The Harrison

The Harrison
28 Harrison Street, London, WC1H 8JF
  • Telephone 020 7278 3966
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  • Website www.harrisonbar.co.uk
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Pub, hotel and live music venue a stone's throw from King's Cross. Hosting gigs, regular folk sessions, live comedy and film.

The Harrison boasts excellent transport links and is easy walking distance from London King's Cross, St Pancras and Euston mainline stations. The nearest Underground is King's Cross St Pancras (the Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria lines). Local buses include 30, 45, 46, 73 and 214.

Events at this venue

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4Square

4Square on their 10 Year Anniversary Tour 4Square are winning fans from all four corners of Europe and beyond. The powerful young quartet has already stormed festivals and venues all across the UK, Canada, Norway, Sweden, The Czech Republic, Greece, and Denmark with their fiery, inventive and virtuoso brand of alternative…

Mon 2 Oct

£8; £10 / 020 7278 3966

  • 19:30

4square @ The Harrison

Manchester's ferocious folk foursome, 4Square, are bringing their fiery, inventive and virtuosic brand of alternative folk to The Harrison on Wednesday 8th March. Described as simply stunning by the legendary John Tams, their trademark live show features the spectacle of Nicola Lyons's simultaneous fiddle playing and clog…

Mon 2 Oct

£11 some concessions / 020 7278 3966

Thu 2 Nov

£11 some concessions / 020 7278 3966

Alvorada

Alvorada is a London-based group who play Brazilian Choro music of all styles, including lesser-known works and original compositions. Choro emerged in Rio in the late 19th century as a mixture of European harmony with African rhythm and improvisation, in a similar way to jazz and ragtime. The word 'choro' comes…

Sun 24 Sep

£8.80 / 020 7278 3966

Apple Of My Eye And Charlie Stott

We have put together an extra special night to celebrate the beginning of Pear O'Legs Records Presents. Apple of my Eye are the uproarious troubadours of London's modern folk scene. Their music blends traditional English folk with modern songwriting, using vocal harmonies and traditional instruments. Warm up your vocals…

Tue 3 Oct

£5 / 020 7278 3966

  • 20:00

BA Johnston

B.a. Johnston has been playing music in #Canada, pretty much since the dawn of time. He is best known for his hit song "Deep Fryer in my Bedroom" and for once having crashed a snowmobile into the Canadian Prime Ministers pool. He can usually be found in Canada playing in some crappy bar for a nominal cover charge but has…

Tue 24 Oct

£8 / 020 7278 3966

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Broomdasher live at The Harrison

Broomdasher's 16 acapella singers bring passion, exuberance and stunning harmonies to favourite English folk songs, tales of love, loss,work and play as well as stirring anthems from other world vocal traditions. From singing in smaller groups and iconic arenas, they formed Broomdasher to share the joy and power of…

Tue 10 Oct

£7 / 020 7278 3966

  • 19:00

Dan Ferguson: Use It Well Album Launch

Song writer Dan Ferguson launches his album 'Use it Well' with a special performance in London. Dan Ferguson was one half of roots duo Young Causeway, he has embarked on an exciting new solo project. His new album was recorded, mixed and mastered by BTGR's Steve Watson. Expect a set of superb, soulful, blues folk. Support…

Sat 14 Oct

£13.20 some concessions / 020 7278 3966

Devines At The Harrison

DEVINES play an intimate show in the Basement at the wonderful Harrison, near Kingscross, London

Thu 1 Feb 2018

£8.80 / 020 7278 3966

Eastern European Jam Session At The Harrison

Balkan, gypsy, klezmer, Russian music - even a bit of Turkish or Greek - come and share your tunes at the East European jam, every month with house band 'Bucimis Trio' (Susi Evans, Matt Bacon and Chrisina Borgenstierna). Veda Slovena is a mixed-voice Bulgarian choir based at University College London, specialising in…

Thu 12 Oct

Free / 020 7278 3966

  • 20:00

Emily & The Simons

Emily & The Simons are an Anglo-Belgian Balfolk trio, a dynamic collaboration between three outstanding folk musicians: Emily Bowden (fiddle), Simon Dumpleton (accordion) and Simon Laffineur (guitar). They perform beautiful original music centred around Emily's compositions, drawing inspiration from life's encounters…

Mon 25 Sep

£11 / 020 7278 3966

The Harrison All Day Folk Festival XII

The legendary Harrison All Day Folk Festival returns for its twelfth installment in conjunction with the Bloomsbury Festival. Ten hours of magical music all for FREE! Nina Harries: classically trained at the Royal College of Music, hailed as a folk-punk mastress. Archive Valley: a trio based in Rome, who draw from the…

Sun 22 Oct

Free / 020 7278 3966

  • 12:00

Heg & The Wolf Chorus

Folk-pop quintet.

Sat 21 Oct

£13.20 / 020 7278 3966

In The Rounds Night With Pete Gardiner, Rhys Williams, Martha Bailey

IN THE ROUNDS NIGHT! Each artist will play one or two songs and then the next comes on, continuing to go in the rounds all show! Pete Gardiner: Having just come back from playing two shows in Los Angeles, Pete is back in London to perform at this 'in the rounds' night. Rhys Williams Rhys Williams is an acclaimed…

Mon 9 Oct

£3.26–£4.35 / 020 7278 3966

Irish Jam Session

Live Music, Acoustic.

Sun 24 Sep

Free / 020 7278 3966

Live Music, Country & Folk.

  • 20:00

Sun 8 Oct

Free / 020 7278 3966

Live Music, Country & Folk.

  • 20:00

Sun 22 Oct

Free / 020 7278 3966

Live Music, Country & Folk.

  • 20:00

Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente And Charlie Grey & Joseph Peach

We are very pleased to be presenting this very special double bill featuring the 2017 Young Folk Awards Winners Josie Duncan and Pablo Lafuente alongside finalists Charlie Grey and Joseph Peach 2017 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Winners Josie Duncan and Pablo Lafuente are a vocal/guitar duo like no other. Calling the…

Sun 12 Nov

£14.30 / 020 7278 3966

Klezmer Jam Session At The Harrison

Join Ilana Cravitz and friends for a Klezmer session. First Sunday of every month, 8-10.30pm on the ground floor of The Harrison, King's Cross. Spectacular! See you there? Guaranteed jigs all round. - Feel free to bring your instrument and join the fun! (No brass or percussion instruments) Free to listen or to play.

Sun 1 Oct

Free / 020 7278 3966

  • 20:00

Lost Horizons Present MIRI

MIRI performs her first major headline show for Lost Horizons. A full 45 minute set with MIRI stripping everything back to perform some of her songs on keys whilst accompanied by Chip on guitar for some other numbers. "I'm use to performing short sets and grateful to Lost Horizons for this opportunity to perform more of…

Sat 23 Sep

£4.95 some concessions / 020 7278 3966

Lucia Scansetti, Johanna Glaza And Emma Ballantine

Madrid-based Alternative singer Lucia Scansetti will be playing this intimate headline show at the Harrison after her O2 Islington show the week before supporting Tom Forbes! Supports: Johanna Glaza will be gracing us with music from her LP that will be released at the end of September. Emma Ballantine Featured by Q…

Fri 13 Oct

£3.26–£4.35 / 020 7278 3966

Luke Daniels, Jack Harris and Daisy Chute at the Harrison

Luke Daniels British folk singer/songwriter and renowned multi-instrumentalist Luke Daniels has toured the world with a variety of acts and with his own band Jack Harris Jack Harris writes literate, compassionate songs and then goes out and sings them. His new album, 'The Wide Afternoon', produced by Gerry Diver…

Sat 28 Oct

£3.26–£4.35 / 020 7278 3966

Martha Hill Young Team/ Autumnmusic/ Son Of Johan

Martha Hill's superb, stop-you-in-your-tracks jazz-blues voice drives a set of instantly catchy soul-folk infused songs, delivered with refreshingly original arangement by her band Young Team. Busking since she left home aged 17, and a member of the much acclaimed Holy Moly & The Crackers, Martha was joined by cellist…

Sat 7 Oct

£7.70 / 020 7278 3966

New Roots Presents Robert Chaney

Having established himself as a leading purveyor of Townes-esque Southern Gothic blues and balladry on his critically acclaimed 2015 solo debut Cracked Picture Frames, American expat Robert Chaney returns in October with a full band and a new sound drawn from vintage rhythm and blues, country, gospel, and straight ahead…

Thu 5 Oct

£7 / 020 7278 3966

  • 19:30

New Roots: Robert Chaney (full Band Show)

Having established himself as a leading purveyor of Townes-esque Southern Gothic blues and balladry on his critically acclaimed 2015 solo debut Cracked Picture Frames, American expat Robert Chaney returns in October with a full band and a new sound drawn from vintage rhythm and blues, country, gospel, and straight ahead…

Thu 5 Oct

£7.70 / 020 7278 3966

New Roots: Vive La Rose

The Harrison, Kings Cross, doors open 7.30 pm Nearest tube Kings Cross, 6 minutes walk. Vive-La-Rose, AKA songwriter David Luximon-Herbert and company, hit the stage to showcase tracks from upcoming debut album "For She Who Hangs The Moon". Co-produced with The Duke Spirit's Olly Betts, the new record features string…

Wed 15 Nov

£7.70 / 020 7278 3966

Not Ok Computer

A live tribute featuring some of London's finest musical talent paying homage to Radiohead's OK Computer, to mark its 20th anniversary. Fitter, happier, more productive Comfortable Not drinking too much Regular exercise at the gym Three days a week Getting on better with your associate employee contemporaries At…

Fri 3 Nov

£8.80 / 020 7278 3966

Old Time And Bluegrass Jam Session On The Ground Floor Of The Harrison

Come and join Sleepy Ed Hicks & friends for an evening of Old Time music. Open session for musicians of all levels. Free to listen or to play. Sunday Roasts are served all day until they run out and we serve a full dinner menu from 6-9.30pm. Come, eat, drink and be merry.

Sun 15 Oct

Free / 020 7278 3966

  • 20:00

Owls & Jo Quail

OWLS first London concert.

Sat 5 May 2018

£13.20 / 020 7278 3966

Simon Eugene Aka Comfort

Before The Gold Rush presents live Folk/Americana/Blues/Soul/Rock nights at The Harrison in King's Cross. The performers: Simon Eugene aka Comfort Simon is a prolific writer and one of the UK's great secrets. Steeped in the tradition of the great songwriters of the past-Dylan, Lennon, Syd Barratt and an act with…

Fri 22 Sep

£6.60 / 020 7278 3966

Songwriter Circle With Panic Anchor, Katee Kross And Mick Hargan

Following sold out shows at The Hug N Pint and Glad Cafe in Glasgow. The songwriter circle that is Panic Anchor, Katee Kross and Mick Hargan bring their show to London at The Harrison for the first time as part of a small tour Mick Hargan Mick Hargan released his 2nd record in 2015 - he signed with Chicago based…

Sat 30 Sep

£10 ( £8) / 020 7278 3966

  • 19:00

Tom Moore & Archie Churchill-moss

Tom Moore (Viola) and Archie Churchill-Moss (Accordion) have become key performers on the instrumental folk music scene in the last few years, both appearing in a host of bands. In this newly reformed duo act, they are performing a programme of brand new instrumental music - almost all of it self-penned and improvised.

Sat 9 Dec

£11 / 020 7278 3966