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Mike Doughty: I know that guy from someplace

Mike Doughty | Electric Ballroom, Camden | 8 October 2015

Mike Doughty slips onto the stage. His head bowed, he slowly paces up and down, still largely unnoticed while the band set up around him. But as the commotion of preparation dies down and he strides up to the microphone, Doughty transforms from nondescript tall man in a hat to bonafide frontman.

That shouldn’t come as a surprise. In the 15 years since splitting Soul Coughing, Doughty has carved out a career as a solo performer able to command an audience with little more than an acoustic guitar. By now, dominating a stage comes naturally — even if his backing musicians are Wheatus, tonight’s headline act.

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Seether: Words as weapons

Seether | Electric Ballroom, Camden | 27 August 2015

It’s been less than a year since Seether last played London. So, obviously, not much has changed. Shaun Morgan, focused on the brutal riffs and bruised vocals, keeps between-song chat to a minimum. Dale Stewart, a bass-playing blur of rock star poses and horn-throwing, again picks up the slack. John Humphrey gets to show off his speed and power with a brief drum solo. And, as they’re still touring latest album ‘Isolate and Medicate’, the 90-minute set’s almost the same.

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Seether at Electric Ballroom, Camden

Seether returned to London for an intimate show at Camden’s Electric Ballroom, warming up for their slot at Reading and Leeds 2015 with a set comprising classics like ‘Gasoline’ and ‘Fake It’ alongside tracks from their most recent album, ‘Isolate and Medicate’.

  • Read our review of the show here.

The National + Menomena = EL VY in London

EL VY, a new band from The National frontman Matt Berninger and Menomena’s Brent Knopf, are set to play London in December.

The group (whose name rhymes with “hell pie”) play Electric Ballroom in Camden on 10 December in support of their debut album, ‘Return To The Moon’.

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Gary Clark Jr. pulling into Camden’s Electric Ballroom

Gary Clark Jr. is set to play London’s Electric Ballroom in November.

Three days after his Summer Series show at Somerset House, the American guitarist has announced his return to the capital, with the Camden show set to take place on 16 November 2015.

Tickets go on general sale via LiveNation on 17 July.

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Glenn Hughes going it alone in London

Glenn Hughes is hitting the UK for a series of shows, kicking off in Norwich on 19 October and reaching London on 1 November.

The rock veteran’s solo concerts will celebrate his entire back catalogue, including songs made famous during his time with Trapeze, Deep Purple, Black Country Communion, and, most recently, California Breed.

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