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LIVE JAZZ JAM // RIO KAI QUARTET + JAM SESSION
Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

LIVE JAZZ JAM // RIO KAI QUARTET + JAM SESSION

Join Grow's house band: Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and special guests on sax 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’re thrilled to introduce our new canal side kitchen partners Really Rice - who deliver a culinary experience through a healthy range of rice and grain based dishes, influenced by exciting flavours of the world! They specialise in vegan & gluten-free recipes including flexitarian option (free range chicken), so everybody can enjoy the menu.



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 the kitchen 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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NEW CAR SMELL // BRASS HOUSE BAND LAUNCH
Apr
25
to Apr 26

NEW CAR SMELL // BRASS HOUSE BAND LAUNCH

We're excited to be hosting the launch party of a brand new Brass House band!

New Car Smell is a high energy 3 piece group spear-heading the next wave of brass in London.

Alex Shaw, Jack Marks and Theo Guttenplan cultivate their sound from a unique blend of Drum 'n Bass, Hip hop, Dancehall and Funk.

NEW CAR SMELL takes the sound from their scene and amplifies it to the next level. Impulsive and raucous. Liquid brass.

FREE ENTRY

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LIVE JAZZ JAM // RIO KAI QUARTET + JAM SESSION
May
1
to May 2

LIVE JAZZ JAM // RIO KAI QUARTET + JAM SESSION

Join Grow's house band: Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and special guests on sax 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’re thrilled to introduce our new canal side kitchen partners Really Rice - who deliver a culinary experience through a healthy range of rice and grain based dishes, influenced by exciting flavours of the world! They specialise in vegan & gluten-free recipes including flexitarian option (free range chicken), so everybody can enjoy the menu.



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 the kitchen 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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TRUE COLOUR // CHIP MUSIC
May
2
7:30 PM19:30

TRUE COLOUR // CHIP MUSIC

Introducing: True Color.

A brand new night dedicated to vaporwave, chip disco, arcade funk, and all things Italo. 🌐✨

Our first home: Grow, Hackney. This eco-conscious venue packs an incredible canal-side sound system just 5 minutes walk from Hackney Wick overground station. The perfect backdrop to bump and groove to the euphoric synth-heavy sounds of True Color's resident DJs.
Oh... and it's FREE ENTRY!

Some sounds to expect on the night:

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...and lovely little mix for you all: bit.ly/2X6ru98


Thursday night goodness. See you on the dance floor.

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EQUAL PARTS // DISCO, HOUSE & MORE
May
3
to May 4

EQUAL PARTS // DISCO, HOUSE & MORE

For Equal Parts' second dancefloor foray of 2019, our residents join forces with basement stalwart and Hansup head-honcho Aodhan. As always, expect to hear only the very finest house, disco and techno melodies.
With:

Aodhan (Hansup)
+ residents DJ Nick / fairground / Chris Beck / Hannibal Selectah

Free entry all night

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MUCHO  SOUL // BANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL
May
4
to May 5

MUCHO SOUL // BANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL

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As part of this years Queen's Yard Summer Party 2019, Mucho Soul return to Grow with the first event of another series of special FREE afternoon into evening Soul On the Canal Side Sessions in Hackney Wick.

Kicking off with our 2019 opening Party on Sat 4 May
DJ's throughout the afternoon and evening playing right across the whole Soul Spectrum:

MUCHO SOUL (Soho Radio)
MISS SOXEE (Open Decks)
NOBLE & HEATH (Global Soul)
JAMESEY (Makin' Moves)

About Grow, Hackney
An Experiment in Ethical and Sustainable Business.
Grow is an independent and self-organised eco-system of studios and a creative space with bars and a kitchen, created out of an old sausage factory by the River Lea in Hackney Wick. We work in partnership with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups and host a diverse programme of events, including: live jazz and blues, open deck reggae, workshops and talks and art/film festivals. Grow pays London Living Wage, uses eco-electricity, sources ethically and locally and is free entry, wherever possible. We currently serve a seasonal menu and range of drinks, including organic wines and prosecco, cocktails, homemade Hackney Spiced Rum, cask ale and also offer a range of soft drinks including Kompassion Kombucha, Rejuce, Charitea, tea and Union Coffee..
www.growhackney.co.uk / https://www.growhackneystudios.com/

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AND WHAT? X QUEEN'S YARD SUMMER FESTIVAL // LIVE MUSIC & DJS
May
5
to May 6

AND WHAT? X QUEEN'S YARD SUMMER FESTIVAL // LIVE MUSIC & DJS

And What is excited to announce that we'll be part of Percolate's Hackney Wick wide festival, the Queen's Yard Summer Party 2019 🔊🔊🔊

We'll be taking over Grow's amazing canal side terrace during the day with a selection of live acts & DJs, then after dark we move inside with more dancefloor driven riddims + a live electronic act!

"Events for Hip Hop heads looking to diversify their ears" Ukhh.com

Live Soul & Hip Hop early on, and the best in dancefloor driven World Music, Disco, House & BASS After Dark 😈

FREE BEFORE 10, £5 AFTER

(Queen's Yard wrist band holders get in free)

LINE UP

Hosted by Absent Minded Poetics & IsaacB

Sunset Sunrise

The live electronic artists will be rolling out their brand of BASS heavy digital beats, blending electronica with Post-Dubstep, Hip Hop and Drum & Bass + LIVE visuals. Check their last performance for us - http://bit.ly/2Qz4hsV

Ridial Chakur

The Senegalese singer and guitarist plays the soul warming traditional blues music from Senegal and is bringing through some special guests to accompany his set!

Antonia Carrena + Murk FM

Our lead vocalist Antonia performs live with our supercrew of musicians; The Orbalist on drums, MC AMP Medley, Jessica Olaide on guitar, Richard Castle on sax, & Andrius Radžiūnas on bass. Soul & R&B vibes

Ohno da French + And What 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 formerly known as Fenan, Calaida & JOEL DEEP

And What resident DJs provide the soundtrack throughout the day and close the night with an extended back to back set.

The trio have an equally extensive and eclectic tune collection, expect anything from nu jazz & funk to house & bass music

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

5 minutes walk from Hackney Wick overground & 15 minutes from Stratford

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LIVE JAZZ JAM // RIO KAI QUARTET + JAM SESSION
May
8
to May 9

LIVE JAZZ JAM // RIO KAI QUARTET + JAM SESSION

Join Grow's house band: Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and special guests on sax 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’re thrilled to introduce our new canal side kitchen partners Really Rice - who deliver a culinary experience through a healthy range of rice and grain based dishes, influenced by exciting flavours of the world! They specialise in vegan & gluten-free recipes including flexitarian option (free range chicken), so everybody can enjoy the menu.



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 the kitchen 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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MURKY NIGHTS // NEO SOUL JAM // SOUL/HIPHOP/JAZZ
May
9
to May 10

MURKY NIGHTS // NEO SOUL JAM // SOUL/HIPHOP/JAZZ

Neo Soul, Hip Hop, Jazz & Funk aficionados! Murk FM's immersive jam session returns for the May edition 🎶

If you bang it, beat it, blow it, sing or rap it, Murk wanna jam it with you!

Sign up to play and we'll get in touch!

The evening begins with a jam warming things up. We encourage everyone to take part of it, if you're bringing your instrument or your energy, please join us.

Followed by the guest band performance and then the final jam session of the evening.

This is a free entry event, with special importance given to the idea that everybody in the venue are sculptors of the music and art being created.

Food is provided by Slow Fire London. Middle Eastern influenced dishes made with the best of British produce, featuring an abundance of vegan and vegetarian options 😋

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 the kitchen serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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JZ REPLACEMENT // LIVE FORWARD THINKING JAZZ
May
10
to May 11

JZ REPLACEMENT // LIVE FORWARD THINKING JAZZ

JZ Replacement with Jamie Murray and Zhenya Strigalev is a high energy and intense newly formed project from 2 dominating figures of contemporary Jazz.

FREE before 10, £5 After


Reviews

"...fascinatingly intense, winding and staccato performance – a real orchestrated duo..." - London Jazz News

"always it's a surreal, impressive brew" - ★★★★ Jazzwise

"A typical Strigalev collision of hip jazz virtuosity and surrealism... Strigalev's alto displays bebop agility, shivery lyricism, or sometimes a bluesy Ornetteish swerves." ★★★★ The Guardian

“Top drummer to watch”. - Rhythm drum Magazine

"Phenomenal drummer Jamie Murray" - Jazzwise 

Having just successfully played the Love Supreme festival, the famous Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in August, Berlin and Vienna as well as at London Jazz Festival and Porto Jazz festival in Portugal. This is a fresh exhilarating partnership not to be missed! In December they had an extended tour in St Petersburg and Moscow and they're currently recording a new album, so catch them live to hear some new tunes and grooves whilst they're fresh! 

JZ Replacement is a very special project and different from Zhenya's and Jamie's other projects. They have lots of inspirations through their musical journeys and studies, and in this project they mix them to create an organic yet very original sound. Some people see their Indian influences, some Charlie Parker or Chris Dave. The focus here is create something very tight and precise (which is often not possible with bigger groups) while being totally free and creative. There are lots of heavy swinging grooves, complex melodies as well as just some catchy simple melodies which will please everybody (although that's not the goal). And they may even RAP some Jay Z.

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HELIOCENTRICS LIVE AT GROW!!! // FUNDRAISER FOR HERBALISTS WITHOUT BORDERS
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

HELIOCENTRICS LIVE AT GROW!!! // FUNDRAISER FOR HERBALISTS WITHOUT BORDERS

We're over the moon to announce a special fundraising gig with The Heliocentrics! 

Tickets available from Wednesday 24th April 12:00pm

Undoubtedly one of the most incredible things to happen in music from the past decade, the band’s unique blend of raw funk, cinematic psychedelia and sci-fi jazz has earned them a cult following around the globe, counting Gilles Peterson, Madlib and The Gaslamp Killer as their fans!

Fundrasing event for Herbalists Without Borders UK Medicine making Campaign - a grass roots refugee solidarity effort to create a sustainable flow of herbal medicines to be distributed to refugees in Calais and Dunkirk : http://www.herbalistswithoutborders.co.uk/index.php

“Restless, marauding and cacophonous” Mojo

“There's something about being a band unstuck in time that makes the question of aging and consistency almost beside the point” Pitchfork

The Heliocentrics are a group for which genres are meaningless and boundaries invisible. Since first appearing on DJ Shadow’s 2006 album The Outsider the group have gone on to release a string of records that float through jazz, hip-hop, psych, krautrock and musique concrete whilst also collaborating with numerous genre heavyweights from Mulatu Astake to Gaslamp Killer.

The group’s deep-set ability to craft music intuitively and impulsively stems from a desire to avoid typical song writing processes or generic structures. Since its conception, the band's music has mainly been created from live improvisation. This musical approach gives the band its own sound and identity as nothing has been pre-written or prepared - for anything to happen it must be created at that time from the people in the room, and on the spot. A decade of such well explored sonic adventures has resulted in a tightly knit bond that the group refer to as, “almost a form of telepathy” with “musical changes that otherwise would be near impossible to write…"

The Heliocentrics comprise Barbora Patkova (vocals),Malcolm Catto (drums), Jake Ferguson (bass), Jack Yglesias (percussion/organ), Dan Smith ( guitar), Raven Bush (violin/electronics), Jason Yarde(sax), Sylvia Hallet ( Hurdy Gurdy).

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 the kitchen serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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LIVE JAZZ JAM // RIO KAI QUARTET + JAM SESSION
May
15
to May 16

LIVE JAZZ JAM // RIO KAI QUARTET + JAM SESSION

Join Grow's house band: Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and special guests on sax 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’re thrilled to introduce our new canal side kitchen partners Really Rice - who deliver a culinary experience through a healthy range of rice and grain based dishes, influenced by exciting flavours of the world! They specialise in vegan & gluten-free recipes including flexitarian option (free range chicken), so everybody can enjoy the menu.



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 the kitchen 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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LOVE MUSIC HATE RACISM FUNDRAISER
May
16
to May 17

LOVE MUSIC HATE RACISM FUNDRAISER

Following a successful gig in Tottenham last month, Love Music Hate Racism (LMHR) is back at Grow in Hackney Wick with a showcase of some brilliant emerging artists. Tickets: https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1250732

Expect hip hop, soul, latin, reggae and more. Proceeds will go to LMHR to allow the campaign to continue its vital work.

Love Music Hate Racism uses the energy and vibrancy of the music scene to promote unity and tackle racism through education and events.

Our message is simple, there is more that unites us than divides us; nothing demonstrates this more than music. Website: https://www.lovemusichateracism.com

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BAMBAS FESTIVAL LAUNCH PARTY // BRAZILIAN LIVE MUSIC
May
17
to May 18

BAMBAS FESTIVAL LAUNCH PARTY // BRAZILIAN LIVE MUSIC

Follow the drum beat! We are back with Bambas Festival 2019 Launch Party // FREE ENTRY

We kick off the weekend in London celebrating Brazilian arts and culture with a welcome party! World class Brazilian grooves by Pedro D-Lita + live music by Dendê Nation - London Samba-Reggae - spreading the vibe from Salvador, Bahia in the UK with a London twist.

Beautiful vibes not to be missed! See you on the dance floor, everyone is welcome!

About Bambas Festival 2019
It is the first comprehensive Brazilian Movement & Music Festival in London bringing together master dance teachers, and master musicians to highlight the vastness of Brazilian culture. A platform for established artists to deliver the highest quality of dance and sound, within and for, multicultural Britain. Celebrating Brazil in Britain - a transformative 2-day intensive 10 varied dance and drumming workshops with local, national, and international master teachers, live percussion, nourishing refreshments and a social celebration.

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 May 2019
at Poplar Union
Bookings: https://www.bambasfestival.eventbrite.co.uk

Production by Abieié Dance by Irineu Nogueira and CRIA DA CASA Productions. Illustration by Binário Armada and graphic design by Redson Silva (Alfabeto do Samba).

About Pedro D-Lita
Producer, brazilian, selecta (dj set) and director of the label B•Mundo (Music Art Concept). Co-founder of Stereo Maracanã group with which he participated in many festivals in Brazil and Europe: Humaita pra Peixe (RJ-2003), Abril Pro Rock (PE-2003), Popkomm (2008) in Berlin, and with which he performed in various concert halls in Paris, London, Brussels and Amsterdam (2007 and 2008). Launching a cd "Combatente" under the label "Maianga" YB mixed in São Paulo. Mastering directed by Tom Coyne - Sterling Sound Studio in NYParticipation in British music compilations Brazilian, "Brazilian Beats" and "Essential Brazilian Flavas".

About Dendê Nation - London Samba-Reggae
Dendê Nation is a bloco lead by Mac Dende, connecting to the Samba-Reggae movement to form an energetic community of drummers with respect for Brazilian culture.

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. Every week we host events, ranging from live jazz and blues, open deck reggae, open mic, performance art to DJ collectives and more. We offer a range of organic and craft drinks from the inside and outdoor bar and from the kitchen, Slow Fire London, serves a seasonal menu which has been freshly prepared in the canal side kitchen.

Grow exists for music, art, food, conversation, community and belonging. Everyone is welcome.
www.growhackney.co.uk

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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PINEAPPLE PIZZA W/ JORO // LIVE AFROBEAT
May
25
to May 26

PINEAPPLE PIZZA W/ JORO // LIVE AFROBEAT

On the 25th of May, we are super excited to announce the first date for our summer residency at Grow, Hackney!


For this occasion, we will be spinning records in the terrace till 8pm then we will move inside!
Proud to announce that the incredible 9 piece afrobeat band JORO will be performing live! Then Pineapple Pizza Sound System till 2am

Free Entry as usual

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DISCO FREAKS DAY & NIGHT SUMMER PARTY
May
26
to May 27

DISCO FREAKS DAY & NIGHT SUMMER PARTY

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We welcome back with open arms the Disco Freaks for their third annual canal side day/night big old party.

To celebrate the start of a massive summer for the Blackburn and Margate Disco Express (including stops to Worthy Farm and Bologna) they’ll be hosting a 12-hour party starting on our canal side terrace and bringing their eclectic record collection inside once the sun goes down - a perfect way to spend your bank holiday Sunday.

Also jumping behind the decks when the time feels right will be some very special guests, recruited from far and wide, so look out for those names announced in the next few weeks.

We'll be starting things off outside at 2pm & will slide onto the dance floor once the sun sets around 9/10pm. As if that wasn’t tempting enough the event is free up until 10pm (only a fiver entry after that) so we hope to see some happy shiny familiar faces!

Head on down for good moments on our garden terrace on the River Lea and celebrate the weekend in with devilishly delicious disco until the early hours.

Free entry before 10pm - £5 after.


About Grow, Hackney

From the indoor and outside bar, Grow has a range of organic wines, cider, craft beers and cocktails and soft drinks.

Carved out of what was once a sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent bar, kitchen and creative space. Hidden in a yard in the heart of Hackney Wick and backing onto the canal, it was built by a small team and is operating as an experiment in ethical and sustainable business. It's a space for music, art, conversation and good food where everyone is welcome. www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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LIVE JAZZ JAM // RIO KAI QUARTET + JAM SESSION
May
29
to May 30

LIVE JAZZ JAM // RIO KAI QUARTET + JAM SESSION

Join Grow's house band: Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and special guests on sax 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’re thrilled to introduce our new canal side kitchen partners Really Rice - who deliver a culinary experience through a healthy range of rice and grain based dishes, influenced by exciting flavours of the world! They specialise in vegan & gluten-free recipes including flexitarian option (free range chicken), so everybody can enjoy the menu.



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 the kitchen 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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MOTHERLAND // AFRO HOUSE
Jun
1
to Jun 2

MOTHERLAND // AFRO HOUSE

Motherland residents D-Malice, DJ Kitty Amor, Sef Kombo are back with great energy!!

Giving you Deep, Soulful and Afro house music influenced and made in Africa!

Join us from 3pm till 2am // £5 on the door from 10pm

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Motherland is the home of electronic music influenced by Africa. More than just a club event, but also classified as a movement in a new style of music.

Motherland event nights are hosted on a bi-monthly basis with Kitty Amor, D-Malice and Sef Kombo. Growing from strength to strength, each night is filled with warmth, love, high-energy and great vibes. With the power of music, Motherland births an ever extending family as they become one in this sound.

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 the kitchen serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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SUNDAY REGGAE JAM // LIVE MUSIC & DJS // FREE ENTRY
Jun
2
to Jun 3

SUNDAY REGGAE JAM // LIVE MUSIC & DJS // FREE ENTRY

Rainbow Sounds Presents:

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!

This April we are happy to bring on stage some of the best international and local artists! For the first time DJ Kullar will be spinning tunes alongside the bonafide Fenomeno Show and all the way from New Zealand Tobi Mafia outta Jafa Mafia! Sinista Eskapone will be rocking the mic alongside the Dubhouse Crew with Sista Grace and Sista Diletta! Don't be late !

Special Guests:
Sinista Eskapone (Brick City Projects)
Sista Grace
Sista Diletta


Live music by DUBHOUSE BAND:
Charlie Bendjie on drums, Andrius Rad on Bass, Luca Bat on Keys, Aldo Couceiro on Guitar, Dom Clarke and Jonah Little on brass section

Selecters on the night:
DJ Kullar outta Roots Youths Records (UK)
Toby Mafia outta Jafa Mafia (NZ)
Fenomeno Show outta Open The Gate (ITA)

Should you want to perform a set or pop on stage for a short set, it's recommended to get in touch in advance. Stay strong and see you there!

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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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HACKNEY BLUES KLUB // EASTER SPECIAL // TILL 2AM
Apr
21
to Apr 22

HACKNEY BLUES KLUB // EASTER SPECIAL // TILL 2AM

Join in with blues stripped to the bone with London bluesmaster Aidan Connell for an Easter Sunday special edition of this jam night that celebrates the east London blues scene.

Live music & DJs till 2am!
Country Blues, Electric Blues, Rhythm & Blues!

Featuring… The Daybreakers
https://www.facebook.com/thedaybreakersmusic
Hard hitting British contemporary rock’n’roll group inspired British Blues rock groups such as The Rolling Stones, Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac and Cream as well as the early output of Chess and Stax records, approaching these well trodden influences with a fresh approach and much needed urgency.The group met over time at various blues sessions in London, eventually finding the common 12 bar format too constrictive, the group is led by Aidan Connell who Classic Rock Magazine called 'The new voice of London.


Call out for - Alt blues musicians, garage wannabes and urban hollerers . Bring your guitars, harmonicas, tunes and BLUES. Free entry till late 👊🏼

Amplifiers, microphones and tubs provided. Bring your guitars, harmonicas, tunes and BLUES.

If you’d like to play, please contact goldminerecordings@gmail.com


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

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.. More at www.GrowHackney.co.uk

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ROMPA'S REGGAE SHACK // OPEN DECKS + SPECIAL GUEST
Apr
20
to Apr 21

ROMPA'S REGGAE SHACK // OPEN DECKS + SPECIAL GUEST

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🔥🔥🔥We're back with our Summer OPEN DECK, vinyl only sessions at Grow, Hackney.

Music policy; reggae, dub, digi, steppas & jungle

Come and join us for:

✔ FREE Entry
✔ Canal side
✔ Day party
✔ Headline guests
✔ Open Decks / Vinyl Only
✔ Rum Punch Raffle
✔ Record Store
✔ Dominos Competition
✔ Special guests
✔ Sweet Vibes
✔ Giveaways from Greensleeves Records

Dates for the diary:
April 20th / May 18th / June 15th / July 27th / Aug 24th

If you want to be on the first flyer and attend regularly then drop us a message. We operate a first come first served rule on the DJing spaces. Please message us with any questions.

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DJ DEATHBEAST (NTS) & FRIENDS // GOOD FRIDAY SPECIAL
Apr
19
to Apr 20

DJ DEATHBEAST (NTS) & FRIENDS // GOOD FRIDAY SPECIAL

On Good Friday Grow hosts Electric Nougat's Tom Williams (aka Deathbeast) b2b with crate digger extraordinaire Jugin.

Expect the unexpected; from astral jazz and psych funk through to bongo breakdowns and Indian freak outs - all woven together with pulsing electronica to make your feet howl...

As always, from the bar you can enjoy a range of organic and craft drinks and a freshly prepared seasonal menu in the canal side kitchen by Slow Fire London.

About Grow, Hackney
Grow is 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 relys on the sharing creative economy of the area. Profits go back into the community.

We are based 3 minutes walk from Hackney Wick Overground and 10 minutes walk from Stratford.

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RAVE2SAVE WITH BOBBY PLEASURE // EASTER THURSDAY FUNDRAISER
Apr
18
to Apr 19

RAVE2SAVE WITH BOBBY PLEASURE // EASTER THURSDAY FUNDRAISER

Rave2Save is a charity event raising money for two amazing causes - WWF and Wateraid.

DJs will be spinning groovy House, Techno, Electro and Disco across two rooms, which be will decorated in accordance to the theme the charities are associated with - Underwater (Wateraid) and Jungle (WWF). Expect lots of big and colourful inflatables and props.

FREE Entry, Suggested donation £5 OTD

Donate here - https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/JoeHarries
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Line Up

Bobby (Pleasure Club / Needs - not for profit / fabriclondon)
Joel (Get On Up)
Voyconn (Don't Crash)
raincloud ollie (greenhouse culture)
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Bobby

Heading up the bill is a man who has been making noise within London’s vibrant underground culture, proving himself as an excellent DJ, producer and boss of two labels.

Bobby (formerly Bobby Pleasure) is one of the scene’s busiest players, constantly diving into new projects, such as his latest venture - joining the Fabric family as one of their latest resident DJs. When Bobby isn’t creating waves within the DJ circuit, he is the host of label and promoter, Pleasure Club as well as founding Needs. The latter is a non profit collective, event series & record label which uses music as a medium to spread love, unity and the idea of giving back. Expect a seamless blend of music from all corners the electronic spectrum, delivered with infectious energy.
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Joel

Get On Up’s long-serving resident and head honcho, Joel has played dance floors all over London, from XOYO to Bar 90 to a regular soul slot at Blues Kitchen. He blends disco and funk with music from Africa, Latin America and the Far East, interlaced with modern electronic genres like House, UK Garage and Techno. We expect a genre-spanning set as he warms us up for Bobby.
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Voyconn

Influenced by the raw and experimental days of early dance, Don’t Crash residents and radio hosts, Voyconn focus on exhibiting leftfield and underground sounds for the dancefloor and beyond.
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raincloud ollie

Raincloud Ollie is not one to be pigeonholed; DJ sets from the Greenhouse Culture label boss span intergalactic disco to speed garage, jungle to techno and beyond. Always playing with a no-holds-barred attitude and oozing excitement, this versatile DJ & producer is one to watch.

Come down for a dance on Easter Thursday for a great cause!

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LIVE JAZZ JAM // RIO KAI QUARTET + JAM SESSION
Apr
17
to Apr 18

LIVE JAZZ JAM // RIO KAI QUARTET + JAM SESSION

Join Grow's house band: Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and special guests on sax 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’re thrilled to introduce our new canal side kitchen partners Really Rice - who deliver a culinary experience through a healthy range of rice and grain based dishes, influenced by exciting flavours of the world! They specialise in vegan & gluten-free recipes including flexitarian option (free range chicken), so everybody can enjoy the menu.



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 the kitchen 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 LIVE STREAM
Apr
14
1:00 PM13:00

HOXTON FM LIVE STREAM

Join us on the banks of the Regents canal as the seminal radio station, Hoxton FM stream their radio show live from 1pm through to close.

Both Frazer Campbell and Dan Formless will be celebrating their birthdays alongside talented selectors curated from across the globe:

Frazer Campbell - .elliot project.
M.F.S: Observatory (Observatory Music)
Taichi Kawahira (Tokyo)
Dan Formless
DJ Nepo

As usual all livestreamed on Hoxton FM for those of you that can't make it down to this free event!

RA event - https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1247498

Food is served by Slow Fire London. Middle Eastern inspired dishes using the best of British produce, including an abundance of vegan and vegetarian friendly options.

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DJ SNUFF PRESENTS... PANTHEON JAM // AFROCENTRIC DANCE MUSIC & LIVE SAX
Apr
13
to Apr 14

DJ SNUFF PRESENTS... PANTHEON JAM // AFROCENTRIC DANCE MUSIC & LIVE SAX

DJ Snuff of the Congo Natty collective presents…

PANTHEON JAM

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☆ AFROFUTURIST DANCE EXPLOSION OF DEEPLY ROOTED & FORWARD DRIVEN AFROBEATS ☆ KUDURO ☆ AZONTO ☆ COUPE-DECALE ☆ SINGELI ☆ GQOM up in the mix with splashes of BAILE-FUNK ☆ REGGAETON ☆ DANCEHALL ☆ HIP HOP ☆ RNB ☆ GARAGE ☆ GRIME ☆ BRUK ☆ JUNGLE ☆ DRILL & BEBOP NU-JAZZ FUSIONS ☆

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6 HOURS NON STOP MIX ☆ DJ ☆ SAX ☆ PERCUSSION ☆ NEW WAVE CLUB SOUNDS OF THE AFRICAN ROOTED UNDERGROUND ☆

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DJ Snuff 6 HOUR SET ft #DAGDA_XVNGO (dj/sax/improv) ► New wave afroviibes... spun by the mythical Celtic legend #DAGDA of the TUATHA DE DJ aka #DJSNUFF alongside the Yoruba god of Thunder #XVNGO (pronounced Shango) on Sax.. + guests tba ▄▄▄djsnuff/xvngo/musician/jam

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DANCE HEAVY EVENT! FREE ENTRY ALL NIGHT ☆

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NIGHT SAFARI // WORLD FUNK / DISCO / HOUSE
Apr
12
to Apr 13

NIGHT SAFARI // WORLD FUNK / DISCO / HOUSE

Night Safari is a brand new event launching at Grow in Hackney Wick. Offering a variety of disco, funk and house all night long with an emphasis on world sounds.

Providing a varied selection of DJs throughout the night in one of the best spots in Hackney Wick, all set with an ambition to transport guests away from the normality of life in the metropolis to the deep organic beats of distant shores. Expect a twist on traditional tropical club night flavours with a contemporary slice of world music induced dance-floor bangers.

We are delighted to launch our debut event at the renowned East London venue Grow, which is an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space in Hackney Wick. Operating as an experiment in ethical and sustainable business, it's in perfect harmony with the spirit of Night Safari.

This combined is going to make for a wild knees up!

**Free Entry**

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We are going to be taking donations for different wildlife charities at each event. This event is for the Giraffe Conversation Foundation and optional donations can be made on the door.

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MURKISH NIGHTS // NEO SOUL JAM SESSION
Apr
11
to Apr 12

MURKISH NIGHTS // NEO SOUL JAM SESSION

Neo Soul, Hip Hop, Jazz & Funk aficionados! Murk FM's immersive jam session returns for the April edition 🎶

This month they bring along Funk band, Jelly Rain as special guests.

If you bang it, beat it, blow it, sing or rap it, Murk wanna jam it with you!

Sign up to play and we'll get in touch!

The evening begins with a jam warming things up. We encourage everyone to take part of it, if you're bringing your instrument or your energy, please join us.

Followed by the guest band performance and then the final jam session of the evening.

This is a free entry event, with special importance given to the idea that everybody in the venue are sculptors of the music and art being created.

📸 by Paulina Czyz

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SUNDAY REGGAE JAM // LIVE REGGAE
Apr
7
to Apr 8

SUNDAY REGGAE JAM // LIVE REGGAE

UNDAY 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!

This April we are happy to bring on stage some of the best international and local artists! For the first time DJ Kullar will be spinning tunes alongside the bonafide Fenomeno Show and all the way from New Zealand Tobi Mafia outta Jafa Mafia! Rassi Hardknocks coming in from Jamaica will be rocking the mic alongside the Dubhouse Crew! Don't be late !

Special Guests:
Rassi Hardknocks outta Rastatothebone (JA)
SISTA GRACE (ITA)
SISTA DILETTA (ITA)
+ TBA

Live music by DUBHOUSE BAND:
Charlie Bendjie on drums, Andrius Rad on Bass, Luca Bat on Keys, Aldo Couceiro on Guitar, Dom Clarke and Jonah Little on brass section

Selecters on the night:
DJ KULLAR outta Roots Youths Records (UK)
TOBY MAFIA outta Jafa Mafia (NZ)
FENOMENO SHOW outta Open The Gate (ITA)

Should you want to perform a set or pop on stage for a short set, it's recommended to get in touch in advance. Stay strong and see you there!

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MOTHERLAND // AFRO HOUSE TILL 4AM
Apr
6
to Apr 7

MOTHERLAND // AFRO HOUSE TILL 4AM

Motherland residents D-Malice, DJ Kitty Amor, Sef Kombo are back with great energy!!

Giving you Deep, Soulful and Afro house music influenced and made in Africa!

Join us from 9pm till 4am // £5 on the door from 10pm

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Motherland is the home of electronic music influenced by Africa. More than just a club event, but also classified as a movement in a new style of music.

Motherland event nights are hosted on a bi-monthly basis with Kitty Amor, D-Malice and Sef Kombo. Growing from strength to strength, each night is filled with warmth, love, high-energy and great vibes. With the power of music, Motherland births an ever extending family as they become one in this sound.

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KETTLE OF FSHH // FUNK-AFROBEAT-HOUSE-GARAGE
Mar
29
to Mar 30

KETTLE OF FSHH // FUNK-AFROBEAT-HOUSE-GARAGE

A different kettle of fsh?

Ft. the world's greatest DJs spinning

FUNK // AFROBEAT // HOUSE // GARAGE // HIP HOP and other styles of fsh.

EMILIO STAVROU
PATTY O'FURNITURE
TINGLY NOODLE
MR WILSON
DJ HEUVOS
BILLY BLANKS

Free entry all night @ Grow Hackney

House party vibes and merriment.

Before we can get to grips with 'a different kettle of fsh' we need to know what 'a kettle of fsh' is when it isn't different.

Of course a fsh kettle isn't the kind of kettle you would use to make tea, it's just a fsh saucepan - usually one large enough for a whole fish.

The expression 'a kettle of fsh' means 'a mess'/'a muddle' and is often extended to 'a pretty/nice kettle of fsh'.

'A different kettle of fsh', and I have to say it, is a different kettle of fsh. It means 'something different from the thing before'. For example, we might offer to have a friend stay for a few days but remark that a stay of a few months would be a different kettle of fsh.

The expression dates from the late 19th century and was found most commonly in Scotland and the north of England (where fsh kettles were and still are quite commonplace). This early citation comes from a report of a parliamentary debate on the Irish question, in the Carlisle Patriot newspaper, June 1889:

"To enable them to manage their own local affairs will not satisfy Irishmen. What they want is a very different kettle of fsh."

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BOSS LADY WORKSHOP + SOCIAL // STIMULATE YOUR SOUL
Mar
24
7:00 PM19:00

BOSS LADY WORKSHOP + SOCIAL // STIMULATE YOUR SOUL

SYS Presents Boss Lady Workshop London Take-Over. Hailing from Sydney, Australia, Director of Public Relations firm Stimulated Media and creator of music blog Stimulate Your Soul Margaret Tra is holding a workshop night for the Boss Ladies who are want to enter the music and creative industry.

On the night women will be able to connect with other like-minded women to empower and push each other ahead. The workshop will teach women how keep a business in the ever-growing creative industry. How to make your mark as a woman in the business world. Not only will you learn the necessary skills to start a new project but you will have fun doing it as well. It’s about turning your passion into something structural - a business through personal experiences and not some ‘entrepreneur’ BS talk, real women, running real businesses.

The workshop will run from 7-9pm, with special guests local Queens Melissa Kains from SISU and Rishma Dhaliwal from I Am Hip Hop Magazine on a panel discussing the their journey through the industry.

From 9-12pm we’ll be having an open decks for female DJs, if you would like to participate please do shoot us an email with time slot and mix links. This time-slot/after event party is open to the public.

As the number of participants will be selected to ensure the quality of the program, please notify us or your attendance via email tra.margaret@gmail.com

Donation: £5.00

Maggie Tra
From tastemaker behind the scenes, to pushing her way to the front, DJing marked a natural progression for Maggie Tra. Her background in music stems over several years, starting out as the founder of SYS (Stimulate Your Soul) music blog, which put roots for Maggie as she’s been active in the music industry for over seven years, and continues to support the local and international musicians through her blog, radio, publicity company Stimulated Media and now on the dance-floor.

Melissa Kains - SISU
Melissa Kains is the creator of women platform SISU. Sisu is an artistic community providing a platform to showcase womxn in electronic music. We enable this through DJ courses, events, mix series, radio shows and acting as a booking agency for artists involved. The core aims are to diversify male-dominated industries and to build accessible creative spaces. Melissa is also a DJ that goes under the monkier Malissa and has played gigs at Boomtown Fair, Noisily festival and Fiese Remise in Berlin. Supported the likes of James Ruskin, Violent Blondes, Ben Pest, Max Graef, Breakwave, Kim Ann Foxman and Alex T.

Rishama Dhaliwal - I Am Hip Hop
Rishma Dhaliwal is a journalist, writer, PR and marketing consultant. With over 10 years experience in the media and music industry she has successfully founded I AM HIP HOP MAGAZINE, started her own marketing brand and co-founded No Bounds a charity that seeks to empower young people. Currently working as a marketing manager for the one of the world’s biggest Bollywood TV channels and working daily on her own brands, she is on a mission to provide a strong platform for real Hip-Hop to live, breathe and grow.

Links
SYS: www.stimulateyoursoul.com
Maggie Tra: www.facebook.com/therealmaggietra
SISU: https://www.facebook.com/sisucrewldn/
I Am Hip Hop: www.iamhiphopmagazine.com/
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sys-presents-boss-lady-workshop-london-take-over-tickets-57328847125

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OUTAGE PRESENTS... SIFA (KOMPACT)
Mar
23
to Mar 24

OUTAGE PRESENTS... SIFA (KOMPACT)

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Playing in London for the very first time, we will be welcoming to OUTAGE a very talented producer from Brussels, and our headliner for the night, Sifa.

| LINE UP |
Sifa
Peter Ibbetson (Live)
Dean Mir
Matt Davis


With releases on the likes of Kompakt Records, Sol Eterno, Offering Recordings in recent months, this guys hype is extending throughout Europe with a packed schedule, joining Black Coffee in Milan just the other week.
So we're fortunate to bring him to the depths of East London at the quirky but fabulous and intimate venue on the canal, Grow, Hackney, Hackney in Hackney Wick (Next to No. 90 Bar & Kitchen)
A fully sustainable build made completely from an old sausage factory!! You will love it!!

Also on the night, we are so pleased to have musician, Peter Ibbetson performing a live set. Certainly not averse to this situation, playing a big part on George FitzGerald's tour in 2018 / 2019, on the drums and synths, plus releasing his latest 'Rivals' EP and his live band set up, this guy is sure to hit the top.
Not to be missed!

Our next guest is London's own Dean Mir, a big part of family run bloop. radio, an electronic music station in the heart of the city. The Avant Garde resident also co-runs the ever popular Interlude radio show and event. A pleasure to have him down.

Lastly, but not least, Matt Davis. Singularly flies the Outage flag, with his events and monthly radio shows on Bloop London.
He certainly likes to focus on up and coming talent, hosting the likes of David Mayer, Braunbeck, KRANKBROTHER, Casually Here, Kalyma, Peter Ibbetson, Jody Barr, Tim Green, D.Y.A, Gus Emmett, amongst others.
So we surely hope you'll enjoy this one!!

(Look out for this months OUTAGE radio show on Bloop London with our guest Sifa on the 20th March - Live at 6pm - 8pm GMT.)

Entry / Tickets - £5 / £7 available on RA (If arriving after 10pm).
Free entry until 10pm if you fancy an early start!
Capacity is small at Grow, so advisable to buy tickets in advance or get there at a decent time.

We look forward to see you!!

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RHYTHM PASSPORT PRESENTS... TARANTOLA LIVE // WORLD MUSIC
Mar
22
to Mar 23

RHYTHM PASSPORT PRESENTS... TARANTOLA LIVE // WORLD MUSIC

Ladies and Gentlemen, girls and boys, music lovers of all ages… Come on, come all! The effervescent, exuberant and ebullient Tarantola’s musical circus is ready to rig its tent on the Lee riverside and unleash its histrionic show!

On Friday 22nd March, it’s Thank Grow It’s Friday, a brand-new music series staged at Grow, Hackney and presented by Rhythm Passport, which will lavishly hand out good vibes and quality sounds.

The first guest of the series is indeed a band that is all about energy, passion and fun-filled performances. Tarantola are a 7-piece ensemble, bringing to London the notes, scents and smiles of Southern Italy and the Mediterranean. Their sound is brimming with Pan-Med influences, embracing the entire region from Spain to Turkey, while their concerts are circus-like experiences where their folk-rock and gipsy music goes side-by-side with dance, acting and much more…

On 22nd March, their music will also go side-by-side with that of Monarchee, a French-Korean (but London-based) all-female duo, who will open the night with smooth electro-pop textures and soothing grooves.

But it wouldn’t be a circus without its ringmaster. So, to MC the night and set the cruising speed for the party, we have called a good old friend of Rhythm Passport, DJ Lou Pino, who will have you dancing to his tropical, Latin and up-tempo vinyl-only collection.

Come on, come all, the circus is in town!

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FREE ENTRY until 10PM
£5 after OTD
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ogVorTTiw8
https://soundcloud.com/monarchee-official/risco-monarchee

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ACOUSTIC NIGHT
Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

ACOUSTIC NIGHT

Come in from the busy London streets and hear some soul-baring music, insightful lyrics, epic stories, great banter and the warm Grow vibes we've all come to know.

Grow is a a space to experiment.... A place to come down without pressure to enjoy a range of musicians from across London who span genres. Local musician Brian Kelly (covering for Joel who is on a four month hiatus down under) will take care of you on the night, whether you're playing, singing, speaking, reading, thinking aloud or just sitting back to relax!

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HACKNEY BLUES KLUB // MONTHLY AT GROW
Mar
17
7:00 PM19:00

HACKNEY BLUES KLUB // MONTHLY AT GROW

Country Blues, Electric Blues, Rhythm & Blues!

Join in with blues stripped to the bone by local garage blues band 'The Dublo' and London bluesmaster Aidan Connell for a jam night that celebrates the east London blues scene. 

Call out for - Alt blues musicians, garage wannabes and urban hollerers . 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

Amplifiers, microphones and tubs provided. Bring your guitars, harmonicas, tunes and BLUES. 

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

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.. 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? AFTER DARK // TILL 4AM // LIVE HIP HOP/SOUL/ELECTRONIC
Mar
16
to Mar 17

AND WHAT? AFTER DARK // TILL 4AM // LIVE HIP HOP/SOUL/ELECTRONIC

The unstoppable creative collective make their 2019 return with a special late night session, bridging the gap between live music & clubbing 🔊🔊🔊

And What events celebrate the eclecticism of music of black origin, incorporating cross genre collaborations, live improvisation and dynamic line ups to create the ultimate showcase event.

"Events for Hip Hop heads looking to diversify their ears" Ukhh.com

Expect Live Hip Hop and Soul early on, and the best in dancefloor driven world music, disco, house & bass After Dark 😈

FREE BEFORE 10, £5 AFTER OTD

LINE UP

Hosted by Absent Minded Poetics & IsaacB

Jo Cocco & Special Guests ***EP Launch***

Having collaborated with the likes of Aloe Blacc, Sly & Robbie and numerous other Jamaican legends, we're hyped to announce that guitarist, drummer, composer and all round boss man, Jo Cocco releases his long awaited solo project with us. His soulful hip hop sounds may be accompanied by some very special guests. TBA

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The bass music producer will be bringing his live electronic inflected beats for a heavy hitting hybrid cross genre DJ/Live set.

Ohno da French + And What MCs + Special Guest

Our favourite 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 formerly known as Fenan & Calaida

And What resident DJs provide the soundtrack with multiple sets thoughout the night. The pair have an equally extensive and eclectic tune collection, expect anything from nu jazz & funk to house & bass music.

Check out DJ Gonan’s mix for And What’s new mix series:

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ELEMENTS // TIMANTI + AV EXPERIENCE (TILL 4AM) // DEEP HOUSE
Mar
15
to Mar 16

ELEMENTS // TIMANTI + AV EXPERIENCE (TILL 4AM) // DEEP HOUSE

Grow Presents Elements – A five part audio/visual series, exploring the 5 elements that make up the universe and our own existence – Ether | Earth | Water | Air | Fire.

Curated by TribeLife’s founder TIMANTI / Steffie Timanti & visual artist Bless Elska. They will visually and sonically interpret one element at each event.

Launching the series with Part I : Ether or Spirit.

Audio:

Opening up the space will be London based DJ and producer TSHA. This exciting new talent has created a sound that is diverse and intricate, giving foundation to her unique personal style that draws on influences from the likes of Bonobo, Jon Hopkins, Floating Points and Four Tet.

Followed by an extended 4hr set by TIMANTI / Steffie Timanti exploring the spiritual melodies that fabricate between the beats and transcend clubbers beyond the dance-floor into ethereal realms.

Come and immerse yourself in a 6 hour journey inspired by the components that make up our universe

10PM – 4AM
Advance Tickets Advised £3 [Entry before 11.30]
https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1225425

£5 O.T.D [Subject to capacity - Limited Capacity]

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MURKISH NIGHTS // NEO SOUL JAM SESSION
Mar
14
to Mar 15

MURKISH NIGHTS // NEO SOUL JAM SESSION

Murk FM's immersive neo soul jam returns for the March edition 🎶

Sign up to play and we'll get in touch!

The evening begins with a jam warming things up. We encourage everyone to take part of it, if you're bringing your instrument or your energy, please join us.

Followed by the guest band performance and then the final jam session of the evening.

This is a free entry event, with special importance given to the idea that everybody in the venue are sculptors of the music and art being created.

📸 by Paulina Czyz

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LIVE JAZZ JAM
Mar
13
to Mar 14

LIVE JAZZ JAM

Join Grow's house bands: Boris Latinov on guitar, Jamie Murray on drums, Rio Kai on double bass and special guests on sax 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 Send Noods 🍜

Expect a mouth-watering menu of classic dishes from the Sichuan region of China, and British Chinese favourites 🤤

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 the kitchen 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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MEET THE ALBUM // RHYTHM PASSPORT PRESENTS VULA VIEL
Mar
10
to Mar 11

MEET THE ALBUM // RHYTHM PASSPORT PRESENTS VULA VIEL

The world music magazine, Rhythm Passport are always looking for new ways to support and spread the word about quality and meaningful music and give you chance to listen to it. So, we are more than excited to invite you to the first episode of 'Meet & Greet with the Album', their brand-new music series in collaboration with Grow, Hackney.

On Sunday 10th March, you are all welcome to spend an evening on the River Lee shore in the company of "Do Not Be Afraid" and its mastermind Bex Burch, bandleader of Vula Viel. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover some “new classics”, starting with the finely chiselled and eclectic second work of Vula Viel, which ranges from traditional Northern Ghanaian rhythms to jazzy arrangements, and a minimalist and avant-garde approach to influences embracing the entire world.

"One of my discoveries for the London Jazz Festival.. Heavy stuff" Gilles Peterson

"Dance to it, make love to it, stare at the clouds to it... Beautiful" Iggy Pop

"a deep ..almost spiritual grooves that stands completely apart” Clash Magazine


Throughout two hours (between 7.30PM and 9.30PM), you will enjoy a listening session of the latest LP of the London-based trio, guided by Bex’s words as she discloses the inspiration, themes and secrets of the album, culminating with a Q&A with the musician.



!FREE ENTRY!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCZoJsj7qDY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVa0WIpEI8M

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GROW PRESENTS ✶ LIVE SENEGALESE BLUES // ABDOULAYE SAMB & CHAKUR
Mar
9
to Mar 10

GROW PRESENTS ✶ LIVE SENEGALESE BLUES // ABDOULAYE SAMB & CHAKUR

Grow presents an evening of live Senegalese Blues music!

Headed up by the truly remarkable Senegalese blues outfit Abdoulaye Samb Minnjiaraby.
Their infectiously energetic music draws elements from the rich Fula tradition interwoven with Rumba, Mbalax, Afro-Latin and deep blues. Abdoulaye began music by the beaches of his country, fabricating his own instrument from scratch, with fishing lines as strings. He has since gone onto tour festivals around Europe.

WATCH Abdoulaye performing for TED >> http://bit.ly/2UQcUBs

DJs will be providing Senegalese and African grooves to keep people moving going late into the night

Warm up acts to be announced!

FREE before 10pm, £5 After

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UNIVERSAL DISCO ✧ WORLD MUSIC-DISCO-ELECTRONICA & MORE ✧
Mar
2
to Mar 3

UNIVERSAL DISCO ✧ WORLD MUSIC-DISCO-ELECTRONICA & MORE ✧

✧✧ Grow presents a new night ✧✧

Celebrating the sounds keeping the universal dancefloors grooving, we bring handpicked DJs to Grow every now and then to sonically dazzle and induce some serious shape cutting.

Expect dance music from around the world, disco & electronica!

Hackney selectors Yugin & Pato step up for this weeks edition, check this recording from one of their live sessions 👇👇👇
https://soundcloud.com/jugin/jugin-b2b-alex-pato-micks-garage-ldn-12052018

FREE ENTRY

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DISCO FREAKS // FUNK, SOUL & DISCO FEVER!
Mar
1
to Mar 2

DISCO FREAKS // FUNK, SOUL & DISCO FEVER!

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After packing Grow out with their Day & Night End of Summer Party in September, the charismatic duo return with a whole new batch of funk, soul and disco fever!


The boys will be doing the thing they love more than anything else; bringing it hard and direct to the dance floor to get you moving that thing in the spirit of Studio 54.


Free entry before 10pm & £5 after on the door.

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ACOUSTIC NIGHT
Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

ACOUSTIC NIGHT

Come in from the busy London streets and hear some soul-baring music, insightful lyrics, epic stories, great banter and the warm Grow vibes we've all come to know.

Grow is a a space to experiment.... A place to come down without pressure to enjoy a range of musicians from across London who span genres. Local musician Brian Kelly (covering for Joel who is on a four month hiatus down under) will take care of you on the night, whether you're playing, singing, speaking, reading, thinking aloud or just sitting back to relax!

On the bill for Thurs 28th Feb

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Brian Kelly

https://www.facebook.com/thelivingstream/
https://www.facebook.com/moonsdelux/
https://www.facebook.com/FamCreatures/
Brian will be opening up the night, having the chats, and doing a selection of stripped back tunes from his various eclectic projects which range from Irish Traditional to Afro Indie and Modern Electronic.

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Niall Swimmers

https://www.facebook.com/swimmersjackson
Formerly a 3 piece, Jackson released 2 EPs under the name ‘Swimmers’, (Swimmer’s Year 2013, This Burning Circus 2015). Jackson moved to London in late 2015 and with no bandmates was left reconfiguring Swimmer’s songs into acoustic versions. After a year of songwriting in 2016, he leapt back onto the gig circuit in 2017 with the help of a couple of friends in London’s alternative-folk circles (notably Knoxville Morning and Rob Corcoran) and hasn’t looked back since.
Niall will be debuting some brand new material on the night!

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Daniel Armstrong -

https://www.facebook.com/Danielarmstrongmusic/?eid=ARD8pAI-ncMs4_6YschR84UYjnAnyK-qZvnXdVEBYYDAZPueXMpA46L3M76RRCAT9crZ1JJENSwhKTVs&timeline_context_item_type=intro_card_work&timeline_context_item_source=652855882&fref=tag
https://open.spotify.com/album/3WFlwAsPIRXgjPeF9HHXWu?si=9PqsWfyPS32EBkYibErtng

In an age of pop plasticity, the music of this songwriter sets out to define his own form of originality with authenticity.
Armstrong’s roots are founds within the disparate worlds of Folk, Country, Indie and R’n’B, blending this influences together for a contemporary audience, seeking something harkening to a time before credit cards, smartphones, and auto-tune...
Daniel cut his teeth in the musically vibrant city of Nottingham and has played in various guises for ten years, most recently with former Folk outfit Delta Sun.
He has shared stages with artists such as Jake Bugg, Natalie Duncan and Manieres Des Bohemians.
Daniel (possibly with some band mates in tow) will be playing songs from his wonderful album The Town and The City.

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LIVE JAZZ JAM
Feb
27
7:00 PM19:00

LIVE JAZZ JAM

After a well earned Christmas break, the Rio Kai Quartet returns in 2019!

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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EQUAL PARTS // DANCE, DISCO & TECHNO
Feb
22
to Feb 23

EQUAL PARTS // DANCE, DISCO & TECHNO

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Join Equal Parts as they mark the transition to 2019 with a residents party at their Hackney Wick home, GROW.

Expect to hear a compendium of dance-focused house, disco and techno weaponry. With:

residents DJ Nick / fairground / Chris Beck
+ guests Billy Mirrors (Teflon Hands) / Hannibal Selectah

Free entry all night.

About Grow, Hackney

Grow is an independent and self-organised eco-system of studios and a creative space with bars and a kitchen created 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 and film festivals. Grow pays London Living Wage, uses eco-electricty and sources ethical and locally wherever possible.

Grow exists for music, art, food, conversation, community and belonging. Everyone is welcome. Website www.growhackney.co.uk Instagram, Twitter & Facebook @growhackney

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

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GEMINI TRIO // LIVE JAZZ
Feb
21
to Feb 22

GEMINI TRIO // LIVE JAZZ

Gemini is a contemporary jazz trio with a hint of progressive rock, blues and African music. They made their official live debut at “The Half Moon” in Putney and will be releasing their first single at the beginning of January. 

The band: 
Adriano Balducci Moncada (guitar)
Edoardo Marcarini (electric bass)
Alessandro Iannicelli (drums) 

FREE ENTRY | 8PM UNTIL LATE

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