How to get a gig

Artist bookings are dealt with by email only. If you’d like to play, please send an email to [email protected] with details about your music, plus links to your website, and links to listen to your music. It’s also helpful if you tell us a bit of your gigging history and if you have any YouTube clips or similar, please include these as it helps give us an idea of your live sound. Please DO NOT send MP3s or other large attachments, as they clog up our inbox. Similarly, we no longer accept physical demos, so please don’t send anything by post, unless requested. 

If you’ve sent an email and we have a slot for you, we will contact you. However, this could take a while, as we receive many emails every day from both musicians and agents/promoters requesting to play. Please do not phone to ask whether we have received your email – all bookings are dealt with by email only. If you haven’t heard back from us and are worried we may not have received your email, you may wish to re-send it, but we would recommend waiting at least 3 months before doing so.

If we require further information or wish to discuss a booking we will be in touch. Due to the sheer volume of emails we receive, it is unfortunately not possible for us to respond personally to everyone who contacts us.

Thank you for your understanding.


Our Music Policy
RaulBanjoBasically, we book music that we like! In general this tends to fit into the genres of Folk, Blues, Jazz, World, Country, Americana, Bluegrass and Singer-songwriters. We also choose acts that we know work well in our space. If you are a metal/rock/hip hop band, chances are your music isn’t right for Green Note. It’s nothing personal, but we tend to stick to music that we know and love.


Open mic


We run two monthly open mics – one evening and one matinée event. These are usually held on the last Tuesday (evening) and the third Sunday (afternoon) of the month (with a few exceptions – see events listings to confirm). If you’d like to perform at our open mic we’d love to see you, and we’re sure you’ll leave the night with new friends and contacts!

Performers do not need to pre-book a slot. Just turn up on the day! Slots will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so we recommend arriving early. Audience tickets are available in advance by booking online. On the night please arrive by 7.15pm (Tues evening open mic) and by 1.15pm (Sun matinee open mic) to book your place.

Entry is FREE for performers, and £3 in advance for audience members (pre-booking also recommended) or £6 on the door.

2 songs per artist. We have a full PA system and an in house keyboard but no backline,  so bring whatever you need. Unfortunately we are not able to accommodate backing tracks.

More info & dates can be found at this link:



If you're already booked to play

RaulDrumsNote to drummers: Sticks are ALWAYS too loud at Green Note. Please make sure that you bring either hot rods or brushes to play with. Thanks.


Parking/Load in:
London parking is never easy, but here is some information, which should hopefully make it easier to plan your show with us!
Weekends/Bank Holidays it is free outside the venue from 5.30pm. There are pay and display bays on Parkway, outside our front door, for up until then on weekends only.
Weekdays it is free from 6.30pm but there is no parking allowed on Parkway at all between 4pm-6.30pm. Usual load in/sound check time is 6pm, which means this is quite inconvenient! As the load in/soundcheck time is tight we recommend pulling up outside the venue briefly to load in gear just before 6pm and then parking around the corner on Gloucester Avenue, NW1 7AU (or surrounding streets) which is free to park from 6pm (and all day on weekends) and only 2-3 minutes walk away from venue. Alternatively the closest pay and display bays are on Oval Road, a 2 minute walk away (you CAN pay until 6.30pm and it’s free for the rest of the night) or there are a few bays at the beginning of Albert Street, which is also closeby.
Please be careful when parking as the Traffic Enforcers are lightning quick around here and it’s about a £100 fine.
NB: If you have a lot of gear to load in or need a longer sound check than our usual allocated 1 hour slot, this can be arranged providing we are given enough advance notice.


Audio & Video Recording



We offer facilities to have your performance at Green Note recorded and/or filmed in High Definition so that you can mix the audio stems to create live tracks and music videos. Up to 14 tracks individually recorded from the mixing desk plus feeds from stereo mics mounted above the audience to capture that ‘live’ feeling. Video is filmed in 1080p from fixed wall-mounted cameras and the raw files are transferred after the gig. For mixed/edited footage, arrangements can be made with our go-to video editor for additional fees.
for more detail and examples of previous projects.
As of 2021 we now have Live streaming capabilities from Green Note! Why not consider streaming your concert and selling tickets to the online show? It’s great value, as it’s not much more than the multi-cam recording package, you get a copy of the live edited/mixed video as well as the raw files (with no need for post production), and online tickets sold help cover the cost. Click here to see an excerpt from one of our livestreams:


Multi-track Audio only: £35 

Audio + 1 Video Camera: £70 

Each additional video camera: £25

(All prices + 20%VAT)

Example video shot with 3 cameras and mixed/edited later by our go-to video editor: 

*NB. Not all shows are recorded/filmed without pre-arrangement, so purchasing after the show is not always an option if it hasn’t been pre-requested.  

Multi-track Audio + 3 Cameras: £150 (+ VAT) and you receive the raw footage from 3 fixed cameras + multitrack audio from the desk and a pair of room mics.
For a finished, edited example of the basement video see here:
Fees to be paid BEFORE the performance. Fees are based on 90-100 minutes of music over one to three sets. Price is for unedited raw footage/audio. Editing services available upon request.

If you’d like your gig to be filmed, we usually need at least 6 weeks notice to arrange this.

Accommodation for musicians