In the heart of Angel lives Slim Jim’s Rock Bar, The Masterful Purveyor of Good Times.

THE late-night rock’n’roll dive bar in North London. A grassroots live music venue supporting local bands and artists every week. It also brings you international acts and always free entry.

The bar is stocked with carefully selected whiskies and liquor from around the world, but if whiskey is not your thing, try one of our classic cocktails or a cold craft beer.

Slims’ award-winning Jukebox is loaded with all the classics, from Zepplin to G’n’R. Slims also hosts regular DJ events from Wednesdays through to Saturdays. Keep an eye on our listings for upcoming gigs.

Any promoters, bands or solo artists interested in playing at Slims, please get in touch with us here:

[email protected]

Experience electrifying rock music live gigs every weekend with free entry at Slims. Join us for unforgettable live music nights, club nights and vibrant energy.

Special collaborators: Jack Daniels, Marshall Aplification

Yamaha Music London

Slim Jim’s has supported the local London rock n roll scene for as long as we can remember!

One of the last authentic and organic live music venues we musicians and music lovers can call home.

They are at the forefront of breaking up-and-coming rock acts in the capital with their unique format.

Slim Jim’s Liquor Store is an invaluable hub for the creative and music community.

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Billie Joe (Greenday) at Slim Jims

Featured Act


Friday 17th May 2024
Borderline Toxic (Acoustic set)
09:00 PM

Rock Music | Live Music | Rock Bar London | N1


Borderline Toxic playing a night of your favourite sing-along bangers with songs from The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nirvana, No Doubt and more…


By Wild Thing Promotions

Special collaborators: Marshall Amplification & Yamaha Music London


Experience electrifying rock music live gigs every weekend with free entry at Slims. Join us for unforgettable nights of live music and vibrant energy.


Rockin’ Vibes: A Haven for Rock Music Enthusiasts

In the heart of the bustling city lies a hidden gem, a sanctuary for those who live and breathe music – the legendary rock bar and live music venue that has become a beacon for both local talent and international stars alike. With its motto engraved in stone, “Bringing Live Music to the Masses,” this venue has cemented its place as a cultural hub, a stage where dreams are realized, and melodies echo through the night.

From the moment you step through the weathered doors adorned with vintage concert posters, you’re greeted by the unmistakable scent of anticipation mingled with the comforting aroma of well-worn leather and aged oak. The ambiance is electric, charged with the promise of unforgettable performances and the camaraderie of fellow music aficionados.

What sets this rock bar apart from the rest is its unwavering dedication to showcasing local talent. Every night, without fail, emerging bands take to the stage, their raw passion and unbridled energy igniting the crowd. And the best part? Entry is always free, ensuring that music remains accessible to all, regardless of background or budget.

But it’s not just about nurturing the next generation of rock stars – this venue has played host to some of the biggest names in the industry. Icons like Billy Joe from Green Day, Kelsy Karter, and The Struts have graced its stage, leaving audiences in awe with their electrifying performances. For those fortunate enough to witness these moments, it’s an experience that transcends time and space, etched into memory like a riff that refuses to fade.

The walls of this hallowed establishment bear witness to countless stories, each one a testament to the transformative power of music. From impromptu jam sessions that last until the early hours of the morning to tear-jerking ballads that speak to the soul, every note played here weaves itself into the fabric of the venue’s rich tapestry.

And it’s not just about what happens on stage – it’s the sense of community that permeates every corner of the bar. Here, strangers become friends, united by their love for all things rock and roll. Whether you’re sharing a drink at the bar or engaging in spirited debates about the greatest guitar solos of all time, there’s a sense of belonging that transcends differences and brings people together in harmony.

Of course, no rock bar worth its salt would be complete without an impressive selection of libations to fuel the festivities. From ice-cold beers and classic cocktails to innovative concoctions that push the boundaries of mixology, the bar caters to every palate and preference. And as the night wears on and inhibitions loosen, the atmosphere becomes even more charged, crackling with the promise of untold adventures and serendipitous encounters.

But amidst the chaos and cacophony, there’s a sense of serenity that lingers like a silent melody. For in this haven of hedonism and revelry, music reigns supreme, serving as a guiding light for those who seek solace in its embrace. And as the final chords fade into the night and the crowd disperses, one thing remains certain – the spirit of rock and roll will endure, fueled by the passion of those who keep its flame alive.

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