Sunday 17th June: Mycenae House

We'll be playing a full-length set. Support act will be the wonderful Jo Quail. Tickets £6 (£5 concs) on the door - or you can buy them online in advance from TicketSource for £5 (plus 50p booking fee).  Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Road, Blackheath, London SE3 7SE. Sunday 17th June - doors 7.30pm; Jo Quail 8pm; Slate Islands 9pm.

Monday 21st May: Under The Influence

Nat The Hammer's excellent Under The Influence nights take place on the third Monday of every month at The Boogaloo. This month the night takes on a Eurovision theme, with each act playing two of their own songs and one Eurovision number. Other acts on the bill include The Big Fibbers, My Mate George, The Lucky Face, Colossal Youth and Falldownlooseleaf. Under The Influence @ The Boogaloo, 312 Archway Road, London N6 5AT (Highgate tube). Monday 21st March, 8pm, £3 entry.

Monday 19th March: Under The Influence

At the ever-popular Under The Influence nights, each act plays two of their own songs plus one song by the featured artist of the month. We've previously played on the Nick Cave and Captain Beefheart nights; this time it's R.E.M. Other acts on the bill include Allman Brown; Domestic Aroma; Kit Sam Kirr; Mick Terry; My Mate George; Nat The Hammer; She Makes War. Under The Influence @ The Boogaloo, 312 Archway Road, London N6 5AT. Monday 19th March, 8pm, £3 entry.

Polly solo gig, 13th April

Polly will be appearing solo at a special event at Tate Britain, as part of the Holloway Tales project initiated by Joe Murphy of Sergeant Buzfuz. ("On a Saturday afternoon in November ten songwriters assembled at different points of Holloway Road and spent the day roving around the pubs, cafes and shops. Their mission: to write a song inspired by something they'd seen, heard, experienced or imagined that day.") Late at the Tate curated by deXter Bentley presents Holloway Tales, Friday 13th April, Tate Britain (Millbank, London SW1), starting in Gallery 9 at 7pm.

Monday 13th Feb: the last Blang

After ten years, the wonderful monthly Blang nights at the 12 Bar Club are coming to an end. We're honoured to be on the final bill, along with Sergeant Buzfuz, All The Queen's Ravens and deXter Bentley. The 12 Bar Club, Denmark Street, London WC2. Monday 13th February; doors 7.30pm; entry £5; Slate Islands onstage 8.30pm. Further details here