Music Events In London

Bursting with talent and home to world-famous concert halls, the capital is a hotbed of electric energy and quavering beats. Whether you're looking to discover new sounds, dance to your favourite hits from a tribute band or shimmy to jazz tunes at an immersive shindig, we've got just the thing to keep you rock and rolling all night with our pick of the ultimate music events in London. 

Last edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 17th May 2024




Homeboy Bar - What's On This Week

Homeboy Bar in Islington is not only famed for its quality cocktails (think mineral martinis plus chocolate and banana-flavoured tipples), but it's also a great destination to catch some live music. From 8pm 'til 10pm on Thursdays and Sundays, you'll be able to enjoy the sweet sound of acoustic guitar and more, then on Fridays and Saturdays its DJ nights where hip hop and RnB are spun and food is served up to 10pm.

The Phoenix Arts Club

Head over to Soho where The Phoenix Arts Club is bringing you a wealth of unique London music events. Bringing together the stars of the West End, the bar and performance space promises musical theatre madness and saucy cabaret shows.

The Horse & Groom

For a spot of music in East London, head to The Horse & Groom on Curtain Road where you'll find free entry (if you book in advance) to some cracking vinyl nights. Expect talented DJs to hit the decks and spin tunes through the decades, from the 60s and beyond. If you're feeling hungry, you'll be thrilled to discover that this cosy haunt is a beast in the pizza department, thanks to having Yard Sale on board to provide the goods. 

Madison Presents: Ibiza Orchestra

@ Madison on Fri, 21st Jun 2024 @ 18:00 - 1:00

Get ready to boogie at Madison Presents: Ibiza Orchestra as they bring the magic of the White Isle to St Pauls. With ten talented musicians, brass, strings, singers, and a DJ, the rhythms of Ibiza will keep you grooving all night long. So, come on down and enjoy a sky-high oasis of music, cocktails, and tonnes of fun.

Hidden Jazz Club

Jazz lovers rejoice, you can head to one of many cracking events taking place across London. Hidden Jazz Club are promising some show-stopping performances in December and beyond; think the likes of Binker Golding, Cherise and Jas Kayser.

Rhythm & Rum - LIVE JAZZ @ The Street Easy

@ The Street Easy on Every 1st Saturday of the month

If you're looking for a music event in the heart of London that's full of jazz from a live band, then you'll want to hit up The Street Easy on the first Saturday of every month for its Rhythm & Rum night. Expect delicious street food to be served alongside rum-based cocktails, like a Not In Manhattan and Papa's Old Fashioned from just a tenner per person.

The Horatia N7

The it spot in Highbury and Islington, The Horatia, is a banging boozer that's been around since 1937. Boasting a variety of hangout spaces, including dining areas and booths, their music bonanzas are where it's really at. Boasting an exciting calendar of events, including Strictly Vinyl sessions every Friday and Saturday, midweek quizzes, and free parties with the super neat Ukulele Ska Collective, there's no better place to get your groove on.

Soul Supper Immersive Dining Experience 2024 - LONDON EMBANKMENT FRIDAYS

@ Eight Embankment on Friday 12th July 2024 and 5 other Fridays

Get your fix of live music with Soul Supper Immersive Dining Experience across venues in Embankment and Waterloo. Throughout the night, you'll be treated to a welcome drink and a gourmet two-course meal before watching an incredible group belting out classics from Marvin Gaye, Temptations, Stevie Wonder and more.

CellarDoor

Live tunes, hilarious characters and plenty of smiles; what more could you want from a fun music event in London? Head to the West End's CellarDoor and watch on as phenomenal singers wow you from start to finish.

Direct from Graceland: Elvis

Direct From Graceland: Elvis is an unmissable showcase located in London Bridge, exhibiting over 450 artefacts that belonged to the man himself. Expect to see everything first hand, from his famous Gold Lamé Suit to his much-loved Ferrari Dino. There are VIP packages available as well as exclusive White Glove Sessions, plus immersive showcases taking you back to the likes of the 68' Comeback Special, Aloha from Hawaii, Las Vegas and beyond.

Northern Soul at the Rivoli Ballroom

If you fancy dancing 'til 1am to first-class beats, then head to Northern Soul at the Rivoli Ballroom. Not only will this best-loved space on Brockley Road be home to fabulous bevvies, but it will be dedicated to retro classics all spun by the one and only DJ Andy Smith.

The Four Thieves

Discounts available on certain events

Over at The Four Thieves in Battersea, they hold free live jazz on Sundays, which you can enjoy while you munch on a mouthwatering roast and sip tip-top bloody marys. This really is the ultimate way to finish the week.

ROLLING STOCK EVENTS

If you're looking for an evening filled with a diverse range of music performances, then grab your free ticket to Rolling Stock's Jazz Train on Sunday nights. Nestled under the arches, you'll be able to catch some of the finest talent in the city and even have a chance to draw them, as there're art supplies dotted around the venue. 

Nordic Bar

Home to live music events on Thursdays, Viking-themed Nordic Bar, which can be found near Oxford Street, is a great choice for a chilled trip out to see a performance. Kicking off at 9pm, this fun time promises local artists and totally free entry.

LIVE MUSIC THURSDAYS WITH GIGAPPY

@ RSA House on Every 1st Thursday of the month

RSA House right in central London are the ideal hosts for all your music event needs, especially when you consider they've got something going on on the first Thursday of every month. Think everything from reggae and soul to bands inspired by the likes of The Rolling Stones and The Arctic Monkeys, all at just £10 entry (which also includes a drink).

West End Sessions

@ Brooks Mews Wine House on Friday 31st May 2024

Taking place at the gorgeous Brooks Mews Wine House in Mayfair, West End Sessions is a showcase of London's best musical talent. Front man Daniel Koek has curated a fantastic lineup of well known stars and emerging new performers for this three-hour event, with tickets starting from as little as £35 per person. Feeling peckish? You can upgrade to two glasses of wine and a cheese or charcuterie board for an extra £15.

Qube - Recording Studio Experience & Private Venue

Ideal for music fanatics and curious minds alike, Qube, Music Studio Experience allows you to gain access to behind-the-scenes activities like DJ sessions, song production and 3D sound experiences in studios used by the likes of Ellie Goulding and Lewis Capaldi. Tickets start from £90 per person and you can have a go at rapping yourself or singing, or even hit the decks. What's more, there'll be unlimited house drinks included in your visit too. 

26 Curtain Road

You'll always find decent music at this quirky little Shoreditch hangout, particularly on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays as 26 Curtain Road hosts its Strictly Vinyl nights. Sip on sophisticated cocktails and craft beers as you nod along to a mix of soul, hip-hop and more on a Hi-Fi sound system and rotary mixer.

Ayllu Restaurant

Get a taste of Peruvian and Japanese fusion cooking while experiencing world-class entertainment – only at Ayllu. Already boasting an impressive international menu, this place is taking it a step further with a series of events that combine dining with Samba dancing. From a bottomless brunch to an evening tasting menu, explore all the culinary delights Ayllu has to offer, alongside an exotic live Samba show and DJ set. 

Lío London

Building on their success in Ibiza, Mykonos and Mallorca, Lío has arrived in London with a spectacular mix of acrobatics, dance and more complete with live music. Plus, you can add on Mediterranean food to make it an immersive dinner alongside the show.

Bubba Oasis

If you fancy treating your ears this week, then make your way over to Angel and visit Bubba Oasis. They host Live Sessions on Tuesdays and Sundays, whereas Saturdays were made for their Soulful shows. Head their way for grub, cocktails and great tunes.

A Tribute To Amy

@ The Bermondsey Bierkeller on Fri, 24th May 2024 @ 19:00 - 0:00

Groove to the soulful tunes of the legendary Amy Winehouse at The Bermondsey Bierkeller's A Tribute To Amy. Celebrate the life and music of this musical icon with an unforgettable performance by Laura Jane Butler, the world-renowned tribute artist approved by both of Amy's parents. From "Valerie" to "Love Is A Losing Game", you'll get to revel in the star's greatest hits for just £5 a pop.

Hiver Taproom

Located in Bermondsey, Hiver Taproom is a great choice for musical goings-on in London. Their Hiverfest events throughout the year promise seasonally-appropriate live performers from Irish artists on St Patrick's Day to oompah bands for Oktoberfest, and they're known for hosting some cracking ceilidhs too.

Lil' Nashville: Nashville Honky Tonk Bar, Live Country Music & BBQ Night

@ The Dingwalls on Sat, 20th Jul 2024 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Transport yourself to Tennessee this summer, with the Lil' Nashville event at The Dingwalls in Camden. They're turning the venue into a traditional honky tonk bar, where live bands and DJs will be playing the best country tunes all night long, with authentic whiskey up for grabs as well. Their £50 tickets include a mouthwatering barbecue feast to begin with, as well as an exclusive VIP performance, or if you just want to join for the party then it'll set you back just £30 per person.

Sky Garden

For music nights at Sky Garden with views for days, look no further. Not only will you get plenty of entertainment and Champagne, but also the chance to upgrade to VIP tickets that include more drinks, a sharing board and a reserved table too.

BAM Karaoke Box

BAM Karaoke Box is the ultimate entertainment destination in London, let alone Victoria, for you and your friends to let loose. Not only does this vibrant spot offer 22 individually designed rooms for you to sing pop classics in, but also it hosts an array of live music sessions and late-night DJ sets that keep the party going until the morning. Enjoy a delicious selection of food and drinks here, such as innovative French plates carefully curated by culinary director and renowned chef Sabrina Gidda.

Fish N Gigs - Live Music From Poppies Of Camden

@ Poppie's Fish & Chips, Camden on Every 1st Friday of the month

Poppies of Camden is bringing back its legendary Fish N Gigs events, where you can catch all kinds of brilliant live music performances while chowing down on delish grub. Taking place on the first Friday of the month, you can find artists showcasing original tunes or covers of all of your favourite tracks.