PizzaExpress Live, Holborn

PizzaExpress Live, Holborn
99 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6LF
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Andy Fairweather Low and The Low Riders

Andy Fairweather Low's pedigree is the stuff rock dreams are made of. He first came to prominence at the vanguard of the new youthful expression of music as the lead singer in Amen Corner. The 60s saw them clock up hit after pop hit. Songs such as 'Bend Me Shape Me', 'Hello Suzy', '(If Paradise is) Half As Nice' are…

Fri 14 May 2021

£32 / 020 7439 4962

Ashley Henry Solo

Following the success of 26-year-old Ashley Henry’s Easter EP, genre-blurring UK pianist returned in force with his debut album 'Beautiful Vinyl Hunter'. Having recently embarked on world tours with Loyle Carner and Christine & The Queens, Henry has a rapidly growing international profile.

Thu 19 Nov

£25 / 020 7439 4962

'Back From The Brink' with The Soul Immigrants

PizzaExpress Live in partnership with the Hampstead Jazz Club proudly presents a unique and fabulous night of smokey blues, raw funk, blistering reggae and silky soul sounds from amazing live band 'The Soul Immigrants'. This night will continue to celebrate their debut vinyl album on Lateralize Records and will be the…

Thu 3 Dec

£22.50 / 020 7439 4962

Bad Girls Groove

After another hugely successful year of gigs and sell-out shows across the UK and Europe, we’re very pleased to announce that Bad Girls Groove will be returning to PizzaExpress in 2020 for two shows (mid-summer and mid-winter!) each evening crammed full of soul, funk and blues, guaranteed to set your toes tapping! Fronted…

Wed 9 Dec

£12.50 / 020 7439 4962

Brian Simpson

He’s the former music director for Dave Koz, and therefore keyboardist Brian Simpson is a regular at Pizza Express, having also shared the stage here with Paul Brown and Marc Antoine. Brian’s shows are always great fun, as he plays his entire repertoire of his many smooth jazz hits. Playing with Brian will be Orefo…

Thu 4 Feb 2021

£35–£42.50 / 020 7439 4962

Fri 5 Feb 2021

£35–£42.50 / 020 7439 4962

Sat 6 Feb 2021

£35–£42.50 / 020 7439 4962

The British Collective

The core members of this landmark group are Don-e, Junior Giscombe, Noel McKoy and Omar, who have been amongst the 'Torch Bearers' of authentic British soul music since the 80's. Individually, they have sold millions of records worldwide, recorded some of the most iconic British soul anthems and won many notable industry…

Sat 31 Oct

£30 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:00

Chris Standring

Soul jazz guitarist Chris Standring returns to PizzaExpress Soho to celebrate his 13th solo album release 'Real Life'. Backing Chris on stage will be Londons' finest soul jazz and funk session players and with special guest Vanessa Haynes.

Thu 25 Feb 2021

£30 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:00

Fri 26 Feb 2021

£30 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:00

Sat 27 Feb 2021

£30 / 020 7439 4962

  • 18:00
  • 21:00

The Christians

The Christians burst onto the music scene in the late 80s when their triple platinum selling debut album THE CHRISTIANS (which still remains to this day Islands records highest selling debut album) containing no less than 7 singles including Forgotten Town, Ideal World, Born Again, Hooverville was being played in every…

Fri 29 Jan 2021

£45 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:30

Crowd Company

A modern take on vintage 70s soul funk from Crowd Company, one of the UK's top soul funk bands. The band is known for rich songwriting combined with catchy hooks, in the pocket grooves and features three outstanding soulful vocalists. Their last Album Launch gig at PizzaExpress Dean Street was SOLD OUT, so early booking…

Sat 21 Nov

£15 / 020 7439 4962

The Egyptian Legends by The Egyptian Jazz Projekt

This special concert will feature The HarfousH Jazz Band’s revival of some of the greatest songs from 1950s and 60s Egypt's in a new swing and latin jazz sound, as part of the band’s music project titled 'The Egyptian Jazz Projekt', featuring versions of iconic Egyptian legends such as Abdel Halim Hafez, Mohammed Abdel…

Sun 29 Nov

£20 / 020 7439 4962

A Funky Christmas with Phoebe Katis

What a year it’s been… let’s round it off in funky festive style! Returning to PizzaExpress Live in Holborn for a special Christmas show, Phoebe brings her effortless charm, soaring vocals and soulful funk-pop renditions of xmas classics, and original music. With two albums now released, her artistry is gaining momentum…

Wed 2 Dec

£15 / 020 7439 4962

Harriet - The Piano Sessions

Harriet performs intimate versions of her favourite original songs and some specially selected covers accompanied by her incredible pianist. This concert series is in support of Harriet’s upcoming live album of the same name, which will be exclusively available on CD this Spring.

Fri 1 Oct 2021

£26 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:30

Janine Johnson 'Soul in the City'

British soul diva Janine Johnson hosts a night for lovers of 'Old Skool' soul and jazz. Celebrating the great soul classics to the finest sounds of the new generation. If you are passionate about soul and jazz music and like artists such as Gwen McCrae, Chaka Khan, Jocelyn Brown, James Brown, The Staple Singers, The…

Thu 17 Dec

£25 / 020 7439 4962

Jay Phelps Quartet

Trumpeter Jay Phelps is at the forefront of the young and creative generation of Jazz musicians in the UK, with an instantly recognizable warm and projecting tone. A Vancouver-born Canadian, Jay was tutored by the city’s top Jazz and classical trumpeters and distinguished himself early on as the youngest band leader in…

Sun 15 Nov

£15 / 020 7439 4962

JoCee Live

Like most artists in 2020 Jocee has lapped up the extra free-time and written an album worth of new material of which she is keen to share with a live audience, some material of which will be performed exposing a songwriters early stages of expression, others developed by her loyal and madly talented band…

Sun 22 Nov

£18 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:00

Judie Tzuke 'Heart, Soul & Piano' Tour

Fresh from the highly acclaimed, sell-out Woman To Woman UK tour with fellow artistes Beverley Craven and Julia Fordham, Judie Tzuke makes a welcome return to the stage. The Heart, Soul height: 0; display: none; visibility: hidden;…

Thu 3 Jun 2021

£32.50 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:30

Fri 4 Jun 2021

£32.50 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:30

Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri 'An Acoustic Journey'

For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe. Performing in this stripped back fashion allows each of their exceptional talents to shine through and create a wonderful and warm sense of intimacy for the audience. Join Kiki and Carmelo for an…

Thu 8 Apr 2021

£27.50 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:30

Fri 9 Apr 2021

£27.50 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:00

Leo Green

A sax drenched show of Swing, funk, soul and rock'n'roll from the BBC Radio 2 presenter and his All Star band.

Sat 14 Nov

£20 / 020 7439 4962

Mad Yella #YellaFever

Mad Yella bring #YellaFever to London, at the PizzaExpress Live venue in Holborn. Expect a Soul Jazz sensation from the New Jazz-Funk Generation!

Thu 18 Feb 2021

£15 / 020 7439 4962

Mark Cherrie Quartet

The Mark Cherrie Quartet are the UK’s only steel pan led jazz quartet. Their debut album, 'Joining The Dots', was released on Trio Records in 2018 to critical acclaim. In fact, it was awarded 4 stars in the Guardian and made Dave Gelly’s top ten list of jazz albums. The music is a mixture of jazz classics by the likes of…

Wed 18 Nov

£15 / 020 7439 4962

Matt Cardle: Intimate & Live

Due to popular demand following his two sold-out shows in November, Matt Cardle returns for a 5 date residency in April 2020. Over the last nine years Matt Cardle has become a household name as a multi-platinum recording artist and award-winning West End actor. Matt was the resounding winner of The X Factor’s highest…

Sat 7 Nov

£40 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:00

Sun 8 Nov

£40 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:00

Mon 9 Nov

£40 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 11 Nov

Michael Lington & Steve Oliver

When we started bringing smooth jazz acts to the UK in 2009, Michael and Steve were two of the first artists to collaborate at PizzaExpress, so it’s great to have them returning for another visit. Saxophonist Michael Lington’s vibrant musical style has ensured a succession of hit singles, and collaborations with the likes…

Thu 21 Jan 2021

£35–£45 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:30

Fri 22 Jan 2021

£35–£45 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:30

Sat 23 Jan 2021

£35–£45 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:30

Sun 24 Jan 2021

£35–£45 / 020 7439 4962

  • 13:30

Natasha Watts

Natasha returns to Holborn with just her voice and a piano, this show is about the simplicity of songs and a look back over her life in music. Expect funny stories and beautiful insights to who she is.

Sun 6 Dec

£20 / 020 7439 4962

Nell Bryden 'Coming & Going Tour'

With this tour, New Yorker Nell has gone back to her roots and followed the traditional sonic footsteps of her idols Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin and Carole King. Having recorded an album (to tape!) at Ray Davies Konk Studios in London, Nell’s songs reference a soon to be released debut novel, for which this music…

Sat 8 May 2021

£25 / 020 7439 4962

Never the Bride

Nickki Lamborn fronts this high-energy blues five-piece who are famous for their electric live shows and have supported The Who, ZZ Top and The Pretenders in their time.

Fri 30 Oct

£25 / 020 7439 4962

Nick Corbin - A 'Sweet Escape' in London!

Nick was brought up with soul music constantly playing in the background, thanks to his Father's love for the genre and obsessive collecting of rare records. In June this year Corbin released his debut solo album, 'Sweet Escape', on Big A.C Records. The album was produced by Gavin Monaghan (Editors, Paolo Nutini, OCS, The…

Wed 25 Nov

£18 / 020 7439 4962

Thu 26 Nov

£18 / 020 7439 4962

OK Aurora

OK Aurora are a London based octet led by drummer Rod Oughton. Taking inspiration from artists such as Steely Dan and Becca Stevens, this project fuses contemporary jazz and popular music. The band formed in the Summer of 2019, and released their debut EP 'Baby Zeza' that July. They have since gone on to play at several…

Tue 17 Nov

£15 / 020 7439 4962

Reuben James Solo

Fast-emerging British singer, songwriter and pianist Reuben James’ virtuoso jazz techniques and soulful, evocative voice have led him to be widely regarded as one the most exciting and creatively assured artists to have emerged in recent years.

Fri 20 Nov

£25 / 020 7439 4962

RKDIA featuring Morten Schantz & Anton Eger

RKDIA is a brand new power-house duo of electronica, ambient, dream pop and improvised beat music that points out the new direction to all fans of music. The keyboards and drums duo of Morten Schantz and Anton Eger has toured the world since the mid 00’s carving out their very own niche within the realms of jazz and club…

Fri 13 Nov

£20 / 020 7439 4962

  • 18:00
  • 21:00

Robbie Cavanagh & Demi Marriner

Handpicked by legendary BBC broadcaster “Whispering” Bob Harris OBE, Under The Apple Tree presents the UK’s finest emerging singer/songwriters. A self confessed devotee of 'real music', Robbie Cavanagh is not defined by genres. The only rules are good musicians, real instruments, great microphones and performance with…

Tue 3 Nov

£15 / 020 7439 4962

Smith & Brewer

Handpicked by legendary BBC broadcaster “Whispering” Bob Harris OBE, Under The Apple Tree presents the UK’s finest emerging singer/songwriters. Ben Smith and Jimmy Brewer met at an event organised by Joan Armatrading for the acts she had chosen to support her on her 2015 tour. Although they originally planned to just…

Tue 1 Dec

£15 / 020 7439 4962

Soojin Suh & Kit Downes

Soojin Suh is one of Korea’s leading experimental drummers who has studied music from the age of 5 and graduated from City College of New York. She has released four records (The Moon in Your Hand, Strange Liberation, Colorist, and Embrace) as well as being a member of celebrated group and K-Music 2018 performers Near…

Mon 16 Nov

£15 / 020 7439 4962

The Soul of Gospel

The award-winning John Fisher and IDMC Gospel Soul Choir go on their 25th anniversary tour to perform all across the UK. The uplifting gospel concert series will see Fisher and the choir singing the greatest gospel and soul songs of all.

Sun 8 Nov

£20 / 020 7439 4962

  • 13:00

Steve Harley Acoustic Band

Widely considered one of the most charismatic performers on stage, Steve Harley continues to play to sold-out venues across the UK and Europe. For Steve, life on the road is more than just a job: it is almost his life's blood. And with the February 2020 release of the all-acoustic CD, “UNCOVERED”, the original…

Thu 5 Nov

£49.50 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:00

Fri 6 Nov

£49.50 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:00

Steve Norman 'Live & Personal'

After sold-out shows in 2017, 2018 and 2019 Spandau Ballet’s multi-instrumentalist Steve Norman and his solo band return to Holborn for 2 shows in May 2020. They will perform new tunes as well as their take on Spandau classics and Steve‘s personal all-time favourites. 'Soundcheck Experience' package (£65) include early…

Fri 4 Dec

£40 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:00

Sat 5 Dec

£40 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:00

Sunday Afternoon at the Musicals

After six months of lockdown we are delighted to be back! Come and enjoy your Sunday lunch while listening to stars of West End shows including Les Miserables and Phantom of the Opera as they bring you their favourite songs from musicals, old and new. We look forward to lighting up the stage and seeing you all again- it…

Sun 22 Nov

£20 / 020 7439 4962

Sun 20 Dec

£20 / 020 7439 4962

Tommy Blaize

The singer-songwriter, known as lead singer of the BBC Strictly Come Dancing band brings his pop material to the stage.

Fri 19 Feb 2021

£25 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:30

Sat 20 Feb 2021

£25 / 020 7439 4962

  • 20:30