BopFest is a jazz festival run by jazz musicians Nat Steele and Allison Neale, running from Monday November 18th to Sunday 24th 2019 during the EFG London Jazz Festival. It features a week of the best bebop and straight ahead jazz Britain has to offer, with a host of visiting US and European artists complementing the lineups. Now in its fourth year, BopFest has received great praise from audiences and reviewers alike for its unashamedly straight ahead programming.
It's hosted in the award winning Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club & Brasserie in central London. The venue features a grand piano and high quality sound system, with cabaret style seating in front of the stage, with a capacity for 80 people, and a separate piano bar & restaurant where the support acts will be performing. The music is supported by Arts Council England.
Food – Although there is no obligation to eat, Toulouse Lautrec has an award-winning French kitchen, with a special jazz menu created specifically for BopFest – food is available before the gigs in the main restaurant and piano bar on the ground and 1st floor. Drinks and bar snacks are available in the jazz club on the 2nd floor.