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 11th October 2018

22 events @ Boisdale of Mayfair with 37 upcoming dates from 16 Oct 2018 until 04 Dec 2018

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.

6 events @ St Martin-in-the-Fields with 6 upcoming dates from 17 Nov 2018 until 16 Mar 2019

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.

16 events @ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club with 69 upcoming dates starting on 17 Oct 2018

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.

@ Ray's Bar on Every Wednesday

Taking over Ray's Bar in Dalston, Live At 95 is a laid back jazz night that celebrates London's burgeoning jazz scene. The event takes place every Wednesday and sees the talented saxophonist Rachel Cohen invite the biggest names in the capital's jazz scene to perform alongside her. Calm, serene and pulling in live music fans from all over, this music event in London will have you whistling tunes to yourself on your way home.

@ The Rivoli Ballroom on Saturday 20th October 2018 and 2 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.

3 events @ Jazz Cafe with 14 upcoming dates from 20 Oct 2018 until 29 May 2019

Iconic music venue The Jazz Cafe has been hosting big names for years now, join them in Camden for supper and some serious talent.

1 events @ Ronnie Scott's with 1 upcoming dates starting on 11 Nov 2018

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.

4 events @ 3 venues with 4 upcoming dates from 05 Nov 2018 until 12 Jan 2019

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.

14 events @ Kansas Smitty's with 16 upcoming dates from 16 Oct 2018 until 24 Jan 2019

Kansas Smitty's is bringing back the swinging jazz clubs of Paris to Hackney. The sexy little bar is the work of music lovers and always has a cracking live band playing, from blues through to soul.

3 events @ 3 venues with 38 upcoming dates from 15 Oct 2018 until 20 Dec 2018

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.

@ 100 Wardour St on Fri, 26th Oct 2018 @ 21:00 - 3:00

After making waves at festivals like Creamfields, Tomorrowland and Amnesia Ibiza, Anton Powers will be heading to London for a night of top-quality music. The 'Alone No More' hitmaker will be performing alongside local favourites The Fellas and 100 Wardour St's resident DJ. 

@ Secret Location on Sun, 28th Oct 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Showcasing the rich culture and history of Africa, Faaji Sundays is bringing you a special night in honour of Black History Month. Located in a secret London spot, you can expect a bespoke menu, bottomless drinks and a live band showcasing the sounds and tastes of Nigeria, Ghana, Congo and more.