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The Vortex Jazz Club  

 
 
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11 Gillett Square, N16 8AZ
 
 
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8pm-12am
 

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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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African Jazz OrchestraAfrican Jazz OrchestraThe world and African jazz ensemble is fronted by the Cameroonian French double and electric bassist Serge Ngando-Mpondo.2020-01-25T20:00:00+00002020-01-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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African Jazz Orchestra
Improv NightsImprov NightsLive duo and sets of improvised music, with a different set-up every month, then followed by an open jam session.2020-01-25T21:00:00+00002020-01-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Tomorrow The MoonTomorrow The MoonMusicians from the Ivy Benson band, Carol Gasser and Claudia Lang-Colmer and their accompanying musicians perform swing and Latin numbers, plus a duo performance by bass clarinet player Cara Doyle and painter Gina Southgate.2020-01-30T20:00:00+00002020-01-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Tomorrow The Moon
Miss Soxee And FriendsMiss Soxee And FriendsThe DJ, plus Ruth Lacey and Deborah Steele, spin their choice of jazz tunes.2020-01-31T21:00:00+00002020-01-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Miss Soxee And Friends
Tony Dudu And The Gumbe JazzTony Dudu And The Gumbe JazzThe guitarist from Guinea-Bissau and his accompanying musicians perform their individual sounds of African-flavoured jazz.2020-02-05T20:00:00+00002020-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Tony Dudu And The Gumbe Jazz
Emilia MartenssonEmilia MartenssonThe London-based Swedish jazz and folk singer-songwriter performs a mixture of her original material and standards.2020-02-08T20:00:00+00002020-02-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Emilia Martensson
London Jazz OrchestraLondon Jazz OrchestraLondon's longest jazz residency, under the direction of Scott Stroman, goes from strength to strength, attracting London's top players and writers.2020-02-09T15:00:00+00002020-02-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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London Jazz Orchestra
FreedomFreedomImprov jam led by Tori Handsley, Cleveland Watkiss and Orphy Robinson.2020-02-10T20:00:00+00002020-02-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Freedom
MezclaMezclaJazz and world fusion, combining African, Latin and Scottish influences, led by bass player David Bowden.2020-02-12T20:00:00+00002020-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Mezcla
Andria Antoniou & Roman GomezAndria Antoniou & Roman GomezThe singer combines with the multi-instrumentalist in a set of Latin jazz and tango numbers.2020-02-17T20:00:00+00002020-02-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11  Gillett Square      N16 8AZ
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Andria Antoniou & Roman Gomez
 

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27 minutes walk
 
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Dalston Junction
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  39% 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 £155  25% 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 £101  32% 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

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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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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
 
 
 
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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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EartH
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
13 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 2 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
Formerly known as Hackney Arts Centre, EartH (short for Evolutionary Arts Hackney) is a multi-arts space in what was once the derelict Savoy ... More
 
 
 
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African Jazz Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th January 2020 - 8pm
The Vortex Jazz Club, 11 Gillett Square, N16 | Same location as The Vortex Jazz Club
The world and African jazz ensemble is fronted by the Cameroonian French double and electric bassist Serge Ngando-Mpondo....More
 
 
 
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Burns Night Remixed
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 24th January 2020 - 8pm-1am
The Vortex Jazz Club, 13 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 2 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
Perform old school dances to banging beats and bass lines with non-traditionalist caller-MCs. Haggis, neeps and tatties are on the menu....More
 
 
 
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Barely Rebel
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 7pm-11pm
The Vortex Jazz Club, 58 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 5 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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Jolene
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
21 Newington Green, N16 | 7 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
A bakery restaurant from the pair behind Primeur and Westerns Laundry, Jolene is a joint venture between Jeremie Cometto-Lingenheim and David Gingell who have teamed up ... More
 
 
 
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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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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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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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BrewDog Dalston
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33-35 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, N16 | 3 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
BrewDog has turned its Dalston branch into a vegan pub. From the vegan jackfruit based 'junk' food to the brews, everything has ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 23 minutes from The Vortex Jazz Club
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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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