsystem collective, Chopstick Dubplate!


FREE ENTRY

Rompa's Reggae Shack Open Deck Sessions with Wray & Nephew Overproof Rum 

We're back with another Summer series of open deck, vinyl only events and some super special guests booked to play over the Summer. 

Next one after this:
✔Saturday 22nd September

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WANT TO DJ? Open Deck Policy, Vinyl Only

The rules are simple, turn up with your records and add your name to the wall, once your name is called you’ll get 20 minutes to play your favourite reggae, dub, dancehall and everything in between. Once your set is over you can add your name back up to the waiting list. With a host of other guest DJs already confirmed get in touch via Facebook before hand if you’d like to register interest. Be warned though, don’t turn up too late or you’ll miss out. 

RECORD STALL and FOOD
Don’t worry if you’ve forgotten your tunes, Julian aka Lumumba representing Massive Outernation Records from Camden will be on hand with all the latest vinyls and versions alongside some classic gems for you to start your collection with or add to your current selection. Also on site will be Slow Fire London ensuring belly’s won’t be rumbling. Food and records store open all day. 

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HACKNEY COME WE GROW
Aug
24
to Aug 26

HACKNEY COME WE GROW

FREE ENTRY BEFORE 10PM, 5PM AFTER

Come We Grow (Hackney) is an inspiring, immersive fundraiser of our creative approach to natural city living. Acclaimed Musicians, MCs, Performers, and Activists come together to awaken the eco-conscience through music, song, dance, and collaboration. 

It's a chance for everyone, regardless of language, culture or knowledge of environmentalism, to come together, have fun and be inspired http://www.mayproject.org/come-we-grow After 3 yrs residency in South London we travel North to the amazing Grow Hackney Site. 

Headlining will be KMT Freedom Teacher
www.3kmt.co.uk 

+ Special Guests

KMT combines his love for music and love for nature; grounded in a deep respect for the beauty and abundance of Pachamama (Mother Earth), issues of global food security and local food growing systems, to entertain and educate. Examples weave together to form the rich tapestry that is the community-led food growing space May Project Gardens which he designed using permaculture principles. Here he mentors young people,nurturing ideas and fuelling passions through music and a connection to the environment, through a 6 month leadership programme, Hip Hop Gardens. www.mayproject.org May Project Gardens
 

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LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY
Aug
22
7:00 PM19:00

LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY

FREE ENTRY

Join Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and Tamás Gyurcsó on sax plus special guests for this intimate jazz jam with 2 sets and DJ Jazzintime spinning vinyl in between. 

These musicians bring you a fresh and energetic approach to mainly a hardbop jazz repertoire with jazz classics and their own compositions. And for those musicians out there, you can join them on stage to jam. 

From the bar, we have speakeasy cocktails, craft and organic drinks. In the kitchen, we have Slow Fire London whose menu is inspired by middle eastern flavours combined with the best of British seasonal ingredients with BBQ and sharing mezes at it's heart. The meat is British and hand selected from Smithfields market, as is the produce from New Spitalfields market. The menu includes vegetarian and vegan options. Slow Fire London sources locally and sustainably wherever possible and the menu is freshly prepared. They are also committed to 100% compostable cutlery and crockery.

About Grow, Hackney
Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and Slow Fire London serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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.

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HOXTON FM // WITH SHANE WATCHA & ZENI KARPUZI
Aug
19
1:00 PM13:00

HOXTON FM // WITH SHANE WATCHA & ZENI KARPUZI

The Hoxton FM team return to broadcast their monthly show live from Grow.

Kicking our all day livestream off from 1pm will be Dear Boss!

Shane Watcha is next up with his legendary Zombie Soundsystem. 

Zeni Karpuzi joins us all the way from New York representing Good Company Records and Noctivagants. 

Dokta will be treating us to a live set from his Metronomic album on 20:20 Vision. 

Dear Boss serve up their eclectic selection of music and other sounds with the glee of two school children with keys to the local sweet shop!

Party curator Dan Formless continues the Hoxton FM residence at Grow with a choice selection of music he has been digging from all over the world.

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ADVENTURES IN PARADISE
Aug
18
to Aug 19

ADVENTURES IN PARADISE

Adventures In Paradise DJs Katie Barber & Michelle Kelly play music inspired by venues such as The Loft and Paradise Garage from the underground club scene in New York during the 70s & 80s.

Balearic, Disco, Boogie, House, 80's Synth Wave.


FREE ENTRY before 10pm, after £5 on the door

From the indoor and canal side bar, treat yourself to craft and organic drinks. In the kitchen until 10pm, Slow Fire London's menu is inspired by middle eastern flavours combined with the best of British seasonal ingredients with BBQ and sharing mezes at it's heart. 

About Grow, Hackney
Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and Slow Fire London serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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.

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LOS CAPIVARAS // DREAM PSYCH ROCK
Aug
17
7:00 PM19:00

LOS CAPIVARAS // DREAM PSYCH ROCK

Los Capivaras are a 5 piece Experimental group formed in Hackney Wick, London.

 

After an improvised, impromptu 2016 Halloween performance, Los Capivaras became Joel Smith (Guitar, Vocals), Lala Padula (Bass, Keys), Kevin Gras (Synth), Felipe Campo Peres (Drums and Percussion) and Bernardo Varela (Percussion and Bass).

 

With roots in France, Australia, Brazil and United Kingdom, they cover a variety of musical genres. Los Capivaras’ music could be described as cinematic Psych Rock, creating dialogue between tonalities and counterpoint, and taking the listener through a journey of moving structures and motifs to tell their stories.

 

Alongside their debut album due in late 2018, they have been specialising in performing live, improvised film scores, while preparing material for their second release, due in 2019.

 

Plus DJ Modjo Roberto + DJ French Gras

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LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY
Aug
15
7:00 PM19:00

LIVE JAZZ + DJS // EVERY WEDNESDAY

FREE ENTRY

Join Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and Tamás Gyurcsó on sax plus special guests for this intimate jazz jam with 2 sets and DJ Jazzintime spinning vinyl in between. 

These musicians bring you a fresh and energetic approach to mainly a hardbop jazz repertoire with jazz classics and their own compositions. And for those musicians out there, you can join them on stage to jam. 

From the bar, we have speakeasy cocktails, craft and organic drinks. In the kitchen, we have Slow Fire London whose menu is inspired by middle eastern flavours combined with the best of British seasonal ingredients with BBQ and sharing mezes at it's heart. The meat is British and hand selected from Smithfields market, as is the produce from New Spitalfields market. The menu includes vegetarian and vegan options. Slow Fire London sources locally and sustainably wherever possible and the menu is freshly prepared. They are also committed to 100% compostable cutlery and crockery.

About Grow, Hackney
Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and Slow Fire London serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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.

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FLOATING PAVILLION ACOUSTIC SESSION SPECIAL
Aug
12
1:00 PM13:00

FLOATING PAVILLION ACOUSTIC SESSION SPECIAL

Acoustic special on AirDraft - a floating pavillion in Hackney Wick!

 

We're excited to announce that on Sat 11 & Sun 12 of August, the AirDraft will moor up at Grow for a weekend of spoken word and live music. This weekend marks the start this floating pavillion's epic journey travelling along the Regents Canal from Hackney Wick to King's Cross. Starting at Grow and stopping at 3 more locations along the way, this unique space will host a series of live events ranging from spoken word, acoustic performances, jazz, improvised comedy to theatre performances.

 

Come down from 1-6pm when on the hour, performances will take place the pavillion stage. Hosted by local musician Joel Smith you'll enjoy a range of musicians from across London who span genres with soul-baring music, insightful lyrics, epic stories, great banter and the warm Grow vibes we've all come to know.

 

The capacity of the AirDraft is limited so we recommend getting down early as entry for performances will be on a first come, first served basis. The indoor and outside bars will be serving a range of organic and draft drinks with a BBQ & Meze menu by Slow Fire London from the kitchen.

 

About AirDraft

The AirDraft is an innovative and new purpose-built inflatable performance venue on a former industrial barge designed by Thomas Randall-Page and Benedetta Rogers and funded by East London based charity Antepavilion. The golden balloon-like pavilion with is undulating air-supported floor is an intimate yet dramatic and cultural venue like no other. It is a unique and exceptional environment to experience performances and with its eye-catching form it will be a striking addition to the cultural landscape of the canal. Find out more at https://grow-hackney.squarespace.com/blog/2018/7/24/the-air-draft-comes-to-hackney-wick-with-a-weekend-of-spoken-word-and-live-music

 

About the host

Host of the event Joel Smith, is an Australian-born, London-based musician, singer, songwriter, writer, sound engineer and DJ.

 

Having led bands from Brisbane, Australia before moving to London to pursue new directions, he now performs with multi-national Ambient/Dream/Psych Rock group Los Capivaras, with a debut release due 2018.

 

Since arriving to his adopted base in Hackney Wick in early 2013, Smith has developed a rich performance vocabulary, performing solo acoustic alongside shifting experimental ensembles. Constant collaboration with a multitude of international artists, designers, DJ’s and musicians have allowed Smith to hone his experimental, effects-laden guitar and soaring falsetto vocals through many improvised and one-off performances.

 

2017 and 2018 have seen Smith turn his focus towards live, improvised film score collaborations, giving inspired performances, recently extending to France.

 

You can also catch him regularly singing Jazz standards, acoustic shows, playlisting rare gems from Punk, Folk, Disco, Afro-beat, Turkish to Latin American Folk-tronica, and also running the monthly Open Mic night at Grow, Hackney.

 

He will be airing some of his written work from his residency at THE LAB - https://thelabhackneywick.wordpress.com/

 

 

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About Grow, Hackney

 

We are an independently run space and an experiment in ethical business, which includes working with local artists, musicians on collaborative projects to host free events where everyone is welcome. We pay London Living Wage and partner with community projects to share and nurture local talent. Grow has no investment and is built by local Hackney Wickers and relies on the sharing economy of the area. Profits go back into the community.

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COLLUSION // CANAL SIDE SPOKEN WORD FESTIVAL // HACKNEY WICK
Aug
11
1:00 PM13:00

COLLUSION // CANAL SIDE SPOKEN WORD FESTIVAL // HACKNEY WICK

FREE ENTRY

Collusion is an all-day festival, which showcases music, poetry, and other forms in a variety of styles. There will be a floating pavillion till 6pm with a few performances aboard. The event is free, and a local mental health charity will benefit from the event. Confirmed acts so far include:

MUSIC

* Shoreditch Knights

POETRY/MUSIC

* Amy Cutler

POETRY

* Antony John

...More details to follow.

DJs/VIBE

Postpunk, Italodisco, house, electronica, interesting old school indie, maybe some goth, guitar things, odd bits of folk, good jazz, etc.

WHAT TO EXPECT

More than a festival, Collusion is a series of expected and unexpected events taking place in a beautiful canalside bar, which used to be a sausage factory. There will be fascinating chaos and comforting sounds. Bubbles and facepainting may or may not feature; likewise, knitting might happen (or, might not). Expect improvised words, improvised music, peculiar sounds, angular poetry, unmusical music, programmed sound and text, things going whoop, people shouting, groups of people singing, popping noises, some humming, and perhaps the occasional outburst of laughter or sighing. This is a free event, but we will be donating money to https://www.mindinhackney.org.uk/, and we will encourage our guests to make a donation on the day.

HOW IT WORKS

Collusion showcases written, spoken, plucked, hummed, beaten, blown, and programmed words and music. The event provides a space for the convergence of artists from a variety of forms, backgrounds, and traditions. It showcases edgy, innovative, experimental, and other forms, and is an entirely inclusive event. Collusion creates, foregrounds, and celebrates participation between artists and others. All colluders are welcome.

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DJ OSTWALD w/ TRIP HOP, HIP HOP and SOFT AND DUBBIER TECHNO
Aug
9
7:00 PM19:00

DJ OSTWALD w/ TRIP HOP, HIP HOP and SOFT AND DUBBIER TECHNO

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A techno DJ first and foremost, Ostwald will be starting off with some downtempo, trip hop and hip-hop infused sounds before digging deeper into softer, deeper and dubbier records in his collection.

Enjoy all this to the backdrop of the River Lea, enjoying organic wines, craft drinks and a range of cocktails, soft drinks and fair trace tea and coffee from the indoor and canal side bar, as well as BBQ and Meze menu from Slow Fire London

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WEEKLY LIVE JAZZ JAM & DJ IN HACKNEY WICK // EVERY WEDNESDAY
Aug
8
7:00 PM19:00

WEEKLY LIVE JAZZ JAM & DJ IN HACKNEY WICK // EVERY WEDNESDAY

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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.

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BRAVE POETS PRESENT... RODNEY RUCKUS
Aug
3
to Aug 4

BRAVE POETS PRESENT... RODNEY RUCKUS

We welcome a drummer who's taking the world by storm, Rodney Ruckus comes to Grow straight after a gig with Jazz legend Chick Corea.

Rodney Ruckus hails from Miami, where he began playing drums at the age of two, and is a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Ruckus recently performed with legends Herbie Hancock, Tia Fuller (of Beyoncé's band), Chick Corea, Indonesian prodigy Joey Alexander, Donald Brown (of Muse's band), and Wynton Marsalis of the Lincoln Centre NYC; he recently played the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland and Blue Note NYC, and will be playing a hip hop set in France before coming to London for his debut set with us. Joining him will be London’s own star Dominic Canning and VERY special guests from the London & Cali at Grow.

Doors open at 7pm with performances from 8pm and free entry before 10pm!

FREE BEFORE 10 & £5 AFTER

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GROW'S DIY ART MARKET W/ WORKSHOPS AND OPEN STUDIOS
Jul
28
1:00 PM13:00

GROW'S DIY ART MARKET W/ WORKSHOPS AND OPEN STUDIOS

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We love DIY creativity at Grow - both the creative space by the canal and all the studios have been made DIY style. Every year, we join forces with Hackney WickED to share the art and music of this fantastic creative community and although this annual arts event won’t be going ahead this year, in honour of what would be it's 10 year birthday we’d like to celebrate it’s DIY nature, creativity and people of the area. Come join in!

We'll be hosting the market outside in our yard & with music provided and powered by the mighty AlbionSound! 🔊

1-6PM

DIY Art Market - DIY Workshops special

For this month's event, the artists of Grow's DIY Art Market venture out into the yard and in addition to the handmades on sale, we'll have free DIY workshops throughout the day. Artists are not charged for tables and take 100% proceeds from their sales.

There will also be some studios open in the new Grow Studios a pop-up exhibition from THE LAB at the Eco-pod, the LIFT and a camper van. Family friendly!

Venture into Grow to enjoy craft and organic drinks canal side, including house organic wine, prize winning lagers and ales, fair trade tea and coffee and cakes and Slow Fire London's seasonal menu, which is freshly prepared in the Grow canal side kitchen.

After 6pm, there's a DIY DJ Clash into the night at Grow, Hackney with local DJs bringing out their best to impress!

Find us at Grow, 98C Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN. Just two minutes walk from Hackney Wick Overground and 10 mins walk from Stratford.

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