Music Venues in Kent

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The Britannia Theatre
Enhanced Listing
800 capacity standing theatre space. 40kw in house Bose system.

Bands from Hawkwind, the Specials, Soul 2 Soul through to chase and status and Micky Finn, we've got a very busy calendar of upcoming events....
Address: The Britannia Theatre Leviathon Way Chatham Kent ME44LL

Barrel and Horn
Barrel and Horn The Barrel and Horn mixes the perfect cocktail of live music, home-cooked food and friendly service.

The pub promises a great night out, serving food until 10pm and rocking out to live music three times a week.
Address: Barrel and Horn 204-206 High Street Bromley Kent BR1 1PW

Beacon Court Tavern
Beacon Court Tavern The venue is minutes from Gillingham Train Station.

Limited car parking is ONLY available for bands.

There is a public car park a short distance away in Randolph Road.

  01634 853186

Website Beacon Court Tavern

Address: Beacon Court Tavern 128 Canterbury Street Gillingham Kent ME7 5PT

Cross Keys Gastro Pub
Cross Keys Gastro Pub Music is as key to the Cross Keys as anything can be - in particular jazz and live jazz. The Cross Keys is the first venue to feature Sonny`s Jazz club which will play host to local, national and international jazz performers.

Every Thursday evening we showcase jazz performers from all walks of life. See our website for this months schedule.
Address: Cross Keys Gastro Pub 236/238 St Johns Road Tunbridge Wells Kent TN4 9XD

Duke of Cumberland
Duke of Cumberland The Duke of Cumberland is first and foremost, a traditional English Country Inn. Built in 1749 the Inn is named after the Duke of Cumberland, commander of the English Army that put down the Jacobite rebellion at the battle of Culloden in 1746. The Duke is reputed to have trained his troops in the surrounding countryside.

Quiz nights and live music are regular events at the Duke and early booking is always recommended.
Address: Duke of Cumberland The Street Barham Canterbury Kent CT4 6NY

Fordwich Arms
Fordwich Arms A traditional English pub and restaurant serving excellent home-cooked food and
fine ales. Situated on the River Stour, in England`s smallest town, the Fordwich Arms offers the best in hospitality and quality.

There is an open mic night on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month from 8:00pm

  01227 710444

Website Fordwich Arms

Address: Fordwich Arms King Street Fordwich Canterbury Kent CT2 0DB

High Rocks
High Rocks The Great Hall Barn at High Rocks can accomodate 500 people. Bar, late licence and ample parking. Restaurant and Pub on site, plus nearby Hotel.
Address: High Rocks High Rocks High Rocks Lane Tunbridge Wells Kent TN3 9JJ

Horsebridge Arts Centre
Horsebridge Arts Centre The Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre is located in the heart of Whitstable, Kent. The Centre was set up to provide a social, cultural and learning resource of high quality that is excellent value and accessible to all.

The Centre is open 7 days a week

Monday - Thursday 9am - 9pm (10am - 6pm Bank Holidays)

Friday & Saturday 9am - 6pm (and from 7pm for Performances)

Sunday 10am - 6pm (10am - 5pm winter hours)
Address: Horsebridge Arts Centre 11 Horsebridge Road Whitstable Kent CT5 1AF

Old Prince of Orange
Old Prince of Orange Renowned for our welcoming atmosphere and mouth-watering menus, our pub, restaurant and function room are open 7 days a week for a sumptuous dinner or a relaxing drink. Join us to watch the football on our 3 big screens or use the pool table.

Our glamorous function room regularly plays host to a live singer or band for your entertainment.
Address: Old Prince of Orange Old Road East Gravesend Kent DA12 1NJ

Royal Albert Pub
Royal Albert Pub Jam Night in the Royal Albert Pub in New Cross every THURSDAY night. 9pm till late.

Free Entry

Bringing you live Funk and Jazz.

Come along and listen or get up and jam with the band!!

Venue serves great food and drink as well.


Address: Royal Albert Pub New Cross Road New Cross Kent SE14

Ship Inn, Gravesend
Ship Inn, Gravesend Karaoke Night

Think you`re the next Bruno Mars? Or the next Adele? Don't be afraid to belt out those tunes – perform music from across the eras. Whether it`s group performances or solos, let your hair down and lap up the applause! Want to get that table close to the music?

Band Night

At your local John Barras pub we regularly put on big events and we love entertaining you with live music. Join us for some great tunes, grab a few beers and a meal or two, and be entertained.

  01474 814326

Website Ship Inn, Gravesend

Address: Ship Inn, Gravesend 14 The Street Cobham Kent DA12 3BN

The Angel Inn, West Malling
The Angel Inn, West Malling At The Angel Inn, Addington Green, we pride ourselves on the high level of hospitality we provide.

At The Angel Inn we run a regular programme of live music events on Friday evenings. There`s something for everyone, from Rat Pack to Irish folk, and much more inbetween.

Additional live music events are also held on special occasions such as bank holidays, Mother`s Day and Christmas.
Address: The Angel Inn, West Malling Addington Green West Malling Kent ME19 5BB

The Barge, Gillingham
The Barge, Gillingham Tucked away in a quiet corner of Gillingham, Kent, The Barge is a cosy, friendly watering hole with a lot to offer:

Regular live music events... folk / blues / jazz / acoustic
Regular `open-mic` acoustic jam nights
Address: The Barge, Gillingham 63 Layfield Road Gillingham Kent ME7 2QY

The Bell & Jorrocks
The Bell & Jorrocks We provide a wide variety of live entertainment from the southeast & London. Family magic shows, traditional English folk & Morris dancing, comedy & a varied range of bands to suit all tastes and have just opened the floor for our new monthly open mic sessions!
Address: The Bell & Jorrocks Biddenden Road Frittenden Cranbrook Kent TN17 2EJ

The Berry
The Berry The Berry is a family run pub, the landlord is called Chris.He is a huge real ale enthusiast so if the beer is`nt up to his standard he wont sell it! The landlady Harriett is responsible for the arty bits around the pub. Malcolm and Bev are Chris` mum and dad.

Live music on the first Saturday of each month.

Address: The Berry 23 Canada Road Walmer Kent CT14 7EQ

The Chimney Boy
The Chimney Boy Live Music every Friday Night & occasionally on Saturday & Sunday

We are always on the lookout for great bands!
Address: The Chimney Boy 59 Preston Street Faversham Kent ME13 8PG

The Club
The Club The Club is a neighbourhood run social facility that serves as a pub and sporting pavillion.

At the village`s centre, and run by the `village people`, we work hard to promote local music, giving musicians and other entertainers a much needed forum.

We run a popular and laid back Open Mic night pretty much every fortnight, and are going to start doing at least one gig night a month.


Address: The Club Punch Croft New Ash Green Longfield Kent DA3 8HS

The Exchange, Hazlitt Arts
The Exchange, Hazlitt Arts The Hazlitt Theatre presents an eclectic mix of entertainment for all the family, from the music of Joe Brown and Voulez Vous to the raucous comedy of Lee Evans.

The theatre is serviced by its own dressing rooms, licensed bar and refreshment facilities with seating for up to 382 people.
Address: The Exchange, Hazlitt Arts Centre Earl Street Maidstone Kent ME14 1PL

The Forum - Tunbridge
The Forum - Tunbridge Independent music and arts venue.

You`ll find the Forum at the bottom end of town on Fonthill Common, opposite the King Charles The Martyr Church. It is only a five minute walk from Tunbridge Wells rail station, which has frequent, direct connections in and out of London.
Address: The Forum - Tunbridge Fonthill The Common Tunbridge Kent TN4 8YU

The Front
The Front This 650 capacity music venue sits on the North Kent coast in Herne Bay. Hosting a variety of nights throughout the year.

From DJ led club nights to touring artists, local bands and comedy.

Studio at The Front is the synergy of the "The Front"™ Late Night Bar and Venue and the live production expertise of the team at F1 Sound Company Limited. Bringing high specification production facilities and an amenable but professional attitude to The Front in Herne Bay, Studio boasts a full professional touring spec PA system and lighting rig in house.

  01227 370639

Website The Front

Address: The Front 55 Central Parade Herne Bay Kent CT6 5JG

The Green Man Pub, Wrotham
The Green Man Pub, Wrotham The Green Man is host to a variety of exciting events including: Live Music, Open Mic Nights, Quiz Nights and more.

Sunday Night Live Music starting at 7.30pm. Various acts alternating with Open Mic night.

Andrea Magee & Gary Lucas + OPEN MIC – A great night every fortnight. Andrea & Gary will keep you entertained and other talented people can join in as well.
Address: The Green Man Pub, Wrotham Hodsoll Street Wrotham Kent TN15 7LE

The Gun and Spitroast
The Gun and Spitroast In our bar you`ll always receive a friendly welcome. We serve fabulous ales, usually with a guest beer on tap, and a great range of wines for all palates.

Regular live music.
Address: The Gun and Spitroast The Heath Horsmonden Kent TN12 8HT

The Harbour Garden Cafe
The Harbour Garden Cafe Al-fresco cafe/bar/restaurant alongside the quay in Whitstable harbour.

Live music and entertainment every weekend East to October.
Address: The Harbour Garden Cafe South Quay Whitstable Harbour Whitstable Kent CT5 1AB

The Horse and Groom
The Horse and Groom The Horse and Groom, dating from 1830 and close to Ramsgate`s stunning Royal Harbour, is a friendly and down-to-earth pub offering a number of excellent cask ales and popular live music nights.

The pub is gaining a reputation for its popular live music on Saturday nights/Sunday afternoons, with cover bands from the decades, solo artists and duos, certain to have you tapping your toes and singing along.
Address: The Horse and Groom Charlotte Court Ramsgate Kent CT11 8HE

The Kings Hall
The Kings Hall The Kings Hall is an architectural gem, captivating visitors with its original Edwardian features and idyllic seafront views.

The main hall can hold up to 650 people and the venue also has a fully licensed and staffed bar and a foyer/cafe area.

The Kings Hall hosts an extensive range of events and shows throughout the year and is popular with previous artists, such as Ash and The Delays.
Address: The Kings Hall Beacon Hill Herne Bay Kent CT6 6BA

The Lobster Pot
The Lobster Pot Come down to VIBE at Lobster Pot, West Malling`s Very own nightclub event.

Playing a selection of House, Dubstep and Drum n Bass

from 8.30 onwards

  01732 843775

Website The Lobster Pot

Address: The Lobster Pot 47 Swan Street West Malling Kent ME19 6JU

The Millers Cottage
The Millers Cottage Karaoke Nights with `Karaoke Extraordinaire` Micheal Luchford

Monthly Open Mike Nights (third Thursday of the month with Judith & Bill/FiddleFit)

Monthly Electric Jam Night with Steve Crispe (first Thursday of the month)
Address: The Millers Cottage 31 Shrubbery Road Gravesend Kent DA12 1JW

The Old Brewery Store
The Old Brewery Store A new music venue in Shepherd Neame's Faversham Brewery. Featuring concerts, gigs and events using local and not so local bands. Also available to bands and promoters for self promotion etc.
Address: The Old Brewery Store Conduit Street Faversham Kent ME13 7AX

The Plough Inn, Whitstable
The Plough Inn, Whitstable Looking for a friendly and welcoming pub near Whitstable?

The Plough Inn has been established since 2007 as a genuinely traditional local pub for families, serving high quality food and drink to customers in Swalecliffe and surrounding areas.

Every Friday...FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE, the best collection of local talent, bands and singers in Kent with house vodka only £1.50 and 3 bombs for £6,
Address: The Plough Inn, Whitstable 100 St Johns Road Swalecliffe Whitstable Kent CT5 2RN

The Red Lion Pub, Canterbury
The Red Lion Pub, Canterbury Situated a few miles from Canterbury City centre in the small village of Stodmarsh is The Red Lion.

Live Music at The Red Lion:

Last Wednesday of every month from 7.30pm.

Enjoy a 2 course meal for only £15.
Address: The Red Lion Pub, Canterbury Stodmarsh Canterbury Kent CT3 4BA

The Red Lion, Badlesmere Lees
The Red Lion, Badlesmere Lees The Red Lion is a traditional country pub, easily found on the Ashford Road (A251) and surrounded by beautiful Kent countryside. There are many excellent public footpaths and bridleways in its vicinity.

Live music every first Friday of the month plus additional events.
Address: The Red Lion, Badlesmere Lees Ashford Road Badlesmere Lees Nr. Faversham Kent ME13 0NX

The Rose Inn
The Rose Inn The Rose Inn is a friendly and welcoming pub at the end of Rainham High Street, a short distance from the town centre.

Occasional live music evenings bring a variety of solo singers and bands to the microphone to entertain visitors.
Address: The Rose Inn High Street Rainham Kent ME8 8DR

The Ship Inn, Romney Marsh
The Ship Inn, Romney Marsh The Ship has a restaurant and two bars where traditional home cooked food is made by our new talented Chef. We always aim to make the most of Local Produce. At the Bar we have a good selection of Real Ales and Fine wines alongside premium lagers and bottled beers.

Regular live music.
Address: The Ship Inn, Romney Marsh 118 High Street Dymchurch Romney Marsh Kent TN29 0NS

The Stile Bridge
The Stile Bridge We try our best to go that extra mile and put on a little something for everyone. Be it one of our popular music nights, our pop up restaurant nights, a craft beer tasting or a full blown music and beer festival. You are bound to find something to take your fancy.

  01622 831236

Website The Stile Bridge

Address: The Stile Bridge Staplehurst Road Marden Kent TN12 9BH

The Swan Inn
The Swan Inn We hold beer & cider festivals and other events throughout the year and have music at least once a week.

  01797 270913

Website The Swan Inn

Address: The Swan Inn 1 Swan Street Wittersham Kent TN30 7PH

The Warren
The Warren The Warren gives you best place to business event like Meeting Rooms, Conference rooms, Event venue.

We also provide wedding venues, birthday celebration venues or much more facilities.
Address: The Warren The Warren, Metropolitan Police Sports Club Hayes Ltd, Croydon Road, Hayes, Bromley, Kent, BR2 7AL Bromley Kent BR2 7AL

The Warren Inn
The Warren Inn The Warren Inn serves REAL ALE and is open all day. Well-known for its delicious, FRESH FOOD, there is a large GARDEN with a safe play area and plenty of parking including room for coaches. Regular ENTERTAINMENT includes occasional live music, pub games, and much more.

  01797 362 090

Website The Warren Inn

Address: The Warren Inn Dymchurch Road New Romney Kent TN28 8UF

Valiant Sailor
Valiant Sailor The pub often hosts live music evenings so please check out our What`s On? page to see what up & coming events we will be having at the Valiant Sailor.
Address: Valiant Sailor New Dover Road Capel-le-Ferne Folkestone Kent CT18 7JJ

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