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O2 Academy Islington
16 Parkfield StreetIslingtonLondonN1 0PS
- +44 (0)20 7288 4400
A very functional venue. I've seen some great bands play here but to be honest it's not a special venue. Being quite small if the band I'd popular, it'll be uncomfortably rammed They old have basic drinks Luke turbot, so it's not a great place to drink either. If your going for the place, don't bother but for a band well do! A little known fact is that there is also an upstairs, so if this is...more
3 words: club de fromage
Unfortunately, there are so many other words that i can't give this place more than 3 stars. I think I'm just a bit too old. I used to go here a lot though, for the cheese.
The whole place is slightly... sticky. Might be those over-priced jelly shots.
And it's in a shopping centre, and it always has a queue of goths outside it at 3pm, which can be...more
I saw Alice in Chains here
AWESOME experience and one of the best gigs I've ever been to
The crowd were wicked, we bought multiple drinks as it was absolutely crammed and the whole night was one long great experience!!!
Definitely go and see bands heremore
A guaranteed great night out is always to be found at Club de Fromage. I've seen the coolest indie kids and gloomiest goths cast of the shackles of oppression and throw some cheesy shapes to Rick Astley and Gina G.
But if you cringe at disco and hate the thought of pop - don't let my description above put you off. The kind of cheese they play is the finest camembert, rather than mouldy...more
Music Academys' should be somewhere cool, N1 Shopping Centre in Islington is not cool. It's the epitome of mainstream, people who go here wear Next and Monsoon and start there night with a drink in the Loydds No. 1 bar. Like I said, it's not cool.
Yet here they hold some pretty cool nights here, Rebel Bingo, Club Du Fromage and still I can't like it. Full of kids with too much pocket money...more