The Baptist hosts a weekly array of world-class live music and entertainment events, in an intimate and spirited setting.

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World-class live music and entertainment

In the heart of Holborn and set within a breath-taking and meticulously restored former chapel, The Baptist presents a wealth of world-class entertainers every Thursday and Friday evening.

Alban Claret

Cafe L'oscar
Guitarist | 17:00-19:00pm
For reservations, please call: 020 3859 3070 MORE

Matthew vanKan

The Baptist Bar
Jazz and Swing Singer | 19:00-22:30pm
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Matthew vanKan

Thursday 2, 9, 23 & Friday 3, 10, 24, 31 May | 19:00-22:30 PM

“Nothing short of truly sensational.” Actress Cleo Rocos

Matthew’s passionate and sophisticated reinterpretations of The Great American Songbook includes stunning ballads, blues, well-known jazz standards and swing classics – the hits of the Silver Screen and legends such as Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and many more.

“Matthew vanKan’s rendition of ‘The Way You Look Tonight’ moved me to tears. Glorious!” Sara Conkey – producer of BBC Radio 4’s ’Soul Music’

For reservations, please call +44 (0) 20 3859 3070

Giulio Romano

Thursday 2, 16 & Friday 3, 17, 24 May | 17:00-19:00 PM

Giulio Romano's joruney into the world of guitar began at the Gilfredo Cattolica Music Academy where he studied classical and electric guitar from the age of 10.

Since his arrival in London he has collaborated with some of the worlds top musicians at venues such as Ronnie Scott's, Tate Modern and The Royal Academy. 

For reservations, please call +44 (0) 20 7405 5555

Alban Claret

Thursday 9, 23, 30 & Friday 10, 31 May | 17:00-19:00 PM

French guitarist Alban Claret took his first guitar lesson at the age of 8 years old. He has studied at the Montpellier and Perpignan Conservatoires in France and at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague in The Netherlands.

His journey continues in London where he is composing and collaborating with some of the cities finest musicians and singers. 

For reservations, please call +44 (0) 20 7405 5555

Sara Dowling

Thursday 16 May | 19:00-22:30 PM

“A vocal with timeless quality, 5 stars” Jazz Journal

Sara has established herself as a significant performer of breadth and intensity with an eclectic repertoire. An adept jazz vocalist, her trio performs Bossa Nova songs in an inimitable and authentic style. With youthful vibes and a Latin fever, this promises to be a night of immense fun.

For reservations, please call: 020 3859 3070

Verushka George

Friday 17 May | 19:00-22:30 PM

“I am so pleased to be bringing Verushka's vocal talents to L'oscar. Her voice is simply stunning” Matthew vanKan

Verushka George covers all the well known swing and jazz standards. A timeless selection of songs from the 40's and 50's. Inspired by Ella Fitzgerald, Julie London, Doris Dy and Billie Holiday, her music is classy and sophisticated.

Verushka performs alongside London's finest jazz musicians.

For reservations, please call: 020 3859 3070

Katie Burtill

Thursday 30 May | 19:00-22:30 PM

“Her performance is luminescent with honesty, desperation and love.” Jo Fletcher Cross, Musical Theatre Review

Katie Burtill's debut album 'Baby, Dream Your Dream' reached number one in the iTunes jazz charts. She has performed at some of London's finest venues including The Royal Albert Hall, The Royal Festival Hall and Ronnie Scott's.

For reservations, please call: 020 3859 3070

What they're saying

"This venue is sensational. The acoustic quality, decor and vibe are all truly unique." - Matthew vanKan