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The Bluetones are playing Star Shaped Festival this September

The Bluetones are playing Star Shaped Festival this September

The Bluetones have just been announced as a headline act at Star Shaped Festival in London this September. The festival promises it “won’t just be any performance”, with The Bluestones set to play an ultra rare, completely exclusive acoustic set. Back in March we announced that London’s Star Shaped Club, a monthly Britpop night, had expanded their […]

Star Shaped Club have announced a Britpop festival for September and the line up is glorious

They’ve been putting on monthly Britpop club nights for only a year, but London’s Star Shaped Club have just stepped things up with the announcement of their inaugural Star Shaped Festival. Oh yeah, and the line up? It’s, as Ian Brown might say, glorious. To headline, Shed Seven’s vocalist Rick Witter and guitarist Paul Banks […]

Republica’s Saffron is Star Shaped Club’s special guest this December!

London, Star Shaped have done it again. Britain’s best Britpop club has churned out another incredible lineup, right in time for Christmas. Their December event will feature none other than Saffron from Republica. Happy holidays indeed. Saffron will play a Britpop set at around midnight on the December 5th event, held as usual at The […]

Star Shaped Club to feature My Life Story’s Jake Shillingford in his only London date

Well, it’s hardly surprising. The UK’s biggest Britpop night has outgrown its first venue. Known for selling out their events and doing it with trademark style, Star Shaped have gone from strength to strength since launching in February. In light of their surging popularity, Star Shaped have moved from The Garage’s upstairs room to its main room […]

Star Shaped Club are holding a summer special with Menswe@r’s Johnny Dean

Right in the middle of festival season, it’s time for something daringly different. Forget frozen drinks and barbecues in the sun  – check out what our friends at Star Shaped Club have cooked up. Headlining a bumper August 1 event,  Menswe@r main man Johnny Dean will play a special DJ set. Dean is the founding […]

Shed Seven’s Rick Witter to DJ a Britpop night in London this May

Another night, another town… Rick Witter won’t be burning this disco down. London’s premier monthly Britpop night has announced its May event will feature Shed Seven frontman Rick Witter. The singer-songwriter and DJ will play a set at London’s Star Shaped Club on May 2. Witter will stay behind after his set to meet fans […]

London’s Star Shaped Club to feature Dubstar’s Sarah Blackwood this March

At their sold-out takeoff last month, London’s Star Shaped launched with a night of classic Britpop tunes and a set by Mansun tribute band Taxloss Lovers.   The night drew a packed house and rave reviews from punters and publications alike, with London’s Time Out commenting that Star Shaped is “London’s best indie club, proving […]

Britpop-themed club Star Shaped to launch in London this February

Britpop fans of London, you’re in for a real treat. Scratch that, Britpop fans of London and beyond, take note, because this one seems worth a commute.   Devoted entirely to the Britpop scene and promising brilliant music and brilliant fun, the aptly named Star Shaped Club is opening its doors to music fans this […]


Songs About London

In less than three weeks, I’ll say farewell to the San Francisco Bay Area for a few days and hello to London. I’m the stereotypical American Anglophile. London is so heavily woven into the music, films and books that I’ve loved since childhood. Whenever I am lucky enough to travel to the UK, it’s a […]