Martha Wainwright

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 15TH AUGUST 2013

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Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, Islington, London N1 2UN 
 
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Dates:
15th August 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
7pm
 
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Martha WainwrightCanadian jazzy folk-rock singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright brings her expressive voice and arsenal of powerful songs to the Union Chapel on Thursday 15th August 2013. Part of a musical dynasty - parents Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle are folk legends while brother Rufus has quite a following - Wainwright broke onto the scene with her eponymous debut album in 2005, which contained the angrily named single Bloody Mother F ing A hole (dedicated to Loudon himself). Her kookily titled second album, I Know You're Married But I've Got Feelings Too, proved Wainwright's stock was on the rise, with The Observer claiming the record represented "a sure-footed, emotionally engaging step up the ladder".

 

About Union Chapel

This Grade II listed building just south of Highbury Corner functions not only as a place of worship, it is also one of London's most unique and enchanting live music venues with a diverse and enticing list of upcoming events. There's something quite magical about this place and you will be hard pushed to find a more memorable location to listen to live music in London. More about Union Chapel

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Union Chapel events

 
BombinoBombinoWorld music and desert blues from the Tuareg guitarist and singer-songwriter from Agadez, Niger. With support from Jally Kebba Susso.19th September 2014Friday 19th September 2014 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Bombino
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Friday 19th September 2014 - 7pm-11pm
VENUE  Union Chapel 
World music and desert blues from the Tuareg guitarist and singer-songwriter from Agadez, Niger. With support from Jally Kebba Susso.
The 12th London African Music FestivalThe 12th London African Music FestivalThe African Music Festival runs for ten days across 16 venues. This year the stages will be graced by the likes of Bombino (Niger), Alim Kamara (Sierra Leone), Sekouba Bambino (Guinea), Kanda Bongo Man (Congo) Ghalia Benali (Tunisia), and many more.19th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
On Soon
The 12th London African Music Festival
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  19th to 28th September 2014 - 7pm-11.30pm
VENUE  Union Chapel 
The African Music Festival runs for ten days across 16 venues. This year the stages will be graced by the likes of Bombino (Niger), Alim Kamara (Sierra Leone), Sekouba Bambino (Guinea), Kanda Bongo Man (Congo) Ghalia Benali (Tunisia), and many more.
Daylight Music - Apple Of My EyeDaylight Music - Apple Of My EyeAn afternoon of live music featuring Apple Of My Eye, Left With Pictures, Biggles Flys Again, Kristin McClement and Max & Laura Braun.20th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Daylight Music - Apple Of My Eye
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Indie & Grunge | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 20th September 2014 - 12noon-3.30pm
VENUE  Union Chapel 
An afternoon of live music featuring Apple Of My Eye, Left With Pictures, Biggles Flys Again, Kristin McClement and Max & Laura Braun.
Ani DiFrancoAni DiFrancoThe Buffalo-based singer-songwriter performs her contemporary folk originals.22nd September 2014Tuesday 23rd September 2014 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
On Soon
Ani DiFranco
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - 7pm
VENUE  Union Chapel 
The Buffalo-based singer-songwriter performs her contemporary folk originals.
HauschkaHauschkaThe German composer, songwriter and experimental musician performs avant-garde electronic music.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
On Soon
Hauschka
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 - 7pm
VENUE  Union Chapel 
The German composer, songwriter and experimental musician performs avant-garde electronic music.
Daylight Music - London Bulgarian ChoirDaylight Music - London Bulgarian ChoirThe Bulgarian collective, fronted by Philip Koutev, performs folk.27th September 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Daylight Music - London Bulgarian Choir
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Soul | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 27th September 2014 - 12noon-2pm
VENUE  Union Chapel 
The Bulgarian collective, fronted by Philip Koutev, performs folk.
The Hilliard EnsembleThe Hilliard EnsembleOrganist Christopher Bowers-Broadbent joins the ensemble for a performance of Gesualdo's Tenebrae Responsories.27th September 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
On Soon
The Hilliard Ensemble
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 27th September 2014 - 6.30pm-10.30pm
VENUE  Union Chapel 
Organist Christopher Bowers-Broadbent joins the ensemble for a performance of Gesualdo's Tenebrae Responsories.
King Size SlimKing Size Slim28th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
On Soon
King Size Slim
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Blues
DATES  Sunday 28th September 2014 - 2.30pm-6pm
VENUE  Union Chapel 
Cigdem AslanCigdem AslanThe singer from Istanbul, now resident in London, plays folk music. Plus, author Louis de Bernieres discusses his new novel Birds Without Wings, set in Turkey, and talks about his passion for the region.28th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
On Soon
Cigdem Aslan
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Sunday 28th September 2014 - 7pm
VENUE  Union Chapel 
The singer from Istanbul, now resident in London, plays folk music. Plus, author Louis de Bernieres discusses his new novel Birds Without Wings, set in Turkey, and talks about his passion for the region.
Ultimate Eagles: Eagles TributeUltimate Eagles: Eagles TributeThe established combo plays the hits of the classic US rock band, including numbers such as Hotel California and Lyin' Eyes.30th September 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
On Soon
Ultimate Eagles: Eagles Tribute
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
DATES  Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 7pm
VENUE  Union Chapel 
The established combo plays the hits of the classic US rock band, including numbers such as Hotel California and Lyin' Eyes.
 
 

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Frankie Boyle: Work In Progress
Comedy | Until 19th September 2014 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 3 minutes walk from Union Chapel

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Concerts | On 17th September 2014 

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Islington Town Hall 4 minutes walk from Union Chapel

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The Old Queen's Head 10 minutes walk from Union Chapel

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Angel Comedy
Comedy | Until 28th September 2014 

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Concerts | Until 24th September 2014 

'Round Midnight Jazz & Blues Bar 15 minutes walk from Union Chapel

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