List of Music Venues in London

London has been a setting place for many works of art in last many centuries. Great scholars, intellectuals, artists and various stars started their journey from the Capital city of the Great Britain. In last century, many theatres, cinemas and auditoriums opened along with music venues. Now most of the cinemas and theatres have started arranging musical concerts and dance parties. Some of these arrange musical events on special occasion while others have special in-house musical bands that make melodies symphonies to entertain the juveniles of London. Here is a list of Music Venues in London what will help you decide according to your taste.


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    Royal Albert Hall, a Grade I building, was built in 1871 to pay tribute to Prince Albert of a ‘Central Hall’ and since then it has been promoting the understanding of art.  Albert Hall not only hosts the music concerts but it also arranges art exhibitions, award ceremonies and public meetings.

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    Round House is a Grade II hall which started its working as a steam engine shed in 1846 but later developed into cultural venue. The Round House now offer exciting and bold live music concerts, theatres, installations and circuses.

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    02 Academy Brixton is the registered music venue of the Academy Music Group, which was once the London’s flagship venue. Since its opening, the Academy has provided music concerts and theatres to a major portion of London.

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    Ronnie Scott’s is one of the oldest Jazz club in the World, formed in 1959 and since that time the club has born many modern Jazz fusions. Besides Music concerts, training, and education, Ronnie Scott’s also have bar with dinning and drinking facilities.

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    La Scala is one of the biggest music venues in London, situated at the King’s Cross area in Central London. Multi-purpose, double story and well structured music venue can accommodate more than 1000 adults in weekend guitar nights and regular music concerts.

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    Koko, one of those locations where Charlie Chaplin regularly performed in early 1900 was opened by the then top model and actress Ellen Terry. Club started its journey as “The Camden Theatre” turned to “The Camden Hippodrome” but now the club is working as KOKO. Live music concerts, circuses, theatres and many other ceremonies are arranged for the excited youth of London.

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    100 Club is one of those live music venues in the World, which has been acclaimed as the top live performing locations. Since its opening in 1942, the club has not changed its venue and has entered its name into top music venues of the World.

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    Barfly is considered the perfect location for the new comers. Located in Camden, the live music has been voted as the London’s top small area venues in the NME readers’ poll. Some of the top performers who have hit their heels at the location include The Killers, Kasabian, The Strokes and Franz Ferdinand.

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    Electric Ballroom is amongst the legendry music venues in London, which has been in action for last 73 years. The club started as a music host for various performers and has stars like Sid vicious, Madness, the Clash and many others in its extensive history of hosting. Club occasionally arrange club nights, music concerts, theatres and many entertainment related activities.

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    12 Bar Club is a small club but offers the most number of shows in a week than any other music venues in London. With 4 acts at a night, and seven days a week, the 12 Bar Club has now entered into most visited music venues in London.

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