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KOKO events and tickets

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Slum Village at KOKOFeatured event

Slum Village

  • This event has been cancelled
  • KOKO London
  • Thursday 16th August
  • AGMP presents Slum Village were founded in the early 90's by 3 childhood friends: Baatin, T3, and J Dilla, who all grew up together in Detroit.
    Antics at KOKO

    Antics

    • KOKO London
    • Friday 17th August
    • The biggest and best weekly hip hop, breaks and beats party in London!
      Antics at KOKO

      Antics

      • KOKO London
      • Friday 24th August
      • The biggest and best weekly hip hop, breaks and beats party in London!
        GRM Daily Carnival Warm Up Party w/ Sneakbo, Lisa Mercedez at KOKO

        GRM Daily Carnival Warm Up Party w/ Sneakbo, Lisa Mercedez

        • KOKO London
        • Saturday 25th August
        • Notting Hill Carnival is without a doubt one of the biggest party weekends of the year.
          Antics at KOKO

          Antics

          • KOKO London
          • Friday 31st August
          • The biggest and best weekly hip hop, breaks and beats party in London!
            Buttoned Down Disco at KOKO

            Buttoned Down Disco

            • KOKO London
            • Saturday 1st September
            • London's biggest and best indie dance party taking place at KOKO in Camden!
              Damaged Goods Records 30th Anniversary Show at KOKO

              Damaged Goods Records 30th Anniversary Show

              • KOKO London
              • Thursday 6th September
              • Celebrating 30 years of Damaged Goods Records we proudly present an evening of punk and garage not to be missed!
                Damaged Goods Records 30th Anniversary Show at KOKO

                Damaged Goods Records 30th Anniversary Show

                • KOKO London
                • Thursday 6th September
                • Celebrating 30 years of Damaged Goods Records we proudly present an evening of punk and garage not to be missed!
                  Antics at KOKO

                  Antics

                  • KOKO London
                  • Friday 7th September
                  • The biggest and best weekly hip hop, breaks and beats party in London!
                    Peach -  The 25th Birthday at KOKO

                    Peach - The 25th Birthday

                    • KOKO London
                    • Saturday 8th September
                    • From a packed Legends in London on our first night back in September 1993 who would have though Peach would change the lives of thousands!

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                      Review of Trevor Nelson's Soul Nation Easter Special ft MYA!

                      Overall rating: 5 Verified review

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                      Would you recommended: Yes

                      Review of Alice in Promised Land

                      Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

                      Expected more costume acts.
                      Excellent venue to host the party.
                      the crowd was great.
                      Drinks on the pricey side

                      All in all 8/10

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                      Would you recommended: Yes

                      Review of Moondance Payback Party

                      Overall rating: 5 Verified review

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                      KOKO venue information

                      KOKO began life as The Camden Theatre and was opened on Boxing Day 1900 by the famous actress Ellen Terry. In 1909 the theatre was renamed The Camden Hippodrome and was a variety theatre where Charlie Chaplin regularly performed.
                      The venue became a proper cinema in 1913 and in 1928 ‘Novelty Nights’ were introduced on Fridays with up to seven live acts appearing before a film. In 1933 the cinema was wired for sound and free Christmas performances were given to the local children.

                      The cinema closed in 1940 and for some 20 years from 1945 the building became a BBC Theatre. Here they recorded shows such as the famous Goon Show, and ‘Rhythm and Blues’, which featured a performance from the Rolling Stones.

                      In 1970 the venue was reincarnated as The Music Machine, it found a place at the heart of Punk and played host to some of the decade's most legendary shows. Both the Sex Pistols and Iron Maiden performed live, and it was home to The Clash for a momentous 4 day residency in the summer of '78.

                      In 1982 the Camden Palace was born and The New Romantic scene had found its home. The venue quickly became a hangout for the coolest kids in London, and the world over (Grace Jones used to fly out to party here). The Eighties saw performances from the Eurythmics, the Cure and the first UK show from a rising star known as Madonna. Not forgetting, of course, those Nutty boys of Camden Town – Madness.

                      The Camden Palace continued to move with the times and in the Nineties was home to a series of dance nights. It closed in February 2004 in much need of some love, care and a refurbishment.

                      A six month, multi million pound restoration project was undertaken to the singular brief of creating a 21st Century entertainment venue from what was left of the glorious 19th Century building.

                      Since opening in 2005, some true musical legends have graced KOKO's stage: Noel Gallagher dropped in for a surprise show with Kasabian and Coldplay held their celeb-filled ‘X & Y’ album launch. Madonna has returned to KOKO since her historic show. The Elton John AIDS Foundation held their star-studded ‘Move for AIDS’ fundraiser here in 2007. Rock N Roll Cinema launched in 2010 with the premiere of the highly-anticipated rock documentary film ‘Oil City Confidential’ and a performance from Wilko Johnson.

                      2010 saw the birth of KOKO TV with the recording of Channel Four primetime music show KOKO Pop.

                      Venue contact details and info

                      Name: KOKO

                      Phone: 0207 388 3222

                      Venue short url: https://www.skiddle.com/venues/1181/

                      Music Policy: Varies with event - check with venue. Regular live music.

                      Ambiance: Lively, relaxed

                      Clientele: Mixed

                      Drinks served: Beers, Wines, Spirits

                      Disabled facilities: Wheelchair access, disabled toilets

                      Nearest Train Station: London Euston

                      Address: 1a Camden High Street, London, NW1 7JE

                      Website: http://www.koko.uk.com/

                      Capacity: 1400

                      Type of venue: Live

                      Dress code: Koko does not have one so don't worry

                      Opening hours: Fri 21:30-04:00, Sat 22:00-04:00, and mid-week shows, door times usually 19:00-23:00

                      Food served: No

                      Parking: Euston Station Underground Car Park Melton Street

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