Friday Night Live in St Albans

Good food and live jazz every Friday in St Albans

Listen to live jazz on Fridays as the UK’s most talented musicians perform for you at Lussmanns, St Albans. Reserve your table online now.

Please note that all performance information is correct at time of publishing and may be subject to change. Musicians usually play two sets: 7.45-8.30pm and 8.45-9.30pm. Tables table booked before 7.30pm will be required back after two hours to meet the high demand from patrons wishing to enjoy free live music.

Guest Musicians – from 7.45pm (no cover charge)

Bob Haddrell

Bob Haddrell
Friday 23 Oct 20, 6 Nov 20 & 1 Jan 2021

After spending ten years writing songs in Nashville, Bob returned to playing jazz blues and roots music. He works with artists such as Art Themen, Alan Barnes and Bruce Adams. On the blues and roots scene, Bob plays with Alan Glen and John Idan, who both have connections with the Yardbirds, and Bernie Marsden, founder member of Whitesnake. Book your table

 
Mike Gorman

Mike Gorman
Friday 30 Oct 20, 13 Nov 20 & 11 Dec 20

Mike Gorman has toured and performed worldwide as a pianist and keyboardist with many international artists from both the jazz and popular / commercial fields including Boy George, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Trevor Horn, Mica Paris and Marty Pellow. Mike is also an arranger and composer who has had his work performed by jazz orchestras including the Metropole Orchestra Big Band, Bilbao Symphony, Trier Symphony and Reutlingen Symphony Orchestras. Book your table

 
Hope Winter

Hope Winter
Friday 27 Nov 20

Hope is a singer and songwriter based in Hertfordshire. Her original songs are full of expression, with lyrics that are raw and honest. She sings covers with a soulful intensity that makes you feel as if you’re hearing them for the first time. With over 20 million YouTube views and more than 100 thousand subscribers, Hope’s growing audience is a global community all brought together by a young woman and her love of making music. Book your table

 
Gareth Hunt

Gareth Hunt
Friday 20 Nov 20

A very popular performer at Lussmanns, Gareth studied Classical and Jazz piano at the Guildhall School. He has gigged in a variety of contexts and led his own quartet and trio. Gareth currently holds positions at the Purcell School and St Paul’s Boys School where he coaches small groups and teaches jazz piano. Book your table

 
Dom Pipkin

Dom Pipkin
Friday 4 Dec 20, 18 Dec 20

One of Europe’s most authentic and spirited blues and jazz piano players, Dom Pipkin is at the forefront of musicians keeping the classic New Orleans sound alive. With fans ranging from Eric Bibb to Jamie Cullum and Hugh Laurie, Pipkin has played piano all over the world and worked with renowned artists from Pee Wee Ellis, ZIgaboo Modeliste from the Meters, to Talking Head’s David Byrne. He played piano privately for the late film director Stanley Kubrick. When not performing solo or with his band The Ikos, Pipkin continues to tour with 90s trip hop stars Morcheeba, on whose album “Big Calm” he recorded keyboards. Book your table