May @Common

We bring you the exciting May listings at Common.

By Matthew Tyas | April 15th '12

We bring you the May listings at Common Mcr.

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Wednesday 2nd – Common Knowledge
Edge Street’s finest quiz with your hosts, Mister John Ruane and Master Chris Higson. Gather your friends, form a team, give it a witty name, answer questions (correctly), win prizes! Watch out for the elusive final round – 7.30pm till 11pm / free

Thursday 3rd– Stop Making Sense
Chasing the vibe dragon down the rabbit hole of genre. Summoning the beat daemon with the wonky Ouija Board. A weekly séance with the kings of pop featuring Mr Seb Valentine, Benatronic & Luke Warm – 9pm till 2am / free

Friday 4th – Freitags with Will Tramp!
An excursion of musical wonderment joining the dots between Kraut, Baltimore Club, House, Indie, Electro, Outsider Pop, Disco, Cosmic Nonsense and forgotten gems – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after

Saturday 5th – Friends in Common with Robert Parkinson
We invite our favourite friends to play their favourite records. Expect to hear music you never knew you liked. Pop music played with sense and sensibility, country with soul, and maybe something that will make you dance. We hope you enjoy it as much as us! – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after

Sunday 6th – May Bank Holiday Bonanza with Dance Lady Dance
The Most ladylike discoparty in town! Dance your frilly socks off to a buffet of fresh new sounds, disco smashers and pop classics all served up by local ladydeejays Lou Pemberton, Jayne Robinson and Dore Young. 8pm until 1am / free

Wednesday 9th – Tears for Ears with Dave Bassinder (Underachievers Please Try Harder)
A fortnightly commune of pitch perfect pop. Featuring guests and residents playing the finest records around.
8pm till midnight / free


Thursday 10th – Stop Making Sense

Chasing the vibe dragon down the rabbit hole of genre. Summoning the beat daemon with the wonky Ouija Board. A weekly séance with the kings of pop featuring Mr Seb Valentine, Benatronic & Luke Warm – 9pm till 2am / free

Friday 11th – Freitags with ESqueezy
An excursion of musical wonderment joining the dots between Kraut, Baltimore Club, House, Indie, Electro, Outsider Pop, Disco, Cosmic Nonsense and forgotten gems – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after



Saturday 12th – Pumping Iron

A night of Nu Cosmic Italio, Vintage Avant Garde Disco and Lo Fi Rhythmic Punk – 9pm till 2am free before 10pm / £2 after

Wednesday 16th – Common Knowledge
Edge Street’s finest quiz with your hosts, Mister John Ruane and Master Chris Higson. Gather your friends, form a team, give it a witty name, answer questions (correctly), win prizes! Watch out for the elusive final round – 7.30pm till 11pm / free

Thursday 17th – Stop Making Sense
Chasing the vibe dragon down the rabbit hole of genre. Summoning the beat daemon with the wonky Ouija Board. A weekly séance with the kings of pop featuring Mr Seb Valentine, Benatronic & Luke Warm – 9pm till 2am / free



Friday 18th – Freitags with Special Guest Picture House

PICTURE HOUSE is a 22 year young London dj and producer. Disco, house and techno is his music and his sets fit the Freitags vibe perfectly. He’s got releases on both Sccucci Manucci and Retrospective. He joins the Freitags team for one night only for an excursion of musical wonderment joining the dots between Kraut, Baltimore Club, House, Indie, Electro, Outsider Pop, Disco, Cosmic Nonsense and forgotten gems – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after

Saturday 19th – Friends in Common with Full Beam
We invite our favourite friends to play their favourite records. Expect to hear music you never knew you liked. Pop music played with sense and sensibility, country with soul, and maybe something that will make you dance. We hope you enjoy it as much as us! – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after

Sunday 20th – Haxan Following sonic ley lines across radiophonic disco and film score techno with Michael Holland and Conor (Boomkat) – 4pm till midnight / free

Wednesday 23rd – ‘Tears For Ears’ with Emmy the Greater
A fortnightly commune of pitch perfect pop. Featuring guests and residents playing the finest records around.
8pm till midnight / free



Thursday 24th – Stop Making Sense

Chasing the vibe dragon down the rabbit hole of genre. Summoning the beat daemon with the wonky Ouija Board. A weekly séance with the kings of pop featuring Mr Seb Valentine, Benatronic & Luke Warm – 9pm till 2am / free

Friday 25th – Freitags with Craig Campbell
An excursion of musical wonderment joining the dots between Kraut, Baltimore Club, House, Indie, Electro, Outsider Pop, Disco, Cosmic Nonsense and forgotten gems – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after



Saturday 26th – Friends in Common with John Stammers

We invite our favourite friends to play their favourite records. Expect to hear music you never knew you liked. Pop music played with sense and sensibility, country with soul, and maybe something that will make you dance. We hope you enjoy it as much as us! – 9pm till 2am / free before 10pm / £2 after

Thursday 31st – Stop Making Sense
Chasing the vibe dragon down the rabbit hole of genre. Summoning the beat daemon with the wonky Ouija Board. A weekly séance with the kings of pop featuring Mr Seb Valentine, Benatronic & Luke Warm – 9pm till 2am / free

10% off selected food and drink all day every day (T&C apply) with your shiny orange card
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