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Book Now: The Best Music Events in London


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Book Now: The Best Music Events in London

If music be the food of love, play on... in and around London town.

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From drum and bass to acid jazz, ambient dub to electro swing, there’s something for every musical taste in London. The capital has housed and nurtured some of the worlds most beloved musicians such as The Beatles, David Bowie and Amy Winehouse to name a few. Whether you’re into blues, jazz, swing, rock, classical, folk or heavy metal, we’ve rounded up some of the best music events happening in London this month. 

     

Discover the following music events to book this month and let us know which you’ll be attending by tagging us on , and …

The Best Music Events to Book This Month – December 2018

The Ivy Tower Bridge x Busk In London

The Ivy Tower Bridge x Busk In London

Here’s a winter collab not to miss: The Ivy Tower Bridge in partnership with Busk in London, an initiative championed by the Mayor of London to encourage creative street performance. Also in on the partnership is Slingsby Gin, the award-winning spirit brand. Over the course of November and December 2018, a series of Busk in London musicians will perform at The Ivy, specifically with a festive theme, to get you in the spirit whilst you eat. Don’t miss the final performance by award-winning singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Hattie Briggs this Thursday! December 6, book a table via or 0203 146 7722

Rake’s Café Bar

Rake’s Café Bar

On three Wednesday evenings this month, renowned musician-singer-songwriter Martin John will perform at Rakes Café Bar. Expect a mellow music evening of Buble, Sinatra and so many more classics infused with John’s own style. December 5, 12, 19.

Sky Garden Christmas Music Nights

Sky Garden Christmas Music Nights

The Sky Garden’s Live Music Nights are back with seasonal favourites from the wonderful team at ALR Music. Go there on December 17th, for a live gospel night, whilst sipping on mulled wine and taking in panoramic views of London town. December 17,

The Bedford in Balham

The Bedford in Balham

Following its multi-million pound refurbishment, The Bedford has reopened! The comedy venue, which has previously hosted names such as Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith, has a brand new selection of events this month. Catch  on December 8, 15, 21 and 22nd. 

Plaquemine Lock

Plaquemine Lock

This month at the Plaquemine Lock, discover new December dishes such as Creamed Brussels Sprouts au Gratin and Oysters ‘brochette’ – bacon-wrapped & fried, wine merchant’s gravy, whilst enjoying their new line up of music acts. On Sunday 9th, there’s A10 Blues; on Wednesday 12th, ; on Sunday 16th, ; and on Wednesday 19th, Nokoh Duo.

The Oblique Life’s Monthly Jazz Joint

The Oblique Life’s Monthly Jazz Joint

Oblique’s Jazz Joint takes over Absurd Bird in Soho for evenings showcasing London’s emerging jazz artists. Curated by Oblique Life ambassador Mikele Montolli, the talented bass player, the event allows young musicians to be seen, heard and enjoyed, and after the performances, guests are invited to get up and join the jam session themselves! Every month at  Find out more at !

Bibendum Oyster Bar

Bibendum Oyster Bar

Every Sunday, South Kensington’s Bibendum will present an evening of live jazz music as part of their new live-music series. The programme kicked off this past weekend with local band , and now, every Sunday from 5 pm to 8 pm, guests will be able to enjoy smooth jazz sounds whilst enjoying the French classics served in their downstairs oyster bar. Every Sunday, 5 pm – 8 pm,

Acoustic Lates at Natural History Museum

Acoustic Lates at Natural History Museum

Go on a skate date at London’s Natural History Museum and enjoy free gigs every Thursday. Starting off the line up of performers which will continue on into the New Year, is , and  on Thursday 22nd. Whilst you’re skating with the fantastically festive Natural History Museum as your backdrop, enjoy the intimate acoustic performances for a special treat this season. Open until 20 January 2019, tickets on sale now at  

19:20 at The Palm Court

Launched on Wednesday 7th November and continuing on until the New Year, The Palm Court in the will be transported back to the 1920s. Each Wednesday, when the clock strikes 19:20, the Art Deco lounge will be transformed into a traditional party of the roaring 20s, just for one hour. The moment the hour begins, the lights will dim, jazz performers will emerge and guests will be totally immersed in the theme. Indulge in themed cocktails such as a French 75 and Gin Rickey served by suitably dressed staff, and escape the modern world, if only for an hour. Every Wednesday,

19.20 at The Palm Court

Sofar Sounds

Sofar sounds is a company whose aim is to change the way we discover new music. By choosing an event on day and location alone, you’re added to a waiting list to buy tickets. Once you do, you are messaged a secret location where phones are discouraged. The only thing you have to do is come with an open mind to hear something new. It may be a gospel choir, it may be a solo pianist, but whatever sofar sounds puts on, it’s original and niche. Plus, most are BYOB. Ongoing, 

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