EFG London Jazz Festival

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EFG London Jazz FestivalThe annual EFG London Jazz Festival, which returns for a 23rd time in 2015, presents 2,500 artists across 60 venues over the course of the 10-day festival. More than 250 shows take place in London's best concert halls and arts centres including the Southbank Centre, Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Centre, Ronnie Scott's, 606 Club, The Forge, the Rich Mix Centre, Artsdepot, Wigmore Hall and Cadogan Hall. The organisers habitually attract some top performers including MOBO and Grammy award winners and blend them together with both newcomers and mainstays of the jazz scene - from stars of the American jazz tradition to key players of the European scene and free musical thinkers. Given the obsessive nature of ardent jazz fans together with the small venues (which include restaurants and bars), tickets often sell out fast, you have been warned.

About Southbank Centre

London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design finally move into the 21st century with a proposal that includes a floating glass pavilion, two more roof gardens, a space for riverside arts and a large pedestrian area. More about Southbank Centre

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Waterloo East Railway Station
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Union Car Park
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    London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 27th November 2015 to 30th January 2016
    National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 3 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 9 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 11 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
    Sean Foley directs this adaptation of Francis Veber's classic play, The Painkiller, as part of Kenneth Branagh's five-play season at the Garrick Theatre. The production sees ...More
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    Southbank Centre
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as EFG London Jazz Festival
    Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
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    Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as EFG London Jazz Festival
    Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
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    London > Attractions > Museums
    Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as EFG London Jazz Festival
    The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
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    South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as EFG London Jazz Festival
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    The Hayward Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Shopping > Books
    Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Shopping > Clothing
    106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    Unit 6, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Education > Career Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 17 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    Jubilee Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    King's Arms
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    The Sherlock Holmes
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as EFG London Jazz Festival
    Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
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    Bassoon Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    Gordon's Wine Bar
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as EFG London Jazz Festival
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as EFG London Jazz Festival
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    The Deck at the National Theatre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from EFG London Jazz Festival
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    Southbank Centre events

    Animate Orchestra Open WorkshopAnimate Orchestra Open Workshop2015-08-01T10:30:00+01002015-08-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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    Animate Orchestra Open Workshop
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    Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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    Steve Reich's Clapping Music AppSteve Reich's Clapping Music AppThis new game helps players to improve their rhythm using Steve Reich's iconic minimalist composition, Clapping Music.2015-08-01T17:00:00+01002015-08-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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    Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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    Punch Brothers + Rachel Sermanni
    Ursula Martinez: Free AdmissionUrsula Martinez: Free AdmissionUrsula Martinez: Free AdmissionFollowing the success of her show My Stories, Your Emails, Ursula Martinez is back with her new production Free Admission, staged at the Southbank Centre this summer. In her new show, the Olivier Award-winning performance provocateur attempts to understand the absurdity of modern living in a social media-obsessed world of self-promotion. Celebratin2015-08-01T19:45:00+01002015-08-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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    Now On

    event > Theatre > Fringe
    DATES28th Jul to 2nd Aug 2015
    VENUESouthbank Centre
    Following the success of her show My Stories, Your Emails, Ursula Martinez is back with her new production Free Admission, staged at the Southbank Centre this summer. In her new show, the Olivier Award-winning performance provocateur attempts to understand the absurdity of modern living in a social media-obsessed world of self-promotion. Celebratin...†More about this event
    Family Gamelan Taster SessionsFamily Gamelan Taster Sessions2015-08-01T15:00:00+01002015-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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    Family Gamelan Taster Sessions
    Big Wedding Makeathon: WorkshopBig Wedding Makeathon: WorkshopFun, interactive sessions of crafty creativity.2015-08-01T11:00:00+01002015-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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    Big Wedding Makeathon: Workshop
    Simon LiningtonSimon LiningtonPerformance, sculpture, film and photography curated by Hayward Gallery Assistant Curator, Dominik Czechowski.2015-08-01T11:00:00+01002015-08-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
    Category: event
    Free EventNow On
    Simon Linington
    Echoes & ReverberationsEchoes & ReverberationsA group exhibition exploring performative approaches to aural culture and oral history, including works by Jumana Emil Abboud and Joe Namy.2015-08-01T11:00:00+01002015-08-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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    Echoes & Reverberations
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    Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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    event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Festivals
    PRICINGVarious
    DATES6th June to 31st August 2015
    VENUESouthbank Centre
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