There are some great evening music entertainment options around the Earl's Court area. Here are some of our recommendations:
Music at Leighton House:
Stylish classical chamber music concerts are given in the beautiful setting of Leighton House (a former lord's home and artist's studio; 12 Holland Park Road, Kensington, London W14 8LZ) by the Kensington and Chelsea Music Society (Â£18 including a glass of wine). For bookings call 0789 060 3128 or book online at www.wegottickets.com.
Free 'Rush' Hour classical concerts at St Stephen's Church:
St Stephen's Church is located on Gloucester road and concert starts at 6:30 p.m on Mondays, during the university term time (No need to book, just turn up - it does not matter if you arrive late, just enter quietly and enjoy). These concerts are performed by students from the Royal College of Music.
Free Concerts at Victoria and Albert Museum:
Free concerts in Norfolk room of the Victoria and Albert museum, also given by students of the Royal College of Music, at 6:30 p.m on Fridays during university term time (no need to book).
Free Concerts at Royal Albert Hall:
Yet more classical music by students of the Royal College of Music on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m at the Royal Albert Hall - Â£11 including concert, coffee and a pastry.
Contemporary Music Gigs:
Rock, folk and pop music gigs take place at the Troubadour, usually Tuesday-Saturday, from 8 pm. Entrance Â£7-10.
A thirty minute walk down (or take the bus C3) to Lots Road in Chelsea, is the 606 club, one of London's best known jazz venues.
Late night Jazz at The Royal Albert Hall:
There is also Late Night Jazz in Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall, from 9.45 pm on Wednesdays, Â£12.