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

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Thu 23rd March - Goldblooms, Pet Crow, Scandinavia
Noisepop trio Goldblooms are back for another show together with indie-rockers Pet Crow and power pop four-piece Scandinavia!
Entry: £4
7.30PM - 12AM

Fri 24th March - Freak Power Records present: Purple Implosion, Adam & Elvis, Mickey & the Milkshake
Freak Power Records are back for another brilliant night of live music and DJs!
Purple Implosion - New brand of psychadelic that have been wowing crowds in London over the past year.
Adam & Elvis - “Big Pixies-sized singalongs and subversive choruses which threaten to match the early charm of The Teardrop Explodes” - ARTROCKER
Mickey & the Milkshake - Powerful blues two piece that create a massive soundscape with just guitar and drums.
DJs until the early hours!
Free entry
8PM - 3AM

Sat 25th March - Sandy and Danny Present: Blind Date With a Twist #2!
Our favourite Valentine's Day hosts Sandy and Danny are back for another special comedy night! What better way to welcome the season, than gathering with friends and neighbours at the Spring Equinox Blind Date with a Twist. Bringing back a classic and putting a twist on it. Blind Date with a Twist is a live game show pairing people and connecting them with a friend or lover! Entry: £3
7PM - 9.30PM plus DJs until 3AM

Sun 26th March - 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 26th March - Songs For Glitter Fetishists
The fun doesn't end after this Sunday's Variety Bunker! We'll be continuing the night with acousto-drag queen renditions of some of your favourite songs from the '60s through the noughties and glitter baptisms galore.
Free entry, donations welcome
7.15PM onwards

Mon 27th March - Art Quiz
Try out your Art knowledge at the George this evening and you could be the lucky winner of £30! The George Art Quiz - last Monday of every month!
Teams: 1-5. Free entry

Tue 28th March - Conrad Keely, Junodef, Aqua TV
Frontman of Texan post-hardcore maximalists …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, is coming to the George to play an intimate stripped down set of songs from his debut album 'Original Machines' as well as some classics from …Trail of Dead! Support from Aqua TV and Junodef.
Entry: £10, £8 in advance
8PM - 12AM

Wed 29th March - Bentcousin, Chris Cape, Video Blue
Our favourite pop-punk duo Bentcousin is back for another free entry show at the George Wednesday 29th March! This time with support from rapper/guitaris Chris Cape and Jim O'Donoghue Martin's ambient electronica and guitar driven alt-pop project Video Blue. This will be a very special night as we'll be celebrating the release of Chris Cape's new music video as well as Video Blue's debut album!
Free entry
7.30PM - 12AM

Thu 30th March - The George Tavern presents: Rochelle, Mad Jack, The Rogues
It's time for our monthly showcase night! This time we've got live music from singer/songwriter Rochelle, blues/rock 5-piece Mad Jack and indie rock 4-piece The Rogues. Jack Daniel's Happy Hour 7-8pm!
Free entry
7PM - 12AM

Fri 31st March - COOL BREEZE! - A Night Of Vintage Jamaican Music
DJs Paskal, Tiny-T and Whitey B will be spinning top notch selections of authentic Jamaican oldies from the 60's and 70's until late night! Expect good vibes and musical niceness aplenty.
Entry: £3
8PM - 3AM


Sat 1st April - Living Room Session #7
A night smashed jam pack with awesome and diverse music! Live music from Perkelt, Guilleridoo, Léscines, Tiger Mauling and Oscar Mic + DJ set from MANGOSEED until the early hours! Enjoy.
Entry: £4
8PM - 3AM

Sun 2nd April - The Conteiners Live Again!
The Containers hook-laden, exuberant, high-octane New Wave pop blasted into life in 1978, but was prematurely extinguished when the band split up early 1980. This will be their first live gig for the band ever since! A new album is also on its way and will be released in May.
Support from The Windsors - ‘forward-looking electric guitar music with a rock base, stylistically somewhere between the precision control of surf groups such as the Ventures, and the almost classical compositions of Captain Beefheart.’ - Eugene Chadborne.
Free entry
7.30PM - 12AM

Mon 3rd April - Jollies at the George!
Roll up, roll up, for the third edition of the now world famous Jollies at the George open mic stand-up night!
Free Entry
7.30 - 10PM

Wed 5th April - East London Blues
Robert J Hunter returns with another first-class East London Blues night! This time he's bringing with him stompin' blues rock duo Ross Connor and filthy rock power-trio Giant Caterpillar! 
Free entry
7.30PM - 3AM

Thu 6th April - Swing Night with Good Co + more TBA
Seattle six piece Good Co is the USA's first Electro Swing band. Combining the sounds of 1920's and 30's jazz with the electronic music of today Good Co uses live horns, vintage samples, and funky beats to create a whole new type of dance party. Since 2013 Good Co has released three albums and has performed throughout the US and Canada for music festivals, conventions, burlesque performances, and anywhere else they can sneak into. You can hear their music on radio and on label compilations in the US, Canada, Europe, and China as well as licensed on independent film and advertisements.
Free entry
7.30PM - 12AM

Sat 8th April - Spoonful present!
It’s time again for another Spoonful with great live music and DJs all night long! This time Spoonful brings us live music from Brad and Maz, The Past Tense and The Estimators as well as DJ sets until the early hours from Manual “Pirlo” Lovisutti, Jon Clay and Clovis Taylor!
Entry: £8
7.30PM - 3AM

Sun 9th April - The Bloody Mary Brass Band
Fancy something a little different? We’re excited to have The Bloody Mary Brass Band back at the George, bringing you all the energy and verve of a New Orleans brass band alongside the familiarity and fun of your favourite songs.
Free entry
7.30PM - 12AM

Fri 14th April - Morag Tong, Zhora, Everest Queen
It's time to welcome back doom/stoner metal band Morag Tong to the stage, this time together with progressive sludge metal bands Zhora and Everest Queen + DJs until the early hours!
Free entry
8PM - 3AM

Thu 20th April - Phil Maguire's EP launch!
Join us for the celebration of rock troubadour Phil Maguire's debut EP "To Her I Wander"! Support TBA.
Free entry
8PM - 12AM

Fri 21st April - Freak Power Records present
Freak Power is back for a spine-tinglingly good indie music night at the George! Line up coming soon.
Free entry
7PM - 3AM

Sat 22nd April - The Toilers present
It's time for our next rock & blues party with The Toilers! Expect all the fun and frolicks of previous evenings with some new musical acts in store!
Free entry
7.30PM - 3AM

Sun 23rd April - Gin Trap Cabaret
Gin Trap is back for a Sunday mash-up of variety, mystery and music! Be prepared for song, dance, poetry, comedy, drama and magic up close and personal!
Free entry
7PM - 12AM