“A post-Peel, post indie market-place discotheque
in the spirit of the pirates, fags and runaways” – Llewelyn Bowen

“a Dai Dominoe-rally of indiepop, new wave, post-punk, Northern Soul and rock’n’roll for lovers and dreamers” – Oyster Boy

“Like doing the Monster Mash in a Welsh valleys workingmans club without the bloke shit. This is fucking Pop music and community” – Dai Rock and Roll

“One of London’s best indie clubs” – New Musical Express

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Des Was a Bowie Fan is a London clubnight playing sweet indiepop, post-punk, new wave, Northern Soul and rock’n’roll

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The next London Des Was a Bowie Fan is on Friday August 24th, celebrating Edwyn Collins’ 59th birthday at The Fiddler’s Elbow, Camden


The next Cardiff Des Was a Bowie Fan is on Saturday September 15th, The Cure 40th Anniversary Special at The Big Top, 10 Feet Tall.


We Play: ♥ Dexys Midnight Runners * Pulp * Belle and Sebastian * Brigitte Bardot * The Smiths * Serge Gainsbourg * Suede * The Ramones * The Ronettes * The Raincoats * Veronica Falls * The Shangri-Las * Aretha Franklin * Flowers * The Temptations * Blondie * The Supremes * The KLF * Le Tigre * Bowie * Little Richard * The Fall * The Cure * The Field Mice * Camera Obscura * The Pastels * Johnny Cash * Jackie Wilson * Talking Heads * Joy Division * Joyride * Martha and the Vandellas * Magnetic Fields * Makthaverskan * The Beach Boys * Pet Shop Boys * Pixies * Art Brut * The Stammer * Dusty Springfield * Depeche Mode * Broder Daniel * Rita Pavone * New Order * Jens Lekman * Jonathan Richman * Jesus and Mary Chain * Candi Staton * Chemtrails * Orange Juice * Westkust * Kim Weston * Sonic Youth * Slowdive * The Four Tops * The Flirtations * Frank Wilson * Ritchie Valens * Meilyr Jones * Tcha Limberger and His Budapest Gypsy Orchestra * Teenage Fanclub * The Indelicates * New York Dolls * Velvet Underground ♥

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 Upcoming Nights

Friday August 24th at The Fiddler’s Elbow

Friday September 7th at The Fiddler’s Elbow

Saturday September 15th at Ten Feet Tall (Cardiff): The Cure Special

Friday September 21st at The Victoria

Friday October 12th at The Victoria

Saturday October 28th at Ten Feet Tall  (Cardiff): Talking Heads Special / David Byrne After-Party

Friday November 2nd at The Fiddler’s Elbow with guests Astro Children (New Zealand)

Friday November 23rd at The Fiddler’s Elbow

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