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 South London Live Music Guide



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BR1 (Bromley)
O'Neill's, 27-29 East Street
From Irish folk to indie and beyond
BR2 (Shortlands)
Shortlands Tavern, 5 Station Rd
Live music Sunday evenings
BR3 Beckenham)
Bricklayers Arms, 237 High Street
Thursday jam night
CRO (Croydon)
Oval Tavern, 131 Oval Road
Live music every night, from blues jams, acoustic sessions, Sunday jazz to DJ sets
Ship, 47 High Street
From swing through to 80s to punk to classic rock & heavy metal
SE1 (Bermondsey, Southbank,  Borough & Elephant  & Castle)
Omeara. 6 O'Meara Street
Includes indie club nights
Spit & Sawdust
Live music every Wednesday. Free admission.
SE2 (Abbey Wood)
Music Mills, Old Mill Road, Plumstead
Jazz, Blues, Folk & more
SE3 (Blackheath)
Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, Blackheath
160-seat recital room catering for classical concerts,  plus rock, pop and folk gigs
Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Road
Friday Jazz nights
SE4 (Brockley)
Jam Circus, 330-332 Brockley Road
Live Jazz
SE5 (Camberwell)
The Bear, 296A Camberwell New Road
Thursday Irish traditional music night - reopens 2019?)
Jazz at the Crypt,  St. Giles Church, Camberwell Church Street
Every Friday evening
Joiners Arms, 35 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
Live bands and weekend DJ nights
The Junction, 171 Coldharbour Lane
Nightly jazz and blues sessions
SE6 (Catford)
The Black Cat, 9 Winslade Way, Catford
Live bands most Saturday nights
SE7 (Charlton)
White Swan, 22 The Village
Weekend live music
SE8 (Deptford)
Bird’s Nest, 32 Deptford Church Street
Live music varies from folk to hardcore punk, Blues to Ska
SE9 (Eltham)
SE10 (Greenwich)
The O2. (est, 2007) Peninsula Square
The busiest music arena in the world with seating  for 20, 000
Pelton Arms, 23-25 Pelton Road
Saturday electric bands, Sun acoustic music 
SE11 (Kennington)
The Brown Derby, 336 Kennington Park Road
A variety of talented troubadours, instrumentalists, musicians and deejays
Cable Bar & Cafe, 8 Brixton Road
Live Music every Tuesday run by Good Evening
SE12 (Lee)
Old Tiger’s Head, 351 Lee High Road
Live music
SE13 (Lewisham)
Fox & Firkin,  316 Lewisham High Street
Live bands from Blues & heavy metal to reggae
SE14 (New Cross)
Amersham Arms, 388 New Cross Road
Live music from an array of upcoming acts
New Cross Inn, 323 New Cross Road
Big bands, small bands, and sometimes really famous bands playing all kinds of genres
SE15 (Peckham + Nunhead)
Goose is Out @ Ivy House
Folk music nights, 343  bus
SE16 (Surrey Quays + Rotherhithe)
Printworks, 1 Surrey Quays Road
Experimental, multi-purpose benue, Electronica tec
SE17 (Walworth)
Lost Rivers Elephant, Elephant Road
Live bands
SE18 (Woolwich & Plumstead)
Music Mills, Old Mill Road, Plumstead
Jazz, Blues, Folk & more
SE19  (Crystal Palace)
Grape & Grain, 2 Anerley Hill
Live music from blues & folk to Jazz
SE20 (Anerley + Penge)
Bridge House, 2 High Street
Sunday live Jazz
SE21  (Dulwich Village + West Dulwich)
SE22 (East Dulwich)
Watson's General Telegraph, 108 Forest Hill Road
Live music every Thursday
SE23 (Forest Hill + Honor Oak)
Blythe Hill Tavern, 319 Stanstead Road
Thursday Irish traditional music night
SE24 (Herne Hill)
Off the Cuff, Arch 645, 301-303 Railton Road, Herne Hill
Popular venue with live music nights just by Herne Hill station 
SE25 (South Norwood)
Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill
Music, theatre, art, enterprise and community space
SE26 (Sydenham)
Golden Lion, 116 Sydenham Road
Established live music pub
SE27 (West Norwood)
The Railway. 7 Station Rise
Live music every Saturday
SW2 (Brixton)
Windmill, 22 Blenheim Gardens
Leftfield and underground acts play every night
SW4 (Clapham)
Bread & Roses, 68 Clapham Manor Street
Live music nights
SW9 (Brixton + Stockwell)
Brixton Jamm, 261 Brixton Rd
Reggae nights
Hootananny, 95 Effra Road
Roots reggae, ska and Afro-beat
O2 Academy Brixton
Live music venue with a 5000 capacity
Swan, 2A, Stockwell Road
Live indie, pop and Irish bands
SW11 (Battersea)
Magic Garden, 231 Battersea Park Road
Live music free 5 nights a week - acoustic blues, folk, jazz etc
SW12  (Balham)
The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill
Live music 4 nights a week                                                                 
SW13 (Barnes)
Bull’s Head, 373 Lonsdale Road
Live jazz gigs every night                                           
SW14  (Mortlake & East Sheen)
SW15 (Putney & Roehampton)
Half Moon, 93 Lower Richmond Road
One of London;s top live music venues
SW16 (Streatham & Norbury)
Hideaway 2 Empire Mews, Stanthorpe Road             
Live jazz, blues, soul and swing
Rebel Inn, 78A Streatham High Road
Live music every Saturday
SW17 (Tooting)
Tooting Tram and Social, Mitcham Road       
Live music every Wednesday
SW18  (Wandsworth & Earlsfield)
SW19 (Wimbledon & Merton)
Old Frizzle 74-78 The Broadway Wimbledon           
Live music nights
SW20 (Raynes Park)
The Cavern, 100-102 Coombe Lane
Live music nights Wed - Sun




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