UPCOMING LIVE EVENTS

Wed 21st November
GREEN NOTE
Tom Barford, the 2017 winner of the Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize, will play music from his debut album 'Bloomer', released on 31st August 2018. TwoSpeak' sound is a volatile amalgamation of rhythmic intricacy and powerful melody. They will be playing music from their upcoming album due early 2019.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 22nd November
THE BASEMENT BAR
Zurich-based Chilean singer-songwriter, whose songs bring together a mix of jazz, indie and pop with a spark of avant-garde
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 22nd November
GREEN NOTE
Ranked in the Top 100 Acoustic Guitarists, he’s a mean finger-picker and a stunning slide guitarist. Plus, “he has a beautiful voice,” says AmericanaUK, “that you just melt into.”
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Fri 23rd November
THE BASEMENT BAR
With a sound and style that conjure the golden age of jazz, Miss Rosie & The Moonshyne Runners celebrate the Great American Songbook of Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, and Anita O’Day.
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Fri 23rd November
GREEN NOTE
Acclaimed guitarist known as 'The Legend' by his peers, for his multi-instrumental brilliance, and the outstanding technique. Has played with Sir Tom Jones, Sir Paul McCartney, The Pretenders, Talk Talk, Norah Jones and John Mayer and many more!
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Sat 24th November
THE BASEMENT BAR
Combining 50s Chicago blues with gentle Jamaican reggae rhythms
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sat 24th November
GREEN NOTE
Pigfoot are four groove-bending players having a ball.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 25th November
THE LEXINGTON
Scandinavian-born singer Benjamin Folke Thomas is excited to announce the release of his new studio album 'Modern Man', out on Aveline Records
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 25th November
THE BASEMENT BAR
Rich music that draws on the vast traditions of jazz, blues, classical and North African/Middle Eastern music on oud & double bass.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 25th November
GREEN NOTE
Drummer Dave De Rose brings down a super-star quartet from the Agile Experiments collective
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Mon 26th November
THE BASEMENT BAR
“Utterly spellbinding” The Times / “The next British blues guitar hero” The Guardian
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Mon 26th November
GREEN NOTE
Recently crowned winners of Fender's Undiscovered Artist award of the year award, this duo combine elements of sixties pop, surf, garage and blues.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 27th November
GREEN NOTE
Everyone welcome! Whether you’re coming along to play or just to chill out in a fun, friendly atmosphere, kick back and enjoy the music...
£ 2.00

Wed 28th November
GREEN NOTE
We welcome back iconic and enigmatic Canadian singer-songwriter, Jane Siberry. A rare intimate performance series by a highly interesting artist.
Sold out

Thu 29th November
GREEN NOTE
A special monthly residency hosted by The Magic Numbers' siblings Romeo and Michele Stodart presenting acts they admire...
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Fri 30th November
THE BASEMENT BAR
A ragtime country-blues outfit sure to get your feet stomping!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 30th November
GREEN NOTE
Brighton-based contemporary folk group mixing British and American styles... British folk without the stiff upper lip!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 1st December
GREEN NOTE
Global adventures in rhythm. An exciting and interactive drum workshop presented by Elephant Drums and led by Adam Teixeira.
Book Tickets
£ 20.00

Sat 1st December
THE BASEMENT BAR
A unique combo of ratty jazz, drowned pop, magic & mystery inspired by the likes of Tom Waits, Nina Simone, Jaques Brel and the Shangri-Las...
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 1st December
GREEN NOTE
A heady brew of Irish and American folk music performed with a distinctly English style from this hugely entertaining old-time band!
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Sun 2nd December
THE BASEMENT BAR
Jazz @ Green Note presents.... Moostak Trio - a group set about exploring the riches of improvised music through original compositions and other chosen repertoire that spans many decades and genres.
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Sun 2nd December
GREEN NOTE
“He’s and incredibly rare find among today’s glut of singer-songwriters: as songwriter whose songs are immediately affecting. These are the kind of songs that can change you.” – Devon Leger, No Depression
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Mon 3rd December
GREEN NOTE
One of the most inventive and creative artists around, Lisa Knapp pushes boundaries with her radiant interpretation of traditional folk music.
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Tue 4th December
GREEN NOTE
London-based Americana five piece showcase their new debut album 'The Almanac'...
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 4th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
"The Bushwick Book Club takes humdrum book reading to a new level." The New York Times... Come see the different artistic responses to Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory, get in the festive mood, and nibble on some book inspired seasonal fruitcake!
Book Tickets
£ 7.00

Wed 5th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
Singer songwriter from Barcelona with a beautifully smooth voice and a rich collection of songs presented in an array of tasteful Latin pop rhythms and guitar playing
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Wed 5th December
GREEN NOTE
“A joyous blend of indie and country” (Daily Record)... “well-crafted songs featuring slick harmonies” (Telegraph)
Sold out

Thu 6th December
GREEN NOTE
Soul Stripped Sessions: Vol 20 - Xmas Sepcial! Monthly night featuring the finest hand-picked female soulful singer-songwriters...

Thu 6th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
Haunted country-noir positively dripping with goosebump-y atmosphere from Liljestrom + a 21st century woman’s response to Dylan’s classic albums of the ‘60s/ early ‘70s from London based art-rock folk band
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Fri 7th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
Saxophonist Fraser Smith & rising Scottish piano star Fraser Urquhart play the music of Jazz legend Dexter Gordon
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 7th December
GREEEN NOTE
Eclectic soul artist, Celestine and her outstanding band, fuse together Soul, Funk, Gospel, Jazz/Blues with Traditional African rhythms for a night of soulful originals and much loved covers.
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sat 8th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
Vaudevillian blues, jazz and folk music with guitars, banjos and a washboard.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 8th December
GREEN NOTE
One of the most exciting, virtuosic and entertaining young bands working on the British Folk scene... taking influence from Folk, Bluegrass, Country and Western Swing!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 9th December
GREEN NOTE
Greek Rebetiko... a series of songs from a selection of the greatest Greek composers...
£ 7.00

Sun 9th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
Acoustic free improvisation evening featuring some of the leading players on London’s thriving free jazz scene... Tonight featuring Mandhira de Saram (violin), Shirley Smart (cello) & Olie Brice (double bass).
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Sun 9th December
GREEN NOTE
Nostalgic and contemporary tones that will transport you to 70s deep swamp America, the Irish countryside and the streets of London on a wave of rock, folk and blues...
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Mon 10th December
GREEN NOTE
An indie-folk trio who weave together rich three part harmonies on classically inspired layers of guitar, viola, piano, synth and percussion.
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Tue 11th December
GREEN NOTE
"Every so often a new voice emerges, one so stunning that it knocks you sideways. Jackson has been compared to a young Richard Thompson and for once these are not empty words" Acoustic Magazine... “Jackson is one of the most dynamic and exciting live performers of his generation” Folk Radio
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Wed 12th December
GREEN NOTE
A very special evening to get in the festive spirit! Storytelling from Sir Martyn Lewis, former BBC and ITN newscaster, music from folk supergroup “The Lewis Sisters” and more!
Book Tickets
£ 14.00

Thu 13th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
Join us for a night of spoken wonder as a hand picked curated lineup of guests from the world of comedy, art, literature and poetry take turns to weave a yarn.
Book Tickets
£ 6.00

Thu 13th December
GREEN NOTE
“dynamic hybrid jazz-meets-classical project that explores tango, bossa nova, pop, jazz and world sounds via violin, cello and percussion.” – Time Out
Book Tickets
£ 11.00

Fri 14th December
GREEN NOTE
Hank Wangford, the godfather of British alt-country, presents his bass combo - twin bass guitars drilling their way through sad songs of lost love, breakups and betrayal, the malignant glue of relationships, as well as some special seasonal songs!
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Fri 14th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
Dubbed a “genius” and a “downtown ringleader” by The New Yorker, Spottiswoode's music has drawn comparisons to Leonard Cohen, Ray Davies, Nick Cave, Tom Waits, Randy Newman and Jim Morrison.
Sold out

Sat 15th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
A mix of original & standard blues, honey tonk, N'Awlins, ragtime, boogie & more with one of the world's leading blues players on piano & vocals.
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Sat 15th December
GREEN NOTE
Taking inspiration from the 1940's jazz of Billie, the blues grit of the Wolf, and the genre sidestepping of Waits... broken down roots music!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 16th December
GREEN NOTE
The multi-instrumental half of the west countryʼs award winning acoustic duo, Show of Hands.
Book Tickets
£ 16.00

Sun 16th December
GREEN NOTE
A special monthly residency hosted by The Magic Numbers' siblings Romeo and Michele Stodart presenting acts they admire...
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Mon 17th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
“Utterly spellbinding” The Times / “The next British blues guitar hero” The Guardian
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Mon 17th December
GREEN NOTE
Award-winning contemporary-folk ensemble re-imagining folk-fables old and giving light to folk-tales new.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 18th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
SECOND DATE ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND! On the night before Professor Longhair's 100th Birthday, piano maestro Dom Pipkin dedicates an evening to the man’s extraordinary music & some of the New Orleans artists he influenced.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 18th December
GREEN NOTE
Two end-of-tour Christmas shows from this songwriting dream-team... "Excellent words in there, antihistamine and Harold Pinter in the rhyme scheme, that’s very good indeed!" Clive Anderson, Loose Ends, BBC Radio 4
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Wed 19th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
On the occasion of Professor Longhair 100th Birthday, piano maestro Dom Pipkin dedicates an evening to the man’s extraordinary music & some of the New Orleans artists he influenced.
Sold out

Wed 19th December
GREEN NOTE
Two end-of-tour Christmas shows from this songwriting dream-team... "Excellent words in there, antihistamine and Harold Pinter in the rhyme scheme, that’s very good indeed!" Clive Anderson, Loose Ends, BBC Radio 4
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Thu 20th December
THE BASEMENT BAR
Bawdy blues from the likes of Bessie Smith, Lil Johnson, Blu Lu Barker plus jazz standards to make you laugh and cry. Not for the fainthearted!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 20th December
GREEN NOTE
A rich and varied night of roots music with contemporary folk artist Kat Drake backed by Americana act Tom Mansi & The Icebreakers.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 21st December
THE BASEMENT BAR
Blues, Gospel, Ragtime and Beyond...
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Fri 21st December
GREEN NOTE
Traditional Gypsy and Eastern European tunes shot through with searing jazz improvisation...
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 22nd December
THE BASEMENT BAR
Blues, Ragtime, Hot Jazz, Songs and Dances from long ago.
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Sat 22nd December
GREEN NOTE
London's premier traditional bluegrass band, paying tribute to the American string bands of the 1940s and '50s.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 4th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
"Sarah Vaughan Meets Jimi Hendrix!" M. Small (Michael Bublé band instrumentalist)
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 4th January
GREEN NOTE
“…a highly impressive pianist… Fans of Diz Watson, Jon Cleary and Dr John, as well as their late predecessors, should keep an eye out for this band.” (Blues In Britain magazine) / “I can’t hold a candle to this guy. He’s a great piano player” (Jamie Cullum, live on Radio 2)
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sat 5th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
A trio performing numbers reminiscent of the golden era of jazz, covering uptempo dance hall tunes from the 1920's to the 1950's in addition to some well known ballads.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 5th January
GREEN NOTE
World-class gypsy swing ensemble performing the works of Django Reinhardt and their own up-beat quirky original compositions in the style of Hot Club de France
Book Tickets
£ 11.00

Sun 6th January
GREEN NOTE
Sweet and nutty pop songs from the 30s and 40s - old-timey swing tunes to fill your boots with dances and your heart with gladness…
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sun 6th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
Jazz @ Green Note presents exciting and breathtaking Australian jazz singer, Anita Wardell
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Mon 7th January
GREEN NOTE
“Fiery virtuoso” fiddle player Matt Tighe is quickly making a name for himself in the world of folk & trad + Tad Sargent - one of the most versatile bodhran players, accomplished backers, and knowledgeable trad musicians on the London scene.
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Tue 8th January
GREEN NOTE
A night of music that celebrates strong songwriting focusing on the genre of Americana and Country hosted by Laura Oakes, featuring special guests Katy Hurt + Frankie Davies
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 8th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
"A dazzling live act! ...A highly accomplished multi-instrumentalist folk duo" Hypercoaster Music
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Wed 9th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
Join us at Gutter Street for a night of entertainment where poets, musicians and actors have been invited to write and perform a new piece of material based under one collective theme - 'Journeys'.
Book Tickets
£ 6.00

Wed 9th January
GREEN NOTE
Music inspired by Americana and yet deeply rooted in the English countryside; with raspy vocals, melodic harmonies
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Thu 10th January
GREEN NOTE
Soul Stripped Sessions: Vol 21. Monthly night featuring the finest hand-picked female soulful singer-songwriters...

Thu 10th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
Join us for a night of spoken wonder as a hand picked curated lineup of guests from the world of comedy, art, literature and poetry take turns to weave a yarn.
Book Tickets
£ 6.00

Fri 11th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
Gently swinging the standards recorded by supreme jazz guitarist Joe Pass and legendary vocalist Ella Fitzgerald
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Fri 11th January
GREEN NOTE
Five-piece all-female band with eclectic influences, from Alice Cooper to Hank Williams, routed via the bluegrass turnpike around the oldtime township of alt-country!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 12th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
A ragtime country-blues outfit sure to get your feet stomping!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 12th January
GREEN NOTE
Extraordinary blend of Americana, toe-tapping folk-jazz and soulful rock... "constantly delights and surprises...” ***** Americana in Technicolour
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sun 13th January
GREEN NOTE
Greek Rebetiko... a series of songs from a selection of the greatest Greek composers...
£ 7.00

Sun 13th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
Acoustic free improvisation evening featuring some of the leading players on London’s thriving free jazz scene... Tonight featuring Charlotte Keefe (trumpet) + Joe Smith Sands (guitar).
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Sun 13th January
GREEN NOTE
BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Josienne Clarke ('gently exquisite' The Observer/ 'a haunted angel' The Financial Times) performs a rare and very special solo show.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Mon 14th January
GREEN NOTE
18th century musics from the British Isles played on original Baroque instruments, forging a new sound for the 21st century.
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Tue 15th January
GREEN NOTE
Very special double bill featuring two acclaimed Americana/country artists...
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Wed 16th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
“Utterly spellbinding” The Times / “The next British blues guitar hero” The Guardian
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Wed 16th January
GREEN NOTE
Included in the BBC Introducing ‘Sound of 2017, singer-songwriter Lisa Wright is reminiscent of Alison Krauss, Patty Griffin and John Mayer.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Thu 17th January
THE WATER RATS
Special solo show from frontman of Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra. Music rooted in Blues and Gospel, drawing heavily on the roots of what makes American music great.
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Thu 17th January
GREEN NOTE
Hugely impressive American & English folk mix from fRoots Album Of The Year Editors Choice winners and Folk By The Oak stars Alden Patterson & Dashwood.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Fri 18th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
A unique brand of gypsy swing, hot jazz & songs of middle-class angst & caddish behaviour.
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Fri 18th January
GREEN NOTE
Senegalese music inspired by Fula and Mandinka cultures
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Sat 19th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
Memphis Jazz & Hokum Blues! The authentic sounds of 1920s and '30s America!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 19th January
GREEN NOTE
a collective of virtuoso jazz and bluegrass musicians from Brooklyn, NY... Songlines magazine awarded a prized Top Of The World rating to their debut album saying: “it’s a lovely, lively romp through the mind of an exceptionally gifted band leader and composer.”
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Sun 20th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
‘wonderful rootsy blues’ (Jazz FM) from Harrison + classical roots fused with folk, blues, rock and jazz from Parrett
Book Tickets
£ 7.00

Sun 20th January
GREEN NOTE
Taking a love of the gypsy jazz tradition and forming a style that brings the music forward into the modern swing scene!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 22nd January
GREEN NOTE
A special monthly residency hosted by The Magic Numbers' siblings Romeo and Michele Stodart presenting acts they admire...
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Wed 23rd January
GREEN NOTE
Quickly earning a reputation in the Flamenco & World Music scene, with sell out shows & rave reviews.
Book Tickets
£ 11.00

Thu 24th January
GREEN NOTE
‘Michigan’s Songbird’ and a third of The Sweet Water Warblers... “I’m going to have file May beside all my Nanci Griffith CDs because these two women are gold.” (No Depression)
Book Tickets
£ 14.00

Fri 25th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
Possessing the voice of a fired-up Tom Waits-esque Southern preacher and the physical frame of a Culture Club reject, Mad King Ludwig is a striking sight and sound to behold when performing!
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Fri 25th January
GREEN NOTE
‘Bourbon Soaked Gypsy Blues Bop’N’Stroll’ band The Urban Voodoo Machine frontman plays rare solo show!
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Sat 26th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
A sound incorporating elements of Gypsy jazz, Classical, Latin and World music
Book Tickets
£ 8.00

Sat 26th January
GREEN NOTE
A unique take on Americana mixes traditional roots genres with gutsy live shows and powerful original songs!
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Sun 27th January
GREEN NOTE
A night celebrating women in music by bringing the finest crop of rising female music artists to the forefront. Featuring... The Savannahs + Lanre + Bity Booker + Roisin McNeill + Rosered & The Butterflies + MIRI
Book Tickets
from £ 10.00

Mon 28th January
GREEN NOTE
"There are good fiddle players and there are good dancers, but I don’t know anybody in the United States who dances as well as she plays or plays as well as she dances" Jim Wood, five-time Tennessee State Fiddle Champion
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Tue 29th January
Everyone welcome! Whether you’re coming along to play or just to chill out in a fun, friendly atmosphere, kick back and enjoy the music...
£ 2.00

Wed 30th January
THE BASEMENT BAR
A very special one-off concert of pre-50s country blues and folk from Jack Harris, a hugely respected figure on the UK roots scene.
Book Tickets
£ 10.00

Wed 30th January
GREEN NOTE
“An amazingly astute, moving, intelligent and connected songwriter...a voice like Kate McGarrigle meets Dory Previn. Wonderful.” Mike Harding
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Thu 31st January
GREEN NOTE
Talentbanq presents... a fantastic double bill featuring two hotly-tipped young rising stars
Book Tickets
£ 12.50

Sat 2nd February
...brilliantly rendered, crowd pleasing cabaret tuneage raised to the level of magnificence by virtuosic playing!
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Fri 8th February
GREEN NOTE
Raucous, upbeat folk music, for those who like a drink with their tunes!
Book Tickets
£ 11.00

Fri 15th February
GREEN NOTE
‘a confident and distinctive blend of American bluegrass and Irish sensibility…something special’ The Irish Times
Book Tickets
£ 15.00

Fri 22nd February
WATER RATS
“Newcastle’s finest swing-honkytonk-rockabilly band” fRoots
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Mon 25th February
GREEN NOTE
Belles and Gals presents a bill of the hottest up-and-coming Country music...
Book Tickets
£ 9.00

Sun 10th March
GREEN NOTE
“Thunder and Rain finds themselves in a place somewhere between their bluegrass origins, and today’s somewhat undefined Americana market, mixing elements of folk and modern country into their sound.” Bluegrass Today... “The foot-tappingly infectious, often dreamy melodies and tumbling chorus hooks work to soothe and invigorate like clean mountain air.” Folk Radio UK
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Thu 4th April
GREEN NOTE
“The simplicity of these songs is deceiving; as sparse as they feel, her voice draws you in until you realize you are at the heart of the storm.” The Guardian
Book Tickets
£ 12.00

Wed 17th April
THE OLD QUEEN'S HEAD
Welcoming back one of Canada’s premier folk bands, known for their three-part harmonies, constant instrument swapping and witty on stage banter!
Book Tickets
£ 15.00

Sun 28th April
GREEN NOTE
Politically driven acoustic roots reggae folk-hop, with feel good vibes and a sly sense of humour.
Book Tickets
£ 12.00