Where to see the best live music around Shoreditch


There’s no beating London when it comes to music. The city’s live music scene is known for showcasing talented artists across all genres which is why thousands of people flock to areas like Shoreditch every evening to catch a performance.

Go straight to the heart of the action during your next trip to the M by Montcalm Shoreditch and check out some of the pubs, clubs and venues near our Shoreditch hotels. Here are a few great places where you’ll find some of the best music acts that London has to offer.



Curtain Road, London

Tucked away on a quiet street in the middle of Shoreditch, you’ll find this cool and contemporary bar. Known for being a hipster hangout, Strongroom boasts alternative décor, a warm atmosphere and enough craft beer to sink a ship. After enjoying a nice meal and a drink with friends, the lights will go down and announcers will turn your attention to the modest stage for a night of live music. From open mic nights to special performances from local stars, Strongroom regularly hosts a whole range of talented performers. What’s more, the location is within easy reach of our Shoreditch hotels.

Roadtrip and The Workshop

Old Street, London

This popular venue has been showcasing London’s talented musicians for years and has become a go-to spot for lovers of music. Whether you like classic rock or contemporary folk music, there are always amazing shows and performances being held at Roadtrip and The Workshop. Follow the neon sign and make your way through the doors to be greeted by friendly staff and a room full of excited punters waiting for the show to start. Reminiscent of a classic American roadhouse, this venue provides the perfect atmosphere to kick back, relax and enjoy some great music at the end of the day.

The Old Blue Last

Great Eastern Street, London

There are no punches pulled at this rustic venue at the end of Great Eastern Street. What was once a classic East End pub has now been revamped into one of Shoreditch’s most popular hipster hangouts. The intentional simplicity of the décor points all attention towards the raw talent that is frequently showcased on the stage. If you’re travelling with fellow music lovers and you want to find the best undiscovered talent in London, you won’t want to skip out on a night at The Old Blue Last.

Zigfrid von Underbelly

Hoxton Square, London

If the name hasn’t already given it away, this quirky bar is like nothing you have ever seen before. With wall-to-wall totem poles and a selection of cocktails that seems to have fallen out of a scene from Alice in Wonderland, the atmosphere is electric at Zigfrid von Underbelly. Head upstairs to enjoy delicious food, drinks and music from a live DJ or venture to the underbelly for a night of singing, dancing and screaming at the top of your lungs. The live performances are always memorable at this must-see venue.