UNITED KINGDOM - SOUTH WEST Jazz Clubs
Albert Inn. 1 West Street, Bedminster, Bristol. Tel: 01179-9661968 [Contact: Ian Storror. All styles of Jazz from mainstream to modern, contemporary and improvised. Every Sunday evening, doors open 7pm, bookings can be made over the phone and can be paid for on the evening provided you arrive by 8.30pm. National and International names and groups.Join the mailing list for up to the minute gig info by phoning +0044 117 9661968 wherever you are in the world]
Green Park Brasserie. Old Green Park Station, Bath. Tel: 01225-338565 [The Brasserie proudly presents Live Jazz, on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday Evenings. The performers and jazz styles vary from dynamic duos, to modern trios to a Hot Club style quintet. However, the music is always melodic, accessible, quiet enough to permit easy conversation and, naturally, of a very high standard ]
The Be-Bop Club. The Bear, Hotwell Road, Bristol. Tel: 0117 9021366 Fax: 0117 9021366 [contact: Andy Hague. Modern jazz in the function room of the Bear on Friday nights 8.30 - 11pm, Sept - June]
The Brass Pig. 1 Clifton Heights, Triangle West, Bristol. Tel: 01173294471 [contact: Dom Lamy.
The Old Duke. 45 King Street, Bristol BS1 4ER. Bristol. Tel: 01179-277137 [The Old Duke is a music venue situated on the cobbled King Street in the heart of Bristol. Named after Duke Ellington, the pub has become world famous for it's live traditional, New Orleans inspired Jazz music.
More recently the pub has added Blues and more modern Jazz bands to its program and now has live music on every night of the week and on Sunday lunch times.]
Tantric Jazz Cafe Bar. 39-41 St Nicholas Street, Bristol. Tel: 0117 940 2304 Fax: 0117 927 3739 [An intimate candle-lit venue described as a jazz bar in your own lounge or a 60's Soho jazz bar. Resident band Tantra front an ever changing cast of instrumental and vocal artists ranging from mainstream Western Jazz to Eastern and Latin Jazz, Blues, Soul and world music.]
Warmley Jazz Club. Midland Spinner, London Road, Warmley, Bristol [contact: Reg Quantrell. Lively and friendly jazz club meeting every wednesday at the Midland Spinner, London Road, Warmley Bristol. Top bands from around the south west feature every week, checkout the website for details. Starting at 8.00pm admission £2 on the door.]
Bude Jazz Club. Main venue: The Falcon Hotel Breakwater Road, Bude. Tel: 01288 353936 [New Orleans - Traditional style. Sessions at least once a month. Membership £6 pa brings regular newsletter and reduced admission prices. Visitors always welcome]
St Ives Jazz Club. c/o Western Hotel, Royal Square, St Ives. [contact: Ralph Freeman. Best of modern jazz every Tuesday all year round.]
Tolcarne Inn. Newlyn, Penzance. 01736-363074. [Alan Thompson - Landlord/Jazz Guitar.Sunday Lunch.]
After Eight Jazz Club. The Bay Horse Inn, 8 Cistern Street, Totnes. Devon. Tel: 01803 862088. [contact: Rob and Kathy Alexander. Every Sunday The Bay Horse Inn becomes the After Eight Jazz Club. Modern jazz featuring the best musicians in South West England including house artist, guitarist Neil Burns. Pub open midday to midnight, set starts 8.30pm. Food not served on Sundays.]
Jazzsuite. Opm Suite. Ford Park Road, Mutley Plain Plymouth. Tel: 01752 830546 [Contact: Steven Jenner. Last thursday in the month live jazz with in house band FORMAT and guests mem£5/non mem£6 very friendly and very good bar, doors open 8pm music 9-11pm.]
Mama Stone's. 1 Mary Arches Street, Exeter. Tel: 01392848485 Fax: 01392217123 [contact: Wendy Joseph. Sunday Jazz Brunch from 12.30pm with live jazz music. Then stay for the evenings blues/jazz/jam night....bring your instruments and jam with the house band.]
Plymouth Jazz Club. The Matchroom Suite, Newnham Road, Plympton, Plymouth PL7 4AW. Tel: 01752 290181 (contact: Mike Collier, Chairman) or 01752 774343 (John Amos, Hon. Sec.). Plymouth Jazz Club, formed in 1984, has now promoted well over 500 live gigs, and meets in the Matchroom Suite, Plympton. The Matchroom Suite has a well stocked bar and provides a selection of bar meals. It also has a large free car park. Currently the Club promotes jazz normally on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month from 8.00pm to 11.00pm. On the 1st Sunday the jazz may be of almost any style and the 3rd Sunday it is always Traditional or New Orleans style. With a membership of around 400 PJC aims to promote quality jazz in a friendly and relaxed atmoshere. Visitors are very welcome and are advised to check dates and details on the website before arriving.]
Speakeasy Jazz Club. The Bancourt Hotel, Avenue Road, Torquay, Tel 0803 324003 [contact: C. Hedworth. Modern mainstream, bebop, 'cool'jazz. Strive to have well known artists at least once a month.]
Avon Causway Hotel. Hurn Christchurch, Bournemouth, BH23 6AS [Traditional Jazz. Mondays]
Bournemouth Modern Jazz Club. Centre Stage, 14 Queens Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth Tel: 0044 7811 369062. [contact: Dan Somogyi/Peter Bronson. Programmes top international jazz artists in fantastic purpose built venue. 200 seater capacity. Food available as you listen. BMJC programmes on average once a month, and occasionally programmes at other Bournemouth/Poole venues too. Modern jazz only. Past bookings include Eddie Henderson, Andy Sheppard, Jason Rebello, and many others]
Belvedere Hotel . Bath Road, Bournmouth. Tel: 01202 297556 [Sunday evenings]
Klute. 20 Exeter Road. Bournemouth. Tel: 01202 252511 [contact: James Bronson. First Tuesday of the month. Pre show dinners avaliable, 20% discount with ticket, snacks also avaliable on the night.]
Carpenters Arms. 103 Burley Road, Bransgore, Christchurch, Dorset [Tradiitional Jazz. Tuesday]
Lord Bute Hotel. 181-185 Lymington Rd. Highcliffe Tel: 01425 628032 Fax: 01425 628032 [contact: Simon Box. Top class restaurant - easy jazz every Wednesday from 7.30. Doors open 7pm. Full table d'hote menu £20 per person. Reservations - 01425 628032]
Miramar Hotel. Miramar Hotel, East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth. Tel: (01202) 556581 [contact: David Bailey. The Miramar Hotel is situated on the south coast overlooking Bournemouth Bay. The hotel was a regular haunt of the author J.R.R.Tolkien. The ICJ Duo are resident every Thursday night from 8pm onwards, playing laid back jazz standards]
Sherborne Jazz Club. The Plume of Feathers. Half Moon St, Sherborne, Opposite Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne. Te: (01935) 410881 [Gigs one or two Saturdays except summer. Exceptionally high standard of mainly contemporary British and European bands. Variety of food next door. Excellent Wadworth IPA and 6X on premises]
Swing Unlimited Jazz Club. Centre Stage, 14 Queens Road, Westbourne. Bournemouth. Tel: 07771 267445 / 07730 517908 [ contact: Catherine & Patrick Peiro Experience the SUJ' every Wednesday! Called the 'Friendliest jazz club in the area' featuring cool, modern, traditional jazz & jazz with a Caribbean twist, big bands & soulful dinner jazz. Regular guests include The Alyson Green Quartet, Gary Crosby OBE, The South Coast Jazz Stars- Tony Carter & Peter Gilmore, 'GOJO' Girls Only Jazz Orchestra, Swing Fever - Dave Shephard & Chris Walker, & Anthony Adams (Mr Sinatra). Good food available until 9pm, bar open until 11pm. Large car park opposite club - only £1 to park! Come down, you will be made very welcome Normal entry fee £5 - please check website for further details.]
Westbeach Restaurant. Pier Approach, Bournemouth. Tel: +44 (0)1202 587785 [8.00. Thursday. The Chris Walker Quartet]
The Daffodil Restaurant. 18-20 Suffolk Parade. Cheltenham. Tel: 01242 7000 55 00 88. [Top quality restaurant that puts on a regular Monday Jazz night for diners. The venue, which used to be a cinema has just been revamped with a small stage area. Tim Ward on 01743 244 300 is the Jazz co ordinator email firstname.lastname@example.org]
Trout Inn. Lechlade On Thames. [Sundays.Tuesdays] Tel: 01367-52313
Creative Innovation Centre CIC. Memorial Hall, Paul Street. Taunton. Tel: 01823 337477 [contact: Andrew Knutt. Thursday night Jazz Club, profiling all styles of Jazz. CICCIC is an old memorial hall that houses many cultural events and workshops with a strong focus on enterprise, community and culture. Venue holds 120 people and has a cafe and licensed for alcohol. We can provide food if required and as a town centre venue we have ample parking just 1 minute away.]
Frome Jazz Club. Old Bath Arms, 1 Palmer St, Frome BA11 1DS Tel: 01373 465045. [Contact: Keith Harrison-Broninski. message: Top level live jazz in an intimate club atmosphere with free entry. 8pm to late]
Ilminster Arts Centre. East St. Ilminster. Tel: 01460 54973 [Small concert venue with jazz events at least once a month. Pre concert supper often available.]
Old Barn Owl. Old Barn Owl Inn, Westport. Tel: 01460281391 [contact: Richard Perren; Free live jazz while you dine in this family friendly somerset country pub every last Sunday of the month. Call 01460 281391 to book your table.]
Pinocchio's. 4, Holloway st, Minehead. Tel: 01643 706372 - Fax: 01643 709072 [contact: Janinka lalomia. Jazz is programmed irregularly but at least once a month. Modern jazz. Supports bands from Exeter and Bristol areas and is a part of the jazz touring scheme hosting named London artists with locally based rhythm section. Jazzers deal is available on selected evenings which comprises wine and nibbles for £5 per person. If not food must be purchased. Quality homecooked Italian Specialities.]
Sherbourne Jazz Club. Plume Of Feathers. Half Moon St, Sherborne, Dorset. Tel: 01935 816569.  Tuesday. Saturday]
Wookey Hole Inn. Wookey Hole Inn. Wookey Hole, Wells. Tel: 01749-676677 Fax: 01749-672165 [contact: Mark ,Ian, Sarah. Great modern jazz every Sunday from 1-3pm , the best in west country bands , ever changing line up. latin, modern somtimes funky. 22 beers on draught . great modern cooking. sculpture garden....been going 5 years]
Jazz Factory. Wiltshire Music Centre. Bradford on Avon. Tel: 01225 865787 [Contact: Barry Wise (Chairman) Spend your Monday evenings making music and exploring jazz styles. Work with professional musicians. Express yourself through voice, horn, reed, percussion or guitar. Dust off that instrument and gain a new confidence in performing on stage.
Jazz Factory is the workshop where you make the music. Based at the one of the best music venues in the Bath area.
A chance for all to play or sing jazz, improve your playing, your improvisation. Jam and learn under the tutorship of professional jazz players.
We run several groups of different abilities. There's always room for more. Singers always welcome! Come and play along for free for the first week.]