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#317 Fish @ London Islington Assembly Hall (December 8th 2018)

Support: Doris Brendel

The last time I was at the Islington Assembly Hall it was only a quarter full (and unfortunately, that's been pretty generous). That night the artist in question did their very best but it was a tough gig for them and the venue did not seem particularly impressive (like a disused creaking school hall). Tonight there were no such ticket struggles for Fish and the Islington Assembly Hall took on a whole new life.

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#302 T'PAU @ London Islington Assembly Hall (November 23rd 2017)

Support: Scarlet / John Adams

You get a feeling a concert is not going to be anywhere near full when you can wander in and hardly anyone bothers asking you for your tickets. We pretty much walked straight in. Ok so we got to the venue over an hour before T'Pau were due to stage but to say the turnout was low is a massive understatement. Why there were so few people is mystifying as the crowd that were here were lucky enough to see a band, in particular Carol Decker and Ron Rogers, put on a trip down memory lane in the fab Islington Assembly Hall.

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