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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3 Robinson Road, Southwark, London, SE1 8BU
(020) 3904 6760

SAMA Bankside is an all day casual dining restaurant, cocktail bar, events space and arts venue located in Southwark. SAMA host renowned DJs every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Relax and sip on carefully crafted cocktails
  • Enjoy British modern cuisine with a Caribbean twist
  • One of the newest places to play Beer Pong in London
  • Friday and Saturday nights are all about partying
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100 Club


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 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


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


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


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 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


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


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


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


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


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
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The Rocksteady

The Rocksteady

574 Kingsland Road, Dalston, London, E8 4AH
(020) 7923 9518

The Rocksteady is a popular, independent venue situated in Dalston. The Rocksteady is a multi-faceted venue, during the day offering breakfasts, sandwiches and light bites before turning into an exciting cocktail bar with live music and a late-night DJ bar below.

The Star of Bethnal Green


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


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



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