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So you want to see a concert in London, but don't know where to start. Look no further than this list of the best music venues in London. When it comes to live music and great concerts, few cities have as many great theaters and venues as the city of London, England. But which are the best of London's music venues? Now's your chance to vote!

From hot spots like Green Note and Union Chapel to historic venues like The Roadhouse, which has hosted the likes of Jimi Hendrix and The Doors over the years, London is one of the best cities for live music. Have you taken in a live show at Koko or the Electric Brixton? Let us know with your votes! London's iconic music scene is always on the cutting edge and the many event venues in London have helped launch careers of many famous bands and musicians.

In addition the countless music halls and concert spaces in London are part of what has made music in London so successful. Without great spaces to play in, where would top music acts be?

Upvote the best music venues in all of London below and be sure to rerank this list of London concert venues as your see fit.

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Green Note is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Green Note

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Le Quecumbar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
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Union Chapel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Union Chapel

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2,139 3,675
Islington Assembly Hall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Islington Assembly Hall

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1,983 3,440
Roundhouse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Roundhouse

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Royal Albert Hall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Royal Albert Hall

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2,041 3,724
O2 Academy Brixton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
O2 Academy Brixton

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1,590 3,446
Electric Brixton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Electric Brixton

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587 1,356
The Bussey Building (CLF Art C... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
The Bussey Building (CLF Art Café)

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1,396 3,216
Somerset House is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Somerset House

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795 1,877
The Half Moon Putney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
The Half Moon Putney

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1,271 3,053
Koko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Koko

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1,251 3,085
O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

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845 2,153
Alexandra Palace is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Alexandra Palace

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928 2,419
Southbank Centre is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Southbank Centre

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The Lexington is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
The Lexington

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Under the Bridge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Under the Bridge

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556 1,610
Barbican Centre is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Barbican Centre

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752 2,192
The Borderline is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
The Borderline

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Cecil Sharp House is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Cecil Sharp House

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328 1,010
Ain’t Nothing But Blues Bar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Ain’t Nothing But Blues Bar

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100 Club is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
100 Club

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740 2,196
Electric Ballroom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Electric Ballroom

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627 1,886
Village Underground is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Village Underground

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734 2,203
The Forum is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
The Forum

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The Windmill, Brixton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
The Windmill, Brixton

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Cadogan Hall is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Cadogan Hall

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549 1,721
The Water Rats is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
The Water Rats

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Bush Hall is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Bush Hall

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Jazz Cafe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Jazz Cafe

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Wilton’s Music Hall is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Wilton’s Music Hall

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Eventim Apollo Hammersmith is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Eventim Apollo Hammersmith

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409 1,382
Ronnie Scott’s is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Ronnie Scott’s

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St Martin-in-the-Fields is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
St Martin-in-the-Fields

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The Underworld is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
The Underworld

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471 1,620
Passing Clouds is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Passing Clouds

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531 1,838
The Garage is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
The Garage

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448 1,566
Scala is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Scala

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418 1,477
12 Bar Club is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
12 Bar Club

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424 1,504
Kings Place is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Kings Place

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541 1,922
Barfly is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Barfly

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467 1,687
Dingwalls is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Dingwalls

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Corsica Studios is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Corsica Studios

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Wembley Stadium is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Wembley Stadium

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O2 Academy Islington is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
O2 Academy Islington

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454 1,770
The O2 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
The O2

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380 1,550
Electrowerkz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Electrowerkz

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XOYO is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
XOYO

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Shacklewell Arms is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Shacklewell Arms

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Notting Hill Arts Club is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Music Venues in London
Notting Hill Arts Club