The Vortex Jazz Club

The Vortex Jazz Club
Dalston Culture House, 11 Gillett Street, London, N16 8AZ
  • Telephone 020 7254 4097
  • Opening times Mon–Wed 5pm–midnight; Thu–Sun noon–2am.
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The Vortex is all about jazz, having been named by Downbeat magazine as one of the world's top 150 jazz venues. Volunteer-led and non-profit, it hosts more than 400 performances per year of adventurous music; note that if you come here hoping for an evening of romantic background ivory-tinkling, you may be disappointed, as pianists here are as likely to pound the strings with their bare fists.

The Downstairs Bar offers cocktails named after classic jazz albums (its equivalent of a margarita is called an 'Ascension') as well as burgers, pasta and salads. The nearest Tube is Dalton Kingsland (Overground) and the closest bus routes are 67, 79, 149, 243 and 488.

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Blow The Fuse Presents The Casimir Connection

Blow the Fuse presents The Casimir Connection as part of the 'Resistance' series 30 years of Blow the Fuse 1989-2019 The Casimir Connection album launch 'Cause and Effect'. Saxophonist and composer Diane McLoughlin's ensemble explores the boundaries between classical, folk and jazz. Featuring saxophone, violin…

Thu 26 Sep

£13.20 / 020 7254 4097

Blow The Fuse Presents The Deirdre Cartwright Group

Continuing our 'Resistance' series celebrating 30 years of Blow the Fuse Deirdre Cartwright Group inventive, original contemporary jazz fusion. Deirdre Cartwright guitar Louise Elliott saxophone & flute, Alison Rayner double bass Winston Clifford drums. If there is a more complete guitarist in contemporary…

Thu 17 Oct

£13.20 / 020 7254 4097

The Blow The Fuse VorteXmas Party Featuring Annie Whitehead

A night of seasonal cheer with trombonist Annie Whitehead, guitarist Deirdre Cartwright, bass player Alison Rayner and drummer Winston Clifford.

Thu 12 Dec

£13.20 / 020 7254 4097

Jazzexchange Austria

The third installment of Jazzexchange Austria features Synesthetic 2 a duo formed of Vincent Pongrácz on clarinet and Peter Rom on guitar exploring the realm of avant garde, dada and hip hop. Support act will be the London based Garance Louis presenting her original compositions on accordion and vocals

Thu 31 Oct

£11 / 020 7254 4097

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