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Jazz Venues past & present

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Adelaide Club, Adelaide Street, Hull

Abercrombie, Campbell Street, Hull

All Jazz Centre, Spring Bank West, Hull later moved to Anlaby. Short lived venture started in 1960 by drummer Brian Epps

Bird’s Nest, Hedon Road, Hull

Blue Bell Jazz Club, Old Blue Bell, Market Place, Hull

Boatshed, The Marina, Hull. Outdoor location of the Hull Jazz Festival 1992 – 2008

British Legion Club, Beverley

Burgundy Jazz Club, Old Blue Bell, Market Place, Hull








Corn Exchange, Lowgate, Hull

Cottingham Rhythm Society, St Mary’s Church Vestry Rooms, Hallgate, Cottingham









Crescent City Jazz Club, Baker Street, Hull





Dee Street Club, Hessle Road, Hull. Home of Hulljazz (Jazz at Dee Street) 1996-2002

Dorchester Hotel, Beverley Road, Hull

Duke of Cumberland, Cottingham  

East Park Ballroom, Holderness Road, Hull.

Embassy Club, Hedon Road, Hull (?)

Forester’s Arms, Beckside, Beverley

Fruit (now refurbished and re-opening as The Social) Humber Street, Hull.

Fulford Rooms, Beverley Road, Hull

George Hotel, Spring Bank West/Walton Street, Hull.  Home of Jazz Vehicle 1970s

Goodfellowship, Cottingham Road, Hull. Home of Hulljazz from 2002 until 2020 with a short refurb break (see YPI)









Hayworth Arms, Cottingham Road, Hull. Home of Hull Jazz Club from c.1964-1983



Hull Arts Centre/Humberside Theatre/Hull Truck Theatre, Spring Street, Hull. Regular national & international jazz concerts.

Hull Rhythm Club, Newington Hall, Albert Avenue, Hull.

Hull Truck Theatre, Ferensway, Hull. Home of the Hull Jazz Festival since 2009

Kelvin Ballroom, Market Place, Hull. ‘Birdland’ late night all-comers jam session in the 1960s. (Now home of Hull Boxing Club)

‘King Billy’, King William, Cottingham

Kingston Rowing Club, Oak Road Playing Fields, Hull. Taken over by artist and percussionist Paul Burwell 2000 - 2007

Lairgate Hotel, Lairgate, Beverley

Majestic Ballroom, Witham, Hull

Marlborough Club, Newstead Street, Hull

Matador Jazz Club  see Ritzmond Jazz Club

Mecca Locarno Ballroom, Ferensway, Hull.  Final residency of the Kirchin Band

Mortimer Suite, Hull City Hall, Victoria Square, Hull

"Nellie’s", The White Horse Inn, Beverley. Home of the 19:19 Band 1976-

New Adelphi Club, de Grey street, Hull

Newington Hall, Albert Avenue, Hull. Home to a regular Jam Session started in 1946 by the Hull Rhythm Club (founded in 1942)

Old Blue Bell, Market Place, Hull. Home of the Hull Jazz Club from 1954

Palais de Dance, (possibly the Palace Theatre) Anlaby Road, Hull. Jack Daniels & His Lions residency mid 1920s

Pave, Princes Avenue, Hull  Home of Pave Jazz Jam and Sunday afternoon music sessions

Piper Club, Newland Avenue, Hull. Home of Hulljazz (Jazz at the Piper/Jazz Workshop) 1983 -1996









Red Cellar Club, Kingston Square, Hull. Club run by the Young Socialists started in 1960.









Regal Ballroom, Beverley, East Yorkshire.

Ritzmond Jazz Club, Eureka Cinema, Hessle Road, Hull










River Boat Shuffles aboard the s.s.Lincoln/Tattershall/Wingfield Castle Paddle Steamer Service Humber Ferries 1953 - 1978









Riverside Jazz Club


Salisbury Hall, Park Road, Hull

Scene Jazz Club, The, Astoria Cinema, Holderness Road, Hull

Social (formerly Fruit) Humber Street, Hull.

7 - 11 Club

Speakeasy, Spring Bank, Hull. Club run by trumpet player Al Jenner in the 1960s.

Springhead Tavern, Anlaby, Hull

St  John’s Parish Hall, Clough Road, Hull. The Unity Jazz Club

St Mary’s Church Vestry Rooms, Hallgate, Cottingham.  Home of the Cottingham Rhythm Club

Tap & Spile, Spring Bank, Hull.

Tivoli Tavern, Mytongate, Hull

Unity Club, Anlaby Road, Hull








White Hart, George Street, Hull

White Horse Inn, Beverley, historically refered to as "Nellie's"

William Gemmell, The, Anlaby Road, Hull. The current home of Hulljazz from September 2021

Windsor Hall, Argyle Street, Anlaby Road, Hull. Home of Hull Jazz Club from c.1960-1964


Y.P.I., Chanterlands Avenue, Hull. Home of Hulljazz in from September 2005 - March 2007.

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