Category Archives: Music

Love on the Rox

lovecroydon has noticed that the debut album from a strong contender for Croydonian of the year is now available in the shops. Jazzy soul-tinged Rox, who was one of the main acts at this year’s excellent Summer Festival in Lloyd … Continue reading

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Dr Feelgood gig and film in Croydon

Seventies pub rock outfit Dr Feelgood have an upcoming show at the Clocktower in Croydon. The Canvey Island punks are playing the council-run venue on Saturday, 13 November. On the same day before what is sure to be a sell-out … Continue reading

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New bar opening tonight – Friday 13th

Another new business venture opens in St George’s Walk today, the tired but much-loved 1960s shopping arcade off High Street in the town centre. This time it’s a bar, Taberners, which is named after a former town clerk and is … Continue reading

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Julian Cope at Croydon Clocktower

Arch Drude Julian is staging his first London show in years in Croydon next month. The wonderfully eccentric frontman leapt to fame with Teardrop Explodes in 1978, became a pop star in the 1980s with World Shut Your Mouth and … Continue reading

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Free classical music concerts at Braithwaite Hall

Starting Weds 4 August, a series of free lunchtime classical music performances at Braithwaite Hall in the Clocktower Croydon arst complex. All performances start at 1.30pm and people can take picnics, dress up or just enjoy lunch, according to the venue’s website. George Mayne will … Continue reading

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This Damned festival!

lovecroydon hears that the success of  this year’s Summer Festival in Lloyd Park could lead to another appearance for the ever-popular The Damned next year. Such was the popularity of Croydon’s favourite punks (and Britain’s first) that organisers are considering asking … Continue reading

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