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Vortex Jazz Club

On the first floor of the Dalston Culture House, the Vortex Jazz Club is our nightly venue. Mostly music & with a focus on jazz; spoken word, multi-media, afternoon gigs at the weekend & wide variety of other genres are also to be found – see Events Programme for details. Private hire is also possible – find out in the Use This Space section.

Opening Times:
8pm-Midnight daily

11 Gillett Square, London, N16 8AZ
020 7254 4097
  • Upcoming Events
Mon 09 March 2015

Freedom

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Freedom has settled in its new home at The Vortex – and enters a new phase its evolution as the Loft-style sessions grow Known for its wild, totally free evenings of challenging and up-lifting improvisations which have consistently united a cross…

Thu 12 March 2015

Nicky Schrire Quintet

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Born in England, raised in South Africa and latterly of New York, Nicky Schrire epitomises the expansive and fluid range of the modern, contemporary jazz scene at its most intriguing. Nicky’s early musical training was in classical piano and then saxophone, but…

Mon 16 March 2015

Perspectives in Sound: Four artists working with overdubs. Curated by Lola Perrin

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

SOPHIE HARRIS, cellist, has worked with numerous eminent composers and musicians, from Steve Reich to Jocelyn Pook, giving concerts worldwide and also performing on many radio and CD recordings.  She is now focusing on writing and performing her work, and recently released her own CD.…

Tue 17 March 2015

Chris Cheek / Hannes Riepler Quartet

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Hannes Riepler invites Chris Cheek to play upstairs at the Vortex. They will be playing new music inspired by this collaboration, also featuring master drummer James Maddren and Ollie Hayhurst on bass.

Tue 24 March 2015

Han Bennink/Alexander Hawkins

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Han Bennink (drums) and Alexander Hawkins (piano) meet for a new duo which celebrates 40 years of the ‘Dutch Vortex’ – the Bim Huis.

Mon 11 May 2015

Freedom

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

2015 Freedom relocates to its new home – The Vortex – and enters a new phase its evolution. Known for its wild, totally free evenings of challenging and up-lifting improvisations which have consistently united a cross cultural and cross generational posse of…

Wed 17 June 2015

Basil Hodge – A tribute to Horace Silver

8:00pm - 11:00pm @ Vortex Jazz Club

Just one year after the death of the great Horace Silver, pianist Basil Hodge leads a tribute to this legend. With Tony Kofi, Larry Bartley, Rod Youngs.

Fri 25 September 2015