7 NSST090420.png Sports Team Thursday 18th June at New Slang, 9:00pm (18+) We're taking advice from Public Health England about which events will and won't happen around the coronavirus spread. In a fluid situation, things will change, and we'll be constantly monitoring the situation. If an event is postponed, it will be rearranged rather than cancelled, and we'll let you know as soon as decisions are made. RESCHEDULED to TUESDAY 18TH JUNE The night before the release of their hugely anticipated debut full length record titled Deep Down Happy, the acclaimed indie-rockers Sports Team return to Kingston to headline New Slang. Sports Team a band of six singular characters who have been variously described as one of the most raucous, electrifying and chaotic acts in the UK release their debut album Deep Down Happy. The highly anticipated record, is their first release on the legendary Island Records label. Sports Team came up on the back of word of mouth live hype, drawing round the block queues to chaotic early gigs at The Five Bells and Moth Club before releasing any music. Recording their first EP (Winter Nets) in a converted Timberyard in Hammersmith, the band have consistently set themselves apart from the acts they came up playing with, showing an intoxicating ambition, and their debut album Deep Down Happy, delivers on all bold claims, and confirm their place at the head of a group of young guitar acts. Times TBC but we expect doors at 9:00pm with Sports Team on stage at 10:30pm After the show, it's a New Slang the day before Easter Friday which means you can stay out to hear hear the likes of The Cribs, Blossoms, The 1975, Wolf Alice, Easy Life, Circa Waves, Sundara Karma and many more until 2AM. CD/ticket is £13 post-paid, and other formats and combos are available. Albums and tickets will be posted separately, the album is released 19th June. If you select Collect In-store, both album and tickets will have to be picked up from the shop but you can't get the album before the release date. Indies and high street retailers exclusive LP is on 'orange' coloured vinyl. New Slang is an over 18s event, and is strict on ID. Please bring photo ID with you on the night, whatever age you are. New Slang is held at Pryzm, 154 Clarence St, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1QP New Slang Ticket CD | LP
10 S180320.png The Shires Wednesday 18th March at St John's Church, 6:00pm RESCHEDULED This show has been rescheduled due to the developing situation with coronavirus. A new date is TBA - we'll update as soon as we know. Please wait until a new date has been confirmed before getting in touch. ------- In support of new album Good Years, The Shires come to Kingston for an intimate show at St John's Church. The Shires are the biggest selling UK country music act. Formed in 2013, they are the first country act to score a Top 10 album with their debut release ‘Brave’ in 2015 and its follow up ‘My Universe’ becoming the fastest-selling British country album of all time following its release in 2016. Paving the way for British country artists, Crissie and Ben were the first UK act to have received a highly coveted award from the American Country Music Association. Their new album ‘Good Years’ has been recorded in Nashville and is set for release in March 2020, with a UK tour to follow in May. Doors for this will be 6:00pm with The Shires on at 7:00pm. Curfew is 8:00pm. CD/ticket is £17 post-paid, and other formats and combos will be available. Albums + tickets will be posted together, the album is released 13th March. This show is 14+, under 14s must be accompanied by a ticket-holding adult. St John the Evangelist, Grove Lane, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2SU PLEASE NOTE: If you choose Collect In-store as your delivery option your full order will need to be collected from our shop rather than from the venue.   CD | LP Past Event