Save the Silver Bullet
Written by: Violet Myers
It’s one of the few places open past midnight in Finsbury Park, it showcases some of London’s most eclectic live acts and has been one of our personal favourites since the beginning, but now The Silver Bullet needs your help.
North London’s favourite independent music venue is facing closure and has been given a mere three weeks notice on their lease, after being told that it has been sold to Goodman Restaurants, the owners of Burger and Lobster. In a bid to buy the lease and save this local gem a Crowdfunder campaign has been started in the hopes of raising enough money to keep the Silver Bullet in Finsbury Park. The venue is a home for new musical talent and a breeding ground for creativity. Yet, much like so many other iconic London clubs and venues that have fallen before it, our Silver Bullet is now facing closure.
Having been home to aspiring underground musicians and huge musical talents such as; Congo Natty, Laura Marling, Rudimental and the late great DJ Derek, we believe The Silver Bullet deserves a permanent home in Finsbury Park and is worth all the overpriced hamburgers and seafood any restaurant chain has to offer. If you agree go to Save The Silver Bullet , where you can pledge to keep the not-for-profit establishment going, livening our weekends up and keeping North London edgy!
Benefit gigs and events will be running at the venue to help raise money, check out their website to get involved and use #SaveSilverBullet to show your support.
Photos: Michael Barry
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