Jazz Bars in Brighton
Feel like taking a break from the madness to indulge in a little sweet jazz? Of course you do. Feelin' pretty damn smooth? Always. You could even smoke a cigar. The jazz community in Brighton is thriving on account of the regular live music festivals and events in this funky town, so we've done all you hipcats a favour and stockpiled some of the best jazz nights in Brighton, at some of the top jazz bars in town. Take a look!
Last updated on 5th September 2016
A stellar choice for live entertainment throughout the week, The Mesmerist welcomes some of the best swing and jazz bands to their stage, alongside burlesque showcases, boutique DJs and the like. This curious venue hosts regular jazz nights, in a space that takes inspiration in the style of gin palaces of the 1930s and the steampunk movement. This one is not to be missed if you're on the look out for jazz bars in Brighton.
Every Sunday, a sweet selection of jazz, swing and gypsy sounds take over The Black Lion: expect live acts and beats from the decks in this bustling pub in The Lanes. Entry is free, and you hip cats can look forward to sampling their failsafe drinks menu, including the likes of 'Satan's Breath' and 'Fluffy Clouds'.
This hidden cabaret club has been modelled on a 1920s gin palace and provides an ever-changing roster of raucous entertainment. Keep an eye out for their touring jazz musicians who appear at this city centre bolthole.
They bloody love Jazz over at The Paris House. This French-styled cafe-bar serves up a hearty helping of free live jazz every Saturday between 4-7pm, alongside delicious nibbles, sharing platters, fine French wines and the best European beers and ciders. Musicians vary from week to week, and acts are welcomed from across the country; their Saturday jazz sessions are always a popular occasion at which to while away an afternoon.
This creative cocktail bar plays host to one of the most talked about jazz nights in Brighton: every Thursday evening, guests are invited to experience The Jazz Lounge. Expect to hear the sweet sounds of smooth jazz acts from candlelit tables, with the added bonus of impeccable service throughout the night. Reminiscent of jazz clubs of a bygone era, Bohemia offers an unparalleled atmosphere and easily makes it onto our list of the top jazz bars in Brighton.