The Strokes
It was a hoax by someone who previously worked at the venue...

Well, that was an exciting few hours.

Late last night (July 7th) rumours mounted that The Strokes were set to play a secret London show today.

Fans were told to start queuing for tickets at Camden venue Dingwalls, with the New York indie kingpins using the name 'Venison' - mirroring a similar show in 2009.

Bedlam ensued, with fans hitting up the venue from 8am this morning. Dork magazine had someone on-site, and reported a lengthy queue:

Which is exactly what it turned out to be. The venue eventually deleted the original tweet, before saying:

So: was it a disgruntled ex-employee from Dingwalls? Or someone connected to booking? Whoever it was, the real victims were the fans who wound up queuing for a show that didn't exist...

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