The Vortex Jazz Club  

 
 
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11 Gillett Square, N16 8AZ
 
 
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Though The Vortex has lost a little of its ramshackle charm in the relocation from Stoke Newington to Dalston, it remains the epitome of an underground jazz bar, with a crowd even more eccentric than the musicians on stage and an atmosphere that is thoroughly welcoming - so long as you're there for the music. The spartan decor helps to keep the fashionistas away.

 

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Kasai MasaiKasai MasaiFirst class exponents of the Soukous style of music.2017-05-26T20:00:00+01002017-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Kasai Masai
Adam Glasser's South African Jazz JamAdam Glasser's South African Jazz JamThe South African Grammy-winner and his band performs compositions by greats such as Dudu Pukwana as well as running a jam.2017-05-26T23:30:00+01002017-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Adam Glasser's South African Jazz Jam
Jazz2RockSteadyJazz2RockSteadyA new late night of jazz, reggae and rocksteady led by pianist Bruno Heinen.2017-05-27T23:30:00+01002017-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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John Bennett BandJohn Bennett BandA signature big-band set from the 14-strong old-Vortex stalwarts.2017-05-28T15:00:00+01002017-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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John Bennett Band
Ethan Iverson TrioEthan Iverson TrioEthan Iverson, known for his blog Do The Math and as pianist in iconic The Bad Plus, revives his long-standing relationship with drummer Jeff Williams and bassist Sam Lasserson.2017-05-28T19:30:00+01002017-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Ethan Iverson Trio
Royal Academy of Music Finals RecitalsRoyal Academy of Music Finals Recitals2017-05-29T20:00:00+01002017-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Free EventOn Soon
Royal Academy of Music Finals Recitals
Hogcallin'Hogcallin'The eight-piece band, dedicated to the music of Charles Mingus, performs. They are Helen McDonald, Dave Jago, Adrian Northover, Sarha Moore, Sue Lynch, Vladimir Miller, John Edwards and Steve Noble.2017-05-30T20:00:00+01002017-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Hogcallin'
Calum Gourlay Big BandCalum Gourlay Big BandMonthly residency for a big band initiated by bassist Calum Gourlay, known for his great work with Thelonious.2017-05-31T20:00:00+01002017-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Calum Gourlay Big Band
Deidre Cartwright 'Play' GroupDeidre Cartwright 'Play' Group2017-06-01T20:00:00+01002017-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Deidre Cartwright 'Play' Group
Vortex Jazz Quartet & Brigitte BerahaVortex Jazz Quartet & Brigitte BerahaThe jazz supergroup, featuring pianist Huw Warren and guitarist John Parricelli, is joined by the versatile singer known for her unique interpretations of standards and her work with Babelfish.2017-06-02T20:00:00+01002017-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Vortex Jazz Quartet & Brigitte Beraha
 

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Dalston Junction
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  32% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 29 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  36% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 29 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  39% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 30 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Jazz Clubs nearest The Vortex Jazz Club

Nearest to The Vortex Jazz Club
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3.3 miles from The Vortex Jazz Club
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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Ronnie Scott's
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 3.4 miles from The Vortex Jazz Club
The legendary Ronnie Scott's has been a Mecca for the international jazz community since 1959. Created by music-lovers for music-lovers, it has played host to almost ... More
 
 
 
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WM Jazz
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 4.8 miles from The Vortex Jazz Club
Since launching in summer 2013 WM Jazz has carved out a real following. Set within the Water Margin Restaurant at The 02 Arena, WM Jazz hosts ... More
 
 
 
 
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Near The Vortex Jazz Club
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Rio Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
107 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 1 minute from The Vortex Jazz Club
In 1905, Clara Ludski decided that the new "electric pictures" were the wave of the future, hired an architect, and had her auctioneers' workshop converted into ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Servant Jazz Quarters
London > Entertainment > Live Music
10a Bradbury Street, N16 | 1 minute from The Vortex Jazz Club
Despite the name, Servant Jazz Quarters is not strictly a jazz club. Instead you'll find music from many genres at this Dalston music venue which supports ... More
 
 
 
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Arcola Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | 3 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
This renowned community theatre is at the heart of Hackney and Dalston's flourishing arts scene, and one of the best places in London to see new ... More
 
 
 
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Japan Blues: Howard Williams & Akari Mochizuki
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Wednesday 24th May 2017 - 7.30pm
The Vortex Jazz Club, 18-22 Ashwin Street, E8 | 3 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
The DJ plays vintage Japanese tracks from the 1930s to the 1980s. Plus a performance by the professional enka singer Akari Mochizuki....More
 
 
 
Now On
The Pulverised
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd to 27th May 2017 - Various Times
The Vortex Jazz Club, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | 3 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
The theme of the play by Alexandra Badea is globalisation and its far-reaching effects on our lives....More
 
 
 
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Richard III
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th May to 10th June 2017 - Various Times
The Vortex Jazz Club, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | 3 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
...More
 
 
 
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Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 1 minute from The Vortex Jazz Club
On the western flank of Gillett Square in Dalston, East London, stands The Dalston Culture House which houses the world famous Vortex Jazz Club on its ... More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
69 Shakespeare Walk, N16 | 10 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
A free to use, open access playground in Stoke Newington, Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground gives children aged 6 to 15 access to indoor and outdoor activities ... More
 
 
 
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MostArt Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
86 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 | 13 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
An art centre for Hackney where you may find art exhibitions, photography or jazz on a Sunday afternoon. There's a stage and bar in the ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Vortex Jazz Club
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Prick
London > Shopping >
492 Kingsland Road, E8 | 8 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
Prick, London's first boutique dedicated to cacti and other succulents, is the brainchild of Gynelle Leon, an award-winning photographer with a career in forensic science, finance ... More
 
 
 
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The Peanut Vendor
London > Shopping > House and Garden
133 Newington Green Road, N1 | 8 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
The Peanut Vendors are Barny and Becky who scour bric-a-brac stalls, markets and auctions so you don't have to. Stylish furniture and accessories for the home ... More
 
 
 
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Mint Vintage
London > Shopping > Clothing
71-73 Stoke Newington High Street, Covent Garden, London N16 | 13 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
Mint Vintage specialises in men's and ladies clothing from seventies sheepskin to hidden vintage gems. No musty second hand cast-offs here. Instead you get an extensive ... More
 
 
 
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Somine Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
131 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, E8 | 1 minute from The Vortex Jazz Club
... More
 
 
 
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Stone Cave
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
111 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 1 minute from The Vortex Jazz Club
Turkish Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
148 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 1 minute from The Vortex Jazz Club
... More
 
 
 
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 5 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 30 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 30 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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The Vortex Jazz Club gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 5 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... More
 
 
 
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 7 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
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London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 16 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Vortex Jazz Club.
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Barden's Boudoir
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38-44 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 3 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
A late licence, DJ decks, P.A., stage for live bands, two bars and friendly bar staff selling bottled drinks and beers on tap plus an extensive ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 9 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
 
 
 
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Prince George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 9 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
The gentrification of Dalston means that the Prince George is now less of an old man's backstreet local and more of a skinny-jeans-and-ironic-haircut establishment filled with ... More
 
 
 
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The Vortex Jazz Club clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Nest
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, N16 | 3 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
Opened in 2010, The Nest has become one of London's top clubbing experiences, showcasing the best new dance music talent from around ... More
 
 
 
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Dalston Roof Park
London > Nightlife > Bars
18 Ashwin Street, E8 | 3 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
On the roof of The Print House, a former factory for catalogues, crayons and pencils, sits Dalston Roof Park, an urban oasis four floors up over ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ruby's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
76 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 5 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
It may look like a cinema from the sign outside but Ruby's on the Stoke Newington/Dalston border is an intimate subterranean drinking den serving expertly mixed ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Vortex Jazz Club.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 23 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 25 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 27 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
... More
 
 
 
 

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Japan Blues: Howard Williams & Akari Mochizuki
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th May 2017 

Cafe OTO 3 minutes walk from The Vortex Jazz Club

The DJ plays vintage Japanese tracks from the 1930s to the 1980s. Plus a performance by the professional enka singer ...More

The Pulverised
Theatre | Until 27th May 2017 

Arcola Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Vortex Jazz Club

The theme of the play by Alexandra Badea is globalisation and its far-reaching effects on our lives....More

Richard III
Theatre | Until 10th June 2017 

Arcola Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Vortex Jazz Club

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Speech Debelle
Concerts | On 24th May 2017 

Oslo 16 minutes walk from The Vortex Jazz Club

The Mercury prize-winning artist from London performs her unique brand of hip hop and rap....More

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