Music Venues in Hertfordshire

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The Alban Arena

The Alban Arena is a well established entertainment venue with a busy programme of National Touring Shows, Rock and Pop Concerts, Comedy, Films, Large Scale Exhibitions and the region`s most popular Christmas Pantomime.

The capacity of the theatre is over 800 seated and over 1000 at standing concerts.
Address: The Alban Arena Civic Centre St Albans Hertfordshire AL1 3LD

Brown Bear

Brown Bear Our timber-framed building is the oldest pub in the village, one of the oldest buildings in the village, and a Grade II listed building.

Open fires, exposed timbers and small, cosy rooms mean it`s kept all its traditional charm.

Our taller customers appreciate not having to bend down to dodge the beams !

Address: Brown Bear 14 The Street Braughing Ware Hertfordshire SG11 2QF

Club 85

Club 85 North Hertfordshire`s independent music venue.

  01462 434801

Website Club 85

Address: Club 85 74 Whinbush Road Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1PZ

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage The Gordon Craig Theatre has been entertaining audiences from across the home counties since it first opened its doors in 1975. This 501 seat theatre boasts a varied programme of live entertainment, ranging from one-night variety-music shows to week-long drama productions.

The theatre also maintains a proud tradition of presenting first rate Opera, Dance and Orchestral Concerts.

Address: Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre Lytton Way Stevenage Hertfordshire SG1 1LZ

Hertford Corn Exchange

Hertford Corn Exchange As Hertfords only music venue, we host live bands on most weekends over most of the year.

Please see the gigs listings for whats on.

Address: Hertford Corn Exchange 39 Fore Street Hertford Hertfordshire SG14 1AL


Hopfields Located in the Birchwood area of Hatfield with two bars. The Sports bar offers pool, dart and Sky TV, and the Lounge bar, quiz nights, music and entertainment. Large car park.

Address: Hopfields Homestead Hatfield Hertfordshire AL10 0QW

Lord Haig

Lord Haig A community pub popular with the locals and well as newfaces. Popular live music acts every Saturday. Big screen showing all sporting occasions. Independently managed.

  01992 582706

Website Lord Haig

Address: Lord Haig South Street Hertford Hertfordshire SG14 1AZ

Molloy`s, Watford

Molloy`s, Watford Molloy`s Watford is a pub and music venue to rock the night away to a live band or a great place to meet friends for a quiet drink.

Address: Molloy`s, Watford 66-68 The Parade Watford Hertfordshire WD17 1AH

Old Barge

Old Barge Situated at the head of the River Lee navigation in Hertford, The Old Barge pub makes an excellent destination for cyclists, walkers and river users.

Live jazz every Thursday evening.

  01992 581871

Website Old Barge

Address: Old Barge 2 The Folly Hertford Hertfordshire SG14 1QD

The Black Horse

The Black Horse Traditional pub offering good quality pub food and real cask ales in comfortable, friendly surroundings.

Open Mic Night on the third Wednesday of every month.

Live music weekly.

Address: The Black Horse Frogmore Street Tring Hertfordshire HP23 5AZ

The Crown, St. Albans

The Crown, St. Albans Situated in the picturesque town of St Albans The Crown Pub & Restaurant is known for its great atmosphere, live sports and entertainment.

The Crown in St Albans holds regular events such as live music and karaoke as well as showing all the major sporting events on our large screen TVs.

  01727 853347

Website The Crown, St. Albans

Address: The Crown, St. Albans 144 - 146 Hatfield Road St Albans Hertfordshire Al1 4JA

The Director`s Arms

The Director`s Arms A wide variety of live music and entertainment, ample parking, a gorgeous garden area and pool tables and dart board make this is a pub with something for everyone. We will go out of their way to make your visit an enjoyable one, answer any questions or queries and give you a real Director`s Arms welcome.

  020 8905 2303

Website The Director`s Arms

Address: The Director`s Arms Ripon Way Borehamwood Hertfordshire WD6 2HS

The Farmer`s Boy

The Farmer`s Boy The Farmer`s Boy is a tastefully refurbished bay-windowed pub with its own brewery, continental bottled beers, log fire, and a back open kitchen doing bar lunches. It has SkyTV and is one of the few pubs where live rugby at any level can be watched.

We have live music most Thursday evenings and usually once a month on a Saturday. We also have a magnificent jukebox with over 10,000 tunes old and new.

Address: The Farmer`s Boy 134 London Road St Albans Hertfordshire AL1 1PQ

The Flag

The Flag One of Watford`s premier live music venues, with live bands every weekend covering various genres from indie, to rock, to funk and soul.

Also host to Open Mic Night every Thursday, and Watford`s only alternative music night each and every Monday.

  01923 218413

Website The Flag

Address: The Flag 7 Station Road Watford Hertfordshire WD17 1ET

The Forum

The Forum The Forum is a £38 million entertainments venue on the University of Hertfordshire Campus, for use by both students and the public.

The venue encompasses three exclusive spaces - auditorium, Style Bar and the Attic. The Forum is purpose built to rival any of the capitals super clubs or concert venues.

Address: The Forum College Lane Hatfield Hertfordshire AL10 9AB

The Function Rooms

The Function Rooms The Function Rooms is Hemel Hempsteads number 1 live entertainments venue and nightclub.

Located in the heart of Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, central to bus, taxi and train links.

Address: The Function Rooms 4 Waterhouse Street Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire HP1 1ET

The Hardwicke Arms,

The Hardwicke Arms, Every other Sunday lunchtime from 12.30 until 3.00 pm Nigel and the Gang meet here for a mix of folk music and poetry; all are invited for “round the room”, mixed song and music. Come along with your musical instrument or be prepared to sing! New faces are always welcome!

Jam Session & Open Mic – First Saturday of the month (not January)

Come along and join in with a diverse group of singers and musicians, and enjoy local talent at its best! Don`t sing or play? Just enjoy the entertainment! Free entry from 8.30pm. PA and many instruments provided.

Address: The Hardwicke Arms, 96 Ermine Way Arrington Royston Hertfordshire SG8 0AH

The Horn - St. Albans

The Horn - St. Albans Having twice won music pub of the year, we are the premier live music venue in St Albans. We put on the best Tribute Bands in the country every Saturday night, and our outside promoters put on regular nights such as Housebound, Juicebox, Redline, and Vivify.

We also love to support and promote new up and coming bands through our Showcase and Musicbox nights, along with our super successful Battle of The Bands competitions (previous entrants include Enter Shikari, The Subways, and Friendly Fires)

Address: The Horn - St. Albans Victoria Street St Albans Hertfordshire AL1 3TE

The Lord Louis

The Lord Louis A traditional, 17th Century pub in Stanstead Abbotts, The Lord Louis enjoys the warming effects of a coal fire, snug corners and cosy low beamed ceilings. The pub hosts live music nights, a regular quiz and screens live sport on TV. Settle in a comfy sofa and enjoy!

Address: The Lord Louis 36 High Street Stanstead Abbotts Ware Hertfordshire SG12 8AG

The Lytton Arms

The Lytton Arms The Lytton Arms is situated in the picturesque North Hertfordshire countryside and adjoins the Knebworth Estate, home of the Lytton family for many centuries. It is a popular destination for ramblers, cyclists and local business people.

Opening Times
Mon - Thu ................. 11 am - 11 pm
Fri - Sat .................... 11 am - 12 (midnight)
Sunday ..................... 12 (Noon) - 10:30 pm

Food Times
Mon - Fri ....... (12 - 2:30 pm) & (6 - 9:30 pm)
Saturday .......... (12 Noon - 9:30 pm)
Sunday ............. (12 Noon - 5 pm)

Address: The Lytton Arms Park Lane Old Knebworth Hertfordshire SG3 6QB

The Marne Inn

The Marne Inn The Marne Inn have a Jam & Open mic 2nd Thursday of every

Address: The Marne Inn Thorley Park Centre Bishops Stortford Hertfordshire CM23 4EG

The Motte & Bailey

The Motte & Bailey At the Motte & Bailey we pride ourselves in delivering a great customer experience with our home cooked food & Fine Ales.

We are a friendly family run business in the heart of Pirton, a beautiful little village in Hertfordshire.

Having an interest in music we often put together nights promoting our local talent. If you are, or know anyone who is, in a band/solo group and wishes to play at our pub please contact us.

Address: The Motte & Bailey 1 Great Green Pirton Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 3QD

The Plough and Harrow - Harpenden

The Plough and Harrow - Harpenden The Plough & Harrow is a traditional pub concentrating on both good pub food and real ales with a great atmosphere with the locals appreciating our emphasis on live music and full coverage of all major sporting events both on terrestrial and satellite making full use of our big screen and numerous other televisions.

The pub also has a famed reputation for quality live music every Saturday.

Address: The Plough and Harrow - Harpenden 88 Southdown Road Harpenden Hertfordshire AL5 1PR

The Red Cow

The Red Cow Moosic

Open mic nights, live bands, intimate acoustic nights, carols with a mini brass band, even our own near-legendary summer Moosic Festival – The Red Cow is well known for it`s varied programme of regular live moosic on the last Friday of every month.

  01763 838792

Website The Red Cow

Address: The Red Cow 11 High Street Chrishall Hertfordshire SG8 8RN

The Red Lion, Hemel Hempstead

The Red Lion, Hemel Hempstead The Red Lion is unique in so many respects; quaint old fashioned charm on the outside, bright modern decor and subtle lighting on the inside.

There really is something for everyone, regular Wednesday jam nights with Paul Green and friends are getting more and more popular, themed disco`s, live bands and Karaoke all feature.

Address: The Red Lion, Hemel Hempstead Nash Mills Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire HP3 9TD

The Rock Den

The Rock Den The Rock Den is a Monthly Rock Night held at the famous Breaks Manor building which has hosted the likes of the Cortinas, Tremeloes, Hawkwind and Jethro Tull. The venue is fully equipped with a stage, PA System, Lighting Rig anSd Sound Desk.

If you Love LIVE music then you'll love The Rock Den, not ONLY does it have the best sound in the UK thanks to Guitarist Producer Stephen Loveday of Medicine Hat and Mournblade fame, it plays hosts to Original bands. Don't take our word for it, here's what folk have to say about The Rock Den

Jim Bartholomew: 5 starThe Dogs Bollocks, Friendly, Super


Website The Rock Den

Address: The Rock Den Breaks Manor Link Drive Hatfield Hertfordshire AL10 8TP

The Round Bush

The Round Bush We regularly feature live music and karaoke at the Bush. Please drop us a line or pop in to the pub for more details!

Address: The Round Bush Round Bush Lane Aldenham Watford Hertfordshire WD25 8BG

The Six Bells

The Six Bells The Six Bells is an old fashioned local pub dating back to the 15th century. It provides great pub grub and a wide selection of real ales. Situated in St Michaels village, close to Verulamium park, it is a great place to visit after a long walk with the dog. Regular live music.

Address: The Six Bells 16-18 St. Michaels Street St. Albans Hertfordshire AL3 4SH

The Spotlight

The Spotlight The Spotlight is a multi-purpose venue situated in the heart of Hertfordshire.

With a seating capacity of 547 and a standing capacity of over 1,300, it's known for its wide range of popular events including club nights, live concerts, comedy, cinema and theatre.

Address: The Spotlight High Street Hoddesdon Hertfordshire EN11 8BE

The Stag

The Stag Jazz at the Stag every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month.

Opening Times:
Monday closed
Except Bank Holidays

Tue-Friday: 9am-11pm Saturday: 10am-11pm Sunday: 10am-7pm

Address: The Stag Long Lane Heronsgate Chorleywood Hertfordshire WD3 5BT

The Unicorn

The Unicorn The Unicorn is renowned for hosting the very best in live music and is the hub of vibrant activity. Every Saturday night local bands rock The Unicorn followed by chilled and relaxed acoustic sessions on Sunday afternoons. Why not couple this with a traditional Sunday roast with all the trimmings?

  01923 262287

Website The Unicorn

Address: The Unicorn 38 Gallows Hill Kings Langley Hertfordshire WD4 8LU

The Wishing Well

The Wishing Well The Wishing Well in Borehamwood holds regular events such as live music and karaoke as well as showing all the major sporting events.

  020 8381 5158

Website The Wishing Well

Address: The Wishing Well 133 - 135 Shenley Road Borehamwood Hertfordshire WD6 1AH

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