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A Guide to the Best Jazz Nights in Liverpool City Centre

Wine and dine in style as you soak up the soothing, soulful sounds of the best jazz nights in Liverpool.

The vibrant maritime city is renowned for its electric nightlife scene and dynamic celebration of culture.

And the Liverpool jazz scene certainly doesn’t disappoint. In fact, with so much to offer, you’ll find yourself spoilt for choice.

Jazz nights in Liverpool offer the perfect blend of relaxation and socialising with an uplifting atmosphere.

So, from exploring charming Hope Street to seeking out the city’s most hidden gems, our Liverpool jazz night guide has got you covered.

The Grapes: Jazz Con Fusion

When: Every Sunday at 9:00pm

Where: 60 Roscoe Street, Liverpool

Jazz nights Liverpool

Dating back to the 1700s, you’ll find The Grapes pub sitting in the heart of Liverpool’s historic Georgian Quarter.

The cosy pub was one of the Fab Four’s favourite drinking spots and it remains a sentimental favourite to locals today.

With a warm, charming and bohemian feel, The Grapes welcomes anyone and everyone to enjoy their free Sunday Jazz Con Fusion.

Serving up high quality, real ale and a range of speciality gins, this dynamic spot truly has something for everyone.

Described as ‘everyone’s local in town’, what better way to spend a Sunday evening and top off the weekend in style?

Frederiks: ParrJazz

When: Every Tuesday at 8:30pm

Where: Hope Street, Liverpool

Jazz nights Liverpool

You’ll discover Frederik’s along Liverpool’s charming and picturesque Hope Street.

The bustling independent bar and restaurants hosts an atmospheric jazz night courtesy of ParrJazz every Tuesday.

So, sit back, relax and feel your toes tapping as you indulge in tasty small plates or a delicious pizza and an eclectic cocktail.

You can take full advantage of Tatty Hour £5 cocktails between 5 – 10 or their Margherita Margarita deal offering pizza and a cocktail for £10.

Surrounded by Liverpool landmarks including the city’s Anglican and Metropolitan cathedrals, this is the perfect stop after a busy day of sight-seeing in Liverpool.

Ma Boyles: Amanda Brown & The Common Ears/ParrJazz

When: Thursdays at 7:30pm and Saturday sat 8:30pm

Where: Old Hall Street, Liverpool

Jazz nights Liverpool

Nestled away just off Old Hall Street, you’ll find Liverpool’s historic hidden gem, Ma Boyles.

The charming alehouse and eatery dates back to 1870, offering an atmospheric escape from the bustling business district.

Ma Boyle’s attracts everyone from businessmen and young professionals to budding musicians and city centre locals.

On Thurdays, Ma’s welcomes resident jazz band Amanda Brown & The Common Ears to lift your spirits as the weekend draws closer.

And when Saturday arrives, the charming pub is filled with the soothing sounds of ParrJazz musicians and weekend chatter, igniting an unrivalled atmosphere.

You can enjoy the intoxicating sounds of jazz with a tasty cheese board or burger and choose from a wide range of selected rums, gins, whiskey and wine.

The Everyman Bistro: Liverpool Jazz Club

When: The first and third Wednesday of every month

Where: Hope Street, Liverpool

Jazz nights Liverpool

The Everyman is one of Liverpool’s best-loved theatres and a cultural hubs in the heart of the city. And the fun doesn’t stop when the stage curtains close.

Head downstairs to the Everyman Bistro and you’ll find a dynamic jazz evening bursting with character.

On the first and third Wednesday of the month, the stylish bistro hosts Liverpool Jazz Club band.

The talented group includes Stan Williams, John Padfield, Andrew MacKenzie, David Fishel, Grant Russell and Ed Hannaby.

Following the house band, you’re invited to get your jazz on and showcase your skills with the free-for-all jam session!

The Everyman was founded in 1964, making its mark on the city with a bohemian environment and political edge.

After a radical transformation in 2014, the new building is better than ever, becoming the first building in Liverpool to win the RIBA Stirling Prize.

Alma de Cuba: Jam Jazz

When: First Thursday of every month

Where: Seel Street, Liverpool

Jazz nights Liverpool

One of the newest jazz night on the scene, don’t miss live jazz on the first Thursday of the month at Alma de Cuba.

Alma is one of Liverpool’s top bars and restaurants. The dazzling venue was converted from Liverpool’s historic St Peter’s Catholic Church.

The unique venue offers an effervescent fusion of Cuban, Hispanic and Latin American influences.

Their Jam Jazz night is free to attend and welcomes you to see the house band perform live with the most exquisite backdrop.

As you can imagine, the acoustics at Alma are pretty spectacular. You can enjoy the very best soulful sounds as you get ready for the weekend.

Renowned for crafting only the tastiest of eclectic cocktails, you won’t want to miss their fantastic 2 for 1 cocktail offer.

After all, what better way to wind down from the working week?

Downtown Dixieland Jazz Band at The Caledonia

When: At least once a month

Where: The Caledonia

Jazz nights Liverpool

With an infectious community spirit, great ale and equally great music, The Caledonia is definitely one for your list.

Playing host to a lively array of musicians and bands, the traditional corner pub welcomes Downtown Dixieland Jazz Band at least once a month.

Dixieland is influenced by ragtime, military brass bands, the blues and gospel music. The jazz genre grew from the skillful sounds that filled New Orleans at the start of the 20th century.

The Caledonia also boasts a popular food menu to soak up their tasty real ale.

You can indulge in a range of delicious dishes form their Cali Vegan Kitchen menu, which is truly something else.

Whether you’ll be visiting Liverpool or you’re a local in search of something new, why not head along and see for yourself?

Liverpool is world-famous for its musical history and music attractions. And it’s safe to say that the city is still bursting with talent today.

So get your dancing shoes on and head for the door!

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Jessica is an English and History graduate with a passion for writing about Liverpool's top venues and events.

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