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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 15TH AUGUST 2013

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Martha WainwrightCanadian jazzy folk-rock singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright brings her expressive voice and arsenal of powerful songs to the Union Chapel on Thursday 15th August 2013. Part of a musical dynasty - parents Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle are folk legends while brother Rufus has quite a following - Wainwright broke onto the scene with her eponymous debut album in 2005, which contained the angrily named single Bloody Mother F---ing A--hole (dedicated to Loudon himself). Her kookily titled second album, I Know You're Married But I've Got Feelings Too, proved Wainwright's stock was on the rise, with The Observer claiming the record represented "a sure-footed, emotionally engaging step up the ladder".

 

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This Grade II listed building just south of Highbury Corner functions not only as a place of worship, it is also one of London's most unique and enchanting live music venues with a diverse and enticing list of upcoming events. There's something quite magical about this place and you will be hard pushed to find a more memorable location to listen to live music in London. More about Union Chapel

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The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 1 minute from Martha Wainwright
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Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Howard JonesHoward JonesThe pioneering multi-instrumentalist and popular singer, acclaimed for his performance at Live Aid in 1985, performs synth-pop and new wave.2017-03-28T19:30:00+01002017-03-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Rhiannon GiddensRhiannon GiddensThe folk singer-songwriter performs songs from her album Tomorrow Is My Turn, which incorporates a variety of genres including jazz, blues, rock and country.2017-03-30T19:00:00+01002017-03-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Sun Ra ArkestraSun Ra ArkestraThe collective, led by the alto saxophonist and long-time Ra collaborator Marshall Allen, performs a fusion of 1930s swing, electronica and bebop and celebrates its 60th anniversary.2017-03-31T19:00:00+01002017-03-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Moses SumneyMoses SumneyThe singer-songwriter performs his original guitar-based folk and soul compositions.2017-04-03T19:00:00+01002017-04-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Colin HayColin HayThe lead vocalist of the Australian band Men At Work, brings his solo show to the UK's stages where he performs new material and songs from his old group.2017-04-04T19:00:00+01002017-04-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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