Dedicated to the Business of Contemporary Live Music
LiveUK

An enhanced future planned for Dingwalls

News
18 March 2019
holding-LUK

ENHANCED HOSPITALITY, the new management company of legendary north London venue Dingwalls in Camden, says it will renovate the 500-capacity venue and has engaged new music programmers.

Opened in 1973, Dingwalls has hosted an array of acts in their emerging years, including Eric Clapton, The Sex Pistols, REM, Blondie, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, P!nk and The Strokes, is owned by Camden Market and was leased to Stonegate Pub Company until December last year.

Enhanced Hospitality, which took over Proud Camden (cap, 1,000) last April and rebranded it FEST Camden (300), says the programme of improvements to Dingwalls includes an upgraded live room, new roof terrace, a green room for artistes and other facilities to improve the customer experience.

London-based booking agency Lanzarote Works (LW) is overseeing programming with forthcoming shows featuring Bloxx and Jimmi Vaughan. The venue will also form part of the two-day Camden Rocks Festival in June, headlined by Frank Turner.

“We will look to bring in live artistes, across all musical genres, and host  after-parties for live bands who have just played at [Camden venues] the Roundhouse [3118] and Electric Ballroom [1,250], and the O2 Forum [2,350 in Kentish Town],” says LW head programmer Keith Miller.

Recent after-parties at Dingwalls following Roundhouse performances have featured The Vaccines and The Lemon Twigs.

LW also programmes East London venues the Moth Club (300), The Shacklewell Arms (180) and The Waiting Room (100).

Other Stories

Emma Banks recognised for outstanding contribution

11 October 2019
CAA AGENT Emma Banks will receive the Outstanding Contribution award at the Live Music Business Awards ceremony on 30 October at the convention centre beneath…
Read more

MJR Group acquired by Australian company

25 September 2019
PROMOTER AND venue operator The MJR Group has been bought by Australian promoter and leading ticketing company TEG, in a deal that will see MJR…
Read more