From Kodaline to Anna Calvi, Sir Roger Penrose to John Cooper Clarke, Plan B to the The Magic Numbers, The George Tavern has an extremely exciting and diverse array of world class acts performing in unique, intimate surroundings.

We are also very supportive of new promoters and emerging acts with regular showcases of the best
new artists in London and the UK.

If you are interested in putting on a night, playing at one of our showcases, or would like to book The George for a party please email us at

With regular art exhibitions, lectures, vintage jumble sales performances, film and poetry nights, we embrace all aspects of the arts.

Opening hours are as follows:

Monday - Thursday: 4PM - 12AM
Friday - Saturday: 4PM - 3AM
Sunday: 4PM - 12AM

Help preserve the future of The George Tavern as a live music venue and stop inappropriate planning! Buy a Save The George Tavern T-shirt here.



Fri 22nd July - An Alternative Gathering Presents: Underclass UK, The Blue Carpet Band, Phoenix Chroi + Hearse Pileup
Punk night! An Alternative Gathering make a welcome return to the very lovely George Tavern.
Underclass UK - With a blatantly blue collar outlook on the world, blended with a seriously street punk sound that doesn't hide from its metal or glam roots.
The Blue Carpet Band - Powerhouse five-piece garage punk rock'n'rollers based in North London.
Phoenix Chroi - Post Punk with a Celtic Heart, that always rises again.
Hearse Pileup - South London 3 piece, the gutteral sound of punk rock for the undead.
Free entry
4PM - 3AM

Sat 23rd July - Bar open as usual/Available for party and table bookings!
We'll be playing your favourite Saturday night tunes until the early hours!
Free entry
4PM - 3AM

Mon 25th July - Art Quiz
£30 to the winning team!
Teams: 1-5. Free entry

Wed 27th July - Jerico Orchestra
Experimental Jazz from the audio-visual ensemble. The Jerico Orchestra is a collective set up to explore the relationship between improvised sound and visual art.
Free entry
8PM - 12AM

Thu 28th July - JACK ROCKS The George Tavern!
It's time for our July instalment of Jack Rocks! This time we've got a full on rock night planned for you with contemporary indie 4-piece The Rogues, lounge rock band Tranqs, slacker-rock 3-piece Labrador Van Basten and rock'n'roll band Savile Row. This will be a night to remember so make sure to come down early in time for our first act! It's also free entry all night and Jack Daniel's Happy Hour starting at 7pm.
Free entry
7PM - 12AM

Fri 29th July - Freak Power Indie Disco
Another fabulous night of bands playing the finest new indie to get excited about and DJs playing classics to get down to. And of course it's completely free.
Tin Foil Astronaut
Wave Shadows
Sex Cells
Adam & Elvis (DJ set)
Free Entry
7PM - 3AM

Sat 30th July - The George Tavern presents: MAYFLOWER MADAME // WHITE HEATH // NYNA
Join us for a very special live music showcase night at the George! On the bill we’ve got psychedelic post punk from Norway’s Mayflower Madame, dark pop and powerful vocals from NYNA and energetic post rock from Scottish (East London based) White Heath. On top of it all it’s free entry and DJs until 3AM! Free Entry
7.30PM - 3AM

Sun 31st July - Variety Bunker!
East End singalong Variety Bunker! For those of you who've never been, singalong tunes, party games, and general camp old nonsense are what's on offer and you just pay what you can afford into the hat.
Free entry
4PM onwards

Sun 31st July - Summertime for Glitter: Songs For Glitter Fetishists Summer Spectacular
The fun doesn't end after this Sunday's Variety Bunker! We'll be continuing the night with acousto-drag queen duo McGINN with SONGS FOR GLITTER FETISHISTS. As usual, they'll be playing all of our favourite camp classics from the '60s through the noughties. Frivolous amounts of glitter will be used.
Free entry, donations welcome
8PM - 12AM


Sat 6th August - Kleine Schweine + Guests
Brutally heroic Leeds/London political punk band Kleine Schweine is coming to London and their first stop will be The George Tavern!
Entry: £5
8PM - 3AM

Thu 11th August - The Beach Bullies and The Sumerian Kyngs LIVE at the George
The Beach Bullies - a post-punk new wave minimalist two-piece formed in London by James A Smith in 1980.
The Sumerian Kyngs - have stewed and fermented in a psychedelic south coast swamp since they formed in Brighton in 2004.
Free entry
8PM - 12AM

Fri 12th August - Hot Cheddar Presents: Jovis & The Bedwetters // Two Monkeys Brad Pitt & A Horse // More TBC
Hot Cheddar presents a night of stringy, tongue-burning entertainment at The George Tavern. Live music from Jovis & The Bedwetters, Two Monkeys Brad Pitt & A Horse + more TBC.
Free entry
8PM - 3AM