What’s On at SpeakeasyTorquay


SpeakeasyTorquay for the best live music in Torbay. Come and see superb live jazz, blues and world music from the very best national, international and local bands and artists.

Performances are held at The Toorak Hotel, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay TQ2 5JS (opposite the Riviera Conference Centre)

Tickets can be purchased online, with no booking or other charges, by following the links below for each performance.

Tickets are available to buy in person from: Pimlico, 36, Palace Avenue, Paignton and The Torbay Riviera Co., Torquay Harbour (now closed until mid-Febuary 2018)

On the door on the night. We accept cash or cards when you buy on the door.

Doors 8.00pm    Music 8.30pm

Blazing Flame Quintet

Wednesday 31 January 2018

Blazing Flame Quintet are “inspired musicians”; leading contenders among the new jazz-wave of bands currently playing the UK. Live they are a vital force, totally musical, visceral in delivery.

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La Vie En Rose

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Gypsy jazz and swing band with wide ranging backgrounds in classical music, traditional jazz, rock, blues, country, ragtime and roots, pulled together by the shared pleasure of gypsy jazz and hot swing.

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Wednesday 21 February 2018

Contemporary jazz with a unique mix of cinematic jazz entangled with Jewish folklore, from this London based 5-piece outfit.

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Pete Canter & Sky Ensemble

Wednesday 14 March 2018

Blending strong melodies and Latin grooves with distinct folk and classical influences, saxophonist Pete Canter presents his “dreamy and joyful” original music for saxophone, flute, strings and rhythm section.


Neil Burns Trio

Wednesday 28 March 2018

Jazz guitatrist with a wide range of influences from  Miles Davis, Wes Montgomery, Barney Kessel, Emily Remler, John Coltrane, Pat Martino, Larry Goldings trio (featuring guitarist Peter Bernstein) Charlie Parker, Jim Mullen, John Scofield, Bobby Wellins , John Richards, Jimmy Rainy, and a whole lot more.


Matthew Read Trio

Wednesday 11 April 2018

Drawing influence from the bands of Pat Metheny, John Scofield, Paul Motian and many more, The Matthew Read Trio brings a fresh edge to the world of the guitar trio