Whether you are looking for a place to spend date night or somewhere to grab a drink and escape the colder weather, there are many clubs and bars across Perth where you can experience quality jazz music. Grab yourself a cocktail and immerse yourself in a night of jazz with some of the cosiest jazz bars across Perth.
The Ellington Jazz Club
The Ellington Jazz Club is an ode to authentic and intimate New York City jazz clubs. Featuring an array of talented local jazz musicians, this sophisticated venue offers warm hospitality and early sets – perfect for a post-work jazz session. Reserve a table or grab a seat at the bar and prepare to stay the night at this popular venue. Make sure to ask the bartender for their famous espresso martini and treat yourself to their casual tapas menu during the show. To check out all of The Ellington Jazz Club’s upcoming events, click here.
191 Beaufort Street, Perth Western Australia 6000
Down one flight of stairs, Pooles Temple is a trendy jazz bar based on the corner of Hay St and Cathedral Ave. Having only opened in July, it’s the newest on the list! Despite this, Pooles Temple is quickly becoming known for their signature Martini & Oysters combo along with their charcuterie and other French-inspired small grazing plates listed on their menu, here. Open Thursday to Saturday from 5pm-2am, their weekend live sets showcase a range of soulful live jazz entertainment. Walk-ins only, so we suggest getting there early!
Corner of Hay Street &, Cathedral Ave, Perth WA 6000
The Jazz Cellar
If you stumble across a big red phone box in the streets of Mt Hawthorn, make sure to head inside for one of Perth’s best hidden secrets. The Jazz Cellar is an underground haven bustling with energy, character and great music. Perfect for lovers of jazz, visitors can take in the feel-good vibes from 5:30pm every Friday night. Make sure to book your tickets here in advance as this is a popular spot among locals. BYO drinks and pizza delivery are encouraged.
139 Buxton St, Mount Hawthorn WA 6016
Duke of George
This New-Orleans style joint offers blues, jazz and food all night long. Created by WAAPA alumni Renee Coyle, the intimate venue is in the basement of the Brush Factory in East Fremantle. The venue offers an exclusive Dinner Show from Thursday to Saturday with reserved seating and table service. With a menu full of Prohibition style cocktails and snacks, head in a little earlier for an after-work drink and soak up all that jazz. You can check out the Duke’s upcoming events here.
135 George St, East Fremantle WA 6158
Downstairs at The Maj (Temporarily Closed)
While this venue is still closed due to COVID, once reopened you will be able to see the best local, national and international acts at this unique downstairs venue at His Majesty’s Theatre. Offering genres from jazz to cabaret, the venue brings audiences up close to the stage to create an intimate listening experience. Doors open an hour before every show, making this venue the perfect place to relax with an amazing cheese board and a drink in hand before sitting down and enjoying the show. Keep an eye out for a reopening date here.
825 Hay St, Perth WA 6000
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