Elephant & Castle

The Home of TAM

Live music 7 days a week in an immersive backdrop of original art, vintage radiograms and rescued upright pianos. We have a top-quality bar serving a wide range of drinks and cocktails!

On This Week


This Blues Jam event is where musicians of all levels come together to play some of the most soulful and emotive music around. It's a great opportunity to jam with other musicians, network, and hone your skills in a supportive and welcoming environment.

But even if you're not a musician, you're still welcome to attend and enjoy the music. This is a great opportunity to listen to some incredible live music, meet new people, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of the London music scene.



This evening is for you! You are part of it!

Building on The IKOS New Orleans Music Shop, co-founded by the band The IKOS and Jazz FMs DJ Lil Koko, JAM! New Orleans is a unique community for all to jam and experience the music of that famous musical city. ALL ARE WELCOME!

We get together on the third Tuesday of the month at the atmospheric and magical Temple of Art and Music, situated in Mercato Metropolitano, near Borough and Elephant and Castle, London. The house band The Ikos, starts of the evening, and then all are invited to jam, creating whatever line up of instruments and singers the night provides.



The TAM Latin jam celebrates all styles of Latin American music. A house band formed of London's best Latin musicians transform the TAM into a hot Cuban club and welcomes all musicians and dancers to join them in La Fiesta!

All singers, musicians and dancers are welcome! 

Doors 6 pm

Live music 7:30 - 10:30 pm

FREE ENTRY before 7:30 pm 

£5 after 7:30 pm.



Prepare to embark on a soul-stirring musical journey as the Marcus Praestgaard Trio takes the stage at TAM Elephant & Castle. This talented trio, led by Marcus Praestgaard, weaves together the rich tapestry of jazz, rock, and blues, creating a harmonious blend that's nothing short of spectacular.

Marcus's guitar prowess is a force to be reckoned with. His fingers dance effortlessly on the strings, producing melodies that are both technically brilliant and emotionally charged. Supporting him, Isaac Burland's melodic bass lines add depth and resonance to the trio's sound, while Dan 'Bam Bam' Watt's drumming provides the driving rhythms that propel their music to new heights.



Cong-Fusion are a group of musicians led by Ryan McCaffrey. He began writing the music in 2006 while studying at what is now known as the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. He performed these tunes at La Raza in Cambridge and as a direct result of one of these first performances, Ryan was asked to arrange his tunes for NYJO. Since then, they have performed in many formats and with a variety of different members. 

Their debut album “The World as we know it“ which is based on the issue of climate change has been featured as “album of the month“ on IndieSoulRadio, Played on BBC Introducing several times and played on Ronnie Scotts Radio Show on Jazz FM



Kick back and enjoy some tasteful blues at TAM's Weekly Blues Jam, every Saturday! All musicians are welcome to come and play, simply sign up at the door and jam away! You’ll experience some uplifting & high-energy Blues jammin’ from lifelong students of the musical world. What better way to celebrate the weekend and catch up with friends than by listening to Great British Blues music with good food and drinks!


Rev21 draws inspiration from the 21st chapter of Revelation, emboldening their music with a mission of renewal. This dynamic band unites young jazz talents thriving in London's vibrant jazz scene. Rev21's members are no strangers to prestigious venues like Ronnie Scott’s and Pizza Express jazz clubs, sharing stages with jazz icons such as Bill Laurance, Will Vinson, and others.

Rooted in jazz, gospel, funk, and neo-soul influences, Rev21 presents a repertoire that reimagines gospel and contemporary worship songs for the club stage. Fusing improvisation with a love for jazz, their sound bursts with punchy horn lines, soulful verses, and collective improvisation, transcending the ordinary. Vocal contributions from every band member enrich their sets, showcasing their devotion to a holistic musical experience.



Make sure to attend our flagship event - Singers @ Sunday Spot - every Sunday evening! Our weekly Singers Spot is designed to provide a unique opportunity for all types of singers to perform on stage, accompanied by an exceptional live band. Whether you've performed on stage before, or have only ever sung to yourself in the shower, this event is all about giving singers a chance to really shine on stage!


Recurring Events 

Food and Drink

We are much much more than simply a place to watch brilliant live music, we have a wide and varied range of drinks and cocktails available at our bar including our famous piano drinks with taps built into old pianos!

TAM is proud to offer freshly produced food from a selection of over 20 cuisines from our street food partners in and around Mercato Metropolitano! From Korean to Sri Lankan, pizzas to fresh Italian pasta, you will be spoilt for choice!

Only drinks bought from the TAM Bar are allowed inside the venue. The proceeds go to supporting TAM operations and the artists and musicians that the TAM helps to grow.

How to find us

Inside Mercato Metropolitano

42 Newington Causeway, 


Once inside the Mercato Metropolitano, head towards the 'secret garden', follow signs or ask staff for the 'TAM' to find the immersive backdrop of original art, vintage radiograms and rescued upright pianos.


Opening Times

Monday - Wednesday:            6pm to 11pm

Thursday:         6pm to 12am

Friday:         6pm to 1am

Saturday:         2pm to 1am

Sunday:         6pm to 11pm