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Live Jazz Venues in the UK



Here is a list of some of the venues hosting live jazz in the UK. If you would like me to include links to other venues, please let me know with their website addresses. If you find that any of the links below do not work, then please let me know that too.

During the Coronavirus pandemic activities at the clubs were disrupted and some were closed. We are gradually trying to update this list.


For Traditional Jazz gigs around the UK in particular The Jazz Guide website is a comprehensive source of information - click here.


Dublin: Sugar Club, 8, Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2.

Dublin: National Concert Hall, Dublin 2.

Dublin: Whelan's, Wexford Street, Dublin 2.

Wicklow: The Hot Spot Music Club, Harbour Lodge, Bayswater Terrace, Cliff Rd, Greystones, Co. Wicklow.


Scotland: The Blue Lamp, Aberdeen, 121 Gallowgate, Aberdeen, AB25 1BU.

Scotland: The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh, 1a, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1HR.


Wales: Swansea Jazzland, The Garage @Whitez, 47 Uplands Crescent, Swansea SA2 0NP.


Newcastle-upon-Tyne: The Jazz Cafe, 25 - 27 Pink Lane, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 5DW.

Cumbria: Kendal Jazz Club, The River Bar, Hawkshead Brewery, Stavely Mill Yard, Back Lane, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9LR.

Lancashire: Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues Club, The Grand Theatre, 18 York St. Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2DL.

Liverpool: The Capstone Theatre, Shaw Street, Liverpool, L6 1HP.

Yorkshire: Seven Jazz, Leeds, Seven Arts, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, or Inkwell Arts, 31 Potternewton Lane Chapel Allerton, Leeds.
(Includes: Seven Jazz Improvisation Group, Seven Jazz instrumental workshops and Seven Jazz Voices Choir).

Yorkshire: The Domino Club, Leeds, 7 Grand Arcade, Leeds, LS1 6PG.

Yorkshire: Wakefield Jazz, Wakefield (College Grove) Sports Club, Eastmoor Road, Wakefield, WF1 3RR.

Yorkshire: Jazz In The Spa, Boston Spa, Village Hall, High Street, Boston Spa.

South Yorkshire: Sheffield Jazz, Various venues in Sheffield.

Manchester: Matt and Phred's, 64 Tib Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LW.

East Staffordshire: Burton Jazz Club, Marston’s Sports and Social Club, Shobnall Rd, Burton-on-Trent DE14 2BG.

East Staffordshire: Jazz On Tap, The Worthington Room, The National Brewery Centre, Horninglow Street, Burton upon Trent, DE14 1NG

Birmingham: Birmingham Jazz Listings

Hertfordshire: Herts Jazz Club, Welwyn Garden City, Screen2, Hawthorne Theatre, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6BX.

Hertfordshire: The Holly Bush, Redbourn, Hertfordshire, AL3 7DU. The Redbourn Traditional Jazz Band,

Essex: The Electric Palace, Harwich, King's Quay. Harwich.

Essex: North Weald, North Weald Village Hall, CM16 6BU Essex.
Third Saturday of every month - 12.30 pm to 3.00 pm. Jack Free's All Star Band with Jack Free (trombone), Peter Rudeforth (trumpet), John Crocker (clarinet), Tim Huskisson (piano), Murray Salmon (bass), Martin Guy (drums).

Buckinghamshire: Amersham Jazz Club, Beaconsfield SYCOB FC HP9 2SE.

Oxford: Oxford Jazz Kitchen, Rose and Crown, 14 North Parade Avenue, Oxford OX2 6LX and The White Hart, Wolvercote, OX2 8PQ.

Oxfordshire: Witney Jazz, Burwell Hall, Thorney Leys, Witney OX28 5NP.

Oxfordshire: Eynsham, Swan Hotel, 21 Acre End Street, Eynsham, OX29 4PE.
First Monday of each month, 8.00 to 10.30 pm, Free entry - The Alvin Roy Quartet.


Jazz London Live


Jazz London Live has become the key reference place for who is playing where in the London area - click here, and you can download their app to your phone etc. from a page on their website.

London: Jazz London Live, Listings website for London and South East.



London: King's Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG.

London: LUME,

London: Pizza Express, Soho, 10, Dean Street, London W1.

London: The Spice Of Life, Soho, 6, Moor Street, London W1.

London: Ronnie Scott's Club, Soho, 47 Frith Street, London W1.  

London: Boulevard Theatre, 6, Walker's Court, Soho, London W1F 0BT.

London: The 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London W1D 1LL. (The 100 Club only occasionally stages jazz gigs these days)

London: The Green Note, Camden, 106 Parkway, Camden, London NW1 7AN.

London: Chickenshed Theatre Jazz Bar, Southgate, Chase Side, Southgate, London N14 4PE.

London: The Vortex, 11, Gillett Street, N16 8AZ.

London: Club Inégales, 180 North Gower Street (corner of Euston Street).

London: Southampton Arms, Highgate Road, North London
Wednesdays, 8.00 - 10.00 pm: Dave Burman (piano) and Dave Eastham (alto / clarinet)

London: Jazz In The Round, The Cockpit, Marylebone, Gateforth Street, Marylebone, London NW8 8EH.

London: Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Whitehall, London, London, SW1A 2HR.
The Brian Rutland Band. Last Friday in the month.

London: Omnibus, Old Clapham Library, 1 Clapham Common Northside, London, SW4 0QW.

London: 606 Club, 90 Lots Road, Chelsea, London SW10 0QD.

London: The Bull's Head, Barnes, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes, London, SW13 9PY.

London: Putney, The Half Moon, Putney , 93 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, SW15 1EU.
Dick Laurie's Elastic Band. The band now usually plays on the first Sunday of each month.

London: Piano Smithfield, 14, Long Lane, Barbican, London EC1A 9PN.

London: The Hideaway, Streatham, 25 Streatham High Rd, London SW16 6EN.

London: e17 Jazz, Walthamstow, Gnome House, 7 Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow, E17 6DS.

London: East Side Jazz Club, Leytonstone Ex-Servicemen's Club, 2 Harvey Road, Leytonstone, London, E11 3DB

London: The Jazz Nursery, St Mary Overies Dock, Cathedral Street, London SE1.


Surrey: Thames Ditton, The George and Dragon, High Street, Thames Ditton, KT7 0RY.
Every Tuesday - Alan Berry (piano), Mike Durrell (bass), Don Cook (drums) plus weekly guests - 8.30 pm

Surrey: Croydon, The Clocktower Cafe, 9 Katherine Street, Croydon, CR9 1ET
Jazz gigs on a Thursday between 12.15 - 2.15pm

Surrey: Guildford Jazz, 2 venues - Guildford and Godalming Rugby Club, Guildford Road, Godalming GU7 3DH (second Wednesday in month); Guildford Electric Theatre, Onslow Street. Guildford GU1 4SZ (Tuesday nights).

Surrey: Watermill Jazz, Dorking, Betchworth Park Golf Club, Reigate Road, Dorking RH4 1NZ.

Surrey: The Grey Horse, Kingston-Upon-Thames, 46 Richmond Road, Kingston-Upon-Thames, KT2 5EE.

Surrey: Off The Rails, Richmond, One Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 2NQ.

Surrey: The Barley Mow, Shepperton, 67 Watersplash Road, Shepperton, TW17 0EE.

Kent: The Roffen, New Road Rochester, ME1 1DX.

West Sussex: West Chilt Jazz Club, West Chiltington Village Hall, (just north of Storrington), Mill Rd., West Chiltington RH20 2PZ. Meets every first Tuesday of the month with live traditional jazz bands. 7.00pm to 10.00pm. email contact: click here.

Sussex: Splash Point Jazz Club, Seaford, Splash Point Jazz Club Seaford at The View, Seaford Head Golf Club, Southdown Road, Seaford.

Sussex: Brighton Jazz Club,

Sussex: Brighton, Emerald Bar, 23 The Waterfront, Brighton, BN2 5WA Shane Hill and Magdalena Reising every Saturday 8.00 pm. Blue Cafe Duo

Sussex: 1066 Jazz Club, St Leonards, Azur at the Marina Pavilion, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 0BU,

Sussex: Splash Point Jazz Club, Brighton Marina, Splash Point Jazz Club at The Master Mariner, Inner Lagoon, Brighton Marina.

Sussex: Chichester Jazz Club, Pallant Suite, 7 South Pallant, Chichester, PO19 1SY.

Sussex: Worthing Jazz Society, Hare & Hounds, 79-81 Portland Road, Worthing, BN11 1QG.

Sussex: Worthing, Pavilion Theatre Cafe Bar, Pavilion Theatre, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 3PX.

Hampshire: Fleet Jazz Club, The Harlington Centre, 236 Fleet Rd, Fleet GU51 4BY (every 3rd Tuesday each month - except August). &


Gloucestershire: Cirencester, Kings Head Hotel, 24 Market Place, Cirencester GL7 2NR.

Bath: Underwood Restaurant, 16 Argyle Street. Bath, BA2 4BQ.
Mel Henry's Jazz Times Three. Tuesday 7.30 to 10.00 pm

Bristol: The Be-Bop Club, The Bear, Hotwell Road, Bristol, BS8 4SF.

Bristol: Future Inns, Cabot Circus, Bond St S, Bristol BS1 3EN.

Somerset: Frome, The Corner House. 1 Christchurch St E, Frome BA11 1QA.

Somerset: Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AN.,uk

Somerset: Wiviliscombe, Cotleigh Brewery, Ford Rd, Wiveliscombe, Taunton TA4 2RE,

Somerset: Minehead, The Regal Theatre Bar Jazz Club, 2nd Sunday of each month 3.00 pm - 5.30 pm, 10-16 The Avenue, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5AY,

Dorset: Blandford Forum, The King's Arms, Whitecliff Mill St, Blandford Forum DT11 7BE. Facebook

Dorset: Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NR.

Dorset: Sound Cellar, Poole, The Blue Boar, 29 Market Close, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1NE,

Devon and Cornwall: - JAZZ NORTH DEVON - listing of Jazz Clubs in North Devon and Cornwall:

Devon: Ashburton Arts Centre, 15 West Street, Ashburton, Newton Abbott, TQ13 7DT,

Devon: South Molton Jazz Club, The George Hotel, 1 Broad Street, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AB,

Devon: North Devon Jazz Club, The Beaver Inn, Irsha Street, Appledore, Devon,

Devon: Teign Jazz & Blues Club, Teign Corinthian Yacht Club, Eastcliffe Walk, Teignmouth, TQ14 8TA

Cornwall: St. Ives Jazz Club, Western Hotel, Gabriel Street, St. Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2LU.

Cornwall: Bude Jazz Club, The Falcon Hotel, Breakwater Rd, Bude EX23 8SD .

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