“Top of the Pops for the Peel and post-Peel generations” – Phantom Phil

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

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

“Lovers, dreamers, drinkers; put your faith in this dancefloor” – Oyster Boy 

For invites to our clubnights befriend Dai Disco here
He won’t send you naked photos,  don’t worry.
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Des Was a Bowie Fan is a London clubnight playing indiepop, new wave, post-punk, 60s Pop and Northern Soul

Contact: (feel free to send requests here)

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The next London Des Was a Bowie Fan is on Saturday March 7th at The Chequers in Walthamstow.

This is a free night. No cheaplists needed. To guarantee entry though before 10pm, and to pick up the club’s March mix on the night, you can grab an advance ticket HERE

The next Edinburgh Des Was a Bowie Fan is on Saturday April 4th at ace subterranean discotheque Henry’s Cellar Bar.


We play: Dexys Midnight Runners * Pulp * Prince * Belle and Sebastian * Brigitte Bardot * Candi Staton * Blondie * B-52’s * Felt * The Smiths * Serge Gainsbourg * Suede * The Ramones * The Ronettes * Roy Orbison * The Shangri-Las * The Shop Assistants * Aretha Franklin * Talking Heads * The Temptations * Diana Ross & The Supremes * Ladytron * Le Tigre * David Bowie * Little Richard * The Cure * The Fall * Fire Engines * The Buzzcocks * Elvis Costello * Elvis Presley * The Field Mice * Camera Obscura * Johnny Cash * Jackie Wilson * White Stripes * Westkust * The Raincoats * Joy Division * The June Brides * The Just Joans * The Jam * Veronica Falls * Martha Reeves and the Vandellas * The Magnetic Fields * The Beach Boys * Pet Shop Boys * Pixies * Art Brut * T-Rex * Television Personalities * Tullycraft * The Beatles * France Gall * Dusty Springfield * Depeche Mode * Broder Daniel * Bronski Beat * Belinda Carlisle * The Go Go’s * X-Ray Spex * New Order * Jens Lekman * Jonathan Richman * The Jesus and Mary Chain * Chemtrails * Carter USM * Curtis Mayfield * Omar Souleyman * Orange Juice * James Brown * The Indelicates * The Rolling Stones * Mary Wells * Kim Weston * The Wolfhounds * Sonic Youth * Slowdive * Arcade Fire * The Four Tops * Flowers * The Flirtations * Frank Wilson * The Undertones * Ritchie Valens * Meilyr Jones * Vic Godard & the Subway Sect * The Velvet Underground ♥

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 Upcoming Nights

Saturday March 7th at The Victoria (Walthamstow)

Saturday April 4th at Henry’s Cellar Bar (Edinburgh)

Saturday April 11th: TBA in London

Saturday May 23rd at The Victoria (Walthamstow)

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Here’s the club enshrined in a Tullycraft song. They should have owned Top of the Pops in the 2000s


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