The Notting Hill Arts Club hosts west London's finest Indie Club night on Wednesdays when they put on Notting Hill live, showcasing great live acts for £5 entry, and the party continues until 2am. This cool club has a nice down-to-earth vibe and comes packed full of friendly revellers.
Indie Clubs in London
Contrary to popular opinion, the indie disco didn't die out in the 2010s, it just went back to its roots. Taking over some of the most exciting venues in London, these nights dedicated to all things alternative rock are here to help you get your pogo on to all those indie classics - we're talking Joy Division, Klaxons, Maximo Park, Arctic Monkeys and more. So dust off your Converse and your oversized cardis because we've rounded up the best indie club nights in London.
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A pub and heritage music venue in the heart of Dalston, The Victoria has long maintained a focus on showcasing alt-rockers. Alongside the IRL performers, you'll also find the odd indie club night popping off, with tunes from the Foo Fighters and Nirvana all the way through to Tove Lo and Wolf Alice.
Situated near to Old Street station, it's one of East London's top cultural hubs offering refined indie / rock gig nights during the week and house, techno and electronic parties at weekends, always with impressive line-ups. For a little taster: Friendly Fires, Solange, Simian Mobile Disco, Kink, Mosca, Boddika, and Rustie have all graced the XOYO crowds of late.
A safe space for all those former indie Cindy's still rocking the lego haircut and the polka dot dress, Indie Amnesty is all about throwing it back to those heady days where no party playlist was complete without either the Kaiser Chiefs or The Cribs making an appearences.
Formerly the mecca of 00s indie, The Barfly, Camden Assembly has stayed true to its roots and still to this day throws a mean indie disco, from championing the best in unsigned acts and rising talents, to throwback-fuelled club nights that last into the early hours.
Located on Brick Lane, Cafe 1001 is one of most prolific venues in East London, putting lively acts on every night in two big rooms. A creative haven for both established and up and coming bands, head there on a weekday for unsigned indie-rock bands and jazz collectives.
This hip East End boozer puts on cutting edge London Indie Nights, rock gigs and underground music nights. Stacks of DJs and live bands are on throughout the week at this two storey Mecca for the bohemian Shoreditch crowd looking for the next legendary band.
When it comes to big throwback parties nowhere is doing it better than North London alt-rock pilgrimage, Islington Academy. From the cheesiest tunes to the finest indie anthems, they're sorting you for old school nights out, letting you re-live those formative years.