London Folk Music Venues
Le QuecumBar & Brasserie
Le QuecumBar & Brasserie - Parisian soul in the heart of Battersea where we serve Music Food Wine and Food
Le QuecumBar, primarily a live music venue, where the staff are delicious and the food friendly!
Numerous celebrities and secret Django fans visit Le QuecumBar incognito to enjoy the enchanting atmosphere and close up intimate genius of players who grace its stage at The Prestige Performance Concerts, or just drop by to catch the infectious unplugged weekly jam sessions some even joining in with the fun. This is live music at its best.
Widely regarded as the world premier venue of Gypsy Swing. Dedicated to promoting the music of Django Reinhardt and those who perform it, staging some of the world’s finest Gypsy Swing musicians who relish playing in an authentic original style intimate atmosphere. Here, as in 1930’s Paris, Django’s innovative, joyous hot club music is alive, with its wicked swing and hypnotic, pumping rhythms. Le QuecumBar plays host to the worlds best of this genre offering instrumental workshops and integrating home-grown talent with global players.
Le QuecumBar is indebted to the Gypsy culture which pervades this unique music, as style born in 1930’s Paris, drawing on nearly 2000 years of Gypsy musical traditions. The venue also promotes other global Gypsy music such as from Spain and the Balkans – there is always a musical surprise behind its secret doors.
Le QuecumBar and Le Q Records are committed to providing and supporting acoustic and nostalgic jazz/swing by working with the best musicians who believe as we do in our aim to become the foremost Hot Club Gypsy Jazz/Swing venue in the world.
So soak up the ambiance of Parisian chic; experience la belle époque in a venue where strangers become your friends; relax and linger whilst you quaff a glass of wine and peruse the blackboard menu at your leisure; share the magic of real music as it is created, all in a place where time seems to stand still. Above all, have fun rediscovering the roots of Hot Club Gypsy jazz swing, jazz standards, Latin and other acoustic and nostalgic music from a truly elegant era.
The bar and exotic secluded tropical patio and our front pavement tables are yours, as we transport you to another time and place, so sit back and enjoy (but if you are in a hurry please let us know). Chess, backgammon and dominoes are available for those who like to linger.
Phone: 0207 787 2227
Address: 42-44 Battersea High Street, London
Postcode: SW11 3HX
Area/Nearest station: Clapham Junction
Twitter name: @QuecumBar
Facebook name: https://www.facebook.com/Le-Quecumbar-London-657274274323903/
Genre: Gypsy jazz
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Thursday 24th January · 7:00PM · Le QuecumBar & Brasserie · Clapham Junction · free before 8pm, £6 after