Gig Archive 2016

A few more 2016 highlights!

By no means a complete list of events, just a flavour of some of the wonderful events that graced our stage.



Starman: A Celebration of David Bowie
17th January 2016

Watch David McAlmont perform Let’s Dance

A beautiful evening, in tribute to the one and only original David Bowie.



Kris Krisofferson
19th January 2016


With just his voice, his guitar and the occasional hum of his harmonica, this veteran country/folk singer took the audience on a journey through his career.



Ramin Karimloo
21st January 2016

West End star Ramin Karimloo dazzled the crowd with his charm and exceptional vocal prowess.



2nd February 2016

Norwegian singer/songwriter sang a set that night that was sprinkled with magic and bliss.



Howard Jones
5th February 2016

A man with a voice, a keyboard and masterful storytelling.



Choir with No Name
31st March 2016

This one-off comedy benefit united comedians to raise money for the Choir with No Name – a charity which runs choirs for people who’ve experienced homelessness. It was a great night, rounded off by a performance from the choir themselves.



Sun Ra Arkestra
14th April 2016

Gloriously clad in their Intergalactic garb and led by the remarkable 94  year old Marshal Allen.



Colin Hay
30th April 2016

Colin Hay charmed the audience with his humour, breezy vocal and a dose of nostalgia (paying tribute to Men at Work) mixed in with some new material.



Bat for Lashes
16th May 2016


Bat for Lashes, bought to life their concept album ‘The Bride’ with Natasha Khan donning a dress and gliding down the aisle.



Graham Nash
24th May 2016

Legendary singer/songwriter Graham Nash joined us for very special, career spanning, solo show.




Lucinda Williams
23rd June 2016

A beautiful performance by Americana star Lucinda Williams. Music, melodies and lyrics that balanced power and vulnerability.




5th July 2016

The Grammy Award winning Blues start Keb’ Mo transported audience members from Compton Terrace, London and into New Orleans night club. You couldn’t help but feel it.




Sleeping with Sirens
25th August 2016


Fans slept overnight to bag front row seats for this stripped back acoustic set. The contagious energy and talent from the band and the enthusiastic audience created an electric atmosphere.



16th September 2016

Crumhorns at the ready for this unique band that has stood the test of time.



Lloyd Cole
3rd & 4th Oct + 4th Nov 2016

Lloyd Cole played three wonderful gigs here at the Chapel in 2016 & was joined on stage by his son, which was extra special!





Alkinoos & the Small Suitcase Tour
20th October 2016

Greek folk musician Alkinoos Ioannidis, brought the feeling of home to the Union Chapel stage, singing songs in this mother tongue.




16th & 17th November 2016

Two sold out nights from this Norwegian band inspired by Norse legends & poetry. Really lovely audience they bought with them too.





Ben Watt
28th October 2016

This  singer/songwriter holds a voice that is understated, but draws audience in and keeps them there, mesmerised. His delicate voice, poetic lyrics and musicianship fills you from the core yet made listeners feel like a feather in the wind.



John Bramwell
26th November 2016

“Witty, warm and entertaining” – a gig goer.





Years & Years
12th December 2016

Years & Years headlined 2016’s fundraiser for Shelter – a great gig, for a great cause that featured, amongst others, special guest Mel C!





Midge Ure
17th December 2016

This renowned vocalist delivered a spellbound performance, accompanied by the India Electric Co, to create a truly magical night.




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