Offering some of the best soul, blues and jazz music events in London, Boisdale of Mayfair is an institution. With live acts every Monday to Saturday, it's a perfect spot to relax and unwind after a long day.
Music Events in London
Bursting with young talent and home to some of the most iconic live music venues in the world, there's always a great music event in London for you to enjoy. Whether you prefer tribute bands, live drag concerts, hip hop performances or just an old-fashion band performance, the capital's many concert halls and clubs are always shaking with electric energy and quavering beats. Ideal for those after work outings and memorable weekends, here's a complete list of the best live gigs in London.
Prepare to be mesmerised at this stunning series of concerts at St John-in-the-Fields as Jon Landor and London Musical Arts Orchestra perform some of the most well known pieces in classical music.
Live music, hilarious characters and plenty of smiles; what more could you want from a fun music event in London? Head to the Cellar Door in Mayfair and watch as the capital's most talented drag singers wow and stun a crowd of music fans. The night takes place every Monday and features spangled performances by the likes of Topsie Redfern, Ginger Johnson, Michael Twaits and Cosmic.
Inspired by the Parisian jazz bars from a bygone era, the Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club is a South London venue that focusses on showing off the very live jazz artists that London has to offer. To accompany the jazz performers, the venue also hosts a handful of fun cabaret nights and experimental music performances. Diverse by nature and full of charm, this venue unquestionably hosts some of London's best music events.
Head to South London's Powder Keg Diplomacy and enjoy a serene night of live jazz and soul music every Sunday. Guests will be able to relax and watch some of the capital's best live music performers show off their many musical talents, all the while drinking a stunning, hand-crafted cocktail.
Join the Rhythm and Booze guys as the bring you an evening of live music and great whisky at this completely unique event that fuses a drinks tasting with a gig.
Omeara isn't just a space for some of the best music acts in London, it offers a bit more. They host record label showcases, world class acts and the finest rising artists around, but there's also a cantina for the best Mexican cocktails and food and a terrace offering great views of the Shard and Southwark cathedral.
Three spectacular acts, three dates – join the fabulous retro Rivoli Ballroom for a night of jiving, live performances, a beginner's dance class and DJs to see the night away in this nostalgic blast from the past.
The true kings of gypsy swing will be taking to the stage at this iconic London venue for one of the best Central London music events of 2018. Benoit Viellefon Hot Club will play tracks from their most recent album for your listening pleasure.
Offering some of the best music events in London, A Night Of brings together talented music-makers to pay tribute to some of history's most influential acts.
This Soho haunt is a hub of late night entertainment lavish theatre productions and stunning live musical performances. Expect the unexpected as you enter The Phoenix Artists Club, a den of debauchery and decadence.
With a lip-smacking roast dinner alongside beers, wines and resident DJs Marcio Martinez and Alex Lodge taking to the decks, the Dartmouth Arms is going all out to bring you Sunday sessions that you won't want to miss.
Some of the greatest musicians in the world are showcasing their phenomenal talent at these classical musical concerts, taking place across London. From Vivaldi through to Gershwin, what's make these concerts even more magical, is that they're all set to candlelight.
For a night of live gypsy swing head over to this Clapham Parisian-style brasserie. Le QuecumBar & Brasseries will be celebrating the birthday of jazz heavyweight Django Reinhardt over an evening of jazz from the Gary Potter Quartet.
Club Live London brings some of the very best up-and-coming acts to London's most iconic venues. From small and intimate gigs at Old Street Roundabout's Loves Company to epic electronic beats at Cargo. With tickets starting at just a £5, this is the perfect chance to see the stars of tomorrow up close and personal.
Head over to Islington Metal Works for one of the best and biggest hoe downs in the city. Southern Fridays are back in town for a high-energy evening of live music, line dancing, bull riding and plenty of bourbon to get you partying until late.
Rock'n'roll, indie punk, psychedelic garage and 60s pop are all on the agenda at this club night. If that sounds like your kind of thing, head over to Paper Dress Vintage, where they'll be welcoming a host of live bands, DJs, burlesque and Go-Go dancers to their Hackney playhouse for a night of retro fun.
One of the biggest names on London's music scene, Trevor Nelson is taking over 100 Wardour Street this month. Round up your crew and head down for a Sunday sesh filled with great beats, bottomless fizz and impressive brunch dishes.
For an incredible night of classical music in a heavenly spot, look no further than 60min concerts. Not only do events showcase a number of impressive musicians but they also take place in various churches, making for a memorable evening.
Drink and dine to the dulcet tones of much-acclaimed jazz vocalist Luna Cohen at Scoff & Banter's live music Thursday events. For just £40 guests will be able to enjoy a mouth-watering three-course menu, along with a complimentary glass of wine and a full evening of goosebump-worthy jazz.
Add a little extra culture to your Wednesday nights and head down to Victoria where, alongside their range of dynamic food and drink options, Timmy Green will be bringing a range of West End talents in to serenade you across the evening.
Bringing a touch of darkness to the bright lights of Upper Street, Hope and Anchor will be hosting an evening of punk, rock and spoken word from the likes of Autorotation, Greta Aurora, Cyrogenica and Black Light Ascension. Set in the most intimate of venues, tickets start at only £4 for this Saturday night celebration of all things nightmarish.