Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Experiencing Live Jazz in London: Where to Go

Jazz music fans traveling to London will find no shortage of great places to go to experience top notch live jazz performances. There are a number of jazz bars throughout London, all of which provide good entertainment and music. Below is a list of some recommended places to go if you want to experience London jazz:
1) Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club

This is one of the oldest jazz clubs in the world, having been around since 1959, and it is host to a lot of the well known names in jazz. They feature acts from the United States as well as well known groups around Britain. There is a main club room where the acts perform, and you can also order food and drinks there. In addition, they have a bar upstairs where you can go if you just want a drink.

2) Boisdale of Belgravia

If you want the best combination of exquisite food and good music, you'll find a lot to be happy about at Boisdale, in Belgravia, London. This members club (open to the public) looks a little like a traditional Scottish pub, but they have live jazz or blues acts every night of the week, with frequent tasting events and Scottish celebratings. And they feature anything but traditional pub fare. If you want regular bar food, you can get that, but their menu also has a amazing array of Scottish cuisine, all sourced from Scotland and prepared by their famous chef. They have a selection of Cuban cigars and a smoking terrace above. So if you're looking for a really and some good jazz music to go along with it, Boisdale is worth checking out.

3) Vortex Jazz Club

For live jazz music seven nights a week, the Vortex is a great place to go. They have been around for approximately twenty years, and feature great contemporary jazz artists. You'll find some well known artists as well as lesser known up and coming groups playing here. They have a full bar in the main club area and if you are hungry and desire some food, you can go downstairs to their Downstairs Cafe.

4) Jazz After Dark Ltd

Jazz After Dark Ltd is a small, intimate place to hear some great jazz music and have some good food. They have a jazz club, a full bar and a restaurant. They are open four days a week and are located right in the middle of London Soho for easy access. They feature typical New Orleans style jazz and it is a popular hangout for London's students.



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