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David Mossman, who founded the Vortex in 1988, died peacefully on 8 December in Margate. We are more determined than ever that the club, as his legacy, will continue.

LUME Presents...

LUME programmers Dee Byrne and Cath Roberts take time out of their weekly original/improvised music night in Hoxton to present a series of monthly gigs at the Vortex. Showcasing some of the UK’s most exciting improvisers and composers. From August until December.



Sun 07 February 2016

LUME presents: Njanas and Far Reaching Dreams

NJANAS  An exciting new collaboration bringing together four creative voices from across the UK scene. In their own words: ‘This is a brand new project of female musician/composers Laura Cole, Filomena Campus, Tori […]

Sun 07 December 2014

Saxoctopus & Alphabets

Alphabets Alphabets is a new trio comprising three exciting voices in UK and Irish improvised music, creating music inspired by language, vocalisation & landscapes. The group aims to reach states […]

Sun 02 November 2014

Sun 05 October 2014

Quadraceratops & Paradox Ensemble

A double bill of medium sized ensembles from the roster of Manchester contemporary jazz/improv/experimental music label Efpi Records, to celebrate the launch of the debut album from Cath Roberts’ septet Quadraceratops […]

Sun 07 September 2014

Corey Mwamba & Deemer

Deemer The brain-child of Merijn Royaards and Dee Byrne, Deemer started life in 2006 as a weekly improvisation/electronics session in a warehouse in Hackney Wick. The project has since evolved […]

Sun 03 August 2014

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