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Hendrick's sponsors Trio Manouche
Jun
25
9:00 pm21:00

Hendrick's sponsors Trio Manouche

Trio Manouche are one of the UK’s leading gypsy swing ensembles, performing inspired re-worked classics of Django Reinhardt in addition to highly acclaimed original material penned by their band leader Simon Harris, bringing a unique and contemporary twist to this ever popular genre.

Band members:

Simon Harris - Vocals, Guitar

Ducato Piotrowski - Guitar

Mark Lewandowski - Double Bass

Thanks to the sponsorship of Hendrick's there will be a reduced price menu of delicious Gin cocktails for the special price of £8. 

Eric Ranzoni on piano
Jun
26
9:00 pm21:00

Eric Ranzoni on piano

Eric Ranzoni will play an exciting selection of classic Blues, Boogie Woogie and bluesy ballads, including songs by Muddy Waters, Ray Charles, BB King, Memphis Slim and many others. The trio has already performed at many top venues including 'The Royal Albert Hall' and 'Boisdale of Canary Wharf.

Belvedere Masterclass with live music from Christian Prior
Jun
27
9:00 pm21:00

Belvedere Masterclass with live music from Christian Prior

We are delighted to host this masterclass in partnership with Belvedere Vodka. 

Guests will learn about the crafting of the brand and be treated to a tasting of expressions of the range, along with specially paired taster canapes from our kitchen. Tickets are free but we do recommend booking as places are limited! Please arrive 15 minutes before the masterclass starts.

We'll have free live music from 9pm along with a selection of cocktails from the brand at reduced prices, so please let us know if you would like to stay on.

Christian is a versatile pianist, organist, and vocalist specialising in Jazz, Blues, and early Rock ’n’ Roll. He is the lead vocalist and pianist/organist for the exciting London based bands, ’The Gin Trap House Band' and 'The Gin Trap Organ Trio'. His vast influences include Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Oscar Peterson, Lennie Tristano, Dr. John, and Fats Waller to name a few. And he is equally happy grooving  to some boogie woogie piano, stomping to some stride, or playing some swinging bebop.

Boca Nova
Jun
28
9:00 pm21:00

Boca Nova

Continuing our programme of excellent international music, the Boca Nova group dip into the rich musical heritage of Brazil to bring you a selection of bossa novas, sambas and originals.

Felix Barnes – trumpet, Daniel Nash – guitar; Pablo Blanco – percussion; Nico Cabrera – Bass

The Black & Blue Jazz Band
Jun
29
9:00 pm21:00

The Black & Blue Jazz Band

Fronted by unique and versatile singer Alexandra Gray, The Black & Blue Jazz band have joyful, authentic approach to early jazz and a serious approach to the gut wrenching blues. Citing Dinah Washington and Nina Simone as major influences, Alexandra Gray is sassy, sexy, and seriously soulful.  Her band features the crème de la crème of London jazz musicians who have played for Jools Holland and Quincey Jones among others.

Kai Hoffman & Her Kombo
Jun
30
9:00 pm21:00

Kai Hoffman & Her Kombo

Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Kai is a multiple BBC Jazz Award winner and long-time resident at Ronnie Scott's in Soho.

Come and see one of London's best swing jazz singers perform with her band, bringing with her a lot of glamour and not a little sass. 

+ Late set 

Kai and her Kombo will be performing an additional late set at 11.30pm, this will be charged at £5pp or £4 for guests staying on. 

Pinstripe Suit
Jul
1
9:00 pm21:00

Pinstripe Suit

Pinstripe Suit is a high-octane six-piece swing and vocal jazz ensemble run by London-based jazz singer/pianist Robin Phillips. The band includes both female and male vocals and a super tight two-piece brass section.

Featuring original arrangements by Robin, this energetic ensemble specialises in classic swing music from across the 20th century as well as the high-energy swing revival music of the 1990s, as featured in films such as ‘Swingers’ and ‘The Mask’.

+ LATE SET

Pinstripe will also be playing a Late Set from 11.30. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Woodford presents Dan Nash Trio
Jul
2
9:00 pm21:00

Woodford presents Dan Nash Trio

Thanks to Woodford Reserve bourbon we present a night of music harking back to the roots of early rent party/juke playing and ragtime with Dan Nash. His performances encompass the whole acoustic blues genre from the hard bottleneck blues of the Mississippi Delta to the intricate finger-picking and ragtime styles of Texas and the Carolinas.

Following a tour of the USA between 2007-9, Dan has built a large following in his hometown of London, especially amongst the blues/swing dance communities and local roots clubs. Dan’s deep and rough-edged vocals are reminiscent of the Delta style from which the blues emanates. This performance is not to be missed.

There will be a special menu of reduced price cocktails served on the night courtesy of Woodford Reserve. 

Eric Ranzoni on piano
Jul
3
9:00 pm21:00

Eric Ranzoni on piano

Eric Ranzoni will play an exciting selection of classic Blues, Boogie Woogie and bluesy ballads, including songs by Muddy Waters, Ray Charles, BB King, Memphis Slim and many others. The trio has already performed at many top venues including 'The Royal Albert Hall' and 'Boisdale of Canary Wharf.

Bulleit Bourbon presents The Steve & Ben Somers Country Band
Jul
4
9:00 pm21:00

Bulleit Bourbon presents The Steve & Ben Somers Country Band

This evening of live music and cocktails is courtesy of Bulleit Bourbon. 

There will be a free live set from the wonderful The Steve & Ben Somers Country Band 

Steve Somers-Acoustic guitar & vocals

Ben Somers-Upright Bass & Vocsls

Rob Updergraff- Electric Guitar

We will also be offering a special menu of expertly crafted, reduced price cocktails featuring Bulleit. 

Topshelf Bootleg Trio
Jul
5
9:00 pm21:00

Topshelf Bootleg Trio

We always look forward to this 'Filthy Swing' outfit brought to us by the illustrious Fred Snow and his Top Shelf Band. 

Since 2004, The Top Shelf Band has made appearances the length and breadth of the U.K. & Europe, Brazil & Australia. They have replaced Jools Holland in his absence; closed Glastonbury 2011; been hired by Mark Ronson and have already supported Camille O’Sullivan, Paloma Faith, Brian Ferry & Buena Vista Social Club.

The Bootleg Trio consists of a rhythm guitar, vocals, bass and piano and tonight they will be pumping out their fabulous repertoire of Filthy, Zombie Swing for all and sundry. No one is safe.

Kai Hoffman Quartet
Jul
6
9:00 pm21:00

Kai Hoffman Quartet

Kai loves the music of the 50s – from rhythm and blues to rockabilly, rock ‘n’ roll to New Orleans, with a sprinkling of mambo and a dash of Kai’s own vintage-inspired original material.

Boneshaker
Jul
7
9:00 pm21:00

Boneshaker

The Boneshaker conjure up a heady cocktail of vintage jazz, razzamatazz and beyond from the Latin social clubs of Cuba and Argentina with their salsas, tangos and mambos.  One moment dark and moody, the next romantic and bubbly. Summed up in the lines,"There may be trouble ahead...let’s face the music and dance". Music of a decadent and illicit affair played on honking sax and clarinet, dazzling violin, clattering percussion, bass and resonating guitar.

+ Late Set

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Rabbit Foot Spasm
Jul
8
9:00 pm21:00

Rabbit Foot Spasm

This 5-piece band has everything a speakeasy frequenter could want: a horn section with a Baritone Saxophone (one must have resonance), a Shakespeare-referencing, kazoo-playing bandleader, and an array of talented members with unique 1920s gangster epithets. When they’re not ransacking the West Country for fast food, they’re recording phonographic wax cylinders, referencing black and white cinema and generally celebrating the culture of the early 20th century.

Click on the link below to their album 'Party Seven' 

+ LATE SET

Rabbit Foot Spasm Band  will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

The Fobo Jug Band
Jul
9
9:00 pm21:00

The Fobo Jug Band

There will be a free live set from the wonderful FoBo Jug Band, who are sure to get the feet stomping with Mississippi Delta numbers played on the harp, piano, guitar and washboard. 

Grey Goose Spirited Supper with live music from The Man Overboard Trio
Jul
10
9:00 pm21:00

Grey Goose Spirited Supper with live music from The Man Overboard Trio

We are excited to host our next Spirited Supper on Monday 10th July in partnership with Grey Goose Vodka.

Guests will enjoy a masterclass hosted by Grey Goose alongside a selection of mouth-watering pairing canapes and small plates devised by our Head Chef Gustavo. The menu includes rock oysters with vodka and cucumber granita, tamarind glazed pork belly and a scrumptious melon semifreddo.

There are only a very limited number of tickets for this unique experience and they tend to book up fast, so we recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment. Tickets are £25pp; the supper will begin at 6:30pm, so we ask guests to please arrive 10/15 minutes before.

There will also be free live jazz after the supper, from 9pm performed by the wonderful Man Overboard Trio.

This exciting trio brings together the band leaders of three of the most popular swing bands in London. JJ Vinten on piano (of the JJ Vinten Band), Giacomo Smith on clarinet (of Kansas Smitty) and Jean-Marie Fagon on guitar (of the Man Overboard Quintet). Expect top swing from top musicians.

We'll see you there!

Wild Turkey Masterclass with live music from TJ Johnson
Jul
11
9:00 pm21:00

Wild Turkey Masterclass with live music from TJ Johnson

We are delighted to host this masterclass in partnership with Wild Turkey. 

The masterclass will be led by Brand Ambassador Sam King. Guests will learn about the crafting of the brand and be treated to a tasting of expressions of the range, along with specially paired taster canapes from our kitchen. 

Tickets are free but we do recommend booking as places are limited! Please arrive 15 minutes before the masterclass starts.

We'll have free live music from 9pm along with a selection of cocktails from the brand at reduced prices, so please let us know if you would like to stay on.

TJ plays an extraordinary blend of music that transcends the boundaries of jazz, blues, soul, country and gospel and is influenced by the likes of Ray Charles, Dr John, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Cash, BB King, Nina Simone, Alberta Hunter, Jimmy Witherspoon and many more. 

Baraka
Jul
12
9:00 pm21:00

Baraka

Baraka is a London-based jazz band, creating and performing their own material. You'll hear sounds and influences from South African swing, Caribbean shuffle and Brazilian beats, all fused in London's musical melting pot. Their debut album will be released in early 2016. Listen to Baraka on Soundcloud and follow on Facebook.

Pinstripe Reduit
Jul
13
9:00 pm21:00

Pinstripe Reduit

Pinstripe Reduit is a high energy and fun swing quartet featuring piano/vocals, sax, bass and drums. The smaller version of the popular Pinstripe Suit band which has a residency at our sister bar Nightjar, performances feature much of the same repertoire of classic swing music including lots of tunes giving the audience the chance to participate with 'shout outs', such as Just A Gigalo, Minnie the Moocher, Hey Pachuco (as featured in The Mask) and Gimme That Wine.

Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra
Jul
14
9:00 pm21:00

Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra

In his flagship project, Benoit directs an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians in a manner reminiscent of Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and Charles Trenet at the very height of their popularity. His authentic vocal renditions of French chanson, Swing, Jive, Russian folk, Charleston, Latin American dance music have captivated audiences across the UK and all over Europe, Russia and the Far East. Benoit's successful tours in Italy, France, Belgium, Croatia, Russia and Japan are testament to the orchestra's dazzling mix of high-energy multi-instrumental virtuosity and effortless melody, guaranteed to have audiences on their feet and in each others' arms. "

"Effortlessly sweep you away on sonic gossamer wings to the happy, happy place of your choice"
- Vintage Rock Magazine

"A very distinctive French sound with a nostalgic, happy and romantic feel" 
- Royal Albert Hall

+ Late Set

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door. 

Ish Kabibble
Jul
15
9:00 pm21:00

Ish Kabibble

'Clarinet, dog house, trumpet, spoons, drums sticks, nice trousers, bad jumpers, dance moves, swing grooves, shiny shoes, a little blues and too much booze. We bring a lot and take a little'. Ish kabibble play swing and klezmer songs written by dead people that will make you feel very much alive. This will be fun!

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Hennessy Jazz Jam
Jul
16
9:00 pm21:00

Hennessy Jazz Jam

Led by expert multi-instrumentalist Duncan Hemstock, the Hennessy Jazz Jam brings together some of London's best musicians playing vintage jazz music.

The 20s and 30s gave birth to Jazz with large-scale bands accompanying dancing feet well into the early hours of the evening. Big bands travelled across America, Europe and into Asia and were seen as an essential part of a cocktail evening out. 

Thanks to the sponsorship of Hennessy Fine de Cognac, we are able to recreate the thrill and fun of those historic nights, drinking cocktails to excellent music. 

Christian Prior
Jul
17
9:00 pm21:00

Christian Prior

Christian is a versatile pianist, organist, and vocalist specialising in Jazz, Blues, and early Rock ’n’ Roll. He is the lead vocalist and pianist/organist for the exciting London based bands, ’The Gin Trap House Band' and 'The Gin Trap Organ Trio'. His vast influences include Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Oscar Peterson, Lennie Tristano, Dr. John, and Fats Waller to name a few. And he is equally happy grooving  to some boogie woogie piano, stomping to some stride, or playing some swinging bebop.

Bacardi presents Grupo Atlantico
Jul
18
9:00 pm21:00

Bacardi presents Grupo Atlantico

Bacardi presents an evening of music from Martinique and a special menu of carefully crafted, reduced price Bacardi cocktails. 

Grupo Atlantico are a trio who artfully mix early jazz and ragtime, Brazilian choro, biguine from Martinique and early tango music. 

Music from 9pm, cocktails on special all night!

Duncan Hemstock Trio
Jul
19
9:00 pm21:00

Duncan Hemstock Trio

Duncan Hemstock is a band leader like no other. He brings his joy for life and music to every performance, always delivering with a smile and a cheeky quip or two. His clarinet playing is not only influenced by Goodman, but also the fiery intent of Edmond Hall, while his Tenor Saxophone approach is inspired by the great Lester Young.

Kai and her Kombo
Jul
21
9:00 pm21:00

Kai and her Kombo

Kai loves the music of the 50s – from rhythm and blues to rockabilly, rock ‘n’ roll to New Orleans, with a sprinkling of mambo and a dash of Kai’s own vintage-inspired original material.

Kai Hoffman and her Kombo is made up of Kai Hoffman, lead vocals, Dan Faulkner on saxophone (Glenn Miller Orchestra), Simon Picton on guitar (Sugar T and the Swells), Liam Dunachie on piano (Jivestar), Dave O’Brien on bass (Basin Street Brawlers), and Mez Clough on drums (Si Cranstoun).  

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Miss Hoodoo and the Delta Boys
Jul
22
9:00 pm21:00

Miss Hoodoo and the Delta Boys

 

Exploding out of the London Soul and Blues scene, Miss Hoodoo and the Delta Boys have already earned a well deserved reputation as one of the hottest tickets on the worldwide Blues/ Soul circuit. 

Originally fronted by vocalist Bridgette the band can currently been seen performing with the captivating soulful vocals of Acantha Lang or Ivy Chanel. Miss Hoodoo & The Delta Boys feature a heavyweight horn section featuring Chris Webster, Graeme Flowers and special guests. A tight rhythm section featuring Jared on Drums, Mateus Nova on Bass, Jacob / Kim Murray on guitar, and Kiris Houston on Piano/ Hammond/ harmonica and guitar. Catch the band performing near you soon – see details below. Also available for private events.

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

St Germain presents Mademoiselle Loulou Orchestra
Jul
23
9:00 pm21:00

St Germain presents Mademoiselle Loulou Orchestra

Mlle. Loulou is a  French accordionist and singer who plays with the finest jazz musicians of London. The band conjures a romantic, vintage Parisian spirit, taking the audience back to bygone era. Their expansive repertoire ranges from the French 'titi' to the irresistible dance grooves of South America. Expect
Swing, Tango, Cumbia, French Chanson and Musette music, the occasional Forro, and even some 50's Rock 'n' Roll!

We will have a delicious menu of St Germain cocktails at reduced prices to go with the free music, all courtesy of the brand. 

The Adrian Cox Trio
Jul
26
9:00 pm21:00

The Adrian Cox Trio

A wonderful evening of swinging jazz from The Adrian Cox Trio.

Led by Adrian Cox on Clarinet and Saxophone, the Adrian Cox Trio play a mix of jazz and swing celebrating the great small band era. Adrian is inspired by greats such as Jonny Hodges, Ed Hall, Barney Bigard, Earl Bostic who all broke away at one time or another to explore the sounds of smaller line ups. One of these was the side by side and back to back sessions that came from Jonny Hodges and longtime band leader Duke Ellington.

Adrian draws a mix of influences into his playing all of which resound as the quartet fire through a programme of jazz and swing standards that are sometimes forgotten.

Swing Ninjas
Jul
27
9:00 pm21:00

Swing Ninjas

The Swing Ninjas started life as a busking trio playing small clubs and on the streets of Europe.  From humble beginnings, they’ve now grown into a large band writing and performing original new swing music – drawing on elements of New Orleans swing, spirituals, blues, cajun jazz, all influenced by the UK new swing movement. 

The Dixie Ticklers
Jul
28
9:00 pm21:00

The Dixie Ticklers

The Dixie Ticklers are transforming and revisiting classic New Orleans music. This hard working band is building a fierce live reputation within jazz and the vintage scene.

The Dixie Ticklers will also be playing a Late Set at 11.30pm Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on or £5 on the door.

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Dom Pipkin
Jul
31
9:00 pm21:00

Dom Pipkin

Piano from London, soul from New Orleans. Dom Pipkin takes inspiration from Professor Longhair, Huey "Piano" Smith, Lee Dorsey and James Booker.

Boca Nova Trio
Aug
2
9:00 pm21:00

Boca Nova Trio

Continuing our programme of excellent international music, the Boca Nova group dip into the rich musical heritage of Brazil to bring you a selection of bossa novas, sambas and originals.

Felix Barnes – trumpet, Daniel Nash – guitar; Pablo Blanco – percussion; Nico Cabrera – Bass

Kai Hoffman Quartet
Aug
3
9:00 pm21:00

Kai Hoffman Quartet

Kai loves the music of the 50s – from rhythm and blues to rockabilly, rock ‘n’ roll to New Orleans, with a sprinkling of mambo and a dash of Kai’s own vintage-inspired original material.

The Boneshaker
Aug
4
9:00 pm21:00

The Boneshaker

The Boneshaker conjure up a heady cocktail of razzamatazz jazz from the roaring 20s and beyond with exotic rhythms from the Latin quarter, tangos, salsas and mambos.  French chanson rubs shoulders with the Weimar Cabaret while film noir soundtracks mingle with the Klezmer-esque and the quaintly curious confections of the golden age of jazz. The Boneshaker features thrilling three part harmonies, virtuoso romantic violin, soaring sax and clarinet accompanied by a swinging rhythm section featuring vintage percussion to create an inimitable musical and visual Boneshaker event. 

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door. 

Pinstripe Suit
Aug
5
9:00 pm21:00

Pinstripe Suit

Pinstripe Suit has a residency at our sister bar Nightjar, performances feature much of the same repertoire of classic swing music including lots of tunes giving the audience the chance to participate with 'shout outs', such as Just A Gigalo, Minnie the Moocher, Hey Pachuco (as featured in The Mask) and Gimme That Wine.

+ LATE SET

Pinstripe will also be playing a Late Set from 11.30. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Eric Ranzoni on piano
Aug
7
9:00 pm21:00

Eric Ranzoni on piano

Eric Ranzoni will play an exciting selection of classic Blues, Boogie Woogie and bluesy ballads, including songs by Muddy Waters, Ray Charles, BB King, Memphis Slim and many others. The trio has already performed at many top venues including 'The Royal Albert Hall' and 'Boisdale of Canary Wharf.

Errol Linton Trio
Aug
9
9:00 pm21:00

Errol Linton Trio

We'll have live music from the wonderful Errol Linton Trio. Errol fuses his unique Brixton Blues sings of contemporary urban hassles with his distinctive reggae flavoured songs. Playing his rousing harmonica into the night which he mastered and developed through years of entertaining the masses as a busker on the London underground, this is a night to delight. 

Pinstripe Reduit
Aug
10
9:00 pm21:00

Pinstripe Reduit

Pinstripe Reduit is a high energy and fun swing quartet featuring piano/vocals, sax, bass and drums. The smaller version of the popular Pinstripe Suit band which has a residency at our sister bar Nightjar, performances feature much of the same repertoire of classic swing music including lots of tunes giving the audience the chance to participate with 'shout outs', such as Just A Gigalo, Minnie the Moocher, Hey Pachuco (as featured in The Mask) and Gimme That Wine.

Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra
Aug
11
9:00 pm21:00

Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra

In his flagship project, Benoit directs an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians in a manner reminiscent of Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and Charles Trenet at the very height of their popularity. His authentic vocal renditions of French chanson, Swing, Jive, Russian folk, Charleston, Latin American dance music have captivated audiences across the UK and all over Europe, Russia and the Far East. Benoit's successful tours in Italy, France, Belgium, Croatia, Russia and Japan are testament to the orchestra's dazzling mix of high-energy multi-instrumental virtuosity and effortless melody, guaranteed to have audiences on their feet and in each others' arms. "

"Effortlessly sweep you away on sonic gossamer wings to the happy, happy place of your choice"
- Vintage Rock Magazine

"A very distinctive French sound with a nostalgic, happy and romantic feel" 
- Royal Albert Hall

+ LATE SET from 11:30pm. This is £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door. 

Miss Hoodoo and the Delta Boys
Aug
12
9:00 pm21:00

Miss Hoodoo and the Delta Boys

Featuring the inspirational vocals, and heavyweight horn and rhythm sections, Miss Hoodoo and the Delta Boys are straight out of the world of Blues and Soul, Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles. 

The band features some of the most experienced and in demand musicians on the scene who have performed with the likes of Paloma Faith, Kylie Minogue and many other top recording artists. Band members have performed at venues including Ronnie Scotts, the Jazz Cafe and the O2. 

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door. 

The Dime Notes
Aug
13
9:00 pm21:00

The Dime Notes

The Dime Notes dig back into the blues-drenched sounds of clarinet-driven 1920’s New Orleans jazz, unearthing a repertoire of stomps, blueses, and forgotten gems of the era from musicians such as Johnny Dodds, Jelly Roll Morton and Red Nichols.

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Appleton Spirited Supper with live music from Tim Penn
Aug
14
4:00 pm16:00

Appleton Spirited Supper with live music from Tim Penn

We are excited to host our next Spirited Supper on Monday 14th August in partnership with Appleton Rum.

Guests will enjoy a masterclass hosted by Appleton alongside a selection of mouth-watering pairing canapes and small plates devised by our Head Chef Gustavo. 

There are only a very limited number of tickets for this unique experience and they tend to book up fast, so we recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment. Tickets are £25pp; the supper will begin at 6:30pm, so we ask guests to please arrive 10/15 minutes before.

There will also be free live jazz after the supper, from 9pm performed by the wonderful Tim Penn.

Tim Penn plays songs of the New Orleans' piano masters  (Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, Dr John, Allen Toussaint) figure heavily in this band's repertoire. But you can expect other influences to be felt as well: Ray Charles, Tom Waits and Tim's own songs and instrumental pieces all add to the musical gumbo. 

Tanqueray presents The Bootleg Trio
Aug
15
9:00 pm21:00

Tanqueray presents The Bootleg Trio

We are delighted to present an evening of jazz and gin courtesy of Tanqueray Gin.

We always look forward to this 'Filthy Swing' outfit brought to us by the illustrious Fred Snow and his Top Shelf Band. 

Since 2004, The Top Shelf Band has made appearances the length and breadth of the U.K. & Europe, Brazil & Australia. They have replaced Jools Holland in his absence; closed Glastonbury 2011; been hired by Mark Ronson and have already supported Camille O’Sullivan, Paloma Faith, Brian Ferry & Buena Vista Social Club.

The Bootleg Trio consists of a rhythm guitar, vocals, bass and piano and tonight they will be pumping out their fabulous repertoire of Filthy, Zombie Swing for all and sundry. No one is safe.

To compliment the free live jazz, there will be a special menu of reduced priced Tanqueray tipples.

Eric Ranzoni Trio
Aug
17
9:00 pm21:00

Eric Ranzoni Trio

British born to Italian parents, Blues piano player and singer Eric Ranzoni is one of the finest around. 

Solo or accompanied by excellent musicians, Eric has played the Blues (and Roots music in general) with artists such as Eric Clapton, Memphis Slim, Dr. John, Freddie King, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jools Holland and George Harrison, just to mention a few, as well as sessions with Mud Morganfield (the eldest son of Muddy Waters), Big Joe Louis, Bill Hurley (‘The Inmates’ singer) and guitar ace Otis Grand.

"...his menacing left hand and rolling right, just like Otis Spann."
Blues in Britain

Kai Hoffman & her Kombo
Aug
18
9:00 pm21:00

Kai Hoffman & her Kombo

Kai loves the music of the 50s – from rhythm and blues to rockabilly, rock ‘n’ roll to New Orleans, with a sprinkling of mambo and a dash of Kai’s own vintage-inspired original material.

Kai Hoffman and her Kombo is made up of Kai Hoffman, lead vocals, Dan Faulkner on saxophone (Glenn Miller Orchestra), Simon Picton on guitar (Sugar T and the Swells), Liam Dunachie on piano (Jivestar), Dave O’Brien on bass (Basin Street Brawlers), and Mez Clough on drums (Si Cranstoun).  

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

The Queen of Swing!
— Ian Shaw, BBC Radio
THE TOP SHELF BAND
Aug
19
9:00 pm21:00

THE TOP SHELF BAND

Led by the illustrious Fred snow, the Top Shelf Band are a stomping swing outfit, entirely reinventing the old style of entertainment with their own inimitable style. Guests can expect all out revelry and expert musicianship such as we’ve come to expect from this fabulous band.

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Hennessy Jazz Jam
Aug
20
9:00 pm21:00

Hennessy Jazz Jam

Led by multi-experimentalist Duncan Hemstock, the Hennessy Jazz Jam brings together some of London's best musicians playing vintage jazz music. 

Thanks to the kind sponsorship of Hennessy Fine de Cognac, we are able to offer a special menu of delicious, reduced price cocktails to accompany our jazz jam. 

Music from 9pm, cocktails all night. 

Vitality Three
Aug
23
9:00 pm21:00

Vitality Three

THE FAMOUS “VITALITY THREE” JAZZ BAND
Featuring internationally-renowned Syncopators:

Mr. DAVID HORNIBLOW : Clarinet
Mr. ANDREW OLIVER : Pianoforte
Mr. NICHOLAS D. BALL : Traps & Washboard

A spinoff project from the Vitality Five, the Vitality Three is dedicated to performing and recording authentic 1920s jazz in the original “piano trio” format. This often-neglected repertoire ranges from Scott Joplin rags and transcriptions of Jelly Roll Morton’s famous trio sides to new explorations of the work of luminaries such as Jimmy Lytell, Barney Bigard and Omer Simeon. Another unusual specialism is the captivating down-home ‘washboard band’ repertoire of Johnny Dodds and Jimmie O’Bryant. The Vitality Three are committed to the preservation and unstoppable energy of the clarinet/piano/drums trio at its most stomping.

Rabbit Foot Spasm Band
Aug
26
9:00 pm21:00

Rabbit Foot Spasm Band

This 5-piece band resides in the depths of the West Country, coming to the fore whenever an authentic swing jazz band is called for. A horn section with a Baritone Saxophone (one must have resonance), a Shakespeare-referencing, kazoo-playing bandleader, and an array of talented members with unique 1920s gangster epithets.

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Noisy and raucous and dangerously sexy jazz
— BBC Radio 6
Dom Pipkin plays piano
Aug
28
9:00 pm21:00

Dom Pipkin plays piano

Piano from London, soul from New Orleans. The ever-popular, always wonderful Dom Pipkin plays New Orleans jazz piano; taking inspiration from Professor Longhair, Huey "Piano" Smith, Lee Dorsey and James Booker.

Dan Nash Trio
Aug
30
9:00 pm21:00

Dan Nash Trio

Following a tour of the USA between 2007-9, Dan has built a large following in his hometown of London, especially amongst the blues/swing dance communities and local roots clubs. Dan’s deep and rough-edged vocals are reminiscent of the Delta style from which the blues emanates. This performance is not to be missed.

The Boneshaker
Sep
1
9:00 pm21:00

The Boneshaker

The Boneshaker conjure up a heady cocktail of razzamatazz jazz from the roaring 20s and beyond with exotic rhythms from the Latin quarter, tangos, salsas and mambos.  French chanson rubs shoulders with the Weimar Cabaret while film noir soundtracks mingle with the Klezmer-esque and the quaintly curious confections of the golden age of jazz. The Boneshaker features thrilling three part harmonies, virtuoso romantic violin, soaring sax and clarinet accompanied by a swinging rhythm section featuring vintage percussion to create an inimitable musical and visual Boneshaker event. 

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door. 

Pinstripe Suit
Sep
2
9:00 pm21:00

Pinstripe Suit

Pinstripe Suit is a high-octane six-piece swing and vocal jazz ensemble run by London-based jazz singer/pianist Robin Phillips. The band includes both female and male vocals and a super tight two-piece brass section.

Featuring original arrangements by Robin, this energetic ensemble specialises in classic swing music from across the 20th century as well as the high-energy swing revival music of the 1990s, as featured in films such as ‘Swingers’ and ‘The Mask’.

+ LATE SET

Pinstripe will also be playing a Late Set from 11.30. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Eric Ranzoni
Sep
4
9:00 pm21:00

Eric Ranzoni

British born to Italian parents, Blues piano player and singer Eric Ranzoni is one of the finest around. 

Solo or accompanied by excellent musicians, Eric has played the Blues (and Roots music in general) with artists such as Eric Clapton, Memphis Slim, Dr. John, Freddie King, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jools Holland and George Harrison, just to mention a few, as well as sessions with Mud Morganfield (the eldest son of Muddy Waters), Big Joe Louis, Bill Hurley (‘The Inmates’ singer) and guitar ace Otis Grand.

"...his menacing left hand and rolling right, just like Otis Spann."
Blues in Britain

Topshelf Bootleg Trio
Sep
6
9:00 pm21:00

Topshelf Bootleg Trio

We always look forward to this 'Filthy Swing' outfit brought to us by the illustrious Fred Snow and his Top Shelf Band. 

Since 2004, The Top Shelf Band has made appearances the length and breadth of the U.K. & Europe, Brazil & Australia. They have replaced Jools Holland in his absence; closed Glastonbury 2011; been hired by Mark Ronson and have already supported Camille O’Sullivan, Paloma Faith, Brian Ferry & Buena Vista Social Club.

The Bootleg Trio consists of a rhythm guitar, vocals, bass and piano and tonight they will be pumping out their fabulous repertoire of Filthy, Zombie Swing for all and sundry. No one is safe.

Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra
Sep
8
9:00 pm21:00

Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra

In his flagship project, Benoit directs an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians in a manner reminiscent of Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and Charles Trenet at the very height of their popularity. His authentic vocal renditions of French chanson, Swing, Jive, Russian folk, Charleston, Latin American dance music have captivated audiences across the UK and all over Europe, Russia and the Far East. Benoit's successful tours in Italy, France, Belgium, Croatia, Russia and Japan are testament to the orchestra's dazzling mix of high-energy multi-instrumental virtuosity and effortless melody, guaranteed to have audiences on their feet and in each others' arms. "

"Effortlessly sweep you away on sonic gossamer wings to the happy, happy place of your choice"
- Vintage Rock Magazine

"A very distinctive French sound with a nostalgic, happy and romantic feel" 
- Royal Albert Hall

+ Late Set

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door. 

Rabbit Foot Spasm Band
Sep
9
9:00 pm21:00

Rabbit Foot Spasm Band

This 5-piece band has everything a speakeasy frequenter could want: a horn section with a Baritone Saxophone (one must have resonance), a Shakespeare-referencing, kazoo-playing bandleader, and an array of talented members with unique 1920s gangster epithets. When they’re not ransacking the West Country for fast food, they’re recording phonographic wax cylinders, referencing black and white cinema and generally celebrating the culture of the early 20th century.

Click on the link below to their album 'Party Seven' 

+ LATE SET

Rabbit Foot Spasm Band  will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Bulleit presents The Fobo Jug Band
Sep
10
9:00 pm21:00

Bulleit presents The Fobo Jug Band

A tavern keeper in 1830s Louisville, Kentucky, Augustus Bulleit was dedicated to a single goal: the creation of a bourbon unique in flavour. One fateful day, while transporting his barrels of bourbon from Kentucky to New Orleans, Augustus Bulleit vanished. What happened is still unknown, and his creation nearly disappeared into history along with him. 

In 1987 Augustus' great-great grandson Thomas E. Bulleit, Jr., left his successful law practice to revive his ancestor's legacy and the Bulleit Distilling Company was born. The result is a superior style of bourbon with a high rye content, lending the liquid a bold, spicy character and smooth, clean finish. 

The FoBo Jug Band will be bringing us the sounds of the Delta on guitar, piano, harmonica and washboard to complement the reduced price Bulleit Bourbon cocktails being served this evening.

Kai Hoffman and her Kombo
Sep
15
9:00 pm21:00

Kai Hoffman and her Kombo

Kai loves the music of the 50s – from rhythm and blues to rockabilly, rock ‘n’ roll to New Orleans, with a sprinkling of mambo and a dash of Kai’s own vintage-inspired original material.

Kai Hoffman and her Kombo is made up of Kai Hoffman, lead vocals, Dan Faulkner on saxophone (Glenn Miller Orchestra), Simon Picton on guitar (Sugar T and the Swells), Liam Dunachie on piano (Jivestar), Dave O’Brien on bass (Basin Street Brawlers), and Mez Clough on drums (Si Cranstoun).  

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 111:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

 

 

Ish Kabbible
Sep
16
9:00 pm21:00

Ish Kabbible

'Clarinet, dog house, trumpet, spoons, drums sticks, nice trousers, bad jumpers, dance moves, swing grooves, shiny shoes, a little blues and too much booze. We bring a lot and take a little'. Ish kabibble play swing and klezmer songs written by dead people that will make you feel very much alive. This will be fun!

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Hennessy Jazz Jam
Sep
17
9:00 pm21:00

Hennessy Jazz Jam

Led by expert multi-instrumentalist Duncan Hemstock, the Hennessy Jazz Jam brings together some of London's best musicians playing vintage jazz music.

The 20s and 30s gave birth to Jazz with large-scale bands accompanying dancing feet well into the early hours of the evening. Big bands travelled across America, Europe and into Asia and were seen as an essential part of a cocktail evening out. 

Thanks to the sponsorship of Hennessy Fine de Cognac, we are able to recreate the thrill and fun of those historic nights, drinking cocktails to excellent music. 

Bacardi presents Grupo Atlantico
Sep
19
9:00 pm21:00

Bacardi presents Grupo Atlantico

Bacardi presents an evening of music from Martinique and a special menu of carefully crafted, reduced price Bacardi cocktails. 

Grupo Atlantico are a trio who artfully mix early jazz and ragtime, Brazilian choro, biguine from Martinique and early tango music. 

Music from 9pm, cocktails on special all night!

 

Eric Ranzoni Trio
Sep
21
9:00 pm21:00

Eric Ranzoni Trio

British born to Italian parents, Blues piano player and singer Eric Ranzoni is one of the finest around. 

Solo or accompanied by excellent musicians, Eric has played the Blues (and Roots music in general) with artists such as Eric Clapton, Memphis Slim, Dr. John, Freddie King, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jools Holland and George Harrison, just to mention a few, as well as sessions with Mud Morganfield (the eldest son of Muddy Waters), Big Joe Louis, Bill Hurley (‘The Inmates’ singer) and guitar ace Otis Grand.

"...his menacing left hand and rolling right, just like Otis Spann."
Blues in Britain

Dom Pipkin
Sep
25
9:00 pm21:00

Dom Pipkin

Piano from London, soul from New Orleans. The ever-popular, always wonderful Dom Pipkin plays New Orleans jazz piano; taking inspiration from Professor Longhair, Huey "Piano" Smith, Lee Dorsey and James Booker.

The Swing Ninjas
Sep
28
9:00 pm21:00

The Swing Ninjas

The Swing Ninjas started life as a busking trio playing small clubs and on the streets of Europe.  From humble beginnings, they’ve now grown into a large band writing and performing original new swing music – drawing on elements of New Orleans swing, spirituals, blues, cajun jazz, all influenced by the UK new swing movement. 


Miss Hoodoo and The Delta Boys
Jun
24
9:00 pm21:00

Miss Hoodoo and The Delta Boys

Featuring the inspirational vocals, and heavyweight horn and rhythm sections, Miss Hoodoo and the Delta Boys are straight out of the world of Blues and Soul, Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles. 

The band features some of the most experienced and in demand musicians on the scene who have performed with the likes of Paloma Faith, Kylie Minogue and many other top recording artists. Band members have performed at venues including Ronnie Scotts, the Jazz Cafe and the O2. 

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door. 

The Man Overboard Quintet
Jun
23
9:00 pm21:00

The Man Overboard Quintet

A special line up for the Man Oveboard Quintet this evening. "Magic" Mike Henry (cornet) Will Scott (clarinet) Malcolm Earle-Smith (trombone) Colin Good (piano) and Jean-Marie Fagon (guitar). Hot swing guaranteed.

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Eric Ranzoni Trio
Jun
22
9:00 pm21:00

Eric Ranzoni Trio

British born to Italian parents, Blues piano player and singer Eric Ranzoni is one of the finest around. 

Solo or accompanied by excellent musicians, Eric has played the Blues (and Roots music in general) with artists such as Eric Clapton, Memphis Slim, Dr. John, Freddie King, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jools Holland and George Harrison, just to mention a few, as well as sessions with Mud Morganfield (the eldest son of Muddy Waters), Big Joe Louis, Bill Hurley (‘The Inmates’ singer) and guitar ace Otis Grand.

"...his menacing left hand and rolling right, just like Otis Spann."
Blues in Britain

Fraser and The Alibis
Jun
21
9:00 pm21:00

Fraser and The Alibis

Channeling the hippest swing, boogaloo and blues music, Fraser and The Alibis bring the heat with gritty organ and big tenor sax. Reminiscent of Chicago's deepest, darkest dive bars, New Orleans whiskey joints and smokey NYC jazz clubs, expect hand clappin', toe tappin', feel good music from this young London group.

Bombay Sapphire presents Tin Pan Band
Jun
20
9:00 pm21:00

Bombay Sapphire presents Tin Pan Band

Thanks to the kind sponsorship of Bombay Sapphire gin we are delighted to present a night of entertainment from the Tin Pan Band. 

Bombay Sapphire is appreciated the world over. Unlike other gin distilleries that boil their ingredients to release the flavours, Bombay Sapphire artfully combines ten key botanicals through a vapour infusion process that makes it stand a cut above the rest. Housed in Laverstoke Mill in Hampshire, the distillery is well worth a visit for any gin lover or cocktail enthusiast. 

Cocktails made with Bombay Sapphire will be on the menu at reduced prices.

Tin Pan connotes a world from the past – the most dominant and enlightened strains of American music of the early part of the 20th century – jazz, blues and American popular song. The Tin Pan Band from New York play their unique take on Dixieland – effortless, wondrous and festive, feeling much like, as the band describes themselves, Ray Charles and Tom Waits at a Bourbon Street Parade.

Comprised of Jesse Selengut on trumpet, lead vocals and compositions, Clifton Hyde on guitar and hollerin’, Stefan Zeniuk on reeds and boy soprano vocals, and Peter “Baby Hands” Maness on bass and some singin’, Tin Pan evokes everything from Fats Waller and Louis Armstrong to Irving Berlin and Hoagy Carmichael.

Dom Pipkin
Jun
19
9:00 pm21:00

Dom Pipkin

Piano from London, soul from New Orleans. The ever-popular, always wonderful Dom Pipkin plays New Orleans jazz piano; taking inspiration from Professor Longhair, Huey "Piano" Smith, Lee Dorsey and James Booker.

Hennessy Jazz Jam
Jun
18
9:00 pm21:00

Hennessy Jazz Jam

Led by expert multi-instrumentalist Duncan Hemstock, the Hennessy Jazz Jam brings together some of London's best musicians playing vintage jazz music. The 20s and 30s gave birth to Jazz with large-scale bands accompanying dancing feet well into the early hours of the evening. Big bands travelled across America, Europe and into Asia and were seen as an essential part of a cocktail evening out. 

Thanks to the sponsorship of Hennessy Fine to Cognac, we are able to recreate the thrill and fun of those historic nights, drinking cocktails to excellent music. Sit back and enjoy a n expertly mixed Hennessy cocktail for the special price of £8. 

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Topshelf Jazz Band
Jun
17
9:00 pm21:00

Topshelf Jazz Band

We always look forward to this 'Filthy Swing' outfit brought to us by the illustrious Fred Snow and his Top Shelf Band. 

Since 2004, The Top Shelf Band has made appearances the length and breadth of the U.K. & Europe, Brazil & Australia. They have replaced Jools Holland in his absence; closed Glastonbury 2011; been hired by Mark Ronson and have already supported Camille O’Sullivan, Paloma Faith, Brian Ferry & Buena Vista Social Club.

+ Late set 

The Topshelf Jazz band will be playing a late set at 11.30pm at £5pp or £4 for guest staying on. 

"Bloomsday" celebrating James Joyce with The Boneshaker
Jun
16
9:00 pm21:00

"Bloomsday" celebrating James Joyce with The Boneshaker

 

The Boneshaker celebrate Bloomsday.
An evening for those who dare to sip from the exotic‘stream of consciousness’.
Bloomsday is named after Leopold Bloom, the central character of James Joyce’s famous
novel Ulysses. Published in 1922 amidst much controversy it was banned and even put on
trial for obscenity in the USA. Ulysses reads like a jazz musician’s wild improvisation, a
‘stream of consciousness’. It is celebrated all over the world.
This was the era of prohibition when literature, art, music, theatre, and fashion were breaking
all the rules and there were lots to break! This was the Roaring 20s, the Jazz Age.
Join The Boneshaker for an evening of 20s musical mayhem with a dash of Celtic magic.

 

+ Late Set

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Pinstripe Réduit
Jun
15
9:00 pm21:00

Pinstripe Réduit

Pinstripe Reduit is a high energy and fun swing quartet featuring piano/vocals, sax, bass and drums. The smaller version of the popular Pinstripe Suit band which has a residency at our sister bar Nightjar, performances feature much of the same repertoire of classic swing music including lots of tunes giving the audience the chance to participate with 'shout outs', such as Just A Gigalo, Minnie the Moocher, Hey Pachuco (as featured in The Mask) and Gimme That Wine.

National Bourbon Day with TJ Johnson Trio
Jun
14
9:00 pm21:00

National Bourbon Day with TJ Johnson Trio

To celebrate National Bourbon Day we've partnered up to offer a #classicwednesday Wild Turkey Derby on special for £8 all night.

We'll have free live music from 9pm thanks to Wild Turkey with TJ Johnson and his trio. 

TJ's trio play an extraordinary blend of music that transcends the boundaries of jazz, blues, soul, country and gospel and is influenced by the likes of Ray Charles, Dr John, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Cash, BB King, Nina Simone, Alberta Hunter, Jimmy Witherspoon and many more. 

Perrier Jouet Masterclass with live music from Zac Gvi
Jun
13
9:00 pm21:00

Perrier Jouet Masterclass with live music from Zac Gvi

We are delighted to host this masterclass in partnership with Perrier Jouet Champagne. 

Guests will learn about the crafting of the brand and be treated to a tasting of expressions of the range, along with specially paired taster canapes from our kitchen. The masterclass runs for 1hr approx from 7pm. Tickets are free but booking is recommended as places fill up fast! Please arrive 15 minutes before the masterclass starts.

We'll have free live music from 9pm.

Zac Gvirtzman is a versatile composer and musician whose broad palate is balanced by a personal sensibility that comes across in his various activities. He has made work for film, theatre and dance as well as writing pieces for both small and large ensembles. His main instruments are piano, saxophone, accordion and clarinet and he has performed at the Union Chapel, the National Gallery, London Jazz Festival, the Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer, and many other venues in the UK and internationally. 

Tim Penn on Piano
Jun
12
9:00 pm21:00

Tim Penn on Piano

Tim Penn's influences and repertoire range from ragtime and stride and the old blues songs of the 1920s, the New Orleans rhumba rhythms of Professor Longhair, a pinch of 50s/60s soul-jazz and some straight R&B from the likes of Ray Charles and Amos Milburn. Take all this, and then finally season with a sprinkling of his own songs, which reference styles such as Hoagy Carmichael at one moment and southern Swamp Rock or Bob Dylan the next, and the recipe is complete and ready.

See his write up on Blues Revolution

Bulleit Bourbon Masterclass with music from The Dixie Ticklers Trio
Jun
11
7:00 pm19:00

Bulleit Bourbon Masterclass with music from The Dixie Ticklers Trio

We are thrilled to be hosting this masterclass in partnership with Bulleit Bourbon as part of the London Evening Standard's Food Month. 

Guests will enjoy a masterclass hosted by Bulleit alongside a selection of mouth-watering pairing canapes and small plates devised by our Head Chef. 

Canape

 Cornbread cupcake with bourbon butter

Small plate

Coffee marinated beef steak with whiskey glazed chanterelle carrot

Dessert canape

Kumkuat and whiskey ice cream cornetto

Tickets are £20pp. 

** Please note, this event is now sold out. However, there is still space for the live music from 9pm.

The Dixie Ticklers Trio will be transforming and revisiting classic New Orleans music. This hard working band is building a fierce live reputation within jazz and the vintage scene.

We'll see you there!

The Dai Price Quartet
Jun
10
9:00 pm21:00

The Dai Price Quartet

Bandleader Dai Price (The Cosimo Matassa Project, Dai & The Ramblers) invites some of London's finest musicians down to The Oriole for a night of New Orleans rhythm n blues, mambo and soul. 

Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra
Jun
9
9:00 pm21:00

Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra

In his flagship project, Benoit directs an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians in a manner reminiscent of Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and Charles Trenet at the very height of their popularity. His authentic vocal renditions of French chanson, Swing, Jive, Russian folk, Charleston, Latin American dance music have captivated audiences across the UK and all over Europe, Russia and the Far East. Benoit's successful tours in Italy, France, Belgium, Croatia, Russia and Japan are testament to the orchestra's dazzling mix of high-energy multi-instrumental virtuosity and effortless melody, guaranteed to have audiences on their feet and in each others' arms. "

"Effortlessly sweep you away on sonic gossamer wings to the happy, happy place of your choice"
- Vintage Rock Magazine

"A very distinctive French sound with a nostalgic, happy and romantic feel" 
- Royal Albert Hall

+ Late Set

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door. 

Kai Hoffman Quartet
Jun
8
9:00 pm21:00

Kai Hoffman Quartet

Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Kai is a multiple BBC Jazz Award winner and long-time resident at Ronnie Scott's in Soho.

Come and see one of London's best swing jazz singers perform with her quartet, bringing with her a lot of glamour and not a little sass. 

Errol Linton Trio
Jun
7
9:00 pm21:00

Errol Linton Trio

We'll have live music from the wonderful Errol Linton Trio. Errol fuses his unique Brixton Blues sings of contemporary urban hassles with his distinctive reggae flavoured songs. Playing his rousing harmonica into the night which he mastered and developed through years of entertaining the masses as a busker on the London underground, this is a night to delight. 

Havana Club presents Los Musicos
Jun
6
9:00 pm21:00

Havana Club presents Los Musicos

Los Musicos are an authentic trio playing a variety of music from Latin America. Expect to enjoy the sensual sounds of Colombiana Cumbia and versions of Buena Vista Social club Cuban classics along with the traditional latin rhythms of Merengue and Cha-cha-cha.

As a result of the generous support of Havana Club, we are also able to offer a special menu of cocktails at reduced prices featuring Havana Club all night. 

Hendrick's Spirited Supper with live music from Joe Webb
Jun
5
6:30 pm18:30

Hendrick's Spirited Supper with live music from Joe Webb

We are excited to host our next Spirited Supper on Monday 5th June in partnership with Hendrick's Gin.

Our Head Chef Gustavo has been working with Hendrick's to create a three course menu of stunning tasting plates; each perfectly paired with Hendrick's. The menu includes smoked salmon with textures of melon, juniper-marinated venison and a heavenly Eton Mess Semifreddo.

Our bar team have created two Oriole cocktails - one aperitif and one digestif - to perfectly compliment the dishes and throughout the supper there will be paired tastings of Hendrick's.

There are only a very limited number of tickets for this unique dining experience and they tend to book up fast, so we recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment. Tickets are £40pp and include the supper, tastings and two oriole cocktails. The supper will begin at 6:30pm, so we ask guests to please arrive 10/15 minutes before.

There will also be free live jazz after the supper, from 9pm performed by the wonderful Joe Webb.

Joe Webb is a welsh pianist who has been based in London for the past two years. Over this time joe has had the pleasure of working with some of the capitals finest musicians and venues.

Joes biggest influences in jazz piano are the likes of Teddy Wilson, Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson and many others. Joe enjoys showing his interpretations of some of his favourites from these artists.

We'll see you there!

Dai Price Duo
Jun
4
9:00 pm21:00

Dai Price Duo

Bandleader Dai Price (The Cosimo Matassa Project, Dai & The Ramblers) invites some of London's finest musicians down to The Oriole for a night of New Orleans rhythm n blues, mambo and soul. 

Adrian Cox All Stars
Jun
3
9:00 pm21:00

Adrian Cox All Stars

A wonderful evening of swinging jazz from The Adrian Cox All Stars.

+ LATE SET

The band will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Rabbit Foot Spasm Band
Jun
2
9:00 pm21:00

Rabbit Foot Spasm Band

This 5-piece band has everything a speakeasy frequenter could want: a horn section with a Baritone Saxophone (one must have resonance), a Shakespeare-referencing, kazoo-playing bandleader, and an array of talented members with unique 1920s gangster epithets. When they’re not ransacking the West Country for fast food, they’re recording phonographic wax cylinders, referencing black and white cinema and generally celebrating the culture of the early 20th century.

+ LATE SET

Rabbit Foot Spasm Band  will also be playing a Late Set from 11:30pm. Cover will be charged at £4 for guests staying on and £5 on the door.

Lapazoos
Jun
1
9:00 pm21:00

Lapazoos

Comprised of respected artists Graham Hughes, Laurence Corns, Ben Hazelton and Dom Pipkin, The Lapazoos play early New Orleans inspired blues and swing music from the 1920s and 30s.

Baraka
May
31
9:00 pm21:00

Baraka

Baraka is a London-based jazz band, creating and performing their own material. You'll hear sounds and influences from South African swing, Caribbean shuffle and Brazilian beats, all fused in London's musical melting pot. Their debut album will be released in early 2016. Listen to Baraka on Soundcloud and follow on Facebook.

VII Hills presents the Eric Ranzoni Trio
May
30
9:00 pm21:00

VII Hills presents the Eric Ranzoni Trio

Courtesy of VII Hills Italian Dry Gin we are delighted to bring you a wonderful evening of blues with Eric Ranzoni.

Inspired by ancient Romans culinary and cultural traditions, the seven botanicals, which naturally grow on the seven hills that surround the Italian capital, are blended into a delicately balanced libation, that gives life to a versatile liquid full of history, traditions and...Magic.

VII HILLS Italian dry gin is made in Moncalieri (near Torino), by Vergnano family: the masters distiller craft VII HILLS with the same traditional manners as hundreds years ago.

VII HILLS Italian Dry Gin is naturally flavoured with ancient ingredients carefully selected by the Master Distiller from the seven hills.

Italian juniper is blended with rosehip, celery, artichoke, blood orange, pomegranate and roman chamomile and distilled using a vacuum pot still, which maintains the delicate flavours stored within the botanicals, resulting in an intense and more rounded-out Roman taste and aroma.

VII HILLS Italian dry gin is aromatic and floral, with a delicate citrus nose. The taste, reveal sweet notes of pomegranate with hints of roman chamomile and fresh celery.

The live music is free and we will have a delicious menu of VII Hills tipples at reduced prices courtesy of the brand.  

Music from 9pm, cocktails all night. 

Jack Stephenson-Oliver
May
29
9:00 pm21:00

Jack Stephenson-Oliver

Jack is a creative and forward thinking musician and pianist. His influences range from the up tempo bluesy swing of Oscar Peterson to the soft and sublime beauty of Bill Evans. Jack's dedication to the tradition of swing and blues comes from a place of deep love and respect for the music. Jack is also the keys player for rising modern jazz act 'Vels Trio', who have recently sold out gigs at London's jazz Cafe and The Church of Sound.

Freya presents The Adrian Cox Trio
May
28
9:00 pm21:00

Freya presents The Adrian Cox Trio

Courtesy of Freya we are delighted to bring you a wonderful evening of swinging jazz from The Adrian Cox Trio.

Freya Birch Spirit upholds the ancient traditions of the far north and embodies Freya’s spirit in every drop of uniquely distilled birch sap. 

The live music is free and we will have a delicious menu of Freya tipples at reduced prices courtesy of the brand.  

Music from 9pm, cocktails all night. 

Top Shelf Jazz Band
May
26
9:00 pm21:00

Top Shelf Jazz Band

Led by the illustrious Fred snow, the Top Shelf Band are a stomping swing outfit, entirely reinventing the old style of entertainment with their own inimitable style. Guests can expect all out revelry and expert musicianship such as we’ve come to expect from this fabulous band.

This swinging cocktail lounge quintet consists of a rhythm section and three soloists, pumping out their Filthy Swing for all and sundry. No one is safe.

+ Late set from 11:30 (£5 on the door, £4 for guests staying on).

Rhythm & Blue Martyn
May
24
9:00 pm21:00

Rhythm & Blue Martyn

Ben 'Blue' Martyn's trio (+ occasional guests). Music from the southern states of America, particularly Louisiana. Ben Blue and Emile Martyn moved to New Orleans and spent their teenage years and twenties there but have now been in London for over 10 years playing with many of the Jazz great of that time. While pianist Dean Ross grew up in Kansas City and now also resides in London. Their influences vary from Fats Domino, to Ray Charles, Professor Longhair, Muddy Waters, Kris Kristofferson and beyond. Ben Blue also writes for the band in the style of their heroes mixing Jazz with Rhythm & Blues, Country and early rock n roll. Ben and Emile also run a full six piece band ‘The Fallen Heroes’ which tours the world playing and selling out venues such as New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival, Cork Festival, Ronnie Scott’s, 100 Club . . . 

Band Members

Ben Blue Martyn - Vocals, Bass
Emile Martyn - Drums
Kansas City Dean - Piano