Live Music Venues in Folkestone

Looking for live music in Folkestone tonight? Folkestone offers a plethora of live music venues showcasing local artists, as well as artists visiting from all over the country and even internationally! Whether you are looking for a party with live DJ's or a smaller, more intimate live music experience, there is something for everyone! Check out the listings below to get a feel for the bars, pubs and clubs in Folkestone and be sure to check out the events calendar to keep up to date with what's on in Folkestone's lively music scene!

Coffee or cocktails, deli or dinner Rocco's Folkestone welcomes you to a retail area reception of artisanal produce, quality prepared meals and delicatessen that leads through to our vibrant hospitality training kitchen, menus are designed around our training schedules and seasonality. Evenings offer Open Mic Night's, Jazz & Blues Club and gigs featuring some of Folkestone's finest musicians.


The Chambers Pub Bar Live Music Folkestone

Sat on the corner of Sandgate Rd & Cheriton Place in the lovely seaside town of Folkestone, sits one of the towns longest established drink, food, live music & events venues - The Chambers
With a beautiful ground floor Coffee Shop & a spacious & surprisingly light basement bar & eatery, The Chambers has been a surprise find for thousands of Folkestone folk, tourists & visitors alike, for nearly twenty years now! Established in December 1998, we’ve been a real ale bar from day one - featuring in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide since 2004 & serving real ales & ciders with pride & care.
Our Anglicised Mexican menu has been loved by many over the years, with pictures & reviews posted by our customers showing others what’s available for them to try!
We’re very excited to say that Tripadvisor have awarded The Chambers the Certificate of Excellence every year since 2013 & we intend to keep that unbroken run going as long as possible.
Come say hello next time you’re in Folkestone. If it’s a fabulous pint, delicious food, great live music or Dj’s, you’re assured of the friendliest welcome & best service always!!

Rum Clinic Bar Live Music Venue Folkestone Kent

A taste of the Caribbean in the heart of Folkestone: Soul, funk, reggae vibe, over 100 rums, cocktails, Caribbean beers and a variety of drinks and snacks. Live DJ's and music events to get involved in!!

jamjar music cafe bar live music venue folkestone

jamjar is one of Folkestone's newest live music venues showcasing local musicians and guest appearances from singer/songwriters. Live music events include cover artists as well as musicians playing original music of their own creation!

Party Bar Folkestone Live Music Venue

The Partybar is a fun pub/bar
Open Friday and Saturday nights, from 9pm til 3am.
Over 18's Only
Valid Photo ID Required
Passport / Driving licence

Kipps Ale House Live Music Folkestone Kent

A comfortable and inviting venue. Cask ale, gravity poured. An excellent selection of wine,cider and craft and speciality beers. Great Whole World Vegetarian Food lovingly prepared and served quickly to you using seasonal ingredients.

Eleto Jazz Room Live Music Venue Folkestone Kent

Eleto Jazz Room is made up of a small team, always seeking to present the highest quality music in intimate venue. Come and join us in the stunning Room and enjoy live music events featuring local artists and those from further afield, playing original music and covers.

gallery bar & secret garden: open thursday to sunday from 2pm

Gallery bar & secret garden: open thursday to sunday from 2pm. One of Folkestone's live music venues and event space

Harp Restrung Live Music Folkestone

The Harp Restrung is one of the many venues offering live music in Folkestone. This is the place to keep an eye on for alternative acts and a more diverse range of music. From open mic nights to Ska to Rock to Punk to Metal and further afield, there is always a musical offering off the beaten track.

Bacchus Folkestone

We are located in the centre of Folkestone, a perfect spot to try a cocktail, draught beer, wine, quality coffee and a small bite menu. Keep an eye out for live music gigs too!

Bay Tree Bar & Grill Folkestone

Bay Tree Bar & Grill is an independent Cocktail Bar & Grill set in Folkestone’s West End in the 4-star Burlington Hotel. The Grill serves modern British fayre with local ingredients cooked fresh. The cocktail bar is bar well stocked with premium drinks, all served in relaxing and stylish surroundings. Evening entertainment includes live bands and DJ nights.

The Grand Hotel Folkestone

The Grand is an Award winning, Grade 2 listed Edwardian venue with Accommodation, Function Rooms, Two Separate Restaurants and Bars and ample Free Parking, located in an unrivaled position on the South Coast overlooking the English Channel. Keppel's Bar is a music venue hosting a variety of entertainment and music gigs, including Folkestone musicians and Open Mic Nights.

Home Folkestone Angels & Demons

Home is the Taproom of The Brewery of Angels and Demons as well as a prime destination to enjoy live performances from Folkestone musicians and singer/songwriters.

Radnor Arms - Live Music Venue Folkestone Music Town

New Addition to the Ramblinns collection of Inn’s across the south east! Live music entertainment includes singer/songwriter acoustic gigs.

Skuba Bar Folkestone

Skuba Bar opened in 2002 and has become renowned in Folkestone as a popular local bar with a great nightlife and friendly bar staff.
Skuba Bar is situated directly opposite the Leas Cliff Hall, convenient for anyone attending an event or show who would like a meal or some drinks beforehand.
With free entry, a vast selection of good value, quality dishes on the Skuba Grill menu, a spacious beer garden, a heated terrace area, live DJ's, a selection of quality cocktails and great drinks promotions, SKUBA BAR is the place to go!!!
We also provide accommodation in the Portland Hotel, check out

Park Inn Folkestone

The Park Inn Hotel offers a large bar area with pool and dart facilities. We offer an extensive range of largers on draft, bottled real ales and trendy fruit ciders. We also offer live music every Saturday night in the bar area from 9:00pm. All your sporting needs are also catered for with 3 large televisions showing both SKY Sports AND BT Sport matches.