229 The Venue Promoter

Concert Promoters

Short Info

229 is a multi-purpose entertainments venue which first opened its doors in 1965 as part of International Students House (ISH). The Charity opened essentially as an accommodation centre supporting British and overseas students whilst they studied at different Universities in London. Since then the venue has sporadically played host to numerous gigs, awards ceremonies, club nights, weekend festivals and music related events. All profit is ploughed back into the Charity and helps funds Scholarship programmes for students from less advantaged countries.

Some of the other artists who have played at 229 to date include:

Any Trouble, Art Brut, Bad Manners, Blood Red Shoes, Bombay Bicycle Club, Blockheads, British Sea Power, Buzzcocks, Cajun Dance Party, Camera Obscura, Clinic, The Correspondents, Chrissy Hyndes, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, Electric Soft Parade, Friendly Fires, Foals, Gallows, Gaz Coombes, Glasvegas, Gnarls Barkley, Goodbooks, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Ill Nino, Inner City, James Hunter, Jim Jone Review, Labrinth, Leo Sayer, Lightspeed Champion, Mad Professor, The Magic Numbers, Masonics, Metronomy, Pendaragon, Primal Scream, Secret Affair, Steve Cropper, St Vincent, Ravonettes, Seasick Steve, , Selector, The Skatelites, The Smyths, The Strypes, The Sonics, Steel Panther, The Trashmen, The Undertones, Vincent Villian and the Villains, The Wedding Present

229 is a multi-purpose entertainments venue which first opened its doors in 1965 as part of International Students House (ISH). The Charity opened essentially as an accommodation centre supporting British and overseas students whilst they studied at different Universities in London. Since then the venue has sporadically played host to numerous gigs, awards ceremonies, club nights, weekend festivals and music related events. All profit is ploughed back into the Charity and helps funds Scholarship programmes for students from less advantaged countries.

Some of the other artists who have played at 229 to date include:

Any Trouble, Art Brut,...

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City

  • London GB

Venue and Stages

  • Venue 1 600 Audience
  • Venue 2 200 Audience