About

“East London’s most notorious venue” – NME

“The cradle of British music’s future” – The Guardian

“London’s best live Music Venue” – The Evening Standard

“A mecca for Shoreditch’s twentysomething trendies… See the next big thing here before they break”
- Time Out

“The Old Blue Last has the awesome power to make any gig into a beer-soaked, freak out, dance party”
- Spoonfed

“Infamous” – Resident Advisor

The Old Blue Last is a pub / live venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice.

Since 2004 we’ve been bringing you the best forward-thinking bands and Djs seven nights a week, as well as secret shows by some of the biggest names around and all, more-often-than-not, completely for FREE. There’s a list of some of the bigger shows at the bottom of this page, or to see what we’ve got coming up take a look at our listings.

To learn more about our blotted history, like when Shakespeare, rent-boys, and thugs used to hang out here click here.

Hot Chip, Jose Gonzalez, Sage Francis, Absentee, Noisettes, Diplo, Arctic Monkeys, Lily Allen, Black Lips, Good Shoes, The Horrors, Lightspeed Champion, Kate Nash & Scroobius Pip, Emmy the Great, Foals, Errors, The Whip, Chromeo, Rolo Tomassi, No Age, Florence and the Machine, Fucked Up, The Icarus Line, Maccabees, Late of the Pier, Wolf Eyes, Nine Black Alps, These New Puritans, Yeasayer, The Bled, Les Savy Fav, Mumford & Sons, Amy Winehouse, Tapes ‘n Tapes, Jay Reatard, Pissed Jeans, Santogold, HEALTH, The Automatic, We Are Scientists, Funeral For a Friend, Abe Vigoda, Gallows, Vivian Girls, Klaxons, Anti-Flag, Andrew WK, Wavves, O.Children, Rumble Strips, Shy Child, Jack Penate, Dum Dum Girls, Crystal Fighters, Kap Bambino, Cold Cave, Avi Buffalo, The Drums, Trash Talk, Best Coast, Integrity, Yolanda Be Cool, Cerebral Ballzy, Sleigh Bells, PVT, Fang Island, Steel Panther, Iceage, November Coming Fire, Salem, The View, Die! Die! Die!, The Vaccines, Giggs, Disclosure, Eyehategod, Title Fight w/ Basement, Sinden, Lil B, The La’s, Alunageorge, OFF!, JME / Kreayshawn, Death Grips, Cerebral Ballzy, JEFF The Brotherhood, Hooray For Earth, Kwes, Atari Teenage Riot, The Xcerts, DZ Deathrays, Peace, O Children, The Wave Pictures, Retribution Gospel Choir, Chelsea Wolfe, Holograms, Cancer Bats, Hot Water Music, Set Your Goals w/ Make Do And Mend, Japandroids, Onelinedrawing, Tempa T, Tera Melos, Deap Vally, Ceremony, Joyce Manor, Metz, Pure Love, DIIV, Action Bronson, Tubelord / Tall Ships, Raein, Wolf Alice, Syron, Lord Huron, Tourist, Dinosaur Pile Up, Dead Swans, Charli XCX, Chloe Howl, oOooO, The Sunshine Underground, Feathers, Bosnian Rainbows, Parquet Courts, Cerebral Ballzy, Creeper, And So I Watch You From Afar, Joanna Gruesome, Kylie Minogue, Supreme Cuts, Big Ups, The Menzingers, DZ Deathrays / Slaves, Sun Glitters, State Champs, Lonely the Brave, Masked Intruder, Corrupt Moral Alter, Superheaven, Juan Wauters, Gold Link, Tall Ships, Moose Blood, Code Orange, The Wombats, Save Your Breath, As It Is, Misty Miller, Queen Kwong, Koji, Leon Bridges, Dune Rats, Modern Life Is War, Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas, Dessa, Arkells, Single Mothers, Wand, Holy Holy, Anti Flag, Superfood, Baby Strange, Mad Ball, Rejjie Snow, Denzel Curry, Crystal Caines / Wes Period, The Get Up Kids, Tory Lanez, Frisco, Ghetts, HANA, Etta Bond, The Dirty Nil, Hockey Dad, Chastity, BOO SEEKA, SWMRS, Every Time I Die, Tommy Genesis, A$ap TyY , H09909, Lucy Dacus, Apologies, I Have None, The Computers, The Bennies…