Guests will be able to relax and watch some of the capital's best live music performers show off their many musical talents, all the while drinking a stunning, hand-crafted cocktail. Budweiser Gardens hosts concerts of all types. We visited the newest , which launched last fall, to hear , a seven-piece retro-funk band who performed an extremely energetic combination of old-school funk, soul, hip hop and afrobeat. Venue capacity: 900 Venue facilities: The Union Chapel Bar is located in the chapel's original lecture hall. With a capacity of 23,000, it offers the rather soulless Wembley Arena some serious competition. The pub is open from 6.
The Arena, which was built in 1934, originally housed a swimming pool, which was used during the 1948 and the 2012 Summer Olympics. After gig-goers had left the building at the end of a show, G-A-Y Pink Pounder club nights would host appearances from pop acts such as Kylie and The Spice Girls. The Chapel has seen over a century's worth of visitors come through its doors and has welcomed artists such as Bjork, Tori Amos and Fionn Regan to the stage in recent years. There are a cloakroom and a small outlet that serves fast food. The following list also includes the major non-commercial theatres in London, many of which are to be found beyond the West End. Discover the hottest concerts in London, top London festivals and more music events with our guide to music in London.
The Aeolian is packed with historical significance, but it is by no means stuck in the past. Heck, gather round the piano if you must and sling back some heavy liquors too. V enue capacity: 4,921 Venue facilities: There are two main bars in the main foyer area and four small bars up in the stalls. The Birdcage cocktail bar is a particular favourite; it's an ideal spot for birthday parties, engagement celebrations and the like, with room for live music entertainment and further optional extras. It's now one of London's best-loved venues for live music having been completely refurbished in 2006 and fitted with flexible seating and state of the art lighting and sound systems. The main room holds 1,600 people including the aforementioned new mezzanine. We have had the pleasure to play host to some of the best jazz artists in the world at this London Jazz club, and to provide our patrons with world class music at a fraction of the price they would pay in the West End.
Just as renowned for showcasing up-and-coming talent now as it was in the '70s when the Sex Pistols, Blondie and The Ramones were just a few of the seminal bands who performed there, Dingwalls continues to be a champion of new music. The smaller space creates a much more intimate experience, connecting the performer with the audience. The echoey acoustics, dramatic architecture and stained glass-filtered light create an epic and reverent feel. We have a Cafe at the front of the Club which currently only serves drinks. The Albany Based in the heart of Deptford, the Albany is a performing arts centre with a history stretching back to the nineteenth century. Live music, low entry prices and a late bar 1am , equals a great night out! There's something quite magical about this place and you will be hard pushed to find a more memorable location to listen to live music in London. Its history dates as far back as 1973 and has won numerous awards in terms of venue layout and customers service.
Eat, drink, sing and dance the night away in a place like no other. Thousands of shows later including the likes of Madonna and Coldplay , Koko is a firm local favourite for showcasing the best of the best London music. Not karaoke though, no no no no no. We also offer a wide variety of entertainment including karaoke to live bands, pool tables to darts boards. The mild-mannered park becomes an outdoor concert venue unlike anything in the city. They bring musicians from all around London and Ontario to perform for pub-goers. The Haggis Horns at Pizza Express Holborn, London 3.
Wembley Arena is also a major indoor sports venue, hosting the annual Masters Snooker tournament, boxing, mixed martial arts, ice hockey, darts, netball, basketball, five-a-side football, wrestling and even cage fighting. It's been the home of buoyant gig-goers for years on end, welcoming crowds from right around the capital for intimate yet raucous nights out. In the cooler months October through May , you can also come around on Sunday afternoons to enjoy a matinee set! David Bowie, Morrissey, U2, Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Oasis, Radiohead and a whole host of indie and rock bands appeared on its stage. We offer great prices at competitive rates especially at happy hour, 5 days a week. Opening night was in September 1969, in which Jeffery conducted the Aeolian Town Hall Orchestra in a program of three Brandenburg Concerti and the Violin Concerto in E major by Bach.
Well-designed and well-organised it manages to avoid the bar queues that are a feature of so much London gigging, while the main stage has great sound and a design that brings bands far closer to their audiences than you have any reason to expect in a venue this size. The Cavendish Arms Musician turned Landlady Shirley Jane Errey took over The Cavendish Arms in late 2007 and renovated it into a cultural hub of South West London which explores and showcases the best in new and up and coming Comedy, Music, Burlesque and Performance that the capital has to offer. Our team live and breath events in London and have experience planning hundreds of different functions for high profile clients. Its visually challenged exterior not helped by its poluted location on the busy Hammersmith roundabout disguises an impressive art deco auditorium - when it was built in the 1930s its original purpose was a cinema and it still features the original 1932 Compton pipe organ. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as an engine shed. It has an illustrious rock 'n' roll history, having hosted The Clash and the Sex Pistols in the 1970s, and The Eurythmics, Madness and Madonna in the 1980s. Local bands and touring crews are often on the same bill, embracing the local scene to a degree that is not often seen.
Try and have a look at a seating plan before booking, as you can end up an enormous distance from the stage. We have a great roof terrace where you can enjoy your drinks and the view of Camden. When a venue is not too big it could be experimental and provide a platform for the next generation of artists, musicians and disc jockeys. The more permanent ones are listed, but there is also a group of clubs in the and areas. They have regulars that appear most weeks. Thursday through Sunday has more variety, featuring different artists week by week.
Architecturally the venue is stunning, still retaining its original design with the grandeur of its early years. With a capacity of 2,000, performers can get up close and personal with their most dedicated fans. The chapel was built in the Gothic style in the late 19th century and the octagonal-shaped building features stunning stained glass windows, hefty granite columns and an organ chamber behind a wrought iron screen. The venue has two floors, the pub and the small upstairs room where the likes of Arctic Monkeys and Florence and the Machine have played gigs before becoming the stuff of legend. The bare brick circular auditorium is reminiscent of a vast Victorian warehouse and but the modern technology ensures that the acoustics are topnotch.
Most of the biggest bands in the world have played here, and it also holds some of Britain's hardest club nights. The Miller Hidden in the backstreets of Borough The Miller is home to an eclectic mix of art collectives and event promoters bringing you live music, fringe theatre, film screenings, video art, imrov comedy, cabaret, storytelling, zines, poetry, pool, food, wine, cocktails and of course beer. The venue has been a flagship for local live music in the city since the early sixties, and nowadays boasts and eclectic and polished line-up of quality musicians and entertainers from across the land. Rihanna, Kiss, Justin Timberlake, The Killers, Jack White, Amy Winehouse and more have played gigs here, with the 2,300 capacity and Roman-themed art deco interior lending both a sense of occasion and an intimate feel. We also host comedy nights and party hard in our huge basement club - with room for 300, and a late license until 4am at weekends. Despite its modest size, London Music Hall has attracted some absolutely huge performers to their stage.