LONDON'S WORLD PREMIER GYPSY SWING VENUE SERVING

MUSIC MOOD WINE AND FOOD

6 NIGHTS A WEEK

Performances 8pm -11pm (Check out some of our special music listings at the bottom of this page - or go to the music calendar tab at the top of this page for all our daily listings)

2019 First Prestige Performance Concert

DJANGO'S BIRTHDAY weekend Sun/Mon 20/21st Jan

We celebrate in style - Come wine and dine at our yearly celebration of Djangos birthday with 4, 5 star International artists.

Two nights of double celebration headed up by

UKs finest wizard of Swing the legendary Gary Potter on guitar

plus Dutch Gypsy Masters

Feigeli Prisor on guitar, Noah Schafer on grooving double bass direct from Holland

and UKs

Ewan Bleach multi instrumentalist, clarinet and vintage vocals.

2 glorius nights of authentic Hot Club Django - foot tapping swinging melodies ...and song



Take a virtual walk through our venue and garden by clicking on the below

Click on the link and the play button - on the way round you will see blue circles, click on them for more content.


For all nightly gigs, ticketed events and full daily music calendar see; “MUSIC CALENDAR” tab, top of the page, second from the left or scroll down the page for a sample of our music programme, ticketed concerts/events.

Music is FREE to all if you arrive before 8pm on non ticketed nights and all night Tuesday!

We ooze Parisian soul that sizzles in the heart of Battersea!

ENJOY SIMPLE GENEROUS SERVINGS OF MUSIC, MOOD, WINE & FOOD THAT’S HEARTY NOT HAUGHTY

“Le QuecumBar is unique and provides an irresistible combination of live music, great food and hospitality in a setting as alluring as a coquette’s boudoir.… the interior evokes the faded elegance of pre-war Parisian café society and hosts performances by some of the world’s greatest acoustic guitarists” Live in London

My London – Evening Standard – Cressida Bonas says; What’s the most romantic thing someone’s done for you?

*I love being taken to jazz bars and particularly a wonderful club in Battersea, called Le QuecumBar. I always have the perfect evening there — it’s intimate with live Gypsy swing music. *

Wedding reception review

We chose Le QuecumBar for our wedding reception and everything went beyond our expectations.

If you are looking for a venue with a real soul and a great atmosphere, this is the place. We had our wedding ceremony at the Battersea Arts Centre and in less than 20 minute walk we reached Le QuecumBar. On arrival Sylvia, Natasha and the team welcomed us all with a 'state of art' Bellini, then we had the buffet which was very good quality, generous in quantity and so much variety (a brilliant combination of European, North African and Asian dishes).

Sylvia and Natasha looked after us so well and soon the atmosphere was magic. The weather on the day wasn't good at all but we didn't even realise it; our guests enjoyed the beautiful rear garden anyways as Sylvia opened the umbrellas for us: together with the beautiful plants and the lights all around we basically forgot it was cloudy and cold.

Unfortunately the band we hired for the day let us down just few hours before, but we've been immediately supported in contacting the Gypsy Dynamite Trio and this literally saved our day. Natasha took care of selecting the music background before and after the gig: overall the music was great, we danced till late and had such fantastic moments.

All our friends were so happy they discovered such a hidden gem in London.

With its amazing design and style Le QuecumBar is a place with a real character: in order to get the most out of it, we recommend to let yourself being conquered and guided, rather than controlling such strong and unique personality. Thank you Sylvia and Natasha for having made this day truly special and unforgettable!**

See contact tab for all private hire details

Our weekly calendar of all our music is on the above top left music calendar tab

SEE A SAMPLE OF OUR MUSIC SPECIAL EVENTS BELOW

A PERFECT VENUE TO CATCH UP WITH FRIENDS, RELAX WITH TABLE SERVICE, EAT WELL, ENJOY FREE LIVE MUSIC OR A TICKETED SPECIAL EVENT CONCERT, QUAFF A GLASS OF WINE, HAVE A PRIVATE SOIREE, LOCATION OR PHOTO SHOOT

An informal dinning experience, perhaps with our superb 1997 Bergerac or best Primitivo or a sundowner cocktail?. Enjoy fine live music whilst experiencing nostalgic Parisian soul in the heart of Battersea, with live Gypsy Swing, music, mood, wine and food!

Book your table to dine for non ticketed nights, on the left – We do not take table bookings for drinkers, just drop by if its for drinks only.

Soak up a swinging night at Le Q. Outside of winter months we have an enchanting romantic fairy lit garden, the perfect hide away to rendezvous.

Ladies, get away from the guys or enjoy a romantic date enveloped in our 1930’s Parisian atmosphere with sizzling world class concerts up close and personal – Seductive Bellinis, Chocolate Martinis, espresso martinis and other favourites or wine for all tastes and pockets.

Free parking after 4.30pm – or just a 20 minute stroll over Battersea Bridge from Chelsea and Kensington or from Clapham Junction, 170 bus route Victoria to Roehampton, other various bus routes.

LISTEN, DRINK, EAT, AND ENJOY

Music performance is approx 8-11

Tuesdays open 7pm – 12 pm- performance 8-11 FREE all night, Gypsy Swing jam session spot the latest talent on the Gypsy Swing scene!

Wednesdays are available for showcasing, private soirees and surprise events!

Thursday open 7pm -12pm, FREE for before 8pm arrivals £6pp from 8pm

Friday and Saturdays open 6pm – 1am FREE for before 8pm arrivals £6pp from 8pm

FREE live music all evening, if you arrive before 8pm, just £6pp from 8pm, sometimes special events are planned for mid week, these will be ticketed nights please check the music calendar tab top of the page.

Sunday and Mondays open 6pm -1am – performance 8-11

Ticketed Prestige Performance Concerts/Special Events, buy your ticket here and your table to dine will be waiting, we play host, to some of the worlds best of the Gypsy Swing genre with many of the worlds top Gypsy players gracing our small intimate stage.

We reserve the right to make a £25pp min spend on ticketed events - the musicians receive all the ticket money

Below is a sample of upcoming performances - the music calendar at the top of this page lists all performances by date

Django's Birthday -Gary Potter wizard of Swing feat. Feigeli Prisor - Noah Schafer - Ewan Bleach

Two nights of double celebration headed up by UKs finest wizard of Swing with the legendary Gary Potter on guitar plus Dutch Gypsy masters Feigeli Prisor on guitar, Noah Schafer on double bass and UKs Ewan Bleach - multi instrumentalist - clarinet, vocals. Every year we celebrate Djangos birthday in style we are lucky this year to have a stella line up with 4 world class players to entertain you the Django way traditional Swing guitar as it should be ... Hot rythms - melodic swing - sweet vocals - lyrical seductive swing arrangements and stunning improvisations from Gary, Feigeli and Ewan all supported by Noah (brother of Paulus) on stonking double bass Be prepared to be swinging in your seats with this first time unique line up ......................................... If you miss Sunday - they will do it all again Monday advance tickets £23 - £25 cash on the door Please be aware about our policy during the evening: We reserve the right to charge £25 minimum spend on top the tickets to support our 5 star musicians. For those long time fans out there here is some original footage of Gary Potter 1990 from the documentary Djangos Legacy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Su5zfh---6k Seen jamming with Gypsy Jazz legends: Serge Krief, Stochelo Rosenberg, Bireli Lagrene, & Babik Reinhardt jamming

Django's Birthday -Gary Potter wizard of Swing feat. Feigeli Prisor - Noah Schafer - Ewan Bleach

A second fabulous night headed up by UKs finest wizard of Swing the legendary Gary Potter on guitar plus Dutch Gypsy masters Feigeli Prisor on guitar Noah Schafer not sure of spelling on double bass and UKs Ewan Bleach - multi instrumentalist - clarinet, vocals etc Every year we celebrate Djangos birthday in style we are lucky this year to have a stella line up with 4 world class players to entertain you the Django way traditional Swing guitar as it should be ... Hot rythms - melodic swing - sweet vocals - lyrical seductive swing arrangements and stunning improvisations from Gary, Feigili and Ewan all supported by Noah (brother of Paulus) on stonking double bass Be prepared to be swinging in your seats with this first time unique line up For those long time fans out there here is some original footage of Gary Potter 1990 from the documentary Djangos Legacy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Su5zfh---6k Seen jamming with Gypsy Jazz legends: Serge Krief, Stochelo Rosenberg, Bireli Lagrene, & Babik Reinhardt jamming .........................................

Valentia Gypsy Trio

Conceived and nurtured in the Stroud Valleys, Valentia is the final Authority in bebop, ballads and swing jazz. Their unique style is in part due to their varied musical influences; Gypsy, Classical and Folk styles weave their way into a 30's Swing and Modern Bop sound which is exhilarating and compelling. The players are ravishingly skillful, invariably leaving their audiences in as much astonishment as if they had been elevated by an ecstatic transport of some divine frenzy. Line Up: Lewis Dickenson - Guitar Alexander Taylor - Violin Federico Leonori - Double Bass https://youtu.be/XsBrlltbY4U

Skylark Trio

Fusing the raw dynamism of Gypsy music with the complexity and composure of contemporary Jazz, Skylark Trio bridge the gap between the American and European Jazz traditions. They provide an eclectic combination of bebop, straight ahead jazz and Gypsy jazz, alongside original compositions. The trio features Tobie Medland on Violin, Cornelius Corkery on Guitar and Thomas Maddison on double bass. Between them they have played at some of Europe’s major festivals and venues, including the Manchester Jazz Festival, the Royal Albert Hall, St. John’s Smith Square, Jazzbina Jazz Club in Sarajevo, the Cork Jazz Festival and the Mostar Gipsy Festival in Bosnia. This Easter they will be embarking on their first UK tour, to play at top Jazz clubs across the country.

Filippo Dall'Asta & Dom Durner Duo - Hot Vocal and Guitar

Explosive Duo lead by Filippo Dall'Asta on guitar, and Dom Durner vocals. Filippo Dall'Asta is an Italian Guitarist based in London, with many years of experience live and in the studio, as a composer and arranger of Gypsy jazz Music. He studied guitar with Gypsy jazz guitar Master Lollo Meier and performs in his quarter during Lollo's Uk Tour. Dom Durner is an incredible Canadian vocalist, who has travelled all over the world spreading his love for music amongst the masses. Since settling in London a few years ago, he has worked with some Amazing artists and founded new fresh bands, such as The Manouche and The Flying Shoes. Filippo and Dom together are absolutely Amazing! Two passions mixed in a vortex of overwhelming sounds that you will remember!!