“We recommend Ruby’s as one of the top 10 Jazz venues to visit in London” – Time Out
Ruby’s weekly jazz nights bring the atmosphere and vibe of 1950’s jazz clubs to life for the modern day. Head into our speak-easy cocktail bar for great live music every Tuesday through to Saturday. The music is both feel-good and easy listening, with plenty of bop, swing and groove – just the way we like it! Our events are led by some of London’s finest talents on the jazz circuit… and watch out for world-renowned special guest artists often popping in for a play.
WHAT’S ON MIDWEEK
EVERY TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY we present THE DALSTON JAZZ JAM. A great night for both music lovers and musicians alike. We kick things off with a short opening set from the house band, followed by a lively jam session, where guest musicians pass by to join the band… Enjoy amazing live music performed by some of London’s finest players, and try our award-winning cocktails, wines, beers and and spirits.
MIDWEEK MUSICIANS INFO…
TUESDAYS & WEDNESDAYS are led by a collective of fantastic jazz trios and quartets including Paper Moon, The Marco Punzi Trio and ‘The Bounce’ Trio, who bring along a group of friendly faces and special guest artists to perform alongside them.
THURSDAYS feature our very own Ruby’s Jazz Quartet, carefully pieced together by bandleader and bassist Theo Malka-Wishart. Each week the group are joined by a series of “Rude Intruders” (very special guest hosts) – many of whom have both recorded and performed with some of the biggest names in the industry and at the most well known jazz clubs and festivals in the world. Click here to see which Rude Intruders are booked in to join the band this month.
MIDWEEK PRICING INFO…
Entry is free Tuesday – Thursday evenings. Advance booking is recommended. Starts 8pm till late. *Please note that Ruby’s add a live music charge to drinks tabs and table service bills of £2 per person Tuesdays – Thursdays.
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WHAT’S ON WEEKENDS
EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY we present RUBY’S WEEKEND SHAKE UP! Come and explore our famous drinks menus, enjoy the good vibes and look out for this week’s special guest band taking the floor around 10pm, bringing their cool blend of jazz, blues, bop and swing. A perfect night for couples and smaller groups!
WEEKND PRICING INFO…
Entry is free on Friday and Saturday evenings, advance booking is highly recommended. *Please note Ruby’s add a live music charge to drinks tabs and table service bills of £3 per person on Fridays and Saturdays.
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Look out for our monthly specials presented by the Jazz PocketCollective and held across in the Lounge Bar. Each event features world-renowned artists, live artworks by Jonathan Ellis and are hosted by DJ Jazzie Geoffrie.
The Jazz Pocket special events are typically held on one Thursday of each month, and cost around £5 to enter.
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“We recommend Ruby’s as one of the top 10 jazz venues to visit in London” – Time Out
“Jazz has a chequered history, but its influence – and its performers – survive and resurface in unlikely places” – The Guardian
“Cool 1950’s inspired jazz nights featuring world-renowned musicians.” – Evening Standard