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September 14, 2021

Tuesday September 14 2021
16:00 GMT

The Wendy James (Transvision Vamp) Band 2021 UK Club Tour – Live at BUMS

September 25, 2021

Saturday September 25 2021
19:00 GMT

BUMS Favourites The Luka State return after signing major record deal and to promote their new Album Fall in Fall out.

October 2, 2021

Saturday October 2 2021
19:00 GMT

A collaborative alt-rap project from Seattle-based hip-hop producer L’Orange and North Carolina Rapper Solemn Brigham.

November 9, 2021

Tuesday November 9 2021
20:00 GMT

Watch the brand new Sky Arts documentary “King Rocker” – and then experience this cult band live at BUMS.

November 15, 2021

Monday November 15 2021
19:00 GMT

From the basements of East London, Teeth Of The Sea have forged forward intrepidly over twelve years, four albums and two EPs to become heralded as the UK’s most adventurous and unclassifiable outfit. The Utopia Strong are a semi-modular trio, delivering medical grade music to the visionary music head.

November 19, 2021

Friday November 19 2021
19:00 GMT

I love Acid – Posthuman B2B Jon Dasilva + Gripper & DJ Justice

November 25, 2021

Thursday November 25 2021
19:00 GMT

Remix 2 by UNKLE Reconstruction lands on Feb 26th.

Full EP released on March 26th:  CD / digital / download. With a vinyl
release planned for June 2021.

March 12, 2022

Saturday March 12 2022
19:00 GMT

Regarded by those that know as Afro futurist sensations, Onipa unleashed their debut album, ‘We No Be Machine’ on Strut Records March 2020 and will be releasing a follow-up mixtape – TAPES OF UTOPIA – in September 2021.

Recent News


Gripper's top 50 albums of the year (..in no particular order ) 2020 has been spent selling studio equipment to get by, shielding and listening to and making music.. these 50 albums along with a mountain of new music, were the soundtrack to surviving it and formed the...


We are back (online) and looking forward to a few weeks of none stop hot tunes and quality entertainment. Your BUMS team have not stopped working on everything Barrow Underground Music, the venue is looking sweet and now its time to welcome you to our new online...


#WEMAKEEVENTS We were planning on taking the town to another level in 2020. Now we are just hoping to allow our members to enjoy our venue as soon as possible. With no income or jobs since March the events industry needs every bit of your support in the coming months....

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Built from the ground up in 2017 following the passing of David Mancuso, and inspired by his private rent parties and DIY attitude, Barrow Underground Music Society is a private members club hosting intimate and alternative music events.

From live shows to DJ sets showcasing emerging talent and established and international artists of repute, BUMS aims to provide a range of diverse and alternative music for a like minded community to explore, enjoy and contribute to.

Bums.live provides a membership gateway, booking service , and a live streaming platform for our events.

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