Venue Guide: Electric Brixton

Here's everything you need to know about this now crucial component of the London live music scene:


Electric Brixton

Town Hall Parade

London SW2 1RJ

Telephone Number:

+44 (0) 207 274 2290

Brief History

Electric Brixton opened its doors in September 2011 following a million-pound investment, maintaining many of the club’s original features and installing a new sound system. Electric Brixton is a leading nightclub venue that hosts weekly club nights, dance DJ sets and an eclectic live music programme.

With a capacity of 1,500 on live shows and 1,700 on club nights this venue has established itself as one of South London’s best dance venues and has attendees and acts alike returning time and time again. In the last few years, the venue has hosted the likes of Liam Gallagher, Craig David, Chance The Rapper & The Vaccines.

How many people does it hold?

1,500 on live shows, 1,700 on club nights

Who has played there? 

Although the venue has only been open for 6 years, it has already hosted a diverse music programme, including Soul 2 Soul, George Ezra, SIGMA, Chance The Rapper & The Vaccines. The venue shows no sign of slowing down, this year alone hosting the likes of Kesha, Rag N Bone Man, Liam Gallagher, Bicep, Don Diablo & Temples.

How do I get there?

The closest tube station is Brixton on the Victoria Line a 5-minute walk from the venue.


Where should I eat?

Brixton is a great hub for sampling fresh and authentic cuisine from all over the world due to the areas amazing diversity.

Market House is a great spot for getting drinks before gigs, with happy hour daily until 8pm (including fiver cocktails, £3 wine, pints and singles) you can’t go wrong! They also offer food from Fancy Funkin’ Chicken, which is located next door!

Dip N Flip is another great spot before shows, a burger bar where everything comes with a side of gravy is never a bad thing! The chain has a massive following (over 15,000 Instagram followers) and after tasting one of their burgers you won’t have to ask why!

Where can I stay?

There’s a Premier Inn 5 mins away from the venue, either rest your head there or check out Air BnB.

Ticketweb Tip

If you’re heading to a gig at Electric arrive in Brixton earlier as its such a buzzing area and a great place to grab drinks and food. Also, if it’s a sold-out show try and get there slightly before doors so that you can grab a great spot right at the front!

Where can you carry on the party?

Electric usually has events going all through the night especially on weekends, so no need to ditch and head somewhere else. If you fancy a change of scenery though, there are lots of bars close-by.

Electric Brixton is hosting the mother of all New Year’s Eve parties. Make sure you grab your tickets in advance for ANTS NYE right here:

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