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Live Music Venues in Highbury, Greater London*

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  • Loads of people have already mentioned how cool The Garage is just north of Highbury Corner on Holloway Road - but I just want to re-iterate. It's cool.
  • The hope and anchor doesnt quite attract bands and groups like it did but still a good place (get some wkd shots!!!)
  • The Garage in Highbury offers the chance to see great bands in a small venue. Sounds quality. Good vibe. The place ROCKS!
  • The 12 Bar, just off Charing Cross Road. Cushy Productions has a night - something like one Thursday a month - which has some really cool young talent. Also great venue, tiny but friendly, always have a good night here.
  • for free live accoustic sets on sunday afternoons, try the purple turtle on essex road,
  • The Rythmic on Chapel Market is getting its act together, nice Sunday jazz, and Fridays are pretty good as well.
  • There's a pub at the end of Chapel Market (not the twee pub, the other end) that has some live stuff as well.
  • Disgracelands has really been getting pretty good on a Wednesday night: Earthtribe, Spring Heel Jack and other nights cater for other tastes.
  • Crossbar which is more Kings Cross direction has a thumping hip hop night on Thursdays: real old skool with breakdancing to boot!
  • I think the Embassy has started to do music but I am not sure.
  • The Garage, 20-22 High Street.

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Last updated: 2008-10-14

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