Jazz Café, the legendary music venue in Camden Town, is welcoming a host of live music performances in the first few months on 2022.

It’s a star studded range of shows featuring the likes of Jay Electronica, 47Soul, Rhythm Section w/ Jas Kayser, Sean Khan w/ Heidi Vogel, Theophilus London, Prínicipe w/ Nidia, MC Yallah and many many more!

For February and March in 2022 The Jazz Cafe have confirmed some of the most distinguished and exciting acts from around the world to appear on their hallowed stage. Legend of the rap game and New Orlean native Jay Electronica hits the stage in February for what will potentially be the show of the decade. Leading Palestinian electronic-rap trio 47Soul are also confirmed for February, bringing with them their very own ‘Shamstep’ genre in what is set to be a standout show as well as their first ever UK performance. 

Also touching down in February is Bradley Zero’s very own Rhythm Section with their first live show of 2022. Set to be an unmissable modern jazz showcase featuring rising star of the jazz scene: London drummer Jas Kayser (Jazz FM Breakthrough Act of the year in 2021)who has previously featured in bands for the likes of Jorja Smith and Nubya Garcia, Australian jazz funk party starters Zeitgeist Freedom Energy Exchange, as well as forthcoming Rhythm Section release Tone. 

 

Enigmatic London-based saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Sean Khan joins forces with legendary London label BBE in March for the launch of his brand new album ‘Supreme Love’ – a collection of songs and covers inspired by his love for John Coltrane. He’ll be joined by Cinematic Orchestra front woman Heidi Vogel

 

March will see New York multi-hyphenate Theophilus London return to the UK for the first time in nearly 10 years for two dates at the Jazz Cafe, with the first exceptional live performances of his latest album ‘Bebey’.

Also appearing at the Jazz Cafe throughout February and March are the likes of online bass sensation Fernando Rosa, Dutch disco band YĪN YĪN , infamous Mexican drummer Antonio Sánchez z and his brand new project Bad Hombre, vocal jazz legend Kurt Elling and iconic Lisbon label Príncipe celebrating their 10th anniversary, with the dizzying style of Principe stalwart Nídia heading up proceedings in what is sure to be a spectacular night.

 

Also giving us a sneak peek into what’s to come; the Jazz Cafe have announced prominent East African female rapper MC Yallah with Debmaster for April. Affiliated with the Kampala-based Nyege Nyege crew, MC Yallah plays her biggest show to date following widespread acclaim with performances at Unsound Festival and Nyege Nyege festival in Uganda.

 

As always the Jazz Cafe looks to exceed expectations with its standout programming and bookings providing an inimitable live experience, and the early 2022 line up is no different. With the calendar also featuring exciting shows in the shape of Re:imagine presents: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, A Brief History of King Tubby with Dennis Bovell & Friends, Abstract Orchestra play Dilla, Baduizm – The 25th Anniversary and many more there truly is something for everyone on offer. The Jazz Cafe is kicking off 2022 with a bang – much to the delight of music lovers everywhere.
FULL LINE UP
Friday 28th January
RE:IMAGINE PRESENTS: THE MISEDUCATION OF LAURYN HILL
19:00 – 23:00

 

Saturday 29th January
JAY ELECTRONICA
19:00 – 23:00
SOLD OUT

 

Thursday 3rd February
GHANA’S GROOVE: A HISTORY OF HIGHLIFE
19:00 – 22:30

 

Friday 4th February
COLECTIVA + RACHEL MARTINS + DJ POLY RITMO
19:00 – 22:30

 

Friday 4th February
CERRONE
22:30 – 03:00

 

Sunday 6th February
A BRIEF HISTORY OF KING TUBBY WITH DENNIS BOVELL & FRIENDS
19:00 – 22:30

 

Monday 7th / Tuesday 8th February
RICHARD BONA
19:00 – 22:30

 

Friday 11th February 
LOWKEY
19:00 – 22:30

 

Saturday 12th February
THE REAL THING (Album Launch)
19:00 – 22:30

 

Monday 14th February
ABSTRACT ORCHESTRA PLAY DILLA
19:00 -22:30

 

Tuesday 15th / Thursday 17th February
BADUZIM – THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY
19:00 -22:30

 

Friday 18th / 19th February
47SOUL
19:00 – 22:30

 

Wednesday 23rd February
KURT ELLING SUPERBLUE
19:00 – 22:30

 

Thursday 24th February
ERIK TRUFFAZ
19:00 – 22:30

 

Friday 25th February
JAM BAXTER
19:00 – 22:30

 

Saturday 26th February
KANDA BONGO MAN
19:00 – 22:30

 

Monday 28th Feb – Weds 2nd March
FERNANDO ROSA
19:00 – 22:30

 

Thursday 3rd March
RHYTHM SECTION LIVE
19:00 – 22:30
Tickets – TBA

 

Friday 4th March
YĪN YĪN 
19:00 – 22:30

 

Friday 4th March 
Glenn Underground
22:30 – 03:00

 

Saturday 5th March 
THE LEGEND OF WILLIAM ONYEABOR
19:00 – 22:30

 

Tuesday 8th March
SEAN KHAN
19:00 – 22:30

 

Thursday 10th March
K.O.G
19:00 – 23:30

 

Friday 11th March
DJ MARKY: ORIGINS SET
22:30 – 03:00

 

Saturday 12th March
YOLANDA BROWN
19:00 – 22:30

 

Thursday 17th March
AMON DÜÜL II
19:00 – 22:30

 

Friday 18th March 
ANTONIO SÁNCHEZ & BAD HOMBRE
19:00 – 22:30

 

Saturday 19th March
LIV WARFIELD
19:00 – 22:30

 

Sunday 20th March
KASSA OVERALL
19:00 – 22:30

 

Monday 21st / Tuesday 22nd March
HENRIK SCHWARZ & ALMA QUARTET
19:00 – 22:30

 

Friday 25th March
LEVITATION ORCHESTRA
19:00 – 22:30

 

Friday 25th March
10 YEARS OF PRÍNCIPE 
22:30 – 03:00
Tickets – TBA

 

Saturday 26th March
KWAME YEBOAH
19:00 – 22:30

 

Sunday 27th March
AHMED FAKROUN
19:00 – 22:30

 

Monday 28th / Tuesday 29th March
THEOPHILUS LONDON
19:00 – 22:30

 

Wednesday 30th March 
KURT ROSENWINKEL TRIO
19:00 – 22:30

 

Thursday 31st March
OMAR & QCBA (ALBUM LAUNCH) 
19:00 – 22:30

 

Thursday 7th April
MC YALLAH & DEBMASTER
19:00 – 22:30
Tickets TBA