Following on from 2020's successful publication, Damaged Goods Books have announced a second volume of the widely praised book London's Lost Music Venues.

Author Paul Talling's original book emerged during the first lockdown, featuring over 100 London music venues that have been lost during the past few decades, providing a timely warning that live music cannot be taken for granted as a combination of taxes, apathy and grasping landlords and developers have cut a swathe through what was once the live music capital of the UK.

For this volume, Paul has covered more than 140 venues, focusing on suche theatre-sized establishments as the legendary Rainbow, the Hammersmith Palais, the Lyceum and the Astoria, as well as smaller venues that have closed since the original publication, such as the much-loved Borderline.

Set for publication on 23 June, London's Lost Music Venues 2 is available to pre-order here.

On 28 June, Rough Trade East will be hosting a special launch event for the book, featuring a Q&A with the author and an acoustic performance by The Adverts' founder TV Smith - tickets

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