Tag: upstairs at the ritzy

Brixton Performs is Back!

This March see some of the best South London comedy and music talent in venues across Brixton between 22 - 26 March 2022. This...

Dynamic duo host reggae at the Ritzy

Lockdown may have seen the end of The Sisters of Reggae, but two of them – Shirley Slattery and Debbie Golt – are sticking...

Time to get back on track with Brixton’s unique live music

Alisdair Grice celebrates New Year and Brixton’s unique mix of live music – let’s all resolve to get out there and (safely) fill the...

In tune with Brixton …

As the Brixton Chamber Orchestra continues its tour of local housing estates, Simone Richardson meets marketing manager Silas Armstrong and more of the many...

Crystals, soul and songs on Brixton Station Road

Sofreeya Soul sells crystals and jewellery at Brixton Station Road market on Saturdays – and has a lot of other projects besides her stall. Simone...

Music, politics and Brixton – an unbeatable combination at The Ritzy

Now showing at the Ritzy is Summer of Soul, a documentary set in Harlem, New York, but with great relevance for Brixton. Simone Richardson went...

Tootawl story of musical journey to vinyl

Folk songwriter and singer Richard O’Gorman aka Tootawl’s journey from Cork to Streatham has been an unusual one. Along the way to performing in...

Brixton feast of collective music

Dave Randall looks forward to another month of magnificent music Another banging month for the Brixton music scene kicked off with what promised to be...

Music – the life blood of Brixton

We owe musicians, promoters, venue owners and their staff our gratitude and support, says Dave Randall Midwinter it may have been, but the start of...

Afro House returns to Upstairs at the Ritzy

Afro-House hits Upstairs at the Ritzy this Friday 24 January 8pm – 2am. Billed as "Makhe: The Return" – the second instalment of the...

Upstairs at the Ritzy celebrates 10 years with a new look...

Jazz musician Gordon Wedderburn aptly described the new look of Brixton’s Upstairs at the Ritzy bar as an “Afro-centric refurbishment” after it fully reopened...

Ladylikes – They’re dissecting modern anxieties in Brixton

Female comedy duo, Ladylikes, launch their comedy night Sketchy Ladies at the Ritzy, Brixton in January. Phoebe Batteson-Brown and Miztli Rose, met in 2017...