Live Music Clubs in London

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Be part of the sophisticated music scene, sample the best live sound systems, witness up-and-coming artists in the most respected yet intimate live music clubs in London. Whatever genre moves you, London has the club to meet your needs. The following list of live music clubs in London contains the most popular venues in the city, occasionally playing home to an array of international musical legends.
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#5

99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, W8 5SA
(020) 7937 7994

The Roof Gardens is one of London's best kept secrets. The stylish venue, 100ft above Kensington High Street, offers great views of the stunning themed gardens and across the rooftops of Kensington.

For more information about the restaurant at The Roof Gardens, please visit Babylon.

  • One of the most cutting edge clubs in London
  • Set amidst 1.5 acres of stunning rooftop gardens
  • Party 100 feet above Kensington High Street
  • An unrivalled line up of events throughout the year
  • Organise a fabulous evening out in one of our VIP areas

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100 Club

#61

100 Club on Oxford Street is one of London's foremost live music venues, having been at the helm of live music in the capital for over 50 years.

100 Oxford Street, Soho, London, W1D 1LL
(020) 7636 0933

229

#139

229 is a stylish and spacious venue that offers a diverse selection of club nights and live music performances.

229 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1W 5PN
(020) 7631 8379

The Borderline

#67

Eclectic live acts almost every night of the week at the legendary Borderline on Orange Yard.

Orange Yard, Orange Yard, off Manette Street, Soho, London, W1D 4JB
(020) 7734 5547

Cafe Oto

#221

Café OTO is a venue that supports innovative artists paying particular attention on new music.

18-22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London, E8 3DL
(020) 7923 1231

The Crypt

#220

Set in the crypt of St Giles Church in Camberwell, Jazz Live offers a popular series of live music nights in unpretentious surroundings.

St Giles Church, Camberwell Church Street, Camberwell, London, SE5 8RB

Dingwalls

#111

Dingwalls is a great live music venue with cutting edge bands and artists performing throughout the week, every week.

Middle Yard, Camden Lock, London, NW1 8AB
(020) 7428 0010 / 01920 823098

Electric Brixton

#131

Electric Brixton is a club and live music venue open on the former site of The Fridge. Guest DJs at Electric Brixton include Felix Da Housecat, Kissy Sell Out, Beardyman, Gilles Peterson, Glitch Mob and bands such as Shaam 69, Hard-Fi and New Model Army.

1 Town Hall Parade, Brixton, London, SW2 1RJ
(020) 7274 2290

Fu Manchu

#3569

Fu Manchu is a social experiment from the team behind Jam Tree. Expect an extensive choice of dim sum and cocktails. Come nightfall, Fu Manchu hosts a wide selection of live music events and transforms into Clapham's most compelling nightclub.

15-16 Lendal Terrace, Clapham, London, SW4 7UX
(020) 3397 8844

Jazz Cafe

#32

The celebrated Jazz Cafe on Parkway has played host to some of the biggest names on the jazz and blues scene.

5-7 Parkway, Camden Town, London, NW1 7PG
(020) 7485 6834

Live at Zedel


Live musicians come straight from New York to perform Broadway and blues classics at this classy Art Deco club.

Brasserie Zedel, 20 Sherwood Street, Soho, London, W1F 7ED
(020) 7734 4888

O2 Academy Brixton

#149

The almost 5000-capacity venue on Stockwell Road has come a long way from its early days as a humble theatre, playing host to artists ranging from the Prodigy to the Mighty Boosh.

211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London, SW9 9SL
(020) 7771 3000

O2 Academy Islington

#187

The O2 Academy in Islington may be located within the N1 Centre but that doesn't make its live music any less credible.

Angel Central, 16 Parkfield Street, Islington, London, N1 0PS
0905 020 3999

Proud Camden

#8

Enjoy top live indie acts throughout the week including big name bands on Fridays.

Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London, NW1 8AH
(020) 7482 3867

The Star of Bethnal Green

#1321

This is a charming pub, DJ bar and live music venue in Bethnal Green, oddly enough.

359 Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6LG
(020) 7729 0167

The Tabernacle

#4787

Westbourne Park may be an unlikely spot for one of London’s most up-and-coming live music haunts, but The Tabernacle is helping to put it on the map.

35 Powis Square, Notting Hill, London, W11 2AY
(020) 7221 9700

Troubadour

#748

The Troubadour club has seen the likes of Bob Dylan and other up-and-coming singer-songwriters take to the stage.

263-267 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London, SW5 9JA
(020) 7370 1434

Under the Bridge


Under the Bridge plays host to a huge variety of styles, with different promoters taking up various slots throughout the month. Indie, jazz, ska, pop and rock are all regularly on the bill.

Chelsea Village, Fulham Road, Fulham, London, SW6 1HS
(020) 7957 8261