Take the train from Waterloo to Twickenham and the Eel Pie Club, the home of Richmond and Twickenham Rhythm & Blues.
47 Frith Street, Soho, W1
We are one of the oldest jazz clubs in the world. We opened in 1959 and since that time have featured most of the legendary and popular names in modern jazz and jazz fusion.
238-246 King Street, W6
Polish jazz has a rich history and extremely vibrant scene.The Jazz Café at the Polish Cultural Centre in Hammersmitha aims to provide regular jazz concert featuring Polish musicians and singers, jazz sessions for Polish, British and other jazz artists.
4 Bradbury Street, N16
Tube: Dalston Kingsland
Live music starts at 7:30 every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
11 Gillett Square, N 16
Tube: Dalston Kingsland
Vortex is internationally renowned as a venue that programmes innovative and adventurous music from musicians of the highest calibre and repute
Ian Dury´s Bench
Located in Poet´s corner, Pembroke Lodge Gardens, Richmond Park. A wooden bench with solar panels built into the arm rests. Visitors can plug headphones into a socket and hear several of Drury’s songs and an interview.
Places of interest in Londons rock history:
Abbey Road Studios, Abbey Road 3,
St Johns Wood
Brook Street 23, Mayfair Jimi Hendrix lived here a short while
Tube: Bond Street
Denmark Street 9, Soho Sex Pistols lived here at no 6
Tube: Tottenham Court Rd
Horse & Groom , Groom Place, Belgravia. Beatles pub.
Tube: Hyde Park Corner
Lansdowne Crescent 22, Notting Hill (The Samarkand Hotel)
Where Hendrix died
Tube: Holland Park
Ridgemount Gardens 34, Bloomsbury
Bob Marley lived here
Tube: Goodge Street
Berwick Street Soho - Vinyl records
Berwick Street runs from Oxford Street to Peter Street in Soho. Known in the 1980s as "The Golden Mile of Vinyl".
Reckless Records at nr 30
If you like records - this is heaven!
Sister Ray at nr 34-35
The largest independent record store in London´s West End.
The Music and Video Exchange at nr 95
Two floors filled with great records CDs and DVDs.
7 Broadwick Street
25 D´Arblay Street
Cable Street Studios
566 Cable Street, E1
Limehouse DLR Station
Peel black the buttery velvet curtain and step-inside a home-made den of world music with devil may care European bohemia, crackled walls, and mismatched furniture, raucous evenings, flowing absinthe and mad dancing.
42-44 Pollard Row, E2
Tube: Bethnal Green
Take a look!
100 Oxford Street, W1
London’s iconic 100 Club has been trading under the same name since 1964 and has put on live music since 1942 as the Feldman Jazz Club amongst other names, earning it the title of the oldest independent venue world wide.
42-44 Battersea High Street, SW1
A unique 1930′s Parisien style live music brasserie, specialising in promoting the Gypsy guitar genius, Django Reinhardt, Gypsy Swing and those who perform it. A style born in 30′s Paris, drawing on nearly 2000 years of Gypsy culture.
Amy Winehouse Statue
Designer Scott Eaton: "The design is not based on any single snapshot, photo or moment in time, but an amalgamation of influences."
The Borderline, Manette Street, Soho
Tube: Tottenham C Rd
Koko, 1 a Camden High Street
Tube/rail: Mornington Cres
02 Academy Brixton, 211 Stockwell Rd SW9
Barfly Camden, 49 Chalk Farm R NW1
Tube: Chalk Farm
Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Rd NW1
Tube: Chalk Farm
The Old Blue Last, 38 Great Eastern St, Shoreditch EC2 Tube:Old St
Xoyo, Cowper Street 32-37, Shoreditch
The 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street
Best second hand records and instruments:
Casbah Records, 330 -332 Creek Road, Greenwich SE10
Open Mon-Sun 10:30 - 18:00 Tube: Cutty Sark DLR
Classical Music Exchange, 36 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill W11
Open Mon-Sun 10:00-20:00 Tube: Notting Hill Gate
Eldica, 8 Bradbury Street, Dalston N16
Open Tue-Sat 11:30 - 19:00 and Sun 12:00 - 19:00 Tube:Dalston Kingsland
Flashback, 50 Essex Road, Islington N1
Open Mon - Sat 10:00 - 19:00 and Sun 12:00 - 18:00 Tube: Angel/Highbury
Hobgoblin Music, 24 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia W1
Open Mon-Sat 10:00 - 18:00 Tube: Goodge Street
Haggle Vinyl, 114 Essex Road, Islington N1
Open Mon-Sun 10:00 - 18:00 Tube: Angel
also known as Tin Pan Alley, near Tottenhamn Court Road, is the heart of London´s Rock history.