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 14th November 2019

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.

@ The Rivoli Ballroom on Saturday 21st December 2019 and 11 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.

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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 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.

60min Concerts

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Spend an evening at church listening to stunning Mozart and Brahms renditions as well as acoustic tunes from Latin UK Awards nominee Inacio Lusardi Monteverde. Choose between a live piano, classical or acoustic performance with 60 min Concerts.

Club Live London

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Catch some of the freshest talent on London's music scene at one of Cargo's regular live music nights, in partnership with Club Live London. Taking place within the cool venue, located under a railway arch, performances will feature a number of bands and solo artists playing a range of tunes from rock to acoustic and everything in between.

@ The Fighting Cocks on Fri, 6th Dec 2019 @ 20:00 - 0:00

One of the best live music events in South West London this December, The Fighting Cocks play host alt-rock outfit Lunar Jam for a little pre-Christmas knees up. With support from Mungrul and ¡Gracias Habibi!, it's set to have the walls of the Kingston venue shaking.

@ The Pickle Factory on Fri, 6th Dec 2019 @ 19:00 - 0:00

Get in the festive spirit with an unconventional night of Christmas carolling at Bethnal Green's The Pickle Factory. With a number of guest vocalists, DJs and a live 10-piece band performing throughout the night, you'll find yourself bopping along to all the classics as they turn up the tempo and put their own party spin on things. Ding Dong Merrily On High indeed!