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.

Last updated on 17th January 2020

Candlelight Concerts

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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.

@ Cellar Door on Every Monday

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.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

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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.

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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.

@ The Rivoli Ballroom on Saturday 22nd February 2020 and 9 other Saturdays

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.

A night of

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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.

The Phoenix Arts Club

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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. 

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.

Club Live London

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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. 

@ Paper Dress Vintage on Sat, 8th Feb 2020 @ 19:30 - 3:00

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.

60min Concerts

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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.

@ Scoff & Banter Kensington on Thursday 6th February 2020 and 3 other Thursdays

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.

@ Hope and Anchor on Sat, 22nd Feb 2020 @ 19:30 - 23:00

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.