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Wed 21 February 2018

Thu 22 February 2018

Fri 23 February 2018

Meg Morley Trio

Recently deemed an ‘Exceptional Talent’ by Arts Council England, Meg Morley released two debut recordings of her original music in 2017.

Sat 24 February 2018

Sun 25 February 2018

Dock in Absolute

Exciting young European trio centred around pianist Jean Philippe Koch’s powerful original compositions and virtuoso playing. Their latest album was released on the prestigious Camjazz label (home to the likes…

Mon 26 February 2018

Stefania Arcieri Ensemble

Singer Stefania Arcieri brings a star-studded band to support her powerful vocals. With Gareth Lockrane (Flute), Sam Leak (piano), Andrea di Biase (bass) An intense encounter between harmonies, textures and…

Tue 27 February 2018

Noah Stoneman Trio

Noah Stoneman was  a finallist in the recent BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year. He is also a member of the band of trumpeter Alexandra Ridout. Youth, maturity and…

Wed 28 February 2018

The Kandinsky Effect

“The Kandinsky Effect have not made the best jazz album of the year, nor the best rock album of the year. Whatever it is, it’s still one of the best…

Thu 01 March 2018

Fri 02 March 2018

Sat 03 March 2018

Sun 04 March 2018


British-Nigerian guitarist Toby Foyeh enjoys massive success in USA where he is now based. Following his successful August show last year, This will be his second show in London after…

Mon 05 March 2018

Wed 07 March 2018

Joyful Noise present: Patrick Bebey solo

French-Cameroonian pianist Patrick Bebey makes his London piano solo debut. Patrick Bebey build his name playing and recording with Miriam Makeba, Papa Wemba, Mory Kante, Roy Ayers, Lokua Kanza, Ladysmith…

Thu 08 March 2018

Fri 09 March 2018

Sat 10 March 2018

Carol Grimes – The Singer’s Tale

Mixing storytelling with song, one of the UK’s jazz treasures reads from her recently published memoirs ‘The Singer’s Tale’ punctuated with songs spanning her career. ‘Grimes has a fascinating story…

Sun 11 March 2018

John Bennett Big Band

A stalwart of the old Vortex club in Stoke Newington,the band now plays a regular spot at the new Vortex in Dalston. With John’s fantastic compositions and an always exciting…

Mon 12 March 2018


Continuing the monthly open-minded Freedom Improv session. There’s an opening short set from an adhoc ensemble, swiftly followed by constantly shifting sets of soul stirring improv sessions open to all… So…

Wed 14 March 2018

Thu 15 March 2018

Fri 16 March 2018

Éiriocht: New Music From Ireland (DAY 1)

TICKET LINK FOR BOTH NIGHTS  Éiríocht is a radical alternative to traditional celebrations for St. Patrick’s Weekend 2018. With curated performances by Diatribe Records, Ireland’s foremost label for new sounds…

Sat 17 March 2018

Sun 18 March 2018


Three contrasting sets to delight and inspire in the relaxed and intimate listening environment of the world famous Vortex Jazz club. FIRST SET Neil Metcalfe (flute) / John Rangecroft (sax/clarinet)…

Fri 23 March 2018

Sat 24 March 2018

Tue 27 March 2018

Wed 28 March 2018

Sat 31 March 2018


Long-time Vortex favourite Ian Shaw returns to the club with his solo show sizzling with wit and dazzling with songs from his new album “Shine Sister Shine”.

Tue 03 April 2018

Jeff Williams Lifelike Album Launch

US drummer/composer Jeff Williams returns to the Vortex to celebrate the release of his album Lifelike, recorded there with this sextet last June on the last stop of a wide-ranging tour.

Wed 04 April 2018

Federico Albanese

Federico Albanese is back on tour presenting his third full-length album By The Deep Sea, out on Neue Meister on February 23rd, 2018. “By The Deep Sea is a state of mind in…

Mon 16 April 2018

Calum Gourlay Big Band

Bassist Calum Gourlay’s big band is a band of energy and joy, having developed over the course of over a year at the Vortex. He brings stunning arrangements and a…

Sat 21 April 2018

Thu 03 May 2018

Poppy Ackroyd

A classically trained pianist, violinist, producer, and composer, Ackroyd turned heads in the neo-classical world with her previous works Escapement and Feathers, as well as her involvement in Hidden Orchestra…

Fri 11 May 2018

Estelle Kokot Presents The Longest War

The Longest War. Pianist, singer-songwriter, Estelle Kokot features new material from Mongolia to Afghanistan and the Algarve. Mick Hutton on bass and Gene Calderazzo on drums.

Sat 12 May 2018

Dave Manington’s Riff Raff

Riff Raff launch their new album “Challenger Deep”. This formidible line-up play inventive, forward looking jazz that subtly pushes the envelope whilst remaining thoroughly accessible to the listener.

Thu 31 May 2018

Liran Donin’s 1000 Boats Album Launch

Celebrating album launch of acclaimed Israeli bass player, composer, producer. Donin brings bass to the forefront with distinctive powerhouse grooving and song structures backed by high energy band

Thu 07 June 2018

Siv Øyunn Kjenstad + Kit Downes

Siv Øyunn Kjenstad – celebrated singer and percussionist from Norway – meets UK pianist organist and composer Kit Downes. Both will play solo, with a collaborative set at the end of the concert.

Wed 13 June 2018

Fri 15 June 2018

Wed 20 June 2018

Matt Anderson Quartet ‘Rambling’ Album Launch

London-based saxophonist and award-winning composer releases his new album, blending the folk music reminiscent of his rural upbringing, the bluesy strains of Frisell and Scandinavian jazz.

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