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City Centre Social

City Centre Social

The City Centre Social places itself in the very centre of the London music scene. Hosted by Gerry McLaughlin from the Channel L studios in , London. You can catch the show every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 O'Clock only on Channel L.  The focus is live music and chat with the very best bands and artists from around the city, further afield and touring bands passing through..

As advised to by his therapist, Gerry has a show blog. You can read his ramblings here.

For a full list of bands/artists who have appeared on the show to date please click here

To perform on the City Centre Social email us at or send us a demo and details to...
Music Department
Channel L Television

The Strand
London SE8 8DD
Please watch this space for an archive of our many performers we have featured on the City Centre Social.

Here's an opportunity to watch the now 'infamous' episode that closed The City Centre Social series 2 in April 2017. Featuring Goldblade, Mark Kelly, Dolores Riordan and Christina Marie. Watch out for the City Centre Social desk getting a kicking in the final part. Watch
The Enemy
Currently riding high in the charts with 'Away from Here', Coventry's young moddy upstarts burst into the studio to perform a session especially for us Watch
Going against the title of Fields album 'Everything Last Winter', this bands debut supplies the perfect summer psychedelic soundtrack for 2017. The band came through London recently and performed a full session especially us. Watch
9th May 2017
featuring William, Drunken Munks, Dukes of Portland, Shirlaine Forest + Mumm-ra. Also featuring the lyrical analysis talents of our own Natty McChoon Watch
15th May 2017
Featuring This Et Al, Four Day Hombre, Lazy Bones and Low Vs Diamond Watch
16th May 2017
Featuring Duels, The Beep Seals, Mark Wilson, Lee Gorton and Willy Mason Watch
21st May 2017
Featuring The Peaks, Turnpike Glow, Magic Arm + Justin Nozuka Watch
22nd May 2017
Featuring Alterkicks, Kharma 45, Amy Macdonald + Phil Beckett Watch
The Noisettes
Noisettes seem to be every band's favourite new band, see them and their worse for wear drummer here Watch
Belgium's Palomine perform a session for us Watch
30th May 2017
Featuring Dead Disco, Carlis Star, Tobias Froberg + The Cribs Watch
Northern Uproar
Orphan Boy
13th July 2017
Featuring The Good Hurt, Neil McSweeney, Costello + Pull Tiger Tail Watch
Art Brut
Art Brut come in to perform on City Centre Sessions for us. Watch
Session from Light Syndicate (formerly known as Nephew) Watch
Battle perform an acoustic set on City Centre Sessions for us. Watch
The Scottish Art-pop 5 piece perform a session for us. Watch

Previous episodes...

Next showings...

  • Monday 9th Jul - 22:00
  • Tuesday 10th Jul - 0:30
  • Tuesday 10th Jul - 22:00
  • Wednesday 11th Jul - 0:30
  • Wednesday 11th Jul - 22:00
  • Thursday 12th Jul - 0:30
  • Friday 13th Jul - 1:00
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Meet the presenter...

Gerry McLaughlin


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